|Concours d'Elegance Announces 2013 Car Classes|
| Concours Car Selection Chair, Brian Joseph has announced the 2013 featured classes:
• London to Brighton Pre-1905
• Auburn/Cord: The One Offs
• Detroit Iron: American Classic Open 1928-1934 Cadillac, Chrysler, Lincoln & Packard
• Indianapolis Iron: American Classic Open 1928-1934 Duesenberg, Marmon & Stutz
• Motorcycles: Bobbers
|2014 HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE CONTINUES RECORD GROWTHFrom test drives to test flights and automotive firsts, this year's event promises to delight visitors with the largest number of new features and sponsor activities in its history |
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance (HHIMF), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, is preparing an ever-expanding lineup of exhibits and activities for visitors at the upcoming event, October 2....
|McLAREN 650S SPRINT TO MAKE COMPETITIVE DEBUT FOLLOWING CONFIRMATION OF GLOBAL RACE ELIGIBILITYThe new 650S Sprint by McLaren GT is set for its global competitive premiere this weekend at the penultimate round of the GT Cup race at Donington Park, UK. The 650S Sprint is developed and optimised for the track, and eligibility has now been confirmed to race in the NARRA US GT series, the SCCA GT Championship and the UAE GT series. McLaren GT factory driver Rob Bell will be joined by German-based journalist Dale Lomas, for the weekend's triple-header.|
The covers were pulled off the McLaren....
|NISSAN CELEBRATES WITH MORE THAN 60,000 U.S. LEAF OWNERS DURING 'NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK'NASHVILLE, Tennessee – More than 60,000 U.S. consumers have 'kicked gas' and are now driving the all-electric Nissan LEAF. To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, held Sept. 15-21, Nissan is the exclusive automotive sponsor for more than 130 grassroots events scheduled for markets across the U.S. and abroad.|
National Drive Electric Week, formerly National Plug In Day, started in 2011 as a series of local events aimed at spreading the word about plug-in vehicles. The annual event, wh....
|FORMULA E MAKES HISTORY WITH SPECTACULAR FIRST ePRIX- Beijing ePrix becomes world's first ever fully-electric single-seater race|
- Agag: 'Biggest digital race in the world'
- One billion social interactions recorded
BEIJING, CHINA (September 14 2014) – History was made this weekend as the world's first ever fully-electric single-seater race took place in Beijing, marking the successful season opener of the FIA Formula E Championship.
The race, Beijing Evergrande Spring ePrix, was held on a spectacular temporary race track built ar....
|TAKUMA SATO TO RACE FOR AMLIN AGURI IN FORMULA E◾Japanese driver to line-up alongside Katherine Legge in Beijing|
◾Fabio Leimer to act as reserve driver
BEIJING, CHINA (September 11 2014) – Amlin Aguri, a new racing team sponsored by London-based global insurance company Amlin, has today confirmed its driver line-up for the inaugural race of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. Takuma Sato will join Katherine Legge for the opening ePrix in Beijing on September 13, with Fabio Leimer acting as the team's reserve driver. Portug....
|HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF 2014 SAVANNAH SPEED CLASSIC• Celebrating a decade of vintage racing, the Savannah Speed Classic boasts exciting additions, brings racing back to its roots|
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance (HHIMF), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, today announced the expansion of its Savannah Speed Classic, held October 24 – 26. The Savannah Speed Classic presented by Mingledorff's, Inc., brings togeth....
|ALTIMA V8 SUPERCAR DRIVER MICHAEL CARUSO INTERVIEWS TWO-TIME AUSTRALIAN RALLY CHAMPION GEORGE FURYMELBOURNE, Australia – Nissan and Norton will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Nissan's first Bathurst 1000 pole position at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 in October.|
Michael Caruso and Dean Fiore's #36 Norton Nissan Altima will adopt a retro-themed livery for 'The Great Race' at Mount Panorama, depicting the colors worn on George Fury's 1984 Nissan Bluebird.
Here, Caruso chats with George Fury ahead of this historic event.
Fury was a two-time Australian Rally champion with ....
|INTERVIEW: JEAN TODT ON FORMULA EFIA President discusses the new global electric race series|
LONDON, UK (September 5 2014) – On Saturday, September 13 the vision of FIA President Jean Todt to create an all-electric championship will spark into life. Ahead of this historic occasion he talks about the philosophy behind the series and his hopes for the future…
Can you explain the inspiration behind setting up an all-electric championship?
The world is changing and as the sporting flagship of motorsport we hav....