|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 PRESENTS 'CONNECTING WITH MEMBERS AND THEIR VEHICLES'|
| ||ST. JOHNS, Fla., Oct. 9, 2013 - Greg Brannon, Director of Automotive Engineering and Industry Relations of AAA will present his organization's perspective on connecting with AAA's 53 million members and their vehicles at the Fall 2013 General Meeting of the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) on Wednesday, November 6, 2013.
'NASTF members represent a broad range of perspectives and needs related to connected vehicles, and I look forward to engaging the NASTF in discussion of...[Read more...]|
|AS ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE CALLS EXCEED 18 MILLION FOR 2012, AAA URGES MOTORISTS TO GET VEHICLE CHECKUP|
| ||The nation's largest motor club reminds drivers that October is AAA Car Care Month, an ideal time for a seasonal vehicle checkup to ensure worry-free driving
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 2, 2012 - With more than 18 million AAA roadside assistance calls recorded January through August 2012 for the U.S. and Canada, AAA reminds motorists that cars need periodic checkups to maintain safety and maximize efficiency.
'Whether you're expecting cooler temperatures, snow, rain or simply a little les...[Read more...]|