|American Honda Supports RRDC Evening with George Follmer in Long Beach|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (March 29, 2016) - American Honda Motor Co., Inc., will support the RRDC Evening with George Follmer presented by Firestone by hosting the cocktail reception on April 14 for the seventh consecutive year at the Road Racing Drivers Club's eighth annual West Coast banquet, held prior to the 42nd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Calif.).
'American Honda is profoundly pleased to support the Road Racing Drivers Club in its salute to George Follmer,' said John Mendel, Executive...[Read more...]|
|George Follmer to be honored by RRDC in Long Beach|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (March 2, 2016) - George Follmer, the only driver to have won both the Trans-Am and Can-Am championships in one year (1972), will be honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the 'RRDC Evening with George Follmer presented by Firestone' in Long Beach, Calif., on Thursday, April 14, prior to the running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. This is the RRDC's eighth consecutive annual banquet honoring auto racing's most influential leaders and icons.
Previous honorees ...[Read more...]|
|1956 Sebring 12 Hours: Musso Impresses on American Soil|
| ||Having more than proven himself within the 2.0-liter category with the factory Maserati team, Luigi Musso makes the short trip west from Modena to Maranello to drive for Ferrari. This would be a big step up in performance, for car and driver. Here Musso's real talent would need to be realized. Otherwise, the Italian would find himself an estranged patriot without a home. But, on American soil, the young Italian would find his place.
The Roman Musso had had an impressive run with Maserati. Af...[Read more...]|
|PARTING AT THE PINNACLE: AUDI DRIVER ALLAN MCNISH ENDS LMP CAREER|
|• Audi factory driver retires as World Champion and Le Mans winner
• End of an exceptional career in top-caliber sport
• Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: 'The end of a great career'
Ingolstadt, December 17, 2013 – One of the most successful and charismatic race drivers is leaving the grand stage of motorsport. A few days before his 44th birthday, Audi factory driver Allan McNish announced that he would not continue his active career in the 2014 season.
The Sc...[Read more...]|
|AUDI LAUNCHES TITLE DEFENSE IN THE WEC|
|-2013 FIA World Endurance Championship starts at Silverstone
-WEC season opens in UK, Europe's second-most important market
-Thrilling hybrid duel expected with Toyota
Ingolstadt, April 5, 2013 – Last year, Audi won the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone. April 14 will mark the beginning of the 'title defense' objective with the further developed Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid sports car at the 6-hour race on the tradition-steeped English race track.
It will be the ...[Read more...]|