|David Hobbs Named Guest Speaker for Picnic in the Park|
| ||MONTEREY, Calif., Feb. 16, 2016 - British race car driving legend, Formula 1 television commentator, 2009 Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee, businessman and all-around unbridled storyteller David Hobbs will share his escapades as the highlighted guest speaker at the annual Picnic in the Park on Saturday, Aug. 20. The annual picnic is traditionally a fan favorite of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, which will be held Aug. 18-21 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
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|KELLEY BLUE BOOK TO SPONSOR DALE EARNHARDT JR.|
| ||IRVINE, Calif., and CONCORD, N.C. (Feb. 13, 2014) – Kelley Blue Book, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, has joined Hendrick Motorsports as a primary sponsor of the No. 88 Chevrolet SS NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team with driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2014 and 2015.
The two-year agreement includes full-season associate sponsorship, which provides Kelley Blue Book prominent brand placement on the No. 88 race c...[Read more...]|
|FORD/AAA STUDENT AUTO SKILLS COMPETITION HELPS DEVELOP NEXT GENERATION OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS|
|DEARBORN, Mich., June 5, 2013 – One hundred of the nation's best young automotive minds will converge on the Motor City to compete for the title of top high school technicians in the country at the 64th annual Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition National Finals, June 9-11. With jobs in the auto industry on the rise – up more than 30 percent since last April according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills challenge serves as a springboard for aspiring au...[Read more...]|
|Indy 500 Champion Al Unser, Jr. as the 2013 Grand Marshal|
|The 18th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, benefiting The Boys & Girls Harbor, announced that two-time Indy winner Al Unser, Jr. will serve as the 2013 Grand Marshal. Unser will be on the grounds throughout the weekend of May 4-5, 2013 at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, TX meeting participants and visitors, signing autographs, and participating in the awards programs.
Unser has accumulated a tremendous record of success as a race car driver throughout the last 30 years. Continu...[Read more...]|
|RICHARD PETTY DEDICATES MUSCLE CARS FOREVER STAMPS|
|Raw power gets a stamp of its own today as seven-time NASCAR National Champion Richard Petty helps dedicate the America on the Move: Muscle Cars Forever stamps.
Petty, his son Kyle and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe will dedicate the limited-edition stamps at the Daytona International Speedway where 'The King' won a record seven Daytona 500 Championships.
Typically equipped with big, powerful engines, these high-performance vehicles began roaring across America in the 1960s. The limite...[Read more...]|