|FORMER PRESIDENT CARTER, WALTER CRONKITE AMONG CELEBRITIES WHO DEVELOPED AFFECTION FOR MOBIL 1 TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2015) – What do a U.S. President, one of America's most renowned broadcasters, and an astronaut who walked on the moon have in common?
They've all made annual visits to Sebring International Raceway, part of a long list of celebrities at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, a rite of spring since 1952.
Prior to becoming Governor of Georgia – and eventually President – Jimmy Carter took his family on an annual pilgrimage to ...[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...]|
|RAGAN GIVES FRONT ROW MOTORSPORTS FIRST NASCAR WIN AS FORD SWEEPS TOP THREE SPOTS AT TALLADEGA|
| ||Ford Racing Results:
1st – David Ragan
2nd – David Gilliland
3rd – Carl Edwards
9th – Scott Speed
10th – Aric Almirola
13th – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
14th – Marcos Ambrose
15th – Brad Keselowski
19th – Josh Wise
21st – Michael McDowell
24th – Casey Mears
35th – Joey Logano
36th – Greg Biffle
43rd – Trevor Bayne
RAGAN WINS FIRST RACE FOR FRONT ROW MOTORSPORTS
· David Ragan registered the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of his career and first at Tallade...[Read more...]|
|DAN GURNEY JOINS 'THE AMELIA'S' FORD GT40 SEMINAR|
|Le Mans winner Dan Gurney, the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance's 2002 Honorary Chairman, returns to 'The Amelia' to join a panel of international racing celebrities and experts honoring the 50th anniversary of Ford's game-changing GT40 prototype.
Gurney won just one race for the Carroll Shelby-led Ford GT40 team, but it was the race that mattered most: the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Gurney's victory in the 1967 edition of the fabled Le Mans 24 Hour endurance classic has become the stuff of legen...[Read more...]|
|2009 Amelia Island Concours Honoree: Champion Racer David Hobbs|
| ||No Matter What The Venue, Insightful & Quick-Witted Brit Always A Crowd Favorite
The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Foundation, Inc. announced that veteran racer David Hobbs will be the honoree for the 14th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 13-15, 2009, at The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach. As one of SPEED Channel's most animated and popular commentators, Hobbs can be seen today providing expert analysis – laced with humorous anecdotes – on a...[Read more...]|