|Gurney's Eagles Land At The Petersen Museum|
|Starting Saturday, January 28th, 2017, the Petersen Automotive Museum will host an unprecedented collection of Dan Gurney/AAR Eagle race cars and memorabilia including, the 1967 Gurney Eagle Weslake, the 1999 Gurney Eagle Indy car and the famous Moet Champagne Bottle sprayed by Gurney after winning the 1967 Le Mans race.
Los Angeles, Calif. (January, 2017) - The Petersen Automotive Museum will unveil its newest exhibition of racing cars, titled 'The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney's All...[Read more...]|
|120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor sport history|
|•1899: the first Benz racing cars
•The 'Blitzen-Benz' (Lightning Benz) is the first automobile powered by a combustion engine to exceed 200 km/h
•The streamlined 'Teardrop' car of 1923
Carl Benz invented the automobile in 1886 as a means of transport: his motor vehicle was a technical masterpiece that would change people's everyday lives. The Mannheim inventor clearly had no time for races and competitions, and rather expressed criticism of such activities: 'Instead of taking part in races ...[Read more...]|
|Scuderia Ugolini: 1959 Formula One Season|
| ||While the name Ferrari is recognized the world-over, Ugolini, on the other hand, is only a name recognized by those very knowledgeable of motor racing and football. However, the name is nearly as vitally important to the world of motor sport. In 1959, the name was well-known and well-respected. Today, however, it is a name without any meaning.
Nello Ugolini's career would be overshadowed by many of those in which he associated. Still, his would be a life spent chasing passions and living ful...[Read more...]|
|Historic cars will race into the night at the first true 24-hour vintage endurance race in North America|
|'The Classic 24 at Daytona' set for Nov. 12-16, 2014
CLEARWATER, Fla. (Jan. 9, 2014) - Historic Sportscar Racing LTD. (HSR), in association with the Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) and Vintage Racing Events (VRE), announced today that the first 24-Hour Endurance Race for historic race cars in North America will take place at the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Fla., Nov. 12-16, 2014.
The 'Classic 24 at Daytona' will pay homage to all the great cars ...[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...]|