|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...]|
|Sahlen's Joins Roger Penske Tribute June 30|
| ||• Penske to Receive Argetsinger Award|
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (April 12, 2016) – Sahlen's, the primary sponsor of the upcoming Six Hours of The Glen IMSA competition at Watkins Glen International, has joined industry stalwarts to honor Roger Penske with the Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports.
Penske, celebrating 50 years as a team owner this year, is being honored on June 30 with the Argetsinger Award at the International Motor Racing Researc...[Read more...]
|Toyota Injector Rises at New Daytona|
|DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2016) – The Toyota Injector at Daytona International Speedway is officially open and will host tens of thousands of enthusiastic NASCAR fans for the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 21.
The Toyota Injector, a four-level fan entryway filled with Toyota activities, vehicles and displays, is a large part of the Daytona Rising renovation to Daytona International Speedway, intended to build the world's first motorsports stadium.
'We're incredibly proud o...[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...]|
|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...]|