|Chip Ganassi Feted by Racing Elite at IMRRC Award Dinner|
|CORNING, N.Y. (Aug. 8, 2014) - A number of communities came together on Thursday night to honor race team owner Chip Ganassi at the Corning (N.Y.) Museum of Glass. They included the racing communities of IndyCar, Sports Car and NASCAR, as well as the local New York state communities hosting this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.
Ganassi received the inaugural Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for outstanding contributions to motorsports at the International Mot...[Read more...]|
|TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) Appoints David Wilson President and General Manager|
|COSTA MESA, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2014) – Effective immediately, David Wilson is promoted to president and general manager of TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development). Previously, Wilson, who has been with TRD since 1989, was acting president and general manager of the organization since last June. Prior to that, he held the title of senior vice president.
'David Wilson has been an integral part of the success of our Toyota Racing efforts, and we are pleased to promote him to t...[Read more...]|
|MOPAR TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ICONIC 426 HEMI IN 2014|
|Mopar Unveils Logo, Special Product Line and Plans Marketing Events
◾2014 marks 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Gen II 426 Race HEMI®
◾Mopar unveils 50th anniversary HEMI logo celebrating the iconic engine
◾Engine made its legendary debut in February 1964 by dominating the Daytona 500
◾A version of the Gen II 426 HEMI still powers NHRA Funny Car and Top Fuel vehicles
◾Special 50th anniversary HEMI merchandise product line available on WearMopar.com
◾Marketing events plan...[Read more...]|
|CHRIS BUESCHER WINS ARCA CHAMPIONSHIP WITH ROUSH YATES ENGINES|
| ||Chris Buescher finished eighth in Friday night's Kansas Lottery 98.9 at Kansas Speedway to bring home the 2012 ARCA Racing Series Championship after an extraordinary season with his Roush Yates engine.
Buescher entered the final race of the season just 85 points ahead of former ARCA Champion Frank Kimmel and needed to finish 12 or more positions ahead of Kimmel to seal his title hopes. After 99 laps of dueling top competitors in the series, Buescher stayed in the top 10 most of the night to ...[Read more...]|
|Rick Hendrick Builds Custom Engine For 2010 COPO Camaro|
|Rick Hendrick, owner of NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports and chairman of Hendrick Automotive Group, built the engine for his 2012 COPO Camaro at General Motors' Performance Build Center today, as part of Chevrolet's series of customer engine build experiences.
In 2011, Hendrick also took part in Chevrolet's Corvette engine build experience.
'Last year's Corvette engine build was such a memorable experience that I couldn't pass up the opportunity to do it again with a COPO Camaro. As a Ch...[Read more...]|