|RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS POINTS RACE HEATS UP FOR OLSBERGS MSE DRIVERS JONI WIMAN AND PATRIK SANDELL BATTLE IN DAYTONA|
|DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 24, 2014) - Olsbergs MSE Ford's Patrik Sandell and Joni Wiman were the drivers to beat this weekend in Daytona, with both posting strong qualifying results and winning heat races at the sixth round of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship.
'It was a good weekend for the team,' said Kobalt Tools driver Sandell. 'We were in the top of the pack the whole time and I'm really pleased with that.'
The Olsbergs MSE rallycross cars immediately proved cl...[Read more...]|
|ICONIC GOODYEAR BLIMP RETIRES AFTER DAYTONA 500|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, February 24, 2014 – After 14 years of filling the skies, the 'Spirit of Goodyear' airship retired after the Daytona 500. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's longest continuous operated airship was overhead to provide aerial coverage for its final events this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
Goodyear's 'Spirit of Innovation' joined the 'Spirit of Goodyear' in a rare appearance by two Goodyear airships at the same event. The 'Spirit of Goodyear' will b...[Read more...]|
|GREG BIFFLE GIVES FORD MOTOR COMPANY 1,000TH NASCAR VICTORY AFTER WINNING AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY|
| ||◾Ford Motor Company has won 1,000 NASCAR races in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series combined.
◾Jim Roper won the very first NASCAR-sanctioned stock car race in a Lincoln when he was deemed the winner at Charlotte on June 19, 1949.
◾Ford Motor Company has won 20 manufacturer titles and 13 driver championships in NASCAR's top three series.
DEARBORN, MI, (June 16, 2013) – Henry Ford's win over Alexander Winton on Oct. 10, 1901 in what proved to be his only race a...[Read more...]|
|MARK REUSS NAMED DAYTONA 500 HONORARY PACE CAR DRIVER|
|DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Mark Reuss, General Motors North America president, who was instrumental in bringing the new Chevrolet SS to NASCAR, will be the honorary pace car driver Sunday for the 55th running of the Daytona 500.
He will be behind the wheel of a 2014 production Chevrolet SS.
'Leading the Daytona 500 starting field to green driving a 2014 Chevrolet SS pace car on one of the most famous race tracks in the world will be a special honor for me,' Reuss said. 'I can't wait to...[Read more...]|
|RICHARD PETTY DEDICATES MUSCLE CARS FOREVER STAMPS|
|Raw power gets a stamp of its own today as seven-time NASCAR National Champion Richard Petty helps dedicate the America on the Move: Muscle Cars Forever stamps.
Petty, his son Kyle and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe will dedicate the limited-edition stamps at the Daytona International Speedway where 'The King' won a record seven Daytona 500 Championships.
Typically equipped with big, powerful engines, these high-performance vehicles began roaring across America in the 1960s. The limite...[Read more...]|