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Ferrari Reinvents Manifest Destiny: P.J. O'Rourke Drives Cross-Country in a Ferrari 308GTS

We remember the late satirist and essayist, who died this week, by republishing this classic story from 1980 in which he streaks westward in a blood-red 308GTS.

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Buying Hot Wheels Has Become Almost As Hard As Buying An Actual Car

When was the last time you saw pegs stacked with Hot Wheels at your local big box retailer of choice? I’d estimate it was about nine months ago that I started noticing every Walmart and Target in my immediate vicinity licked clean of die-cast miniatures.

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Formula E Is Ready To Become A World Class Sport

As Formula E headed into the the 2021 season finale in London, 18 different drivers were mathematically eligible for the World Championship in a series that featured 25 drivers over the course of a season. But CEO Jamie Reigle says that kind of parity isn

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David Tracy and Jason Torchinsky Are Leaving Jalopnik: It's Time To Say Goodbye

Sixteen years; 9,000 articles; a cabinet full of oily dishes; a bumper made of canned ham; clothes covered in used motor oil; squid cars. Jason Torchinsky and David Tracy have had an incredible run at Jalopnik, and now it’s time for them to say farewell.

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