|FORMER PRESIDENT CARTER, WALTER CRONKITE AMONG CELEBRITIES WHO DEVELOPED AFFECTION FOR MOBIL 1 TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2015) – What do a U.S. President, one of America's most renowned broadcasters, and an astronaut who walked on the moon have in common?
They've all made annual visits to Sebring International Raceway, part of a long list of celebrities at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, a rite of spring since 1952.
Prior to becoming Governor of Georgia – and eventually President – Jimmy Carter took his family on an annual pilgrimage to ...[Read more...]|
|Sonoma Historics' Racing Seminar to discuss Can-Am and Shadow Race Cars|
| ||Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival's Racing Seminar to discuss early Can-Am years and the radical Shadow Race Cars
SONOMA, Calif. (May 12, 2014) - For the third straight year, the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival (May 17-18) will host one of its popular racing seminars at Sonoma Raceway. This year's seminar will celebrate the early years of the iconic SCCA Can-Am Series, which ran from 1966 to 1974, with a focus on the unique Shadow race cars that competed in the Series f...[Read more...]|
|POTEET, CIZEK EARN TOP AWARDS AT GOODGUYS 16TH PPG NATIONALS|
|Columbus, OH – Tennessee's George Poteet and Nebraska's Ron Cizek collected the top two awards at the Goodguys 16th PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio last weekend. Under brilliant sunshine and in front of record crowds, Poteet's vintage NASCAR-inspired '69 Torino won the Goodguys 2013 Optima Batteries Street Machine of the Year while Cizek's popular Ridler award-winning '40 Ford coupe collected the Goodguys 2013 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year title. For Cizek, it's the second ma...[Read more...]|
|NASCAR STAR TREVOR BAYNE USES NEW FUSION ECOBOOST TECHNOLOGY TO TOP TEAMMATES BY NEARLY POSTING 50 MPG|
| ||•New 2013 Fusion with 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine and Auto Start-Stop fuel-saving technology is designed to achieve 37 mpg on the highway
•NASCAR star Trevor Bayne reaches nearly 50 mpg - the type of efficiency generally reserved for hybrids and small cars - to win Ford's Fusion EcoBoost NASCAR Miles Per Gallon Challenge
•Bayne outdueled NASCAR superstars and teammates Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth by achieving 46.9 mpg at Ford's Dearborn, Mich. test track, thanks in part to clev...[Read more...]|
|Allgaier Looks For Different Ending To Road America Finish At Sargento 200|
|Even though he has made only two starts at the legendary four-mile road course, it was last season's race at Road America that will forever be ingrained upon the memory of Justin Allgaier. After the 2011 event was extended past its original distance of 50 laps, Allgaier found himself in the lead during the final green-white-checkered finish attempt, hoping he had enough fuel to get him to the checkered flag. Unfortunately, the caution flag was waved half way to the white flag, thus ending the ra...[Read more...]|