It was in this DiGard Buick sponsored by Miller Beer that Bobby Allison won the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National Championship. He started the 1983 season in a DiGard Chevrolet, but switched to Buick early in the season when the aerodynamic nose Junior Johnson was running on his Chevrolet was not available.
The Buick worked well for the Allison/DiGard team and resulted in six overall wins, eighteen top five finishes and twenty-five top ten finishes. Allison edged defending champion, Darrel Waltrip, by 47 points for the 1983 championship.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fostering enthusiasm in young girls for careers in science and technology was the focus for DigiGirlz 2014. The program took place at Nissan's headquarters in Nashville, Tenn.
More than 100 high school girls attended the free event sponsored by Nissan, Microsoft and Middle Tennessee State University. DigiGirlz is a Microsoft YouthSpark program that provides high school girls an opportunity to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a fun a...[Read more...]
Sakhir, 24 February – Scuderia Ferrari's path to the start of the 2014 Formula 1 season has now reached two thirds distance. Eight of the twelve test days available are now archived, but there is still a raft of things to understand and perfect given the host of changes this season. The Scuderia's Technical Director, James Allison spoke to www.ferrari.com to sum up what was achieved in Bahrain. 'We came to Sakhir aiming to work steadily through the huge list of actions that we must compl...[Read more...]
◾American graduate student took delivery of the 100,000th electric vehicle
◾Renault-Nissan EVs outsell all other major automakers combined
◾Nissan LEAF remains world's best-selling EV
◾With its latest EV ZOE, Renault expands its zero-emission lineup and reinforces its leadership in Europe
ATLANTA – The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold i...[Read more...]
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, is the defending race winner of the Party in the Poconos 400 and currently sits 18th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings. Logano, who will be traveling between Pocono and Iowa this weekend for the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday night, answered questions from the media on Friday.
JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – THOUGHTS ON POCONO THIS WEEKEND? 'I love coming up here. Besides the weather, ...[Read more...]
• Transit bus operators and mechanics will compete for awards in five categories INDIANAPOLIS , April 24, 2013 - Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced that it will host the 2013 International Bus Roadeo on May 5 in collaboration with IndyGo, the largest public transit provider in Indiana. Organized by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the annual competition will take place on the campus of Allison's global headquarters.
'As the w...[Read more...]