|BARRETT-JACKSON TO AUCTION RARE VINTAGE RACE CARS DURING 45TH ANNIVERSARY AUCTION IN SCOTTSDALE|
|•Crossing the block from the Chip Miller Collection will be the 1959 Corvette 'Purple People Eater' (Lot #1389), which won the SCCA National Championship
•One of six original factory-backed NASCAR race cars, the famous 1957 Chevrolet 150 'Black Widow' (Lot #1357) will be a crowd favorite
•The 1963 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty 'Swiss Cheese' (Lot #1358) was the last car to be built under the Pontiac Super Duty program
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Dec. 10, 2015 – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Gr...[Read more...]|
|JEREMY GRENIER IS 44th RRDC MARK DONOHUE AWARD WINNER|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 19, 2014) - Jeremy Grenier, 39, of Charles Town, W. Va., is the 44th recipient of the RRDC Mark Donohue Award, presented annually by the Road Racing Drivers Club for outstanding performance, competitiveness and sportsmanship during the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.
The award is named for RRDC member and former president Mark Donohue, who won his first National Championship in the SCCA E Production class in 1961, and then went on to become one of the U.S.A.'s ...[Read more...]|
|DARIO FRANCHITTI TO DRIVE CAMARO Z/28 INDY 500 PACE CAR|
|NEW YORK — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 25.
It's the eighth time a Camaro has been the pace car, starting in 1967 – and the 25th time a Chevrolet has paced the race.
Franchitti won the Indy 500 in 2007, 2010 and 2012, and he is only the third driver ever to win at least three consecutive IndyCar titles – among four championships overall. Franchitti's appearance in t...[Read more...]|
|1989 Indianapolis 500: Sideways to Victory|
|The tension in the final moments would be so great it would take everything within Shelley Unser to keep from breaking into a shaking fit. Two laps from the end of the race, traffic would dramatically slow Al Unser Jr.'s pace allowing Emerson Fittipaldi to close right up behind his rear wing. The two would pull side-by-side as they powered their way toward turn three. Still side-by-side heading into the turn, there would be less than 3.75 miles to go to victory, a first for either driver. But th...[Read more...]|
|Honda Chases 10Th Consecutive Indy Triumph|
| ||05/21/2013 - TORRANCE, Calif. An accomplished 16-driver lineup, including two previous race winners and 11 graduates of open-wheel training-ground series, make up the Honda-powered effort for the 2013 Indianapolis 500, as the company seeks its 10th consecutive '500' victory – and fourth-in-a-row with engine-manufacturer competition.
In 2012, Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Dario Franchitti scored his third Indy triumph in a thrilling battle to the finish with fellow Honda drivers Takuma S...[Read more...]|