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The WRC To Use AI Safety Camera System in 2022

While the FIA World Rally Championship was contesting Rally Catalunya in Spain, the World Motor Sport Council met in Paris, France and approved the WRC to mandate the use of the FIA Artificial Intelligence Safety Camera (or AISC). The system will center around a forward-facing in-car camera installed to continuously…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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“Extra Time” Is Coming To Formula E

The FIA World Motor Sport Council met in Paris yesterday. Along with approving the 2021-22 race calendar and the replacement of its awful qualifying format, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship also received approval for a significant change to its race format. The electric single-seater category will no longer…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Have Chosen Their Next Challenge: Yacht Racing

It is commonly said when Alexander the Great reached India he wept because there were no more worlds left to conquer. Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team has yet to weep. Despite currently being locked in the grips of a title fight with Red Bull Racing, Mercedes has collected laurel after laurel over the prior seven…Read more… […]

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Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Have Chosen Their Next Challenge: Yacht Racing

It is commonly said when Alexander the Great reached India he wept because there were no more worlds left to conquer. Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team has yet to weep. Despite currently being locked in the grips of a title fight with Red Bull Racing, Mercedes has collected laurel after laurel over the prior seven…Read more… […]

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The Paris-Berlin Race Is Set To Be Revived After Over 120 Years

The cutting-edge of alternative automotive propulsion is set to be tested by the oldest competition format in motorsport history, city-to-city racing. During the annual SRO Motorsports Group press conference, Stéphane Ratel revealed that the planned inaugural round of the GT Experimental World Tour in 2023 is a…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Hello, I’m Ryan King. I’m A Motorsport History Buff

Hello, Jalopnik. Time for another introduction this week. I’m Ryan Erik King, the new weekend editor here. To be brief, I’m a sports-obsessive with a deep passion for both motorsport and history at my core. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t passionate about motorsport. Though, it has been a bit of a long…Read […]

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Daniel Ricciardo Won A Bet To Drive An Ex-Dale Earnhardt Stock Car At COTA, Everyone Wins

Daniel Ricciardo is known to be motivated by betting. In 2020 he bet Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul that if he placed well enough, he had to get a tattoo of Daniel’s choosing. Back before the 2021 season began, when Ricciardo joined the papaya orange team, Zak Brown initiated a bet that if the Aussie […]

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Racing Tech: Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400

Welcome to Racing Tech, Jalopnik’s semi-regular look into the engineering behind cutting edge race cars. In this episode, contributor Bozi Tatarevic takes a quick virtual walk around Ford’s Mustang Mach-E 1400 EV track car. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How To Watch NASCAR, Super Formula, The Indianapolis 8 Hours, And Everything Else In Racing This Weekend; October 15-17th

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? Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I’m Going To See If This EcoFlow Delta Mini Battery Power Bank Can Really Replace A Generator

This week’s Cool Tool brings us back to those nifty battery power stations that could replace a gassy, smelly generator, and I’m going to put one to the test.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s Why That Ride 4 Footage Looked Scarily Real, Courtesy Of The Experts At Digital Foundry

A clip of motorcycle racing game Ride 4 running at 60 frames per second and 4K resolution on the PlayStation 5 took the internet by storm back in September, prompting amazement from onlookers that modern video games could appear so photorealistic. I was impressed by the footage myself but couldn’t quite put my finger…Read more… […]

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F1’s Record 23-Race Calendar Packs In Miami And Montreal But Drops China

We knew it was coming, as Formula 1 has been teasing a record-breaking 23-race calendar for a while. But now that it’s here, the 2022 F1 calendar looks tough. Read more…

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This Custom RV, Semi Truck, And Suzuki Samurai Sandwich Is Pretty Genius

I love custom RVs, especially when they take existing vehicles and repurpose them for the job. This rig for sale on Facebook Marketplace is the result of the genius idea to take three old vehicles and sandwich them together into the ultimate RV. It even comes with three titles.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Not Even the Murano CrossCabriolet Is Immune from Used Car Price Absurdity

Yesterday, we published an article about the overheated car market and how the lack of inventory has made it almost impossible for potential buyers to get their hands on new vehicles. It’s not a new issue, either, which is a big part of why used car pricing has also gone off the rails. But who […]

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Flood-Damaged Vehicles Could Hit Used Car Lots As Demand Increases

Climate change has impacted a lot of things this year. It brought increased wildfires to the west and stronger storms to the east, as well as disruption everywhere in between.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Savage Journey Into The Heart Of The Rebelle

One week ago, I blasted my little Toyota Hiace home base through the remote stretches of Nevada so early in the morning that the Milky Way was giving me more light than the dawn itself. I was headed to the Rebelle Rally, the off-road competition that kicked off its weeklong endurance event on the precipice […]

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John Deere Put Temporary Workers On The Factory Floor. It’s Going About As Well As You’d Expect

By this point, you’ve almost definitely heard that John Deere workers are striking this week, in large part because they’re looking for an increase in wages. You might have also heard that Deere decided to staff the assembly line with temporary, non-union workers. Turns out, that wasn’t such a good idea.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Spa-Francorchamps’ Overdue Safety Changes Are Finally In Progress

With the racing season now approaching its final weeks of the year, a number of renovations at Spa-Francorchamps are taking shape. Some of them involve the installation of new grandstands and spectator accommodations, but the necessary tweaks concern the additional runoff area that will surround the track’s fastest…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Spa-Francorchamps’ Overdue Safety Changes Are Finally In Progress

With the racing season now approaching its final weeks of the year, a number of renovations at Spa-Francorchamps are taking shape. Some of them involve the installation of new grandstands and spectator accommodations, but the necessary tweaks concern the additional runoff area that will surround the track’s fastest…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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