|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...]|
|MIXED RESULTS FOR MOPAR IN CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE AT TEXAS NHRA FALLNATIONALS|
| ||◾Points battle tightens in both Funny Car and Pro Stock classes following mixed results at 28th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals
◾Hagan remains in Funny Car points lead with a 51 point advantage over second place despite second round loss at Texas Motorplex
◾Coughlin still second in Pro Stock standings with four more playoff events left in Countdown to Championship
◾Johnson only 74 points from Pro Stock points leader despite dropping to fifth place
September 22, 2013 , Ennis, Texas -...[Read more...]|
|Aaa Identifies Motorist Breaking Point On Gas Prices In New Consumer Index|
| ||Nearly two-thirds of consumers offset high gas prices with driving or lifestyle changes
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 - Half of U.S. adults consider gas prices to be 'too high' when it reaches $3.44 per gallon, indicating a potential breaking point on gas prices, according to a new consumer price index developed by AAA. Roughly two-thirds of Americans (62 percent) are offsetting high gas prices by changing their driving habits or lifestyle.
'It was not long ago that motorists were shoc...[Read more...]|