|2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best of Show|
|PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 17, 2015) -- An Italian Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Cabriolet that once turned heads and garnered top prizes in the classic era glided to victory at the 65th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on Sunday.
The competition drew 219 cars from 16 countries and 29 U.S. states to the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. It also raised over $1.8 million to help people in need. Through the Pebble Beach Company Foundation, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this ...[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...]|
|FACTS ON THE 13TH LE MANS VICTORY OF AUDI|
|◾Audi with over 80-percent win rate at Le Mans
◾Audi's hybrid technology unbeaten at Le Mans
◾263,300 spectators attend the greatest endurance race
Ingolstadt, June 26, 2014 – The current Audi R18 e-tron quattro on clinching its Le Mans victory consumed 22 percent less fuel than its predecessor in 2013. With that, Audi has again raised the benchmark.
The regulations allow the Audi R18 e-tron quattro to use clearly less fuel than last year. Audi saved energy through the use of u...[Read more...]|
|PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE ADDS TO LEGENDARY TRADITION OF GIVING IN 2013|
| ||Celebration Raises More than $1.45 Million for Charity
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2013) -- In 2013, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance lived up to its historic reputation of exemplary automobiles, stunning scenery and unprecedented charitable giving. Before the final awards were presented on Concours Sunday, organizers announced the 2013 event had once again raised more than $1 million for charity. Final donations now total $1,458,000 for this year's show, exceeding early ...[Read more...]|
|1965 24 Hours of Le Mans: A Cool Head in the Face of a New Threat|
|Heading into the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans it had become clear Ford was intent on taking the fight to Ferrari. Ford would spare no expense to take the fight to the company it had intended to buy. Ironically, the North American Racing Team would enter a Ferrari that would include the talented Jochen Rindt to help quell the storm. It would prove to be the wall necessary to provide Ferrari its last victory at Le Mans.
Ford had made his declaration of intent to remove Ferrari from its throne as th...[Read more...]|