|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...]|
|THE ORIGINAL, LARGEST, BEST MUSCLE CAR AUCTION MAY 12-17|
|• Dana Mecum's 28th Spring Classic in Indianapolis to Feature World-Class Muscle Cars and Renowned Collections|
Walworth, Wis. – April 29, 2015 – Dana Mecum's 28th annual Spring Classic auction, recognized as the original, largest and best muscle car auction in the world, will be headlined by coveted muscle cars, Corvettes and renowned individual multi-car collections amidst a showcase of an estimated 2,000 vehicles May 12-17 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis.
|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...]|
|CERTIFICATION TESTING IN LOS ANGELES HIGHLIGHTS FORD DOMINANCE IN POLICE SEDAN, UTILITY; ALL-WHEEL DRIVE|
|◾Ford EcoBoost®-powered Police Interceptor sedan bests high-performance V8 sedans from two competitors in 0-100 mph testing and average lap times
◾New Ford EcoBoost Police Interceptor utility vehicle accelerates faster than all base V6 sedan competitors
◾Wins for both sedan and utility vehicle confirms advantages of company's intelligent all-wheel drive on Ford Police Interceptor sales
For the third straight year in Los Angeles Sheriff Department tests, EcoBoost®- and all-wheel-drive-equipp...[Read more...]|