|NISSAN READY TO 'PARTY LIKE IT'S 1994' – LE MANS WINNING NO. 75 300ZX RACE CAR SET FOR MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION|
|◾Steve Millen commemorates the 20th anniversary of his 1994 24 Hours of Le Mans victory behind the wheel of the No. 75 IMSA GTS Championship Nissan 300ZX race car.
◾Familiar red-white-and-blue 800-plus horsepower Clayton Cunningham Racing Z® will compete at the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, supported by members of original 1994 crew, from August 14 through 17.
◾Along with Le Mans, Millen and the Nissan 300ZX racing machine won Sebring and several other races, as well as the overall ...[Read more...]|
|Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival Celebrates Can-Am at Sonoma Raceway|
|• More than 350 vintage and historic race cars highlight May 17-18 weekend|
• George Follmer and Don Nichols are honored guests; popular racing seminar set for third year
SONOMA, Calif. (May 7, 2014) - The Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival returns to Sonoma Raceway on May 17-18 for the fifth straight year under that title. The program for the 28th annual historic-car event organized by General Racing Ltd. in Sonoma will celebrate the early years of the iconic SCCA Can...[Read more...]
|John Barnard's Finest: Some of the Greatest of Barnard's Design|
The latter-part of Barnard's Formula One career would be filled with disappointments and disputes. However, there was no disputing the genius of the man from London. In fact, a couple of innovations that are mainstays in Formula One design were first introduced by this man who had been involved in motor racing in some form or manner since the 1960s.
John Barnard would be born in London on the 4th of May in 1946. The war was over and a whole new world loomed on the horizon. It was t...[Read more...]|
|20 years of Audi Space Frame – it all started at the Frankfurt Motor Show|
|• Body concept has revolutionized lightweight automotive construction|
• Over 750,000 cars built using ASF construction principle
• New Audi A8 the benchmark in its class for low weight
Audi comes full circle at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA): Exactly 20 years ago the premium manufacturer presented the 'ASF'(Audi Space Frame) in Frankfurt – on a gleaming silver show car whose innovative aluminum body concept revolutionized lightweight automotive construction. When th...[Read more...]
|1967 Can-Am Road America: The Beginning of the 'Bruce and Denny Show'|
|While Formula One will be forever considered the pinnacle of motorsport, from a period between 1966 and 1986 there existed a series that would likely be the closest to 'anything goes' as any motor racing series could truly get. Based upon the FIA Group 7 cars but allowed to showcase unlimited engine sizes and unfettered aerodynamics, the Can-Am cars would have to be considered the pinnacle of motorsport technology and power of their era. And for more than a couple of years there would be one tea...[Read more...]|