|HISTORIC FIRST SCCA PRO FORMULA LITES RACE CHRONICLED IN NEWLY RELEASED FILM SHORT|
|(June 24, 2015) -- The first SCCA Pro Formula Lites race in history only took place several weeks ago in the green rolling hills of Thompson Speedway in Connecticut, but series organizers today released the third in a series of film shorts designed to promote and expand open-wheel racing's newest concept.
Shot over several days with high-end Red Digital Cinema equipment and production by Armed Bandit Media, the new film short documents the first appearance of the SCCA Pro Formula Li...[Read more...]|
|NEW SCCA PRO FORMULA LITES SERIES ENJOYS SOLID MOMENTUM FOR INAUGURAL SEASON|
|(April 13, 2015) -- What began in 2014 as a worldwide launch at the automotive industry's largest tradeshow has now blossomed into one of motorsports' true success stories as the new SCCA Pro Formula Lites series prepares for its inaugural season.
Last November, Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show attendees, industry experts and a host of media witnessed the first Formula Lites Crawford FL-15 car unveiled at the always-impressive Pirelli Tire booth. Now, just five month...[Read more...]|
|1963 Corvette Pilot Car to Cross the Block at Vicari December New Orleans Auction|
|The Vicari Auction Company announces its 3rd annual New Orleans Classic Auto Festival Dec. 1, 2012, at the famous Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, La.
More than 200 classic and muscle cars will cross the block, led by a rare 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Pilot Car Serial #16.
'In preparation for the introduction of the re-designed 1963 Corvette, a limited number of handmade pilot line cars were produced in St. Louis, Mo., for the purpose of road testing the new design,' said Pe...[Read more...]|
|Corvette's Chassis Innovations Refined on the Race Track|
|Zora Arkus-Duntov's racing-bred development legacy continues to improve Corvette
It's been said that racing improves the breed, and when it comes to the Chevrolet Corvette, nearly six decades of checkered flags are the proof. As Corvette marks its 60th anniversary in 2013, the design of the chassis, suspension and other drivetrain features are rooted in the rigors of competition.
'Candidly, Corvette was not a high-performance car until Zora Arkus-Duntov fitted it with a V-8, and be...[Read more...]|
|Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century|
|Carroll Shelby was a member of the Ford family for the better part of 60 years, producing stunning performance vehicles from concepts to production models.
He once said his energy and passion for performance products were always strongest when he was working with Ford.
Shelby most recently collaborated with the company on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang, the most powerful production V8 in the world. Working with SVT engineers at Sebring and the Arizona Proving Grounds, at times he drov...[Read more...]|