|ACTOR CHRIS PRATT TO DRIVE CHEVROLET SS PACE CAR AT BRICKYARD|
|INDIANAPOLIS – Actor Chris Pratt – star of the soon-to-be-released movie 'Guardians of the Galaxy' – will serve as honorary pace car driver in a 2014 red and silver Chevrolet SS pace car for the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by BigMachineRecords.com on Sunday, July 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
'It's a dream come true to drive the pace car for the John Wayne Walding 400,' said Pratt, who has also appeared in 'Zero Dark Thirty' and 'Mo...[Read more...]|
|GOODYEAR BLIMP INNOVATOR HONORED|
| ||◾Mickey Wittman inducted into Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame
◾'Father of sports aerial broadcasting' led Goodyear blimp TV coverage for 28 years
NEW YORK, December 17, 2013 – Mickey Wittman, known as the 'father of sports aerial broadcasting' for his work in developing the Goodyear blimp's role in sports television, will be inducted in to the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame here tonight.
Anyone who has ever watched a televised sports event and heard the words 'Tonight's aerial c...[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...]|
|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...]|
|A LEGEND'S CAR COMES TOGETHER PIECE-BY-PIECE IN WOOD BROTHERS LABOR OF LOVE|
|Len and Eddie Wood will never forget the moment they saw the 1963 Ford Galaxie with No. 21 on the side in their rearview mirrors, exactly where they never thought it would be. When they saw it, they knew they'd build one too.
After 18 months of work from the family and current Wood Brothers Racing team, the recreated 1963 Galaxie was ready for team co-founder Leonard Wood's induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, and in an unprecedented move, the family was allowed to take it out of the displ...[Read more...]|