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Weekend Motorsports Roundup, April 21-22, 2018

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?It’s another busy weekend in the racing world, so if […]

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An Early Design For The Ugly 1996 Ford Taurus Looked A Lot Like A Tesla Model 3 

The 1996 third-generation Ford Taurus was an unfortunate attempt by Ford to redesign the best-selling car in the country to stand out a little more, but an early concept looked much better, because it looked a lot like the Tesla Model 3, if you can believe it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Meet The Young Girl Racing Formula Cars Against Adults Before She’s Even In Her Teenage Years

Women in motorsports are accomplishing a lot, like racing against adults before they’re even teenagers and topping the charts in test sessions in series on the Formula One development ladder. Here are some more of the incredible things women in racing are up to lately. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Contract Workers Pressured To Accept Debit Card For Pay Instead Of Check: Lawsuit

Tesla failed to pay contract workers at its California assembly plant all required overtime wages, while also making them work without taking a legally mandated break, according to a new lawsuit filed in California state court. The employees were faced “pressure” from a temp agency that hires workers at the factory to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Netflix’s Fastest Car Shows That Speed Can Be For Everyone

If you’ve been hunting around for something to watch on Netflix while your dinner cools in front of you, you might have noticed a new, Netflix original series called Fastest Car. Its eight episodes bring viewers a fascinating exploration of tuner car culture outside of the usual Porsche and Ferrari chatter. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Driving A 1999 Honda Prelude Will Make You Miss Honest Cars

The fifth and final Honda Prelude was objectively the best, and this particular 1999 Honda Prelude Type SH with less than 400 miles on its odometer is inarguably the finest left. Its simple design has aged gracefully, and the driving experience makes you realize what cars have lost in the last two decades.Read more… Continue […]

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Harley-Davidson Is Trying To Lure In Youths By Giving Interns Free Bikes

Harley Davidson, a motorcycle company struggling to connect with young people, just announced what sounds like a dream internship for any college student. Eight lucky millennials will get free motorcycles and riding lessons so they can travel around the country social media-ing the shit out of their Harley.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How We Transformed A Flooded Salvage Toyota 86 Into A Race Car For Charity

The idea seemed simple: we find a Toyota 86 that damaged in Hurricane Harvey, and then do whatever it takes to transform it into an endurance race car for a charity event aimed at helping the city’s residents get back on their feet after last fall’s devastating floods. But as with all my ideas, the […]

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