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    Video: Watch a burning Midget flip at 1,000 frames-per-second
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    Why is it that everything looks cooler in slow motion? And the slower the better, especially when you're dealing with one of those new-fangled high frame rate super cameras. Case in point? When you add a MG Midget, a serious amount of explosives and a 1,000 frame per second camera and you have ...

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    Breaking: The Car Show is cancelled
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    Word around the internetz today is that SPEED channel's The Car Show has been cancelled and will not be returning for a second season. The Car Show debuted last July 13 on SPEED and was seen by many enthusiasts as that channel's answer to the U.S. version of Top Gear on The History Channel, which ...

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    Official: SPEED TV giving away customized Shelby GT500 as part of Hagerty Fantasy Bid at Barrett-Jackson
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    For the past several years, SPEED has invited classic car fans to participate in the Barrett-Jackson auction with the Hagerty Fantasy Bid contest. Viewers compete to correctly guess the sale prices for select vehicles, and those who accumulate the most points come away with prizes. SPEED will be ...

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    Video: Speed's new show Pumped! is like Cash Cab at the gas station
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    Believe it or not, we cherish our time at the gas pump. Topping off the tank is a good excuse to step outside for a moment and let our minds wander for a spell. It's a little slice of meditation we've been practicing since before we could legally drive, so the thought of being dragged into an ...

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    Official: Jaguar spruces up the XJ with Sport and Speed packs
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    Jaguar has long been a company of split personalities. On one hand are the luxury sedans that shuttle British cabinet ministers around London and investment bankers to the country club. On the other are the sport coupes that stick it to the world's finest on racing circuits and bar-stools the ...

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    Wipeout creators' new show pits your own car against crazy obstacle courses
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    The folks who bring you ABC's Wipeout have changed the network and the challengers for their next creation: called Whipped and airing on Speed in 2012, the new "automotive-based game and racing show" will put drivers in their own cars through "an intimidating automotive obstacle course." There's ...

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    Exclusive: Autoblog gets a peek inside Adam Carolla's private garage
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    Adam Carolla has been called many things – and he has called many people different things – over the years. The noted television host, radio personality, actor, comedian, and famed podcaster is currently hosting The Car Show on SPEED TV with John Salley, Dan Neil and Matt Farah (it ...

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    Report: Texas dumps nighttime speed limits, raises max to 85 mph
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    A new law is going on the books in Texas that will simultaneously eliminate the state's lower nighttime speed limits and raise the potential maximum speed limit to 85 mph. The 85 mph limit will be limited to rural areas, while most places will see a max of 75. Apparently, increasing to 75 will ...

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    Video: First promos released for SPEED's The Car Show, hosts talk about their first cars
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    SPEED has released the first volley of promos for its upcoming Top Gear U.S.A. rival, The Car Show with Adam Carolla. While one of the videos gives us a quick glimpse into what the show will bring to the table when it debuts next month, the rest introduce us to the program's four hosts. Each of ...

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    Adam Carolla's The Car Show debuts July 13 on SPEED
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    The History Channel and Top Gear are about to get some competition from SPEED, as The Car Show is set to premiere on July 13th at 10pm. Over the course of its one-hour run time, Adam Carolla intends to talk about anything and everything automotive. He, along with Dan Neil, John Salley and Matt ...

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    SPEED discusses Ford GT40 Le Mans victories with Carroll Shelby
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    If this year's intense 24 Hours of Le Mans hasn't satiated your thirst for the French race, SPEED has something special for you. The show 'Dave Despain on Assignment' is taking the time to get up close with one of the living legends of the great Ford versus Ferrari battles of yore: Carol ...

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    A.J. Foyt to replace Donald Trump as Scott Speed and Ho-Pin Tung debut at 100th Indy 500
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    It'll be a landmark running for the Indianapolis 500 later this month, as the event celebrates its 100th anniversary as the premier open-wheel racing event in America. All of which only gave some fans more reason to be ticked off when Donald Trump was announced as this year's pace car ...

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    Autowriters Aaron Robinson and Ezra Dyer added to The Car Show on SPEED
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    SPEED is betting big on its newest TV series, called The Car Show. You're most likely already aware that the program will be hosted by Adam Carolla, Dan Neil, Matt Farah and John Salley. Now, SPEED has announced that some well-known auto scribes are joining the team to pitch in on writing ...

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    Opinion: Time to raise the speed limit, how does 150 MPH sound?
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    Ever since automobiles first appeared over 100 years ago, every automaker has tried to make them go faster. And they succeeded. Nearly every year, cars became more powerful with higher top-end speeds. But then, in the mid-1950s, we hit a plateau. The national speed limit was set at 70 miles per ...

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    First look at Adam Carolla's The Car Show
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    No, we don't have any video yet of the pilot episode for Adam Carolla's The Car Show, which we announced yesterday has just been picked up by SPEED for a 13-episode run. But what we do have are the first still images from the pilot episode, which give a quick glimpse into what may become ...

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    Exclusive: Adam Carolla's The Car Show gets picked up by SPEED
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    We've been hearing about Adam Carolla's The Car Show for months, and we can now confirm that the show has been picked up by SPEED Channel. The folks at SPEED dropped us a line to let us know that the show has been picked up for 13 episodes, with an option for 13 more. The hour-long show, which is ...

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    New SPEED series replicates Smokey and the Bandit beer run tonight
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    American Truckers does the Smokey and the Bandit beer run – Click above to watch video after the jump
    SPEED is looking to revamp its program lineup as it enters its 15th year on the air. One of the programs that's set to hit televisions is called American Truckers. Hosted by Rob Mariani, ...

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    Speed details new shows with Adam Carolla and Dan Neil
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    The Speed Channel is approaching the 15th anniversary of its original air date and apparently its going to get much more aggressive with its content in the coming years. Right now, Speed has 20 new shows in development and six of those are ready to show up in your DVR in 2011. We know that Adam ...

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    Report: Adam Carolla, Dan Neil to host Speed Channel pilot
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    Top Gear USA just not doing it for you? Well, here's some potentially good news: Speed Channel has reportedly inked a deal with Mandt Bros. Productions to pilot a new automotive television series (currently untitled) hosted by Adam Carolla, Pulitzer-winning journalist Dan Neil, former NBA 'baller ...

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    SPEED announces Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases with mega sweepstakes
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    Ronin ranks high on the list – Click above to watch video after the jump
    It's a question which stirs up deep emotions in most automotive enthusiasts. No, it's not Porsche versus Ferrari, Senna versus Schumacher or Jeep against Land Rover. The question that causes serious debate boils down ...

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