|More Than 500 Historic Race Cars Accepted for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion|
| Largest Field of Corvettes Ever Entered
The field for this year's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is taking shape as 533 historic race cars have been initially accepted for the August 16-18 event. The Governing Committee has the option of accepting an additional 17 cars to complete the grid for the annual race at Mazda Raceway Laquna Seca.
'What a joyous moment it is to get the notification that my car and I have been accepted to the event,' said Pen Pendelton of Los Angeles, Calif., who will be driving a 1961 Alsbury Special. 'It is really an honor to be a part of something so special.'
The iconic Chevrolet Corvette is the featured marque and the Chevrolet Motor Division will be on hand to celebrate the marque's 60th anniversary and 50th anniversary of the Corvette Grand Sport. There are currently 58 authentic and race-proven Corvettes that have been accepted, highlighted by three Corvette Grand Sports, of which only five were ever constructed under the watchful eye of Zora Arkus-Duntov, who is widely hailed as the 'father of the Corvette.'
|FORD AND DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BRING CHAMBER MUSIC TO DETROIT NEIGHBORHOODS WITH NEW FREE CONCERT SERIES◾Chamber music series 'DSO on the Go with Ford' will feature 10 free performances by Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians at neighborhood locations around Detroit|
◾Series starts today with a performance by bassoonist Michael Ke Ma and cellist David LeDoux at Ford Resource and Engagement Center (FREC)
◾Performances support Ford's longstanding commitment to Detroit cultural institutions, including DSO
Ford Motor Company and Detroit Symphony Orchestra are building on their long history togethe....
|DORAN RACING, CA SPORT BRING NISSANS TO PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE AT MID-OHIO• IMSA teams add to Nissan presence to Series Regulars SFR Racing and DWW Motorsports for mid-season sprints|
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Cincinnati's Doran Racing and Salt Lake City-based CA Sport will add two Nissan 370Z NISMOs to a strong Pirelli World Challenge field at the Honda Indy 200 this weekend at Mid-Ohio. This weekend will mark the first time either team has competed in the World Challenge GTS category, and it gives Nissan four cars in the two races on August 2-3.
|RM Celebrates 20th Anniversary Auction in the Motor City with $7.4 Million in Sales• RM Auctions' established Motor City sale achieves $7.4 million and captures international interest|
• Top sellers: 1911 Mercedes-Benz 38/70 HP realizes $495,000; 1932 Gar Wood 28' Triple Cockpit Runabout garners $275,000
• RM continues its 2014 calendar with its flagship Monterey sale, August 15-16 in California
• Full results available online at www.rmauctions.com
BLENHEIM, Ontario (July 29, 2014) – RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Concours d'Elegance of Amer....
|Don Panoz Named Grand Marshal of the 2014 Palos Verdes Concours d'EleganceDon Panoz, whose business interests range from automotive development and racing to international resorts and pharmaceutical breakthroughs, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2014 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance to be held at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Sunday, September 14.|
Panoz builds high-end race and sports cars at his Braselton, Georgia factory and has owned storied race tracks like Sebring, Road Atlanta and Mosport International. His cars won th....
|NO. 93 DODGE VIPER SRT GTS-R EARNS FIRST GTLM WIN OF SEASON AS BOMARITO, WITTMER DRIVE TO VICTORY AT INDIANAPOLIS• Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Captures Second Win With Balzan, Westphal in GTD|
INDIANAPOLIS (July 25, 2014) – SRT Motorsports drivers Jonathan Bomarito and Kuno Wittmer stood atop the Indianapolis Motor Speedway podium after scoring the first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class victory for the Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R on Friday in the Brickyard Grand Prix.
Bomarito qualified the car third and yielded to Wittmer to start the race. With 44 minutes elapsed in....
|OLSBERGS MSE FORD FIESTA ST RALLYCROSS CARS FAST IN CHARLOTTECONCORD, N.C. (July 26, 2014) - Olsbergs MSE Ford drivers Joni Wiman and Patrik Sandell overcame flat tires and aggressive door-to-door banging at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend to prove that they are contenders for the 2014 championship title.|
On a rough and rutted course, Wiman earned a pair of solid results in early heat races and charged through the semi-final round to earn a second-row starting position in the Saturday Final.
The young driver worked thr....