|Mecum Raises The Bar In Seattle – $3.5 Million For 1971 Hemi 'Cuda Convertible|
|Record-Setting Sale for the Crown Jewel of Muscle Cars makes History in Emerald City
Walworth, WI - June 17, 2014 -- With Mecum Auctions in town, downtown Seattle was electric this past weekend. The buzz around the Emerald City was Major League Baseball and major league muscle cars. As the Seattle Mariners battled the Yankees and Rangers next door at SafeCo Field, Mecum Auctions and collector car enthusiasts from around the region converged to the auction block at CenturyLink F...[Read more...]|
|PJ JONES WINS ROUND 2 AT GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG|
|ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 30, 2014) – PJ Jones captured Sunday's thrilling second round of the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas race at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, beating Robby Gordon to the line by a truck length.
Jerett Brooks, 16, finished third, making it the high-school student's second-consecutive podium finish after coming home second in Saturday's first race.
Jones, a veteran of IndyCar, USAC Silver Crown and Sprint Cars, started sixth and drove a ...[Read more...]|
|McLAREN NAME TO RETURN TO RACING IN NORTH AMERICA AS 12C GT3 CONFIRMED FOR 2014 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE|
|The McLaren name will return to race tracks across North America next month, with confirmation that K-PAX Racing will enter the 12C GT3 into the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC). This will mark the North American competitive debut for the 12C GT3, which has enjoyed success in each country it has raced in since its debut in 2012.
McLaren has a strong legacy of race results in North America, claiming a record 43 race victories and five championships in the Can-Am series between 1967 and 1971,...[Read more...]|
|GM INCREASES ENERGY STAR® CHALLENGE PLANTS TO 63|
|• Nine new facilities and 22 repeat achievers cut energy by average of 23 percent|
DETROIT – Nine more General Motors facilities have achieved the U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® voluntary Challenge for Industry, bringing the company's total to 63, more facilities than any organization worldwide.
The specific challenge – to cut energy intensity by 10 percent within five years – resulted in a collective avoidance of $162 million in energy costs and a reduction of 1.6 million metric tons of CO2 ...[Read more...]
|HONDA INDY GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH TALKING POINTS|
| ||HONDA PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY
- In April, 1993, Honda Performance Development was founded in Santa Clarita, California as the competition arm of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Starting this month, HPD will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with a variety of events and activities.
- In 20 years, HPD has grown from just a handful of staffers to approximately 150 associates; and from an engine-rebuilding facility to a complete motorsports Research & Development organiza...[Read more...]|