|PETER SACHS SPEAKING IN WATKINS GLEN ON OCT. 5|
|WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Sept. 13, 2013) – Motorsports historian, car collector and retired racer Peter Sachs will speak about his racing years and his work with the Klemantaski Collection photography archives on Oct. 5 at the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen.
The free talk, part of the Center Conversations speaker series, will be at 1 p.m. at the Center located at 610 S. Decatur St. It is open to all.
After a first parking lot gymkhana while still in college, Sach...[Read more...]|
|Seven-Time Pikes Peak Champion Zwart To Bring 'The Best Of Both Worlds' To The Mountain In 2013|
|Colorado Springs – June 25, 2013 – In 2010, Jeff Zwart, from Corona del Mar, Calif., made Pikes Peak history and shook up the sports car establishment by running a road racing car – the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup - at the world's most famous hill climb, smashing the Time Attack class record and winning his seventh championship.
In 2011, Zwart drove his Porsche 911 GT2 RS turbo street car – not only up the Mountain, but on the Interstate from L.A. to Colorado Springs - and sliced 24-seconds o...[Read more...]|
|SKEER LOOKING TO FORGE HIS OWN PATH TO SUCCESS IN MAZDA MX-5 CUP|
|Elliott Skeer is looking to put his own stamp on the Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup Championship in 2013. The Vista, Calif. driver is hoping his sophomore season will mirror the success of his former C.J. Wilson Racing, Mazda MX-5 Cup teammate, Stevan McAleer, from last year.
McAleer, of Scotland, took home the series championship in 2012, scoring eight podiums, including three wins. Using the finishing positions of the Scot as a measuring stick, Skeer is off to a better start in 2013.
Skeer dr...[Read more...]|
|Stars of American Racing Panel Discussion for upcoming Savannah Speed Classic|
|The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance, one of the nation's signature automobile events, is proud to announce the addition of legendary racing stars, to the already packed Savannah Speed Classic agenda. The scenic river-view site of Hutchinson Island in Savannah will be alive with not only the roar of vintage race cars, off-road drives through the woods, Hot Lap rides at speed, but some of history's greatest automotive influences including Hurley Haywood, Brian Redman, To...[Read more...]|
|Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century|
|Carroll Shelby was a member of the Ford family for the better part of 60 years, producing stunning performance vehicles from concepts to production models.
He once said his energy and passion for performance products were always strongest when he was working with Ford.
Shelby most recently collaborated with the company on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang, the most powerful production V8 in the world. Working with SVT engineers at Sebring and the Arizona Proving Grounds, at times he drov...[Read more...]|