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F1 Trademarked ‘Shoey’ After Daniel Ricciardo Made Drinking From Sweaty Shoes Hip And Cool

You know that teenage mentality of how cool a band is until everybody finds out about it? Well, Formula One’s doing that to the long-held Australian practice of drinking from a sweaty racing shoe in celebration. After driver Daniel Ricciardo made it cool, F1 trademarked the term “shoey” for use on all kinds of…Read more… […]

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F1 Could Do A Miami Race Next Year And Drop Azerbaijan: Report

Formula One could host a grand prix in Miami as soon as next year, according to a tweet from Dutch website Ziggo Sport F1. The outlet claims the Miami race could replace the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, known for its great racing and also plenty of controversy about the country it’s raced in.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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You Can Get An Awesome Deal On A Ford ST Or RS Right Now Before They’re Gone

In a snap, Ford has decided to kill all of its and sedans and hatchbacks except for the Focus Active. While this may be a smart business move—for now—buyers looking for cheap speed and five-doors will eventually have to go elsewhere. Now seems like a good time to grab a Fiesta ST, Focus ST or Focus RS […]

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Time Is A Flat Circle And We’re Here To Shred That Circle In The Snow

We all miss the eighties now, but this now-vintage footage of a turbocharged Mitsubishi Mirage shredding a 1989 snow day proves that as far as cars go, little has changed. Where there is open space and four wheels, there will be donuts. We will keep spinning in circles over and over again, until the end […]

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VW Will Create A Huge Taxi Service With China’s Biggest Ride-Hailing Company: Report

Practically every major automaker has some sort of plan to develop an Uber-like service of the future, and if a report from Reuters is accurate, Volkswagen has a massive project of its own in the works. VW plans to form a joint venture with China’s largest ride-hailing company that would involve developing vehicles…Read more… Continue […]

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Jordan Taylor Crashed The Talladega Broadcast As ‘Rodney Sandstorm’ And It Was Delightful

Reigning IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship winner Jordan Taylor has a retro alter-ego Rodney Sandstorm, which is one of the most pure and charming things on the Internet. Rodney interrupted an interview with NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski during Fox Sports’ broadcast of Talladega yesterday, to which Keselowski said,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Russia’s Floating Nuclear Power Plant Has Hit the Sea

Russia launched the world’s first floating nuclear power plant on Saturday. The 70-megawatt vessel, christened the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed away from St. Petersburg by two boats. It is currently coasting through the Baltic Sea to the town of Murmansk for fuel, and is then supposed to embark for the Arctic town of…Read more… Continue […]

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What It Takes To Gamble Everything You Have To Go Build Race Cars Like A True Badass

Getting your foot in the door of the automotive industry isn’t easy. It’s already a small space and it’s extremely competitive. But if you’re talented and you want in badly enough—and you’re willing to gamble anything and everything you have to get it—you just might score that dream job of building race cars, like…Read more… […]

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What Shapes Are Things in Outer Space?

It’s an orgy of geometry, here on Earth. You got all kinds of shapes: Squares, trapezoids, even the occasional rhombus. Apples, desk-chairs, and dandelions—just an abundance of shape-having stuff. Outer space, in contrast, is minimally decorated: asteroids, stars, planets, galaxies. Big-picture stuff. We know the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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