|Dario Resta: A Man of Many Nations|
|Dario Resta would be born in August of 1882 in the Italian town of Faenza, not far from Imola. But though he would be Italian by birth, Resta would race under the Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes. It would not matter for what nation he drove, for his true nationality would be racing driver.
An early pioneer within the motor racing scene, Dario Resta would either establish, or be around, motor racing Meccas all throughout his career. He would not only win races; he would also own a number ...[Read more...]|
|Resta-ssured: 1916 Indianapolis 300|
| ||The moment Dario Resta arrived in the United States from England he would be immediately successful in such races as the Vanderbilt Cup and other regional events. At the time, the sport of motor racing would be a fledgling proposition that would rely upon Resta's fame to help propel it forward into the consciousness of the public. He was one of the first great drivers, but there was one race that eluded him. That would change in 1916.
He had come oh so close the previous year. Starting the ra...[Read more...]|
|1956 Sebring 12 Hours: Musso Impresses on American Soil|
| ||Having more than proven himself within the 2.0-liter category with the factory Maserati team, Luigi Musso makes the short trip west from Modena to Maranello to drive for Ferrari. This would be a big step up in performance, for car and driver. Here Musso's real talent would need to be realized. Otherwise, the Italian would find himself an estranged patriot without a home. But, on American soil, the young Italian would find his place.
The Roman Musso had had an impressive run with Maserati. Af...[Read more...]|
|AAA: PINK TOW TRUCK TO SERVICE CHICAGOLAND MOTORISTS IN OCTOBER|
| ||• AAA provides unique exposure for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month|
AURORA, Ill., Oct. 4, 2013 Stranded motorists shouldn't be surprised if they see a pink tow truckcoming to their aid. For the second time in AAA's more than 110-year history, it is painting its classic red, white and blue tow trucks the color pink in order to raise awareness of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in collaboration with the American Cancer Society.
AAA's new pink tow truck will servi...[Read more...]
|THREE FORDS SCORE TOP-10 FINISHES AT CALIFORNIA|
| ||JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 AAA Southern California Ford Fusion (Finished 6th) – WHAT HAPPENED THERE AT THE END OF THE RACE? 'Racing for the lead. Going for the win. That is what you've got to do.'
WHAT HAPPENED WITH TONY STEWART? 'Tony was just upset about a restart that I was racing him really hard on the bottom trying to make sure I protected my spot. What I was doing actually was I was racing the 18 on the restart and he was spinning his tires. The rule is you can't beat him to the start finish ...[Read more...]|