|THE 2016 BONHAMS LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN WILL MARK THE 130TH BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD'S FIRST AUTOMOBILE|
|The 'Benz Patent Motorwagen' took its first, faltering, steps in 1886… but the rest is history
The 2016 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run – the world's longest running motoring event – will celebrate inventor Karl Benz's 130-year old patent, granted on January 29th 1886, and the early days of German motoring when the annual pilgrimage of veteran cars makes its way to the south coast in November.
The Benz Patent Motorwagen (patent number 37435) was a two-seater, three-wheele...[Read more...]|
|GOODYEAR NAMES 31ST HIGHWAY HERO|
| ||• Truck Driver Rescues Fellow Trucker Who Fell From Burning Rig|
• That Was Suspended Over Freeway Overpass
AKRON, Ohio, March 27, 2014 – A truck driver who rescued another trucker who had fallen from a burning tanker truck that was hanging over the side of a freeway overpass has been named the 31stGoodyear Highway Hero.
Chosen from four finalists, Ivan Vasovic of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., today accepted the 31st Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award during the Mid...[Read more...]
|Ford To Auction Prototype Of The 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet For National Multiple Sclerosis Society At Barrett-Jackson|
|◾Ford is selling a one-of-a-kind prototype of the NHRA competition-ready 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
◾The sale includes an once-in-a-lifetime Mustang experience. The winning bidder will become an honorary member of Team Mustang with full backstage passes to the Ford Product Development Center, Ford Design Studios and Ford Racing
◾Ford to also offer Ride-and-Drives and hot laps at Mandalay Bay Event Center featuring t...[Read more...]|
|EDWARDS PACES FORD QUALIFYING EFFORT AT INDIANAPOLIS WITH 3RD PLACE SHOWING|
| ||CARL EDWARDS, NO. 99 FASTENAL FORD FUSION (QUALIFIED 2nd) – 'We have a fast race car and I am pretty proud of that lap. If I did it again I don't know that I could go any faster. That was a pretty good lap. Hopefully that holds up for a top two or three. If we can start up front I think we have the pit crew and crew chief on the box and a car that can win this race. I want to win this thing badly.
MARCOS AMBROSE, NO. 9 DEWALT FORD FUSION (QUALIFIED 10th) – 'We improved a lot and I am pretty ...[Read more...]|
|Edsel Ford's Speedster Stars at 'The Amelia'|
|Edsel Ford's 'continental car', a custom boattail speedster, will take its rightful place in the Sports Car Class of the 18th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. In the shape of Edsel's seminal speedster is the genesis of Ford's legendary design department.
Edsel Ford was hardly 'a chip off the old block'. The acorn fell well away from the mighty oak that was Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company. Edsel was not just the President of Ford, he was a car guy to his core. His ta...[Read more...]|