|PORSCHE 911 GT3 R WINS FIRST NORTH AMERICAN RACE AT LONG BEACH|
|Long Beach, Calif. The Porsche 911 GT3 R has won its class in the car's second try racing in the Pirelli World Challenge. Michael Mills (Angleton, Texas) raced the No. 41 EFFORT Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R to the GT Amateur (GT-A) class victory in today's 60-minute Roar by the Shore sports car race on the streets of Long Beach, Calif. Mills' teammate, Tim Bergmeister (Germany) finished eighth overall in the GT class driving the No. 31 EFFORT Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R.
While the Porsche 91...[Read more...]|
|SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS READIES FOR SEASON DEBUT AT GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG|
|CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 18, 2014) – A racing event the likes of which has never been seen anywhere near the Bay area will take place in conjunction with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg March 28-30.
Once synonymous with the open-wheel cars that will headline activities that weekend, former IndyCar and NASCAR star Robby Gordon is bringing the exciting world of off-road racing to street circuits such as St. Petersburg with his SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas ...[Read more...]|
|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...]|
|KIA RACING ANNOUNCES DRIVER LINE-UP FOR 2013 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON|
|Nic Jönsson and Mark Wilkins To Pilot Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Class Turbocharged Optimas In Kia's Sophomore World Challenge Campaign
•Former Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge champion and multi-time race winner with Kia's Grand-Am Forte Koup program Nic Jönsson moves over to the No. 36 turbocharged Optima
•Mark Wilkins returns to the No. 38 turbocharged Optima having contributed a pole, a win and two podium finishes to Kia Racing's strong rookie effort in the Pirelli World Challenge la...[Read more...]|
|Barrett-Jackson Generates Nearly $109 Million In Sales|
|• Sets Record Attendance At The 42nd Annual Scottsdale Auction|
• Batmobile sells for $4.62 million dollars to a lifelong fan to worldwide audience; marks second-highest single-car sale at Barrett-Jackson
•1,343 cars sold
•$108,766,069 gross sales – A 17% increase over 2012
•300,000 in attendance
•Charity cars – 21 total for $5,005,000
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Jan. 22, 2013 – Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, generated nearly $1...[Read more...]