|GENERAL MOTORS GALORE AT MECUM KISSIMMEE 2016|
|• '69 Trans Am Convertibles, '69 ZL1s and Featured Corvettes at Auction, Jan. 15-24|
Walworth, Wis. – Jan. 12, 2016 – As the world's largest collector-car auction featuring 3,000 vehicles, Mecum Kissimmee is unequaled in its variety of makes and models being offered this year. An auction historically dominated by 'The Big Three,' for 2016, more than one-third of the cars set to cross the auction block hail from the factories of General Motors, including more than 200 Corvettes, m...[Read more...]
|CHEVROLET TO SHOW CHAPARRAL VISION GRAN TURISMO CONCEPT|
|• Boundary-pushing, Chevy-powered race cars changed motorsports design|
DETROIT – When racers Jim Hall and Hap Sharp founded Chaparral Cars in 1962, few could have guessed how they would shake up the conformities of the racing world – and fundamentally change it.
Through pioneering applications of aerodynamics and aerospace technology, and a partnership with Chevrolet Research and Development, Chaparral Cars advanced the science of racing cars. It also triumphed on the track o...[Read more...]
|SRT MOTORSPORTS POST-RACE REPORT - TRANS AM SERIES AT VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY|
|September 28, 2014 , Alton, Va. - SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports and its Dodge Challenger SRTs ran as high as second with a best result of 12th in the Trans Am Series' 10th event of the 2014 season at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) on Sunday afternoon.
Tommy Kendall piloted the No. 11 Dodge Challenger SRT to a 12th-place result in the TA2 class, while Cameron Lawrence finished 15th in the No. 1 Dodge Challenger SRT in the 31-lap contest on the 3.27-mile VIR circ...[Read more...]|
|1964 Nurburgring 1000 Kilometers: Survive for One Last Victory|
|During the late 1950s, Richie Ginther would begin a relationship with John von Neumann and this partnership would result in one of the most dominant periods of American sportscar racing in which Ginther and Porsche would be virtually unbeatable. Nearly a decade later, that same combination would again join forces to provide one more moment of glory.
By the mid-1950s Porsche had developed its 550. This was a small car more than capable of dominating its class and consistently able to challenge...[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...]|