|RM Auctions Secures Upcoming Sale of Texas' Distinguished Don Davis Collection|
| • RM Auctions lifts the gavel on the distinguished Don Davis Collection, April 27, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas
• Representing the best of the very best, this 'Collector's Collection' spans a broad variety of marques and eras with a strong emphasis on American horsepower and European sports & GT cars
• Single-day sale features more than 50 prized automobiles 'without reserve'
• Auction joins growing calendar of events to be hosted by RM in 2013 including the presentation of the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum, February 15-16 in Madison, Georgia
BLENHEIM, Ontario (December 12, 2012) – Fresh on the heels of its highly successful sale of John Staluppi's Cars of Dreams Museum earlier this month, RM Auctions is delighted to announce the addition of the respected Don Davis Collection to its growing 2013 calendar of events. Scheduled April 27 in Fort Worth, Texas, the single-day auction represents the second single-vendor sale confirmed for RM's 2013 auction schedule, reaffirming the company's reputation as the specialist for private and estate collection sales.
|1995 Indianapolis 500: Villeneuve's First CrownIn 1966, the Englishman Graham Hill would come through 500 miles at Indianapolis to collect the win. He was already a World Champion in Formula One, and now, a champion at Indianapolis. He would go on to win at Le Mans in the early 1970s making him the only driver in history to have won the three major racing events. In 1995, just one year before the 30th anniversary of Hill's accomplishment, Jacques Villeneuve would overcome a wild and controversial Indy 500 to start his own march toward the tr....|
| BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES 2ND AND 6TH AT LONG BEACH; BMW REMAINS AT THE FRONT OF THE GTLM DRIVER AND TEAM POINTS STANDINGSWoodcliff Lake, N.J. – April 12, 2014 . . . Third race, third podium: BMW Team RLL raced to a third consecutive podium in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, finishing second and sixth in today's Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach.|
John Edwards and Dirk Müller scored their first podium finish of the season, racing the No. 56 Z4 GTLM to second place. Completing 75 laps around the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit, the duo finished 5.408 seconds behind the winning No.....
| E.J. VISO HEADLINES NEW DRIVERS FOR ROUND NO. 3 AT GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACHLong Beach, Calif. (April 12, 2014) – Venezuela's E.J. Viso, an IndyCar driver with six Indianapolis 500 starts to his credit including a fourth-place start at last year's 500-miler, will join a field of trucks Sunday at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach for the third round of the 2014 SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas series.|
Viso and his Citgo-sponsored Traxxas truck will join two other drivers making their debut in the Stadium Super Trucks including Bradley Morri....
| TRAINING DAYSApril 08, 2014 -- Carmelita Jeter had a fundamental problem: She didn't know how to drive a stick shift.|
That knowledge could come in handy when you're practicing for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race. But, during the first days of training, the Olympic sprinter was hoping to find a Scion FR-S to fit her skillset.
'I actually raised my hand and said 'I'm sorry, do you guys have any automatics?' ' Jeter said at practice last week. 'A lot of people laughed at tha....
|American Honda Lends Support to RRDC Evening with Mario Andretti in Long BeachHILLIARD, Ohio (April 4, 2014) - American Honda Motor Co., Inc., will support the RRDC Evening with Mario Andretti presented by Firestone by hosting the cocktail reception for the fifth consecutive year at the Road Racing Drivers Club's sixth annual West Coast banquet, held prior to the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Calif.).|
'American Honda is profoundly pleased to support the Road Racing Drivers Club in its salute to racing legend Mario Andretti,' said John Mendel, Executive V....
| FOR HALF A CENTURY, WOMEN HAVE BEEN INTEGRAL TO THE FORD MUSTANG STORYAs customers, designers, race car drivers, engineers, marketers and journalists, women have been an integral part of the Ford Mustang story for 50 years. The spirit of freedom and independence Mustang inspires has been embraced globally among women and men, the young and not so young, for half a century.|
Mustang has built a dedicated audience thanks to its authenticity. From the first retail customer to a successful race car driver to a journalist with a lifelong love for the pony car, these ....
| MARIO ANDRETTI RECEIVES SPIRIT OF COMPETITION AWARD AT SIMEONE AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM DEDICATIONMario Andretti - the driver many feel is the greatest that ever raced - received the first annual 'Spirit of Competition' Award at the dedication of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum this evening. The award was presented to Mr. Andretti by Mr. Vermeil, former coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. The Museum was dedicated by the Honorable Michael A. Nutter, mayor of the City of Philadelphia.|
The new Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum contains over 60 of the rarest and most significant r....
|Alfa Romeo SpA 158/50The last couple of years I have been detailing the new cars for the Formula One season. Quite often in motorsports it is easy to look at new technology as exactly that…new. But often, the new technologies are based upon past innovations. At other times, old innovations actually re-appear as though brand-new, but actually only redesigned, improved upon, or utilized in a different way to make it seem new.|
Each year it is the focus and the goal of each team to improve upon the previous year, bu....