|THE MOST FAMOUS TROPHIES IN RACING UNITED WITH WINNERS AT AMELIA|
|Long before motorsport became commercialized; there was nobility in auto racing's rituals of victory. Louis Meyer, the first to win the Indy 500 three times, said it best . . .
'Winning the Borg-Warner Trophy is like winning an Olympic medal.'
That was 80 years ago. Today the trophy of motorsport's most important and glamorous race still packs the same potency it did when it was first awarded to the winner of the Indianapolis 500.
A quarter century before the Borg-Wa...[Read more...]|
|ART DECO-INSPIRED STYLING JOINS AMERICAN MUSCLE, 50S CHROME AND EUROPEAN SPEED AT AUCTIONS AMERICA'S FORT LAUDERDALE SALE|
|• Auctions America announces latest highlights for its well-established Fort Lauderdale, Florida sale, April 1-3
• South Florida's premier collector car auction, three-day auction to feature diverse roster of nearly 500 collector cars and select automobilia
• Postwar period spectacularly represented by offering of a very special 1948 Tucker 48
• Event information and a frequently updated list of entries available online at www.auctionsamerica.com
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|BUICK TURNS 110: M18 HELLCAT REMEMBERED ON V-E DAY|
|'Hot rod of World War II' a key piece of 'Arsenal of Democracy'
DETROIT – Buick production lines have been rolling for 110 consecutive years but for a short period during World War II, the vehicles produced looked decidedly different. In February of 1942, the last civilian car left a Buick facility before full attention was placed on engineering and producing aircraft engines, ammunition and the M18 tank destroyer, better known as the Hellcat.
The M18 originated in the design studio...[Read more...]|
|Usain Bolt Golden Again With Unique Nissan GT-R|
|• Nissan gives an exclusive gold-painted GT-R to the 'world's fastest man,' Usain Bolt|
• Presentation ceremony held in Bolt's home country of Jamaica
JAMAICA – Nissan has delivered a special GT-R, bathed in exclusive gold paint, to Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt in appreciation for his contributions as a Nissan brand ambassador for GT-R. Bolt, known as 'the world's fastest man,' has been promoting the company's brand awareness in association with the Nissan Global Bran...[Read more...]
|Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival Celebrates Corvette'S 60 Years At Sonoma Raceway|
|• Fast cars, fine food and wine highlight May 18-19 weekend|
• Paul Reinhart is honored guest, popular racing seminar scheduled for second year
SONOMA, Calif. (April 27, 2013) - The Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival returns to Sonoma Raceway on May 18-19 for the fourth straight year under that title. The program for the 27th annual historic-car event organized by General Racing Ltd. in Sonoma will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the popular Corvette, created by the ...[Read more...]