Joann Miles

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Out of luck in Las Vegas? Try again at the Country Store

This roadside oasis deals out cold drinks and winning lottery tickets.<p>Baker, California is a lay-by. A rest stop. A long, parched strip of gas stations, fast-food joints, and mini-marts that dance in the heat-soaked air off the highway. In the hard light of day it's no place to spend more time than …

Meet $1.65M worth of Dodge Challenger Hellcat No. 1

Sold for $825k, with a pledge to match.<p>Just like the 50th Anniversary 2015 Mustang we told you about earlier today, this Dodge Challenger Hellcat raised money for charity—but it made it rain a lot more than the Ford did.<p>Rick Hendrick of his eponymous motorsport outfit and Chrysler dealership …

Sports Cars

Diamonds are a Hellcat's best friend, and 6 other odd facts

Friction and supercharging call for industrial diamond-studded steel washers.<p>Making an engine produce a reliable 707 hp on pump gas takes some serious engineering. SRT's best and brightest spent some serious engineering effort into making sure the Hellcat engine doesn't burst under the hellacious …

Sports Cars

Hellcat who? Z06 what? Hennessey whips up a 717 hp Mustang

While Ford slowly preps the GT350, Hennessey jumps the gun in a great way.<p>This is the Hennessey HPE700, otherwise known as a 2015 Ford Mustang GT given the full Hennessey treatment to the tune of 717 hp, courtesy of (what else?) a big-ass blower. It's here to give the Ford guys something to crow …

10/4 Is National CB Radio Day, Over

It's the perfect time to brush up on your APCO 10 codes.<p><i>This story was originally published 10/4/2014, but we're republishing it because, well, it's National CB Radio Day. -Ed.</i><p>If it was good enough for the Duke boys, it's good enough for us.<p>Regardless of your feelings toward Jimmy Carter, I think …

Hellcat-driving Ralph Gilles reels in a Cadillac CTS-V at Grattan

It's a fun, supercharged game of cat and mouse.<p>Ralph Gilles knows his way around a racetrack, is intimately familiar with the SRT lineup, and thus uses the mighty Dodge Challenger Hellcat to reel in a Cadillac CTS-V wagon (which was shod in slicks, by the way) at Michigan's Grattan Raceway. It's an …

What if you unleashed all the torque from a billion cars at once?

We do the math.<p>We know that every burnout results in at least one angry bystander because science tells us that every action generates an equal and opposite reaction. Newton's Third Law also states that the torque that propels your car creates a reactionary force that acts on the Earth's surface. …

Report: Broncos RB Montee Ball could be 'out for a while' - CBSSports.com

Broncos running back Montee Ball could be "out for a while," according to the <i>Denver Post</i>.<p>Ball will go for an MRI on his injured groin Monday. A …

Broncos' Manning emulates Favre with 500th TD pass

(Reuters) - Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre in an exclusive two-man club on Sunday when he threw the 500th touchdown pass of his glittering career, then added three more as the Denver Broncos hammered the Arizona Cardinals 41-20.<p>Oct 5, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton …