|Bobby Unser to be honored by RRDC at Long Beach|
| ||Firestone returns as presenting sponsor
HILLIARD, Ohio (Feb. 27, 2015) - Three-time Indy 500 winner Bobby Unser will be honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the 'RRDC Evening with Bobby Unser presented by Firestone' in Long Beach, Calif., on Thursday, April 16, prior to the running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. This is the RRDC's seventh consecutive annual banquet honoring auto racing's most influential leaders.
Previous honorees were Dan Gurney, Parnelli Jone...[Read more...]|
|American Honda Lends Support to RRDC Evening with Mario Andretti in Long Beach|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (April 4, 2014) - American Honda Motor Co., Inc., will support the RRDC Evening with Mario Andretti presented by Firestone by hosting the cocktail reception for the fifth consecutive year at the Road Racing Drivers Club's sixth annual West Coast banquet, held prior to the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Calif.).
'American Honda is profoundly pleased to support the Road Racing Drivers Club in its salute to racing legend Mario Andretti,' said John Mendel, Executive V...[Read more...]|
|BMW of North America Adds Support to RRDC Evening with Brian Redman|
|HILLIARD, Ohio (April 16, 2013) - BMW of North America, LLC, will support the RRDC Evening with Brian Redman presented by Firestone at the Road Racing Drivers Club's fifth annual West Coast banquet on April 18, held prior to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Calif.).
Redman raced for BMW in 1975 and '76, winning the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1975 (with co-drivers Hans Stuck, Sam Posey and Allan Moffat), the first year of BMW's official foray into American sports-car racing. He also won...[Read more...]|
|Peter Brock and Bob Bondurant to Swap Shelby Stories at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion|
|Two stalwart names in the colorful history of Shelby American, Peter Brock and Bob Bondurant, will share some of their stories of those early years at the Picnic with Shelby Cobra Saturday, August 18 at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The 30-minute picnic begins at 12:15 p.m. in the Ford Motor Company display, located at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca's Yamaha Marketplace.
Peter Brock was instrumental in Shelby American beginning in 1962. As a young designer, he dove into the entire design...[Read more...]|
|1962 South African Grand Prix|
|The season had come down to just one last race on one last day. A little less than two years prior Alfred Owen had threatened to close down the entire racing team. But on the 29th of December, just three days before the start of 1963, BRM and Graham Hill would be on the verge of its first World Championship. However, each of them would need a lot of things to go right.
At the 1958 Monaco Grand Prix, just five years after teaching himself how to drive and passing his driving test at the age o...[Read more...]|