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Behold The Glorious Sight Of Tons Of Handbuilt Motorcycles Behold The Glorious Sight Of Tons Of Handbuilt Motorcycles

While many motorcycle enthusiasts flock to Austin each April for the MotoGP action going on at Circuit of The Americas, Revival Cycles continues to draw quite the crowd for their annual Handbuilt Motorcycle Show.

Overcoming The Odds, Marc Marquez Wins MotoGP Again In Austin Overcoming The Odds, Marc Marquez Wins MotoGP Again In Austin

Intense competition among the top-five riders in every practice session and a three-spot grid penalty for blocking Maverick Viñales during qualifying couldn’t slow down Marc Marquez at Circuit of The Americas. Overcoming the odds, Marquez somehow found his way through the field and onto the top step of the podium for…

All The Fast Bikes Of MotoGP Have Descended Upon Austin All The Fast Bikes Of MotoGP Have Descended Upon Austin

For the sixth straight year, Circuit of The Americas is hosting MotoGP, and this year there’s a bit more tension leading into round three. Yes, Marc Marquez has won on this track each and every one of the five previous years in Austin, but this year’s MotoGP season is off to a rocky start for the Spaniard, and the…

A Bentley Continental GT Is The Best Party You Can Throw Yourself For $245,000  A Bentley Continental GT Is The Best Party You Can Throw Yourself For $245,000 

Not many of us end up spending more on a car than on the typical mortgage, but still, there is no shortage of high performance super luxury cars to indulge every qualified buyer’s tastes. Yet this gives some cars, like the Bentley Continental GT, an air of snootiness—or nouveau riche dipshittery. Trust me, friend.…

The Cadillac Prototype Does It Again At Long Beach The Cadillac Prototype Does It Again At Long Beach

Proving that it’s not just fast in Florida, the Cadillac DPi-V.R of Mustang Sampling Racing dominated the Streets of Long Beach course, and took the overall win in front of the Tequila Patron ESM Nissan and Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac.

Alexander Rossi Wins Pole For The Long Beach Grand Prix And Here Are Some Highlights Alexander Rossi Wins Pole For The Long Beach Grand Prix And Here Are Some Highlights

We’re here at the Streets of Long Beach for a whole weekend of racing, and in IndyCar, Alexander Rossi got the most out of his Honda to finish in front of a pair of Penske Verizon Chevrolets driven by Will Power and Simon Pagenaud.

Long Beach Is Full Of All The Fast Cars Long Beach Is Full Of All The Fast Cars

Long Beach, California has played host to a massive racing weekend, now known as the Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix. For 44 years, they’ve had a mix of F1, Indy, IMSA, World Challenge, and Stadium Super Trucks battling on the city street course.

What Do You Want To Know About The 2017 Bentley Continental GT?  What Do You Want To Know About The 2017 Bentley Continental GT? 

The hyper-luxury class of cars isn’t exactly one we get to play in with a ton of regularity, and why would we? The whole point of these things is that they’re rare. But I couldn’t be happier to be testing out a Bentley Continental GT around Southern California, while also out here to cover the Long Beach Grand Prix…

FIA World Rallycross Is Coming To America, And Of Course COTA Is Hosting The Party FIA World Rallycross Is Coming To America, And Of Course COTA Is Hosting The Party

Americans don’t get much love in the way of top-level rally racing, and the FIA is making a big move to get those fans more interested. Yes, there has been the Red Bull Global Rallycross for a number of years, and despite its massive growth and sponsorship, the FIA recognizes it has an opportunity to take this form of…

Check Out The Smorgasbord Of Incredible Cars That Took Over Austin For Pirelli World Challenge Check Out The Smorgasbord Of Incredible Cars That Took Over Austin For Pirelli World Challenge

Pirelli World Challenge has been visiting Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas for five years, and each time the series delights fans with a ton of sports cars across several classes. Stef Schrader and I were on the ground all weekend, covering several cool stories, and providing Jalopnik Bumps not once but twice,…

All The Insane Toys You Play With If You're Rich Enough To Be A Ferrari Corse Clienti Customer All The Insane Toys You Play With If You're Rich Enough To Be A Ferrari Corse Clienti Customer

Track events are a staple for performance car manufacturers, and many of them offer racing car services for clients. Aston Martin, Mercedes Benz, BMW, and others host hospitality days and racing for their clients and club members at big circuits regularly, providing another level of service and brand excitement. But…

A Morgan 3 Wheeler Is The Most Fun You Can Have At Any Speed A Morgan 3 Wheeler Is The Most Fun You Can Have At Any Speed

The huge V-twin engine up front. The two skinny tires sticking out from the sides. The open top. A body like a fighter plane from a war decades past. Few cars are as instantly intriguing to enthusiasts, passersby and other motorists the way the Morgan 3 Wheeler does. And you can definitely include me in that group.

I Drove The 1,000 HP Hellcat-Powered 'Jalop Gold' AMC Javelin; It Was Bonkers I Drove The 1,000 HP Hellcat-Powered 'Jalop Gold' AMC Javelin; It Was Bonkers

In just a quick glance, you can tell that this AMC Javelin isn’t even remotely messing around. A menacing face, a huge hood, and massive fenders wrapped over three-piece HRE wheels. A thousand horses from a 6.2-liter supercharged Dodge Hellcat engine. An opulent gold paint job.

The $500,000 Gunther Werks 400R Is Like Porsche's Greatest Hits In One Car The $500,000 Gunther Werks 400R Is Like Porsche's Greatest Hits In One Car

These days, if you happen to be fortunate enough to own a 964 or 993 generation of Porsche 911, and are sitting on a heap of cash, you have tons of customization and restoration companies that can make your car more unique and more powerful. Between Singer, Accumoto, RWB and more, the space seems quite packed. So why…

My Best Car And Motorsports Photography Of 2017 My Best Car And Motorsports Photography Of 2017

As part of our “Year In Review” series, we featured the favorite photography of Jalopnik contributors. I decided to also show off the bigger stack of shots I consider my highlights.

This Texas Event Has An Absurd Name But It Means Air-Cooled Porsche Heaven This Texas Event Has An Absurd Name But It Means Air-Cooled Porsche Heaven

Fact: all generations of Porsche 911 are good, but the 964 is epic, and anything air-cooled offers a brilliant sound and driving experience that can’t be replicated with a water-cooled model. As it turns out many people agree with my wisdom, and they gather each year in Houston for an event called TejasTreffPunkt to…

When You Run A Car Company You Should Take Your Cars Racing Yourself When You Run A Car Company You Should Take Your Cars Racing Yourself

Few executives wouldn’t be caught dead fraternizing with employees lower on the totem pole. With many car companies you picture the corporate heads as elite members of society who are better at wearing fancy suits and pleasing shareholders than they are at being common fans of cars and racing.

The 24H Series Better Keep Coming To COTA For A Long Time The 24H Series Better Keep Coming To COTA For A Long Time

America has been known to only feature one important 24-hour race series: The 24 Hours of LeMons. Yes, we have a major 24-hour single event here too, but IMSA doesn’t do mega duration events for their whole series. The Creventic 24H Series runs a slate of endurance races each season, and the shortest race you’ll see…

Winward Racing Is Testing The Jalopnik Bump At The 24 Hours Of COTA Winward Racing Is Testing The Jalopnik Bump At The 24 Hours Of COTA

Friends of Jalopnik, and team full of 24 Hours of Lemons winners, Winward Racing is racing this weekend in the HTP Motorsport Mercedes AMG GT4. Knowing the great success of other teams who have employed our magical bump, they insisted I apply the decal to their car today.

This Is What Vintage Car Racing Heaven Looks Like When It Comes To Texas This Is What Vintage Car Racing Heaven Looks Like When It Comes To Texas

Since 1981, the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association has toured America with a damn cool selection of classic racers for fans to enjoy. One big advantage of this series, aside from the stack of vintage race cars bumping and rubbing over the weekend, is the fact that the entry is as cheap as $10 per day, complete with…

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