Where the hell is a new Trans-Am Series?

The Challenger Hellcat has been dominating the Jalopnik Front Page, and rightfully so. Before that, there were all the stories about the epic Z/28 Camaro which even can rival Europe's best. And Ford launched the new Mustang in between all of this. Musclecars everywhere. So why on earth are the big three missing out on… » 9/13/14 9:45am Saturday 9:45am

The Vettel Chassis drama goes into round 4

Another disappointing race, another chassis? That's the way Red Bull is operating currently. While Ricciardo keeps smiling and his championship hopes alive, Vettel seemingly has experienced nothing but disappointment. As a result, chassis Nr. 4 will be put into duty by his team in time for the Singapore Grand Prix. » 9/09/14 7:30am 9/09/14 7:30am

I'm going to New York, and now I need a place to stay

I spontaneously applied for an exchange semester (or two quarters) at Berkeley Manhattan, and I today received the okay! That's all very exciting for the german boy I am, so now I'm hustling to prepare everything for the trip. So here's a question: where would you NY Jalops look to find a reasonably priced place to… » 8/20/14 9:45am 8/20/14 9:45am

Breaking News #2: Verstappen racing for Torro Rosso 2015

Another very interesting development was just announced: Max Verstappen was confirmed to race for Scuderia Torro Rosso, the Red Bull junior team, as soon as next year. Verstappen is driving his first season in a open wheel formula car after success in karting and already won 8 races in the Formula 3 Euro Series, which… » 8/18/14 3:25pm 8/18/14 3:25pm

Breaking News: André Lotterer replaces Kobayashi at Caterham

Lotterer has been a Jaguar F1 test driver back in 2002 and has enjoyed many victories in the second fastest open wheel series, Formula Nippon, including a won title with Toyota's TOM team. How will he do in the Caterham? I'm not sure. While he's undoubtedly talented behind the wheel of anything, the current car has… » 8/18/14 2:11pm 8/18/14 2:11pm

21 Minutes of Horizon 2 Gameplay

A very brief recap: stunning graphics, offroad cars like the Rally Fighter and Ram Runner, city racing with a hint of Midtown Madness. It looks like Horizon 2 is the game that will profit the most of Turn 10's new detail obsession. Watch the video and judge for yourself, and discuss it in the comments below (even… » 8/13/14 5:35pm 8/13/14 5:35pm

Isle of Man TT Course coming to GPL, looks mighty impressive

Simracers are blessed with a huge amount of tracks to chose from. Seriously, there are circuits of all varieties available online for download. And yet there's one track or another that stands out. Snaefell Mountain Course is one of them. » 8/11/14 1:23pm 8/11/14 1:23pm

The rumours were true: goodbye Parabolica gravel trap

As I've mentioned in some edition of the Paddock Club, Monza was rumoured to tone down one true precision corner, the Parabolica. Pilots would step on the throttle early, eager to get a fast exit, but would have to be careful to not get sucked into the gravel, as Lewis Hamilton did in 2013. The result? A ruined… » 8/07/14 9:55am 8/07/14 9:55am

Mercedes reportedly going full BMW, building another A-class sedan

The usually very well informed Mercedes-Fans.de website published an article that shows artist renderings of a A-class sedan. The story behind the pictures is that Mercedes is planning to build the fourth front wheel drive derivative in Mexico. Nissan already has a facility there, and with reports suggesting that the… » 8/04/14 8:50am 8/04/14 8:50am

WRC Finland: Two VW drivers go head to head before last day

Finland is to WRC what Indianapolis is for Indycar: the absolute highlight of the annual season, paired with a huge spectacle and enthusiastic fans along the track. This year was no exception, so here's a quick summary ahead of the very last stages that will take place tomorrow. » 8/02/14 3:58pm 8/02/14 3:58pm