|Chevrolet Performance Enhances 2014 NHRA Contingency|
|Brand supports loyal racers – including those winning with COPO Camaros
DETROIT – It can pay to run Chevrolet Performance parts in drag racing. Competitors who use parts and display the brand's decal on their race cars are eligible for contingency payouts in many NHRA classes.
COPO Camaro racers who win in NHRA's Mellow Yellow Series – in Super Stock and Stock classes – are eligible for $1,500 payout. The runner up will receive a $1,200payout, a $450 increase from 2013. New...[Read more...]|
|MOPAR TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ICONIC 426 HEMI IN 2014|
|Mopar Unveils Logo, Special Product Line and Plans Marketing Events
◾2014 marks 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Gen II 426 Race HEMI®
◾Mopar unveils 50th anniversary HEMI logo celebrating the iconic engine
◾Engine made its legendary debut in February 1964 by dominating the Daytona 500
◾A version of the Gen II 426 HEMI still powers NHRA Funny Car and Top Fuel vehicles
◾Special 50th anniversary HEMI merchandise product line available on WearMopar.com
◾Marketing events plan...[Read more...]|
|Barrett-Jackson Flavors Its January Scottsdale Auction With NASCAR Treats|
|• RACING HERITAGE, HIGH PERFORMANCE ARE RECIPES FOR CAR-COLLECTING FEAST|
• SPEED™ SET FOR 39 HOURS of LIVE COVERAGE STARTING JAN. 15
The great Henry Ford once said, 'Auto racing began five minutes after the second car was built.'
And for more than 60 years, there are few entities that better represent auto racing in America than NASCAR. From the hallowed grounds of Daytona International Speedway, to Sonoma, California's intricate and picturesque road course, the sp...[Read more...]
|Rick Hendrick Builds Custom Engine For 2010 COPO Camaro|
|Rick Hendrick, owner of NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports and chairman of Hendrick Automotive Group, built the engine for his 2012 COPO Camaro at General Motors' Performance Build Center today, as part of Chevrolet's series of customer engine build experiences.
In 2011, Hendrick also took part in Chevrolet's Corvette engine build experience.
'Last year's Corvette engine build was such a memorable experience that I couldn't pass up the opportunity to do it again with a COPO Camaro. As a Ch...[Read more...]|
|Joe Bortz to Host Historic Dream Car Discussion Panel|
|Dream car collector and historian Joe Bortz has prepared a special treat for participants at the 40th Annual Pontiac-Oakland Club International Convention in St. Charles Illinois, this coming July 17-21. In addition to bringing his four historic Pontiac Dream Cars, he has also assembled a panel, conisisting of two noted designers, a retired engineer and two veteran authors to examine the topic of Pontiac's early concept vehicles. The panel discussion will be held on Friday, July 20th at 1...[Read more...]|