|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...]|
|Emerson Fittipaldi to be honored by RRDC in Long Beach|
|Firestone returns as presenting sponsor for eighth consecutive year
HILLIARD, Ohio (March 2, 2017) - Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi, who also won a pair of Indy 500s, will be honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the 'RRDC Evening with Emerson Fittipaldi Presented by Firestone' in Long Beach, Calif., on Thursday, April 6. This is the RRDC's ninth consecutive annual banquet honoring auto racing's most influential leaders and icons, and will be held prio...[Read more...]|
|Roger Penske Feted as He Receives the IMRRC's Cameron R. Argetsinger Award|
| ||CORNING, N.Y. (July 1, 2016) - A capacity crowd at the Corning Museum of Glass was treated to a celebratory evening of tributes, shout-outs, slide shows and interviews on Thursday as the International Motor Racing Research Center presented the Cameron R. Argetsinger Award to racing icon Roger Penske.
The presenting sponsors of the evening and award were NASCAR, IMSA, International Speedway Corp. and Watkins Glen International. The sell-out event was supported by Sahlen's.
This was...[Read more...]|
|American Honda Lends Support to RRDC Evening with Bobby Unser in Long Beach|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (April 6, 2015) - American Honda Motor Co., Inc., will support the RRDC Evening with Bobby Unser presented by Firestone by hosting the cocktail reception for the sixth consecutive year at the Road Racing Drivers Club's seventh annual West Coast banquet, held prior to the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Calif.).
'American Honda is profoundly pleased to support the Road Racing Drivers Club in its salute to racing legend Bobby Unser,' said John Mendel, Executive Vice ...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET TO SHOW CHAPARRAL VISION GRAN TURISMO CONCEPT|
|• Boundary-pushing, Chevy-powered race cars changed motorsports design|
DETROIT – When racers Jim Hall and Hap Sharp founded Chaparral Cars in 1962, few could have guessed how they would shake up the conformities of the racing world – and fundamentally change it.
Through pioneering applications of aerodynamics and aerospace technology, and a partnership with Chevrolet Research and Development, Chaparral Cars advanced the science of racing cars. It also triumphed on the track o...[Read more...]
|RRDC VOTES IN 37 NEW MEMBERS FOR 2013|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 7, 2013) - Thirty-seven race-car drivers and motorsports professionals have been voted into the Road Racing Drivers Club in 2013. The group includes 13 Regular Members from the open-wheel and sports-car racing ranks, 20 Associate Members and four Honorary Members. The current roster of RRDC members now numbers 440. Voting was held among all current RRDC members.
'This year's crop of new Regular Members truly represents the spirit of the RRDC, as each driver has de...[Read more...]|