|Tim Richmond: Passion, Controversy, Tragedy|
|It would be hard to imagine, in today's world of celebrity athletes, that even a single one could slip into obscurity, especially if he or she had been a rather controversial figure while a part of their sport. Sadly, it seems even more unlikely for such an athlete to enjoy peace and tranquility when he or she was going through one of the worse moments of their life. Instead of being able to face the situation calmly and methodically, each moment is played out for the world to see, every decisio...[Read more...]|
|KENNY BRACK SIGNED AS DEVELOPMENT DRIVER WITH McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE|
|The relentless research and development programme at McLaren Automotive has been further strengthened with the appointment of Kenny Brack as Test and Development Driver. With the introduction of the Sports Series, McLaren Automotive has recently confirmed its three tier product range as the brand extends its offering into new markets. The development plan to support the expansion of groundbreaking products is expected to account for 20 percent of overall turnover in 2015.
Kenny Brack, 49, joi...[Read more...]|
|ANDIAL DIVISION OF PORSCHE MOTORSPORT NORTH AMERICA OPENS ITS DOORS TO RACE CAR REVIVALS|
|Santa Ana, California – November 24, 2014 - The first ANDIAL-prepared Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car, owned by Porsche Club of America (PCA) member Klaus Viljanmaa (Wichita, Kansas), has been completed and is now running in PCA events, signaling the start of completion of five specially prepared ANDIAL Edition race cars.
Ever since ANDIAL founders, the late Arnold Wagner, Dieter Inzenhofer and Alwin Springer (the company got its name by combining two letters from each of their names) le...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET TO SHOW CHAPARRAL VISION GRAN TURISMO CONCEPT|
|• Boundary-pushing, Chevy-powered race cars changed motorsports design|
DETROIT – When racers Jim Hall and Hap Sharp founded Chaparral Cars in 1962, few could have guessed how they would shake up the conformities of the racing world – and fundamentally change it.
Through pioneering applications of aerodynamics and aerospace technology, and a partnership with Chevrolet Research and Development, Chaparral Cars advanced the science of racing cars. It also triumphed on the track o...[Read more...]
|The Snake and Mongoose Cars Appearing at Pinehurst Concours|
|VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (April 24, 2014) – Hot Wheels kids who have grown into nostalgic adults are in for a treat at the 2014 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance.
The Hot Wheels-branded Snake and Mongoose Funny Cars, purchased in January by legendary NASCAR car owner Rick Hendrick, will be a part of the Race Cars class presented by Virginia International Raceway at the second annual vintage auto showcase at Pinehurst Resort on Sunday, May 4.
The yellow Snake (1972 Plymouth Barracuda) ...[Read more...]|