|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...]|
|CHRYSLER GROUP'S SRT BRAND BUILDS AWARENESS THROUGH RACING AT LE MANS|
|June 17, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - With its heritage deeply rooted into the fabric of domestic and international road racing's rich history, the highly anticipated return of Viper to the 24 Hours of Le Mans stirs the souls of those who have shared in its recent rebirth and return to the ultimate test in sports car competition.
From concept to completion, the impact of racing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans is the shared passion for the SRT (Street and Racing Technology) brand, its perfo...[Read more...]|
|Firestone Returns As Presenting Sponsor of RRDC Evening With Brian Redman in Long Beach|
|The Firestone brand will return as presenting sponsor of the Road Racing Drivers Club's fifth annual West Coast banquet honoring auto racing's most influential leaders. This year, on Thursday, April 18, prior to the running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the 'RRDC Evening with Brian Redman presented by Firestone' will highlight the career of one of the sport's most popular, talented and successful race-car drivers. This is the Firestone brand's fourth straight year as a supporter of the...[Read more...]|
|And Then There Were Three - Meet the Playboy MX-5 Cup Title Contenders|
|With the final two races of the season this week at Road Atlanta, the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup championship has come down to three drivers, with a fourth still mathematically in contention.
The man in the driver's seat for the Mazda-funded ride higher up the development ladder next season is Stevan McAleer, who began his rookie season wondering if he had the resources for a full season in the No. 28 Blue Mercury Capital/Numerix MX-5. Two wins and seven podium finishes has kept ...[Read more...]|
|Sizing up the Competition for Le Mans|
|The FIA World Endurance Championship returns to Europe this weekend for the '6 Hours of Spa' at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. It's an important race for all of the WEC teams, not only as it's an opportunity to score championship points but also it's the last race before the Le Mans 24 Hours. It's a chance to make sure everything is running like clockwork and also to size up the competition.
The LMP2 class will be competitive with 16 cars taking the start, nine of which are running with Nissa...[Read more...]|