|MARIO ANDRETTI'S CHAMPIONSHIP INDY CAR MAKES INTERNATIONAL CONCOURS DEBUT AT AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE 2016|
|Legendary NASCAR Crew Chief Ray Evernham has chosen the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance to debut this restoration of the car that took Mario Andretti to the 1965 USAC National Championship and Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year award.
After a painstakingly accurate restoration led by famed Indy 500 Crew Chief Jim McGee, Mario Andretti's Brawner Hawk Ford will appear at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours exactly as it did in May 1965 when Andretti won Indy's Rookie-of-the-Yea...[Read more...]|
|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...]|
|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...]|
|Magnificent Series of Coachbuilt Classics To Grace RM's Amelia Island Concours D'Elegance Sale|
|• RM Auctions returns as the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, March 9, 2013
• Single-day sale features breathtaking roster of more than 80 investment-quality collector cars
• Notable highlights include an outstanding series of coachbuilt classics headlined by a multi-million-dollar 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Walker-LaGrande Convertible Coupe and a trio of Cords from the personal collection of Jim Fasnacht
• Frequently updated list of entries available online at r...[Read more...]|