|Victorious Ford GT40s Head to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this August|
|• Every Major Race-Winning Car is Expected to Be in Attendance|
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (June 1, 2016) — The formal invitations have been sent out and received—and the owners of every Ford GT40 that won a major international race have agreed to send their cars to one scenic swath of green this summer—the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links.
Fifty years back, GT40 Mk IIs finished 1-2-3 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, snapping a six-year winning streak by Ferrari and recording the ...[Read more...]
|PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS PRE-EVENT NOTES. 24 HOURS OF LE MANS|
|The #20 Porsche 919 Hybrid with drivers (left to right) Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard, and Brendon Hartley, at Le Mans tech inspection earlier today in the town of Le Mans.
Dateline. Le Mans, France
Circuit. Circuit de la Sarthe
Track Length/Turns. 8.469-miles (13.629km)/38-turn Combination Natural Terrain Road Course and Temporary Street Circuit
Round. FIA World Endurance Championship. Round 3 of 8
FIA WEC. Six Hours of the Circuit of the Americas, Circuit of the Ame...[Read more...]|
|Mario Andretti honored by RRDC in Long Beach|
|LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 11, 2014) - In front of a capacity crowd of auto racing dignitaries, sanctioning group and series' representatives, corporate executives and champion race-car drivers, Mario Andretti was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the 'RRDC Evening with Mario Andretti presented by Firestone' prior to the running of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
It was the RRDC's sixth consecutive annual banquet honoring auto racing's most influential leaders. Previo...[Read more...]|
|1970 United States Grand Prix: Hopes Renewed by 'Emerson Who?'|
|It would be a chaotic and ghastly sight. The twirling Lotus mass carried with it another of a brotherhood of drivers that were both very successful and wildly popular. It was another loss for Team Lotus. It was terrible when Jim Clark was lost, but Jochen Rindt's passing would be more than the team could bear. It seemed all hope had gone. But then there would be a young Brazilian, of whom most of the world was ignorant. However, all of that would change one day in the fall of 1970.
Emerson Fi...[Read more...]|
|CANADIAN GP – IN THE NAME OF GILLES|
|Maranello, 3 June – No other name sums up the relationship between Ferrari and Canada better than that of Gilles Villeneuve. He never won a world championship nor did he rack up a host of wins; just six Grand Prix victories came his way and yet Gilles is part of the Prancing Horse's history and its soul and he has a special place in the heart of all its fans. His talent, speed, courage, bordering on the reckless made him immortal in the public psyche, in Maranello and around the world, bu...[Read more...]|