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    Motorsports: Fox Sports, United SportsCar Championship announce 2014 TV schedule
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    Back in August, it was announced that Fox Sports would be picking up the entirety of the United SportsCar Racing Series as part of a five-year deal. This made us very happy, not only because the combination of the American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am Series promised some great racing, but because ...

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    Report: New York may raise maximum speed limit to 75 mph
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    Drivers in the state of New York may be able to pick up the pace on the Empire State's roads if a bill from freshman Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda gets passed. Sepulveda submitted a bill that would see speed limits raised from 65 to 75 miles per hour, statewide. New York would join 16, mostly ...

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    Report: Are birds really aware of speed limits on roads?
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    A pair of French-Canadian scientists are claiming that birds understand speed limits. As ludicrous as it sounds, it begins to make sense once you dive a bit deeper into it. See, the two professors, one from the University of Quebec at Rimouski and one from McGill University in Montreal, began ...

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    Read This: Speed Channel winds down
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    On Saturday, August 17 at 6:00 AM, Speed will go off the air. Its channel will be replaced by a new multi-sport network, called Fox Sports 1. Rumors that a switch were in the works first emerged in late 2012, while things became clearer in March, when the FS1 name emerged. That story disappointed ...

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    Report: Speed Network offices ransacked by naked intruder
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    We'll admit to having been pretty irritated at the NASCAR-centric programming at Speed in the past, but never to the point of stripping down to our bare backsides and terrorizing the company's offices. That's exactly what one unidentified man did early Monday morning in Charlotte, NC. Police ...

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    Report: Speed will be renamed Fox Sports 1
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    As we first reported last October, it appears that the Speed channel – currently offered in more than 80 million homes in North America – will likely be rebranded as Fox Sports 1 late this summer. The renaming will allow Fox to broaden the channel's focus and air content from its ...

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    The List goes racing on Speed tonight at 10PM EST/PST [UPDATE]
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    This week's episode of The List on Speed brings together two episodes of the series that highlight some unique forms of four-wheeled competition. The first is the 24 Hours of LeMons, in which hosts Jessi Combs and Patrick McIntyre, compete on a team that dredged the depths of British automotive ...

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    The List: Watch Episode 2 of The List tonight on Speed
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    The State of the Union is tonight at 9PM EST, and we've already spoken with the President, who assures us he'll be done talking in plenty of time to catch the second episode of The List on Speed at 10:30PM EST/PST. Tonight's episode focuses on off-roading adventures, which, as you may remember, ...

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    The List: Autoblog's The List premieres on Speed tonight!
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    As we announced last week, The List will be making its national television debut on Speed tonight at 10:30 PM EST/PST! Make sure you're in front of the flat screen or have your DVR set to record our little program's big night. Jessi and Patrick are already working on new episodes for the second ...

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    Official: Set Your DVRs! Autoblog's The List to be broadcast on Speed
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    We have some exciting news to share: Speed channel will begin airing Autoblog's The List as its own half-hour television show, beginning February 5th at 10:30 PM EST and PST. The car-centric cable channel will also air half-hour episodes of our sister show, Translogic, at 10:00 PM EST and PST. ...

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    Auctions: Chevrolet Camaro COPO Convertible jumps from SEMA to Barrett-Jackson, pockets $400k for charity [w/video]
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    Back at the 2012 SEMA event in Las Vegas, Chevrolet unveiled the car you see above, a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro COPO Convertible. Actually, that's not quite accurate – this car is THE 2012 Chevrolet Camaro COPO Convertible. As in, the only one ever sold. There was one more produced, but it's ...

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    Auctions: One-off 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra raises $200k for charity at Barrett-Jackson [w/video]
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    You can count on the fact that there will be plenty of tributes to the late Carroll Shelby over the next several months and years – most of them taking the vehicular shape of the Ford Mustang, we'd wager. The one you see above was created by a group called Friends of Carroll and was ...

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    Auctions: Barrett-Jackson 2013: Odds and Ends from Friday's Festivities
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    While the big-ticket items sold at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale usually hit the block on Saturday, Friday often brings with it a few interesting finds. This year was no different. With an assortment of vehicles ranging from an original 1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO with a 427-cubic-inch V8 and ...

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    Auctions: GM CEO Dan Akerson's 1958 Chevrolet Corvette sells at Barrett-Jackson for $270,000 [w/video]
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    General Motors CEO Dan Akerson has said his final goodbye to his own personal 1958 Chevrolet Corvette. The car just sold here at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, with a final gavel price of $270,000 – since 100 percent of the sale price is slated to benefit Habitat for ...

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    Official: Speed to give away hi-po 2013 Shelby GT500 during Barrett-Jackson
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    Classic car lovers and automobile enthusiasts, take note: Speed's annual coverage of the Barrett-Jackson automobile auction in Scottsdale, AZ, is right around the corner, and with the planned 39 hours of live television will come one most-excellent giveaway, along with a few ...

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    Report: NBC replaces Speed as sole broadcaster of F1 races in the US
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    It is now official, coverage of Formula 1 in the US will now be seen on either NBC or NBC Sports Network, as Speed will conclude its 17-year run with Formula One at the end of this season. In a report from Autosport, we read that NBC Sports Group has signed on to bring American viewers F1 for the ...

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    Report: Speed to veer away from cars, turn into all-sports network?
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    For anyone who tuned to Speed over the weekend, you may have noticed a new Fox Sports logo looming at the bottom of the screen. According to SB Nation, this could be a bad sign for motorsports fans as it seems to verify rumors that Fox is on the verge of changing Speed into an all-sports network ...

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    Video: Watch Kyle Petty sing a ballad about Danica Patrick
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    There are undoubtedly many male NASCAR fans who have become smitten with Danica Patrick, but Kyle Petty might be one of the oldest. Petty, 52, serenaded Patrick, 30, on Speed Channel's NASCAR Trackside show before her appearance as a guest. In the video, Petty is seen sitting on a bed wearing ...

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    Video: Stream the one-hour SPEED Targa Newfoundland special
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    If you've got an hour to kill and an itch to watch some exciting Targa Newfoundland action, we've got good news for you. SPEED has been kind enough to stream the network's one-hour special free online. The episode spends plenty of time following both the Modern and Classic divisions with barely a ...

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    Video: Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational puts SEMA cars to the test
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    We love SEMA. There's simply no better place to see the aftermarket go wild. Unfortunately, most of the cars, trucks, vans and other heathens that occupy the Las Vegas Convention Center each November are built to do little more than look pretty under the lights. We've always wanted to see the ...

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