|Dario Resta: A Man of Many Nations|
|Dario Resta would be born in August of 1882 in the Italian town of Faenza, not far from Imola. But though he would be Italian by birth, Resta would race under the Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes. It would not matter for what nation he drove, for his true nationality would be racing driver.
An early pioneer within the motor racing scene, Dario Resta would either establish, or be around, motor racing Meccas all throughout his career. He would not only win races; he would also own a number ...[Read more...]|
|Resta-ssured: 1916 Indianapolis 300|
| ||The moment Dario Resta arrived in the United States from England he would be immediately successful in such races as the Vanderbilt Cup and other regional events. At the time, the sport of motor racing would be a fledgling proposition that would rely upon Resta's fame to help propel it forward into the consciousness of the public. He was one of the first great drivers, but there was one race that eluded him. That would change in 1916.
He had come oh so close the previous year. Starting the ra...[Read more...]|
|1956 Sebring 12 Hours: Musso Impresses on American Soil|
| ||Having more than proven himself within the 2.0-liter category with the factory Maserati team, Luigi Musso makes the short trip west from Modena to Maranello to drive for Ferrari. This would be a big step up in performance, for car and driver. Here Musso's real talent would need to be realized. Otherwise, the Italian would find himself an estranged patriot without a home. But, on American soil, the young Italian would find his place.
The Roman Musso had had an impressive run with Maserati. Af...[Read more...]|
|HAGAN, JOHNSON PACE MOPARS IN QUALIFYING AT THE FALL NATIONALS|
| ||◾Mopar competing at the 28th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, the second of six playoff races in the 'Countdown to the Championship'
◾Johnson, defending winner at Texas Motorplex, is top Pro Stock Mopar qualifier with a fourth place run
◾Hagan, runner-up finisher in Charlotte, leads the Funny Car standings and Mopar contingent with third place qualifying effort and top speed of the weekend
◾Coughlin, last week's winner, and second in Pro Stock points, is tenth in qualifying
|Edwards, Stenhouse And Hornish Qualify 2-3-4 At Kansas|
| ||FORD QUALIFYING RESULTS:
2nd – Carl Edwards
3rd – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
4th – Sam Hornish Jr.
6th – Aric Almirola
11th – Greg Biffle
15th – Marcos Ambrose
22nd – Joey Logano
26th – David Ragan
28th – David Gilliland
30th – Casey Mears
33rd – Brad Keselowski
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – 'My seat belts came undone. It was just one of those weird deals, so I had a chance and I fixed it and got back going.' HOW HAS THIS TRACK AGED? 'It's a little bit ...[Read more...]|