|Amy Purdy to Pace Daytona 500 In Bold, New Toyota Camry|
|DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2015) -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc. and Daytona International Speedway today announced that 'Dancing With the Stars' finalist and Paralympics bronze medalist Amy Purdy will serve as the official pace car driver for the 2015 Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 22.
Purdy, a top-ranked adaptive snowboarder in the U.S., will pace 'The Great American Race' in the bold, new Toyota Camry that was redesigned for 2015.
'Another exciting moment in my rela...[Read more...]|
|MARIO ANDRETTI TO BE HONORED BY RRDC AT LONG BEACH|
|• Firestone returns as presenting sponsor|
HILLIARD, Ohio (March 7, 2014) - Mario Andretti, the world's most recognized race-car driver, will be honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the 'RRDC Evening with Mario Andretti presented by Firestone' in Long Beach, Calif., on Thursday, April 10, prior to the running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. This is the RRDC's sixth consecutive annual banquet honoring auto racing's most influential leaders.
Previous honorees were ...[Read more...]
|'NEED FOR SPEED' DIRECTOR BEHIND NEW FORD MUSTANG AD; CALLS MUSTANG A PERFECT FIT FOR HERO CAR MOVIE ROLE|
|◾Co-branded ad for 'Need for Speed' and all-new 2015 Ford Mustang directed by Waugh debuts this weekend on TV and in theaters
◾'Need for Speed' director Scott Waugh calls Ford Mustang an ideal action movie hero car because of its power, rear-wheel drive and agile handling
◾Audiences are invited to share stories of where they would go in a Mustang at www.Ford.com/inamustang – the best stories will be made into short films
To Scott Waugh, few cars epitomize action movie hero car better than F...[Read more...]|
|MOPAR® REVEALS FIRST 2013 ‘TOP ELIMINATOR' WINNER|
|Customized and Performance Vehicle Program to Select Second Winner at Upcoming 'Carlisle Chrysler Nationals'
◾First 'Top Eliminator' winner selected at 'Mopars in the Park' in Farmington, Minn.
◾Miles Watsko's 1964 Plymouth Savoy takes first Top Eliminator prize of 2013
◾Additional winners will be selected at Carlisle Chrysler Nationals and the Indianapolis NHRA U.S. Nationals events; fourth winner to be selected online
◾Winners from 'Mopars in the Park' and Carlisle Chrysler National...[Read more...]|
|GREG BIFFLE GIVES FORD MOTOR COMPANY 1,000TH NASCAR VICTORY AFTER WINNING AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY|
| ||◾Ford Motor Company has won 1,000 NASCAR races in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series combined.
◾Jim Roper won the very first NASCAR-sanctioned stock car race in a Lincoln when he was deemed the winner at Charlotte on June 19, 1949.
◾Ford Motor Company has won 20 manufacturer titles and 13 driver championships in NASCAR's top three series.
DEARBORN, MI, (June 16, 2013) – Henry Ford's win over Alexander Winton on Oct. 10, 1901 in what proved to be his only race a...[Read more...]|