|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...]|
|Ford Performance Captures Daytona 500 For Fifth Time In Nine Years As Kurt Busch Returns To Take Checkered Flag|
|◾Kurt Busch led Ford Performance to its fifth Daytona 500 victory in the last nine years with a dramatic victory Sunday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway.
◾The win is Ford's 15th all-time triumph in 'The Great American Race.'
◾Busch's win is the first in NASCAR's new 2017 race format that splits the race into three segments, and is his first Daytona 500 victory.
DAYTONA BEACH, FL, February 26, 2017 – Kurt Busch's return to Ford couldn't have gone any better as he passed Kyl...[Read more...]|
|FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING CONTINUES GLOBAL PODIUM STREAK WITH THIRD-PLACE AT NORTHEAST GRAND PRIX AT LIME ROCK PARK|
|◾With p3 finish at Lime Rock, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has finished on every IMSA and FIA World Endurance Championship race it has competed in since the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship race at Laguna Seca in May
◾Global podium streak extended to six in IMSA and FIA WEC competition
LAKEVILLE, Conn., July 23, 2016 – The Ford GT has now made the podium at every race it's attempted – globally – since Laguna Seca in May.
Co-drivers Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe were a thre...[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...]|
|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...]