|Murray Smith is RRDC's 2016 Bob Akin Award Winner|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2017) – Murray Smith, longtime event promoter and collector and driver of historic race cars, was named the 2016 recipient of the RRDC Bob Akin Award. He was presented the award at the annual Road Racing Drivers Club members' dinner on Jan. 25, prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Each recipient of this honor, considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/hist...[Read more...]|
|33 1/3 RACES IN A DAY AND AN HOUR|
|- Mazda Utilizes 25-Hour Race as the Ultimate Final Test for 2016 Global MX-5 Cup Car-
IRVINE, Calif. (December 7, 2015) – Mazda chose to debut four of the new 2016 Global MX-5 Cup cars in the always-brutal NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill race, equal to 33 1/3 45-minute Battery Tender MX-5 Cup races, far in excess of a normal race season. After 25 hours, or almost 8,000 combined miles completed by the four cars, the result was a resounding success.
'While not as well-known as the Role...[Read more...]|
|Scott Pruett to be Honored Guest at Picnic in the Park|
|Scott Pruett is Special Guest to Highlight Picnic in the Park at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion
MONTEREY, Calif., July 9, 2015 — Sports car racing legend and award-winning winemaker Scott Pruett will be the honored guest at the annual Picnic in the Park at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion on August 15. The Picnic has become a traditional favorite for fans who enjoy hearing the tales of legends during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, August 13-16 at Mazda Racewa...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN READY TO 'PARTY LIKE IT'S 1994' – LE MANS WINNING NO. 75 300ZX RACE CAR SET FOR MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION|
|◾Steve Millen commemorates the 20th anniversary of his 1994 24 Hours of Le Mans victory behind the wheel of the No. 75 IMSA GTS Championship Nissan 300ZX race car.
◾Familiar red-white-and-blue 800-plus horsepower Clayton Cunningham Racing Z® will compete at the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, supported by members of original 1994 crew, from August 14 through 17.
◾Along with Le Mans, Millen and the Nissan 300ZX racing machine won Sebring and several other races, as well as the overall ...[Read more...]|
|SRT MOTORSPORTS PRE-RACE RELEASE - MONTEREY GRAND PRIX AT MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA|
|April 29, 2014 , Monterey, Calif. - SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports enters the Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this weekend, May 3–4, eager to regain the early-season momentum the team established in the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring, and rebound from an unusual weekend one race ago at the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
The two-car SRT Viper GTS-R team arrives at the Laguna Seca circuit, the site of the fourth event in the IMSA TUDOR Unit...[Read more...]|