|Life in Death: The 1987 Miller High Life 500|
|Tim Richmond harbored a secret that not even he was willing to believe. Despite the joyful and excited facade, the thirty-one year old would be battling with a much darker reality. Less than a year ago he was the driver with the most wins. But now, in 1987, there were many who didn't believe he belonged in a car. Nearly everyone was convinced he couldn't return to his winning ways after months away. Certainly he couldn't. But then...
Coming into the early summer months of the 1986 season Tim ...[Read more...]|
|MAZDA MOTORSPORTS EXPANDS PR TEAM|
| ||- Jade Gurss Joins Mazda Motorsports Program –
IRVINE, Calif. (December 23, 2014) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced the addition of Jade Gurss to its PR team. Gurss will be responsible for all communications related to the Mazda SKYACTIV Prototype program competing in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Gurss will work with Dean Case, who will focus on all other Mazda Motorsports Programs.
John Doonan, director of motorsports, MNAO noted, 'We're happy t...[Read more...]|
|Chip Ganassi Feted by Racing Elite at IMRRC Award Dinner|
|CORNING, N.Y. (Aug. 8, 2014) - A number of communities came together on Thursday night to honor race team owner Chip Ganassi at the Corning (N.Y.) Museum of Glass. They included the racing communities of IndyCar, Sports Car and NASCAR, as well as the local New York state communities hosting this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.
Ganassi received the inaugural Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for outstanding contributions to motorsports at the International Mot...[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...]|
|ROBBY GORDON PILOTING TECHNOLOGICALLY IMPROVED SPEED ENERGY / TOYO TIRES HST GORDINI IN 2014 DAKAR RALLY|
|CHARLOTTE, N.C. (December 30, 2013) – Robby Gordon will begin his tenth Dakar Rally in Rosario, Argentina Jan. 5 as one of 149 international competitors as he again competes to become the first American in history to win the most extreme and demanding motorsports event in the world.
Widely regarded as one of the world's best off-road racers, Gordon's previous attempts at overall Dakar Rally victory have resulted in an amazing nine stage victories, however, the overall title has eluded...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET SS WINS IN ITS NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES DEBUT|
|• Jimmie Johnson wins season-opening Daytona 500 for second time|
DAYTONA, Fla. – Five-time series champion Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS, won the 55th running of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. It also marked the first victory for the recently introduced Chevrolet SS, which made its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut.
'I'm very happy to win the first Gen-6 race in the Gen-6 car for Chevrolet in their SS,' said Johnson, who...[Read more...]