|BARRETT-JACKSON TO AUCTION RARE VINTAGE RACE CARS DURING 45TH ANNIVERSARY AUCTION IN SCOTTSDALE|
|•Crossing the block from the Chip Miller Collection will be the 1959 Corvette 'Purple People Eater' (Lot #1389), which won the SCCA National Championship
•One of six original factory-backed NASCAR race cars, the famous 1957 Chevrolet 150 'Black Widow' (Lot #1357) will be a crowd favorite
•The 1963 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty 'Swiss Cheese' (Lot #1358) was the last car to be built under the Pontiac Super Duty program
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Dec. 10, 2015 – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Gr...[Read more...]|
|Jeff Gordon to Drive Corvette Z06 Indy 500 Pace Car|
|Five-time Brickyard winner will lead pack for 99th running of the Indianapolis 500
INDIANAPOLIS – Five-time Brickyard 400 winner and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will drive a Corvette Z06 pace car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race, May 24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It is the 13th time a Corvette has served as the official pace car, dating to 1978, and the 26th time a Chevrolet has led the pack for 'The Greatest Spectacle in Ra...[Read more...]|
|DARIO FRANCHITTI TO DRIVE CAMARO Z/28 INDY 500 PACE CAR|
|NEW YORK — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 25.
It's the eighth time a Camaro has been the pace car, starting in 1967 – and the 25th time a Chevrolet has paced the race.
Franchitti won the Indy 500 in 2007, 2010 and 2012, and he is only the third driver ever to win at least three consecutive IndyCar titles – among four championships overall. Franchitti's appearance in t...[Read more...]|
|1989 Indianapolis 500: Sideways to Victory|
|The tension in the final moments would be so great it would take everything within Shelley Unser to keep from breaking into a shaking fit. Two laps from the end of the race, traffic would dramatically slow Al Unser Jr.'s pace allowing Emerson Fittipaldi to close right up behind his rear wing. The two would pull side-by-side as they powered their way toward turn three. Still side-by-side heading into the turn, there would be less than 3.75 miles to go to victory, a first for either driver. But th...[Read more...]|
|Commemorative Poster For 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Features Ford Family Lincolns|
|Event Posters Also Celebrate Aston Martin and Porsche 911
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (April 16, 2013) -- When Edsel B. Ford II came upon the 1956 Lincoln Continental MK II last year, he admired the long lines and elegant custom styling of the automobile, but he didn't immediately recognize it. Imagine his surprise when he learned the car had, in fact, belonged to his mother, Anne, as evidenced by the original owner's manual inscribed with her name.
In all fairness, Edsel was just...[Read more...]|