|PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS PRE-EVENT NOTES. BRICKYARD GRAND PRIX. INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY|
|Dateline. Indianapolis, Indiana
Circuit. Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Track Length/Turns. 2.439-mile, 14-turn Road Course
Round. TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Round 7 of 12
Next Round. TUDOR Championship. Continental Tire Road Race Showcase, Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, August 8-10
TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Date. Friday, July 25, 5:45 p.m. ET/ 2:45 p.m. PT
Race Duration. Two-Hours, 45-minutes
Classes. GT Le Mans (Por...[Read more...]|
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|NEW YORK — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 25.
It's the eighth time a Camaro has been the pace car, starting in 1967 – and the 25th time a Chevrolet has paced the race.
Franchitti won the Indy 500 in 2007, 2010 and 2012, and he is only the third driver ever to win at least three consecutive IndyCar titles – among four championships overall. Franchitti's appearance in t...[Read more...]|
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|DETROIT – The revamped 2014 Buick Regal now arriving in dealerships features the sport sedan's most powerful standard engine ever – and increased fuel efficiency.
Producing an SAE-rated 259 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque from just two liters of displacement, the Regal has more standard horsepower and torque than the Acura TSX, Audi A4, Lexus IS 250, Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, Volkswagen CC, and Volvo S60. The new turbo four-cylinder engine incorporates an improved twin-scroll turbochar...[Read more...]|
|French Indycar Racing Star Simon Pagenaud Will Race At Pikes Peak International Hill Climb|
| ||Colorado Springs, June 5----------Honda-powered IndyCar racer Simon Pagenaud of France, winner of Sunday's IZOD IndyCar Series race at the Detroit Grand Prix, and eighth at the Indianapolis 500 two weeks ago, will make his Pikes Peak International Hill Climb debut on June 30 at the 91st edition of the storied race, driving a highly-modified Honda Odyssey in the Exhibition Automobile division as part of Honda's record-setting 11-vehicle, nine-class effort in America's second-oldest motor s...[Read more...]|
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| ||-This weekend's Honda Grand Prix of Alabama will be the fourth IZOD IndyCar Series event at the scenic, 2-3-mile Barber Motorsports Park circuit, and marks the third year American Honda has served as title sponsor of the event.
-American Honda also sponsored last month's season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg; and will again be the title sponsor of the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in August. In addition to these three events, Honda Canada entitles the Honda Indy T...[Read more...]|