|KEN BLOCK PILOTS HIS FORD FIESTA ST TO A RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS VICTORY IN CHARLOTTE|
|CONCORD, N.C. – July 26, 2014 – It was clear that Ken Block had one thing on his mind during Round 5 of the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) weekend, winning. Block was able to put together a perfect weekend including, two heat wins, a semi-final win, and eventually a finals win at the Dirt Track, which is located across the street from Charlotte Motor Speedway.
This marked Block's first Red Bull GRC Super Car win of the 2014 season, and the Hoonigan Racing Division driver was thrille...[Read more...]|
|TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) Appoints David Wilson President and General Manager|
|COSTA MESA, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2014) – Effective immediately, David Wilson is promoted to president and general manager of TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development). Previously, Wilson, who has been with TRD since 1989, was acting president and general manager of the organization since last June. Prior to that, he held the title of senior vice president.
'David Wilson has been an integral part of the success of our Toyota Racing efforts, and we are pleased to promote him to t...[Read more...]|
|MOPAR TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ICONIC 426 HEMI IN 2014|
|Mopar Unveils Logo, Special Product Line and Plans Marketing Events
◾2014 marks 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Gen II 426 Race HEMI®
◾Mopar unveils 50th anniversary HEMI logo celebrating the iconic engine
◾Engine made its legendary debut in February 1964 by dominating the Daytona 500
◾A version of the Gen II 426 HEMI still powers NHRA Funny Car and Top Fuel vehicles
◾Special 50th anniversary HEMI merchandise product line available on WearMopar.com
◾Marketing events plan...[Read more...]|
|Tanner Foust Going For Rallycross Gold At X Games Driver Determined After Unforgiving Bristol Race|
|BRISTOL, Tenn. (July 22, 2013) - Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust is looking to become the only driver ever to repeat an X Games Rallycross gold medal win when GRC action resumes in Los Angeles in two weeks.
It was an unforgiving day of racing for Foust this weekend at the fifth championship stop in Bristol, Tenn., where the so-called 'Last Great Colosseum' was transformed from a half-mile NASCAR oval into a rallycross battleground.
'I was pretty hungry for it,' said Foust....[Read more...]|
|Rick Hendrick Builds Custom Engine For 2010 COPO Camaro|
|Rick Hendrick, owner of NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports and chairman of Hendrick Automotive Group, built the engine for his 2012 COPO Camaro at General Motors' Performance Build Center today, as part of Chevrolet's series of customer engine build experiences.
In 2011, Hendrick also took part in Chevrolet's Corvette engine build experience.
'Last year's Corvette engine build was such a memorable experience that I couldn't pass up the opportunity to do it again with a COPO Camaro. As a Ch...[Read more...]|