|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...]|
|Keselowski Rebounds To Lead Ford Teams At Kansas With Sixth-Place Finish|
| ||FORD FINISHING ORDER:
6th – Brad Keselowski
8th – Aric Almirola
11th – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
17th – Carl Edwards
19th – Greg Biffle
20th – Marcos Ambrose
23rd – David Gilliland
30th – David Ragan
34th – Casey Mears
37th – Sam Hornish Jr.
39th – Joey Logano
JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 AAA Ford Fusion – WHAT HAPPENED? 'I watched the 18. He was spinning out and I saw it the whole time. I saw he got loose and thought, 'OK, he's gonna come back across,' and he didn...[Read more...]|
|Barrett-Jackson Breaks Sales And Attendance Records At Its Spectacular 5th Annual Las Vegas Auction|
|The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ Brings Together Auto Enthusiasts from Near and Far
Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that it generated more than $23 million in sales of rare, high-end collectible vehicles, exotics, customs, classics and Shelbys during its 5th annual Las Vegas auction. The auction company increased its overall hammer average from 2011, proving that the car market is stronger than ever. Automobilia sales reached m...[Read more...]|