|A French Canadian|
|There was hardly a more popular driver up and down the Formula One pit lane, as well as with those occupying the grandstands, than France's Jean Alesi. Once fancied to be a World Champion in the making, the ever-fighting, hard-charging driver had failed to achieve even a single victory. But then came the Canadian Grand Prix.
Jean Alesi had joined Scuderia Ferrari in 1991 and took over as the face of the team after Alain Prost's sacking. Alesi was ideal for the role. The Frenchman was not a W...[Read more...]|
|Jeff Gordon to Drive Corvette Z06 Indy 500 Pace Car|
|Five-time Brickyard winner will lead pack for 99th running of the Indianapolis 500
INDIANAPOLIS – Five-time Brickyard 400 winner and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will drive a Corvette Z06 pace car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race, May 24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It is the 13th time a Corvette has served as the official pace car, dating to 1978, and the 26th time a Chevrolet has led the pack for 'The Greatest Spectacle in Ra...[Read more...]|
|2001 Canadian Grand Prix: No Brotherly Love Here|
| ||Though highly regarded from the moment he set his sights on a career in motor racing, Ralf Schumacher would face the unfortunate case of constantly being compared to his older brother Michael. The moment he arrived in Formula One, however, everyone in and around the series looked forward to that day when both brothers would be on equal footing and the two could really battle it out for top honors. Everyone looked and waited for that perfect battlefield. And, in 2001, on a small island in the St....[Read more...]|
|1994 Pacific Grand Prix: The Student Scores One on the Master|
|Early in Rubens Barrichello's career, Aryton Senna would support his racing efforts. Then, when Barrichello made his debut in Formula One, the triple World Champion would take his young countryman under his wing and would teach him about the world of Formula One. And what a teacher Barrichello would have. More than 40 victories and 60 pole positions, Senna was truly one of Formula One's greats. However, on the 17th of April, 1994, the student would score one on his master.
Aryton Senna had en...[Read more...]|
|Final Countdown Underway To South Florida's Premier Collector Car Auction|
|• Auctions America kicks off its 2013 auction season, March 22-24 with its highly anticipated Fort Lauderdale Collector Car Auction
• Celebrating its 11th year, the multi-day auction features more than 550 quality collector cars
• Latest feature attractions include an outstanding 1963 Shelby Cobra and a 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS
• Digital catalog now available for download at auctionsamerica.com
AUBURN, Indiana (February 27, 2013) – With the final countdown underway to its highly an...[Read more...]|