|Mazda Prototype Team Will Carry Unique Good Luck Charm|
|- Mazda News and Notes for the Rolex 24 at Daytona -
IRVINE, Calif. (January 24, 2017) – Untold hours of off-season preparation plus a brand new race car, the Mazda RT24-P, makes the Mazda Prototype team a contender for victory in this weekend's 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona. But, beyond meticulous planning, a little luck and good fortune can play a huge difference between an historic victory and 'we'll try again next year.'
The Mazda Prototype team will have a large rice spoon (cal...[Read more...]|
|2016 INTERNATIONAL HISTORIC MOTORING AWARDS WINNERS REVEALED|
|◾Lifetime Achievement Award (sponsored by Richard Mille) - The Bonneville Salt Flats Land Speed Racing
◾Museum Or Collection of the Year - Petersen Automotive Museum
◾Specialist of the Year (sponsored by Historic Promotions) - Crosthwaite & Gardiner
◾Restoration of the Year (sponsored by 21 Gun Salute) - 1966 Ford GT40 P/1046
◾Publication of the Year (sponsored by Hortons Books) - Porsche 917 Archive & Works Layout 1968-75, by Walter Naher
◾Motorsport Event of the Year - Le Mans Classic
|HYUNDAI IONIQ HYBRID SETS 157.825 MPH, FIA-APPROVED LAND SPEED RECORD AT WORLD-RENOWNED BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS|
|Hyundai Engineering Team Explores the Limits of new Hybrid's Eco-performance, Applying Nitrous-oxide and Special Aerodynamics for Record
Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) Approved the New Production-based Hybrid Category Record
BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, Utah – A race-prepared Hyundai Ioniq hybrid prototype, developed by Hyundai Motor America's Engineering and Quality team, set an FIA-approved production-based hybrid vehicle land speed record of 157.825 mph, with a...[Read more...]|
|FIM eRoadracing Heads to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca This July|
|Monterey, Calif., July 1, 2013 – The ground-breaking FIM eRoadRacing World Cup will launch its U.S. series at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, July 21 as part of the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix race weekend.
The next generation of motorsport will see electrically-powered motorcycles from Europe and the U.S. compete for a place in the FIM eRoadRacing World Final in Asia.
FIM eRoadRacing is the world's premier electric motorsport series officially sanctioned by the FIM, the worldwide...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN DELIVERS OVER 41,000 VEHICLES IN AUGUST, REPORTS A 62.5% SALES INCREASE VS. PRIOR YEAR|
| ||•Sales momentum supported by improved Total Quality rankings and continued U.S. investments
•62.5 percent increase marks the best August since 1973 with 41,011 units sold
•Best year-to-date sales since 1973, a 37.6 percent increase
•Best August ever for Passat and Tiguan with 10,090 and 2,746 units sold respectively
•Jetta Sedan achieved sales of 13,377 units, best August since 2002
•High-mileage, clean diesel TDI models account for 21.4 percent of sales in August.
Herndon, VA (S...[Read more...]|