Historic Formula 1 Championship?

What's old is new, and what's new is old, as the saying goes. Or at least I think that's how it goes. Well in the racing world, what's old might be coming back to the track. According to the Wall Street Journal, a fairly reputable source, Bernie Ecclestone, the mad titan of Formula 1, wants to bring a new series to… » 4/22/14 12:17pm Yesterday 12:17pm

Why Automakers need to bring their Racing Tech to the Street.

A few days ago, Honda released the first images of their new LMP2 car. They aren't racing it under the Honda flag, but rather will sell it to privateers and teams that want to use their design and engines. It has a 2.8l twin turbo V6, good for around 500hp. It weighs practically nothing. It has a 75 liter endurance… » 4/21/14 10:49am Monday 10:49am

Sittin Waitin Wishin: 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab

Do you want luxurious back seats? Do you want the capability of going wherever you please? Do you need 10,000lbs of towing ability? Well sir or Madam, have I got a deal for you! Right now, I want you to head on down to JonathonW8 retail, motel, hotel, boats, and trucks for the most epic of Crazy deals! We have this… » 4/18/14 12:57pm Friday 12:57pm

Muscle Milk Completely pulls out of TUSC

Recently I told you that Muscle Milk was pulling it's car from a few races this season, but that they would be back. Today they announced they wouldn't be back at all, and were pulling out of TUSC. As far as I can see, they haven't released a press release yet describing why they withdrew, only a few posts on their… » 4/17/14 8:59am Thursday 8:59am

Ferrari Announces 12yr Power Train Warranty!

Hooray for those poor souls who can only afford a Ferrari, they can't afford paying for the bills when fixing it. Those poor desperate individuals that can't even afford basic things, like a second house in the Hamptons, or going on the private jet only once this summer. We all know that they need all the help they can … » 4/10/14 11:51am 4/10/14 11:51am

Why I welcome Autonomous cars as a Car Enthusiast.

Today I had an epiphany driving into work. As an enthusiastic driver, a man that loves cars and hates the idea of not actually driving them anymore, I was taken aback by a strange new feeling of welcome autonomous vehicles to the roads. Many of you are now thinking, were you hit in the head one too many times as a… » 4/09/14 1:35pm 4/09/14 1:35pm

Sittin Waitin Wishin: 2014 Honda CRZ

Honda fun. Well that used to be a true statement. Back when they made cool Civics, the S2000, and the NSX. But long has it been since Honda was referred as a fun car manufacturer. Sure, you can still get a Civic Si, but even those are unbelievably boring and really just a hot'd up commuter beigemobile. The NSX is the… » 4/09/14 1:29pm 4/09/14 1:29pm

The US led F1 team will be making it's debut next year!

...Or so Bernie says it will. Yesterday, Ecclestone confirmed that the American F1 venture led by Gene Haas of Stewart Haas Racing, is to be the next team in Formula 1 for the 2015 season. Their entry inot F1 has been going on for the past few months when the FiA called for interest in becoming the next F1 team to… » 4/07/14 9:03am 4/07/14 9:03am

Sittin Waitin Wishin: 2014 Maserati Ghibli

"Well we're moving on up, to the east side, to a deluxe apartment in the sky. Movin on up to the east side. We finally got a piece of the pie!" So I guess we're moving on up, maybe not from the projects or slums, but rather from a Mazda. And moving on up we are, to a Maserati! Now, many of you are familiar with Maserati, … » 4/02/14 10:47am 4/02/14 10:47am

It's now Wednesday, have another Vaporware Supercar!

So this one I made sure today that this one didn't have an article posted yesterday! Actually our very own Mike Spinelli, man with the best hair in automotive journaling, it even has it's own Twitter, did a story about this car, but it was two years ago. So it's about time we get an update on this totally coming out,… » 4/02/14 8:37am 4/02/14 8:37am

I've lost a friend

My fellow Jalops, yesterday my day got a lot less bright. Yesterday, I was still the proud owner of my first car, today I am the saddened previous owner of said car. After much debate with my parents who were storing my car, I had to take it to the junk yard, like some piece of junk and give them the keys. Yesterday I… » 4/01/14 11:24am 4/01/14 11:24am

Why Tesla Needs to go Racing!

Everyone knows that if you want to really test your car's capabilities, you go racing. The pinnacle of performance and durability. Car manufacturer's go racing to show how capable their cars are, whether this is rally, LeMans, F1 or stock car racing. Racing can either show the cars strengths, or provide a scale for… » 3/31/14 3:53pm 3/31/14 3:53pm

How hybrid power should be used in racing

Now we all think of Formula 1 as the most technically advanced and most powerful auto racing around right? Well today we saw the brand new Toyota WEC entry, the TS040. The Toyota was revealed at Circuit Paul Ricard, and what also was debuting was the figures for this year's new car. Last season the TS030 made 530hp… » 3/27/14 9:49am 3/27/14 9:49am

Tudor United Sportscar Championship loses another team

More news coming from the new Tudor United Sportscar Championship. The team of the Muscle Milk Pickett Racing LMP2 will not being competing in the Long Beach Grand Prix or at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the next two stops on the new IMSA schedule. In a press release they posted yesterday on their site, they stated that " » 3/26/14 3:17pm 3/26/14 3:17pm

The Bugatti Gangloff Concept: Where Bugatti needs to go.

What is a concept? A concept is a design competition. It's a wonderful exercise of pure artistic expression, combined with pure automotive brilliance. And when you combine a historic nameplate and the word concept, the world stands up and takes notice. Now I originally wanted to give you a much more in depth look at… » 3/25/14 3:23pm 3/25/14 3:23pm

Bernie should shut the hell up and try and help the Nascar team come…

In December of last year, the FIA put out an announcement that asked all those interested in joining as a team in Formula 1 please make their interest known. One of the first teams that expressed their interest was Gene Haas of Stewart-Haas Racing. Now for those that think that team name sounds familiar you're right.… » 3/25/14 9:46am 3/25/14 9:46am