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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
SCOTT PRUETT RECEIVES RRDC'S 2016 PHIL HILL AWARD
 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Scott Pruett, known as a savvy and disciplined racer with a record 60 victories in IMSA competition, was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club with the 2016 Phil Hill Award. RRDC president Bobby Rahal made the presentation at a dinner on Jan. 27 prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Phil Hill Award has been presented annually since 1993 to the person who the RR...[Read more...]
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 Monterey, Calif., Oct. 8, 2015 – The final checkered flag has waved, the transporters have driven out of the paddock gate and the 2015 major event season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is now one of records and memories. Nearly a quarter-million motorsports fans attended the five major events, an increase of more than 30% over last season's 183,589 attendance mark. That meant five weekends of great racing and another great year of memories and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca history. It also ...[Read more...]
BRITAIN'S GREATEST RACING DRIVER, SIR STIRLING MOSS, LOOKS AHEAD TO THE 2015 GOODWOOD REVIVAL
◾'Mr Motor Racing' chats about his amazing career in a one-off film, shot at his London home ◾Sir Stirling reveals insights into his most famous victories, including the four wins of 1955 ◾Legend to star in 6th Credit Suisse Historic Racing Forum at Goodwood Revival ◾To view the video please follow this link: https://classiccars.credit-suisse.com/en/goodwood/sir-stirling-moss Zurich, September 3, 2015: A very personal film, made in collaboration with Credit Suisse, has revealed new ...[Read more...]
VOLKSWAGEN ANDRETTI RALLYCROSS TEAM AIMS TO CONTINUE MOMENTUM IN DAYTONA
• Tanner Foust and Scott Speed will push to gain vital championship points in the first double-header of the season
Herndon, VA — This weekend the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team travels to Daytona Beach for the first of four important double-header weekends, where twice the valued Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship points will be on the line. Drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed will be looking for redemption after finishing sixth and tenth respectively during last yea...[Read more...]
BMW TEAM RLL - SPORTS CAR SHOWCASE AT LONG BEACH PREVIEW
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – April 13, 2015… BMW Team RLL carries the momentum of two fourth-place finishes for the No. 24 BMW Z4 GTLM car at the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring and a second-place finish at Daytona for the No. 25 machine to the April 18th TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Sports Car Showcase. As part of the Long Beach Grand Prix weekend, the race is the shortest of the year at only 100 minutes, and is held on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street course - t...[Read more...]

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