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Ever since the creation of the automobile the design and mechanical components have continued to evolve and improve. Fuel sources, engine sizes, suspension, weight distribution, aerodynamics, braking, and more have all been experimented with and undergone rigorous testing and development. It is only suitable that at the local racing circuit, eager individuals were continuing this development in efforts of securing themselves a podium finish. To compete in races during the early years of the automobile, all that was required was a vehicle that could compete. Those who had more money often had more resources at their disposal and could take their vehicle to the next level in terms of power and performance.

At the time, the Ford Flathead V8 was an excellent resource to utilize. Parts were in abundance, power was plentiful, and it was fairly reliable. To fuel the fire, Fred Frame appeared in a 1934 Ford ad declaring 'I picked a Ford V8 for 1933… it brought me home in front. It takes a lot of automobile to average 80.22 miles per hour for 200 miles over a course like that.' Alone, this may not have meant much, but coming from the winner of the 1932 Indianapolis 500, it was a solid endorsement.

By Daniel Vaughan | Sep 2007
INFINITI SPONSORS MEDIA CENTER AT 2014 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE
• Infiniti Pavilion Display to Feature 2014 Product Line and Specially Designed 2014 Q60 Convertible Celebrating Bobby Unser's 1968 Indianapolis 500 Win
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – For the fourth consecutive year, Infiniti will support the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance by sponsoring the Media Center at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island March 7-9, 2014. Infiniti's impressive Pavilion Display will share space at The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach as more than 300 vintage, ...[Read more...]
VOLKSWAGEN PARTNERS WITH ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT FOR 2014 GLOBAL RALLYCROSS SEASON
Andretti Autosport, one of the premier teams currently competing in international motorsport, has announced its intent to enter the 2014 Global Rallycross season. The Indianapolis-based operation will compete using Volkswagen Supercars. 'We are excited to confirm our intent to compete with Volkswagen in Global Rallycross events, and look forward to sharing more details at a later date,' Andretti Autosport released in a statement. A more detailed unveiling, including the team's full 2014 lineu...[Read more...]
ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT AND HONDA RACING ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR INDYCAR ALLIANCE
 10/19/2013 - FONTANA, Calif. IndyCar champions Andretti Autosport® announced today that the team led by racing legend Michael Andretti will return to IndyCar Series competition in 2014 with Honda-powered machines as part of a multi-year agreement. 'We look forward to working with Honda again; for us, it's like being back home. I have no doubt that together we will see great success,' said Michael Andretti, the team's Chairman, President and CEO. The Indianapolis-based team has compe...[Read more...]
HPD PREPARES NEW 2014 LMP1 CUSTOMER ENGINE
08/07/2013 - SANTA CLARITA, Calif. Honda Performance Development, the racing arm of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., is continuing its commitment to customer LMP1 endurance sports-car racing with the 2014 introduction of an all-new, turbocharged V6 engine, to be followed in 2015 by a range of bespoke energy recovery options, for FIA World Endurance Championship competition. After several successful seasons supplying the normally aspirated Honda LM-V8 engine to private teams in both the ...[Read more...]
IRACING ARTISTS MAKE THEIR MARK IN NASCAR
Bedford, MA (June 14, 2013) – Since iRacing.com opened its virtual doors for business in 2008, the online racing service's meticulously modeled race cars and tracks have proven to be valuable tools for professional race drivers, be they established stars like NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Brad Keselowski, emerging talent like Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year Landon Cassill or Conor Daly, who drove for AJ Foyt Racing in this year's Indianapolis 500. But drivers aren't the only iR...[Read more...]

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