|Murray Smith is RRDC's 2016 Bob Akin Award Winner|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2017) – Murray Smith, longtime event promoter and collector and driver of historic race cars, was named the 2016 recipient of the RRDC Bob Akin Award. He was presented the award at the annual Road Racing Drivers Club members' dinner on Jan. 25, prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Each recipient of this honor, considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/hist...[Read more...]|
|Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 2015 Season in Review|
| ||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...]|
|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...]|
|BMW 3.0 CSL #25 WINS AGAIN|
|• 39 Years after winning the 1975 12 Hours of Sebring, BMW 3.0 CSL #25 Wins Best-in-Class at 2014 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegence.|
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 11, 2014 . . . The BMW 3.0 CSL Group 4 race car that won the 1975 12 Hours of Sebring wins Best-in-Class at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. The BMW 3.0 CSL Group 2 race car that won the 1973 European Sedan Championship takes second at the Concours. The highlight of the class of BMW 3.0 CSL race and road cars w...[Read more...]