|BARRETT-JACKSON TO AUCTION RARE VINTAGE RACE CARS DURING 45TH ANNIVERSARY AUCTION IN SCOTTSDALE|
|•Crossing the block from the Chip Miller Collection will be the 1959 Corvette 'Purple People Eater' (Lot #1389), which won the SCCA National Championship
•One of six original factory-backed NASCAR race cars, the famous 1957 Chevrolet 150 'Black Widow' (Lot #1357) will be a crowd favorite
•The 1963 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty 'Swiss Cheese' (Lot #1358) was the last car to be built under the Pontiac Super Duty program
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|RRDC VOTES IN 37 NEW MEMBERS FOR 2013|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 7, 2013) - Thirty-seven race-car drivers and motorsports professionals have been voted into the Road Racing Drivers Club in 2013. The group includes 13 Regular Members from the open-wheel and sports-car racing ranks, 20 Associate Members and four Honorary Members. The current roster of RRDC members now numbers 440. Voting was held among all current RRDC members.
'This year's crop of new Regular Members truly represents the spirit of the RRDC, as each driver has de...[Read more...]|
|Mazda6 Becomes First Diesel To Win At Indianapolis Motor Speedway|
|July 26, 2013 (INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) Over the past four decades, Mazda has scored hundreds of race wins at tracks across the county, and around the world. But until today, Mazda did not have a win at what is perhaps the most famous racetrack in the world, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. That box has now been checked. In the Grand-Am Brickyard Grand Prix, the #70 SpeedSource Castrol Edge Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel scored the GX class win.
The win was the fifth in a row for the al...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET INDYCAR V6 ENGINE POWERS TONY KANAAN TO CAREER-FIRST INDIANAPOLIS 500 VICTORY|
|INDIANAPOLIS (May 26, 2013) – Tony Kanaan, No. 11 Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology SH Racing Chevrolet, had been denied a trip to victory lane many times at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), but as fate would have it this year, he was in the right place at the right time to capture his first Indianapolis 500 win. Kanaan, the 2004 IZOD IndyCar Series champion, started 12th and led 34 laps, but the key move came when he took the lead on a lap 197 restart, and was stretching his advantage ...[Read more...]|
|Tanner Foust Favored For X Games Medal Rookies Victorious After First-Corner Crash Claims Veterans|
|FOZ DO IGUAÇU, Brazil (April 23, 2013) - Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust had a target on his back this weekend in Brazil, where the opening round of the Global Rallycross Championship took place on a challenging X Games course at Foz do Iguaçu.
Fans lined up 10-deep before the race to get a glimpse of their favorite rallycross stars and the grandstands were packed for the Sunday race.
'The fans in Brazil are amazing,' said Foust. 'They were totally pumped to watch the rac...[Read more...]|