Awesome Car Finally Named After Race Track; Race Track Protests

I hate to break it to you, Spa-Francorchamps, but if anyone should be mad about the car named after any piece of their racetrack, it's Sebring. Not you. You get the totally insane GT-R-engined Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge. Embrace it. » 10/20/14 5:54pm Monday 5:54pm

Why IndyCars Can Test At COTA, But Not Race

Grainy shots of an IndyCar testing an aero kit at Circuit of the Americas surfaced on the internet. So, will we see a race there? Nope! It's too close to Texas Motor Speedway, and the issue of proximity nixes a lot of other oft-requested tracks from the 2015 schedule, too. » 10/19/14 12:00pm Sunday 12:00pm

NASCAR's New Qualifying System For Talladega Is Terrible

In an effort to make things more exciting, NASCAR recently changed how they do qualifying for Talladega. Problem is, the back of the pack at a track like Talladega is the fastest place to run, so we got the bizarre situation of racers not racing for position. » 10/19/14 7:00am Sunday 7:00am

Getting Back Out There After A Track Fail Is The Hardest Thing Ever

For the first time in ages, I'm nervous about a track day. It's Texas World Speedway. I'm back in a tail-happy 944 just like my old one that got t-boned here. Even though I've personally never driven this track, I'm still intensely afraid of deja vu. » 10/18/14 12:00pm Saturday 12:00pm

Save The GT-Rs! (From Their Owners)

Remember "Save the Enzos?" We may need a new campaign for the technological wonderboy R35 Nissan GT-R. There are so many of these fantastic cars being driven by people who feel like the tech will save them at track days that it's time for an intervention. » 10/18/14 9:00am Saturday 9:00am

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, October 18-19, 2014

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 10/18/14 6:49am Saturday 6:49am