|HONDA POWERS ROMAIN DUMAS TO 2016 PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB VICTORY|
| ||Jun 26, 2016 - PIKES PEAK, Colo.
◾Dumas and Honda power back up 2014 victory with 2016 crown
◾Team is second-ever to break the nine-minute barrier in event
◾Honda/Acura score class victory for 15th consecutive year
Started as an after-hours project by a small team of Honda Performance Development engineers, an HPD-built Honda engine today propelled Romain Dumas to the summit of Pikes Peak ahead of a talented field to win the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for the seco...[Read more...]|
|MARIO ANDRETTI'S CHAMPIONSHIP INDY CAR MAKES INTERNATIONAL CONCOURS DEBUT AT AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE 2016|
|Legendary NASCAR Crew Chief Ray Evernham has chosen the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance to debut this restoration of the car that took Mario Andretti to the 1965 USAC National Championship and Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year award.
After a painstakingly accurate restoration led by famed Indy 500 Crew Chief Jim McGee, Mario Andretti's Brawner Hawk Ford will appear at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours exactly as it did in May 1965 when Andretti won Indy's Rookie-of-the-Yea...[Read more...]|
|Bobby Unser to be honored by RRDC at Long Beach|
| ||Firestone returns as presenting sponsor
HILLIARD, Ohio (Feb. 27, 2015) - Three-time Indy 500 winner Bobby Unser will be honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the 'RRDC Evening with Bobby Unser presented by Firestone' in Long Beach, Calif., on Thursday, April 16, prior to the running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. This is the RRDC's seventh consecutive annual banquet honoring auto racing's most influential leaders.
Previous honorees were Dan Gurney, Parnelli Jone...[Read more...]|
|PETER SACHS RECEIVES RRDC'S 2013 BOB AKIN AWARD|
|DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2014) - Peter Sachs, a retired successful SCCA, IMSA, USRRC and vintage racer, received the 2013 Bob Akin Award from the Road Racing Drivers Club at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2014 TUDOR SportsCar Championship.
Each recipient of this honor, considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/historic or semi-professional drivers, is selected by Akin's son Bobby, RRDC members Brian Redman and ...[Read more...]|
|INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED RACING CHAMPION GIL DE FERRAN NAMED AS FORMULA E AMBASSADOR|
|FLORIDA (August 12, 2013) – Gil de Ferran, a two-time IndyCar National Champion and Indianapolis 500 race winner, has today joined the FIA Formula E Championship as an Official Ambassador. Debuting in September 2014, Formula E is the world's first fully-electric racing Championship competing in city-centre circuits worldwide.
The 45-year-old Brazilian, who boasts more than two decades of top-level motorsport experience gained both on and off the track in Formula 1, IndyCar and the Am...[Read more...]|