The Evening Rush for Oct. 26, 2015

Your nightly cull of automotive, gear and lifestyle news, all in one place.

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The Evening Rush is your daily roundup of auto, gear, and lifestyle news, all in one place. Less time searching, more time driving. Motor on.

Automotive

Lewis Hamilton Wins Another F1 Championship in a Wild U.S. Grand Prix this Sunday in Austin. More here.

Mercedes-Benz has recalled 2,600 of its flagship S-Class for seat-belt and starter-motor issues. More here.

Mercedes-Benz

In the uncool move of the weekend, Valentino Rossi kneed competitor Marc Márquez in the MotoGP Malaysian Grand Prix. More here.

Audi has announced a sport version of its long-wheelbase A8, fittingly called the A8 L 4.0T Sport. The super-sedan will have 450 horsepower, creating a handy stepping stone between the 333-horse A8 and 520-horse S8. More here.

Gear

Turn a power outage into a raging party with the Brunton Lightwave Amp. The Lightwave is a 700-lumen lantern and Bluetooth speaker in one. More here.

Decisions, decisions. Eddie Bauer now gives customers the ability to configure their Microtherm Stormdown jackets over 1 million ways. More here.

Eddie Bauer

Lifestyle

For true surfers, the end of summer means going from a 3/2 mm to a 4/3 mm wetsuit rather than calling it quits. Follow The Drive’s writer-at-large Benjamin Preston as he hunts the autumn swells of NYC. More here.

In the age of Netflix and Hulu, drive-in movie theaters have become harder and harder to find—which is why we’re geeking out so hard on this drive-in database. More here.

We used to find ourselves overwhelmed by the sheer variety of wristwatches out there—that is, until GQ came out with this concise list. More here.