Check out NASCAR HQ's Swanky Social Media Control Room (and Then Meet…

Last night in Peachtree City, Georgia, I got to sit in the backseat of a VW Phaeton—the cheapest Bentley I've ever seen—for the first time. That pleased my inner automotive cheapskate. We served pizza and beers to Jalopnik and Gizmodo readers, showed clips from our new TV show, and debated the future legality of… » 3/07/13 5:20pm 3/07/13 5:20pm

NASCAR's Mark Martin to Race Under the Name of the Guy That Stole His…

NASCAR racer #55 Mark Martin recently had his Twitter account hacked, his access revoked, his account name name changed to EPICSWAGG, and his followers spammed. So how does a professional driver get his revenge? By stealing the hacker's name and using it for himself. » 3/22/12 1:00am 3/22/12 1:00am

It's Apparently OK To Tweet While Driving... In a Nascar Race (Updated)

Many states are trying to curb cellphone use while driving, but Florida's not quite there yet, so Nascar driver Brad Keselowski was able to send a few tweets from the cockpit of his car during last night's Daytona 500. » 2/28/12 10:40am 2/28/12 10:40am

180mph Car Treadmill Great for Designers, Dangerous for Pilots

Check this full size Nascar sitting on top of a steel belt sliding at 180mph. While wind tunnels have been used to design cars for years, the results can be affected by the fact that the ground is still. This machine solves that problem, in truly dramatic and dangerous fashion. Just like NASCAR itself. The image after… » 7/26/07 6:32am 7/26/07 6:32am

Heaven's Landing: The Neighborhood With Its Own Air Strip

"Heaven's Landing" is a gated community in Georgia created by former NASCAR racer Mike Ciochetti. What makes it different from other gated communities is the fact that all of the houses have planes parked in their driveways. That's because Heaven's Landing is based around a 5,000 foot private airstrip. Yes, those of you… » 2/22/07 4:15pm 2/22/07 4:15pm