|TWO OF AMERICA'S FIRST FORMULA ONE TEAM CARS, THE SCARABS, OFFERED AT BONHAMS REVIVAL SALE|
|The Reventlow Automobiles Inc.'s (RAI) Scarab Grand Prix single-seaters were the very first, home-grown, all-American team of Formula 1 racing cars. Bonhams is to offer two of these Formula 1 classics, along with their much-admired Fiat-Bartoletti transporter, at the Goodwood Revival Sale, on 12 September.
The Scarab racing team was the brainchild of Woolworth heir, Lance Reventlow. A youthful racing enthusiast, he learned to race in Mercedes-Benz and Porsche cars, mixed in social circles th...[Read more...]|
|Vintage Racing Takes Center Stage as The HAWK International Challenge With Brian Redman Returns to Road America|
| ||THE HAWK INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE WITH BRIAN REDMAN RETURNS TO ROAD AMERICA
- Mid-Summer Vintage Event Recalls a Sensational Era of Racing -
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., July 10, 2015 - While the HAWK International Challenge with Brian Redman has been around for many years, it is an event that is as much for the cars as it is about the preservation of a culture. There is no doubt that there has been a substantial resurgence in the sport of vintage racing because this year hundreds of...[Read more...]|
|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION GOES DRIFTING FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE SEASON|
| ||• 2015 Formula Drift series kicks-off April 10-11 in Long Beach, California with Yokohama drivers Michael Essa, Masashi Yokoi and Matt Field, who will compete on ADVAN Neova® AD08R tires|
SANTA ANA, CA (April 8, 2015) – Formula Drift is back and so is Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC). The tire maker is returning for the fourth consecutive season, which starts April 10-11 in Long Beach, California. YTC is partnering with three drivers this year, including 2013 Formula Drift champio...[Read more...]
|John Barnard's Finest: Some of the Greatest of Barnard's Design|
The latter-part of Barnard's Formula One career would be filled with disappointments and disputes. However, there was no disputing the genius of the man from London. In fact, a couple of innovations that are mainstays in Formula One design were first introduced by this man who had been involved in motor racing in some form or manner since the 1960s.
John Barnard would be born in London on the 4th of May in 1946. The war was over and a whole new world loomed on the horizon. It was t...[Read more...]|
|1967 Can-Am Road America: The Beginning of the 'Bruce and Denny Show'|
|While Formula One will be forever considered the pinnacle of motorsport, from a period between 1966 and 1986 there existed a series that would likely be the closest to 'anything goes' as any motor racing series could truly get. Based upon the FIA Group 7 cars but allowed to showcase unlimited engine sizes and unfettered aerodynamics, the Can-Am cars would have to be considered the pinnacle of motorsport technology and power of their era. And for more than a couple of years there would be one tea...[Read more...]|