|RRDC Evening with George Follmer a Highlight of Long Beach Grand Prix|
| ||LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 15, 2016) - On April 14, in front of a capacity crowd of auto racing dignitaries, corporate executives and champion race-car drivers, Can-Am, USRRC and Trans-Am champion George Follmer was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the 'RRDC Evening with George Follmer presented by Firestone,' prior to the running of the 42nd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Representatives from the Verizon IndyCar Series, the Indianapolis 500, the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car ...[Read more...]|
|BILL WARNER IS RRDC'S 2014 BOB AKIN AWARD WINNER|
|DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2015) - Bill Warner, best known as the force behind the hugely successful Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance since 1996, received the 2014 Bob Akin Award from the Road Racing Drivers Club at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2015 TUDOR SportsCar Championship.
Each recipient of this honor, considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/historic or semi-professional drivers, is selected by Akin's ...[Read more...]|
|HURLEY HAYWOOD HONORED WITH RRDC'S 2014 PHIL HILL AWARD|
|DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2014) - Hurley Haywood, winner of more endurance classics than any other driver in racing history, was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club with the 2014 Phil Hill Award. RRDC president Bobby Rahal presented Haywood with the award at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
The Phil Hill Award has been presented annually since 1993 to the person who the RRDC feels has re...[Read more...]|
|PETER SACHS SPEAKING IN WATKINS GLEN ON OCT. 5|
|WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Sept. 13, 2013) – Motorsports historian, car collector and retired racer Peter Sachs will speak about his racing years and his work with the Klemantaski Collection photography archives on Oct. 5 at the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen.
The free talk, part of the Center Conversations speaker series, will be at 1 p.m. at the Center located at 610 S. Decatur St. It is open to all.
After a first parking lot gymkhana while still in college, Sach...[Read more...]|
|Firestone Returns As Presenting Sponsor of RRDC Evening With Brian Redman in Long Beach|
|The Firestone brand will return as presenting sponsor of the Road Racing Drivers Club's fifth annual West Coast banquet honoring auto racing's most influential leaders. This year, on Thursday, April 18, prior to the running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the 'RRDC Evening with Brian Redman presented by Firestone' will highlight the career of one of the sport's most popular, talented and successful race-car drivers. This is the Firestone brand's fourth straight year as a supporter of the...[Read more...]|