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    Video: Your Ride Is Here gives cancer patients a ride to treatment in style
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    Those of us who are fortunate enough to have never suffered through cancer likely don't realize how the disease can turn some of life's simplest acts into huge hurdles. Just getting to treatment appointments can be daunting with the onset of symptoms and side effects. One cancer survivor in ...

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    Official: Circuit of the Americas opens waitlist for United States Grand Prix tickets
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    Just under 300 days separate us from the return of the United States Grand Prix. At least that's the idea, now that construction has resumed on the troubled Circuit of the Americas on the outskirts of Austin, Texas. But an encouraging sign is that race organizers have started gearing up to sell ...

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    Report: Last-minute deal saves 2012 United States Grand Prix in Austin
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    Everything is bigger in Texas. So it's appropriate that the hubbub surrounding the imminent return of the United States Grand Prix to the Lonestar State should come down to a big last-minute deal. As you may recall, Formula One was set to come to Austin next year at a new track complex currently ...

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    Official: Construction on Austin's Circuit of the Americas has stopped
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    If you were among those who thought that Formula One and Texas would go together like pickles and ice cream, well, you may be right. And you may not be terribly disappointed, either, by the latest news surrounding the United States Grand Prix. The first F1 race to come to the United States in ...

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    Report: Ecclestone casts doubts on Austin F1 race in 2012
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    After a five-year absence, the United States is set to gain two Formula One races within the next two years: one in Austin, Texas, and another in New Jersey. But recent comments vocalized by F1's ever-outspoken commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone have cast doubt on the former. Speaking at this ...

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    Report: Confederate flag license plate rejected by Texas DMV
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    The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has rejected a proposal by the Sons of Confederate Veterans for a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag, according to The New York Times. Members of the governing board for the Texas DMV unanimously voted against the design after nearly two-hours ...

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    Report: Texas senator proposes end to federal auto loans
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    Back in 2007 Congress, created the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing federal loan program to allow the government to loan up to $25 billion to car manufacturers. The federal loans were created to help provide the money necessary to retool factories and build more fuel-efficient vehicles, ...

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    Official: Chevrolet Silverado gets Texas Edition for 2012
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    General Motors will be offering up a new version of the Chevrolet Silverado HD next year. The Texas Edition Silverado 2500 and 3500 will offer buyers all of the standard equipment associated with LT trim, plus additional interior and exterior flare. Outside, 20-inch polished aluminum wheels, ...

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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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    Official: Ready or not, David Coulthard and Red Bull Racing arrive in Austin [w/video]
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    The Circuit of the Americas isn't quite finished yet, and Austin isn't quite ready for the Formula One circus to roll into town. But apparently someone forgot to tell David Coulthard and the Red Bull Racing team. Last week we reported on Red Bull's plans to run a demonstration event in downtown ...

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    Report: Red Bull bringing F1 to Austin a bit early [w/video]
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    If you live in downtown Austin, Texas, don't plan on sleeping in next Saturday morning. First of all, you won't want to miss this, and secondly, even if you did, something tells us the wail of an F1 car running past the capitol building will keep you from snoozing anyway. Though completion of ...

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    Official: V8 Supercar Series coming to Austin in 2013
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    It's official – Australia's V8 Supercars series is set to bash fenders in Austin, Texas in 2013. The news comes hard on the heels of the Austin city council approving the United States Grand Prix Formula One race at the Circuit of the Americas. The FIA-sanctioned touring car series has ...

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    Report: United States Grand Prix gets key approval from Austin city council
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    Unlikely though it may have seemed just a couple of years ago, Austin, Texas, has become the site of a battle between Formula One racing and economic development on the one hand, and government spending restrictions and fiscal responsibility on the other. The showdown is over the United States ...

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    Video: Texas motorists a little overexcited about first In-N-Out Burger
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    By all accounts, In-N-Out Burger makes a delicious sandwich. The chain has been a fixture in California for decades, but has only recently begun creeping its way across the country, bringing its much-lauded burgers to those who don't live in SoCal. In-N-Out's nostalgia for 1950s and '60s carhop ...

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    Report: Texans irked about lawmakers spending $25M to woo F1 while teachers are dismissed
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    Texas motorsports enthusiasts are no doubt excited about the Circuit of the Americas. Formula One racing, along with MotoGP, will have a new home in Austin, and the United States Grand Prix is sure to attract fans and fan money. Some, however, are not thrilled at the spending decisions being made ...

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    Texas House approves nation's fastest speed limit at 85 mph
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    They say everything is bigger in Texas, and now it seems everything might be faster too. The House of Representatives in Texas has approved a new transportation bill, and it includes legislation that would allow the Texas Department of Transportation to raise speed limits to 85 miles per hour. ...

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    Porsche buffs go searching for great German beer... deep in the heart of Texas?
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    A good roadtrip needs a few items for success; great people, interesting destinations and, of course, the right vehicles. We can't vouch for the people on a personal level in this tale, but Autoweek took on a Texas roadtrip and seems to have gotten the ingredients just right. How do six tuned ...

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    Vanity plate auction puts dent in Texas deficit
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    In 2009, Texas launched a plan to raise funds by way of increasing fees attached to vanity plates. Through the website MyPlates.com, a Lone Star state resident could order the custom plate of his or her choice for a set fee. Hoping to bring in a few more bucks on the backs of license plates, ...

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    Video: Construction gets underway on Austin F1 track
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    Austin's F1 track breaks ground – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    How long does it take to lap the future site of the United States Grand Prix? 31 minutes, according to reports. But that's before any pavement has been laid down. Organizers of the upcoming F1 race in Texas ...

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    Top 20 metropolitan cities for alcohol-related driving violations
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    Insurance.com just put its pencils to paper for some serious number crunching. The topic is alcohol-related driving violations and the data compiled paints a sobering picture, especially if you live in Texas or California. The land of fruits and nuts (and sobriety checkpoints) manages to claim ...

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