|E.J. VISO HEADLINES NEW DRIVERS FOR ROUND NO. 3 AT GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH|
|Long Beach, Calif. (April 12, 2014) – Venezuela's E.J. Viso, an IndyCar driver with six Indianapolis 500 starts to his credit including a fourth-place start at last year's 500-miler, will join a field of trucks Sunday at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach for the third round of the 2014 SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas series.
Viso and his Citgo-sponsored Traxxas truck will join two other drivers making their debut in the Stadium Super Trucks including Bradley Morri...[Read more...]|
|April 08, 2014 -- Carmelita Jeter had a fundamental problem: She didn't know how to drive a stick shift.
That knowledge could come in handy when you're practicing for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race. But, during the first days of training, the Olympic sprinter was hoping to find a Scion FR-S to fit her skillset.
'I actually raised my hand and said 'I'm sorry, do you guys have any automatics?' ' Jeter said at practice last week. 'A lot of people laughed at tha...[Read more...]|
|CHRISTIAN FITTIPALDI LOOKS TO EXTEND FAMILY LEGACY AT ROAD AMERICA|
|ELKHART LAKE, Wis., July 30, 2013 - Spanning the decades, the Fittipaldi name has long been synonymous with winning in the world of motorsport. The Brazilian family's history at Road America dates back nearly 30 years to when Emerson Fittipaldi made his first start at the legendary Wisconsin road course in 1985. Set to make his Daytona Prototype debut at Road America August 8-11 in the DP class, Fittipaldi really knows his way around the revered circuit.
Christian is the son of former Grand ...[Read more...]|
|POTEET, CIZEK EARN TOP AWARDS AT GOODGUYS 16TH PPG NATIONALS|
|Columbus, OH – Tennessee's George Poteet and Nebraska's Ron Cizek collected the top two awards at the Goodguys 16th PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio last weekend. Under brilliant sunshine and in front of record crowds, Poteet's vintage NASCAR-inspired '69 Torino won the Goodguys 2013 Optima Batteries Street Machine of the Year while Cizek's popular Ridler award-winning '40 Ford coupe collected the Goodguys 2013 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year title. For Cizek, it's the second ma...[Read more...]|
|IRACING ARTISTS MAKE THEIR MARK IN NASCAR|
|Bedford, MA (June 14, 2013) – Since iRacing.com opened its virtual doors for business in 2008, the online racing service's meticulously modeled race cars and tracks have proven to be valuable tools for professional race drivers, be they established stars like NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Brad Keselowski, emerging talent like Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year Landon Cassill or Conor Daly, who drove for AJ Foyt Racing in this year's Indianapolis 500.
But drivers aren't the only iR...[Read more...]|