|THE 2016 BONHAMS LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN WILL MARK THE 130TH BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD'S FIRST AUTOMOBILE|
|The 'Benz Patent Motorwagen' took its first, faltering, steps in 1886… but the rest is history
The 2016 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run – the world's longest running motoring event – will celebrate inventor Karl Benz's 130-year old patent, granted on January 29th 1886, and the early days of German motoring when the annual pilgrimage of veteran cars makes its way to the south coast in November.
The Benz Patent Motorwagen (patent number 37435) was a two-seater, three-wheele...[Read more...]|
|Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's : Best of Show|
The Concours d'Elegance of America, established in 1978, featured over 300 significant automobiles on the beautiful green at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan. This year's featured classes included Vintage Bentley, Auto Show '55, Bonneville Streamliners, and Dream Cars of the 1980s.
Best of Show winners at the 37th annual Concours d'Elegance of America was awarded to a 1929 Duesenberg Model J owned by Charles Letts, Jr. of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and a 1937 Bugatti 57...[Read more...]|
|RYAN REED GATHERS FIRST CAREER WIN IN MUSTANG AT DAYTONA|
|MUSTANG WINS INAUGURAL NASCAR XFINITY SERIES RACE BY CARRYING RYAN REED TO THE FIRST VICTORY OF HIS NASCAR CAREER AS ROUSH FENWAY RACING FINISHES ONE-TWO
◾Ryan Reed won his first race in one of NASCAR's top three touring series by taking the checkered flag in today's inaugural NASCAR XFINITY Series event.
◾The win is Ford's 220th NASCAR XFINITY Series victory and the first for Roush Fenway Racing at Daytona International Speedway.
◾Reed is the 37th different driver to win a NASCAR XFIN...[Read more...]|
|HONDA PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT ENGINES ON DISPLAY AT SEMA|
|◾Ladder of HPD engines featured, from karting to Indy car
◾Indianapolis 500-winning Honda Dallara centers display
◾B-Spec HPD Fit demonstrates range of available products
11/04/2014 - LAS VEGAS -- Today Honda Performance Development (HPD) will feature nearly a dozen racing products at the Honda booth at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show (SEMA) in Las Vegas, illustrating the wide range of competition products and services offered by the racing subsidiary of American...[Read more...]|
|GM GETS STEAMY WITH DETROIT RENEWABLE ENERGY|
|DETROIT – General Motors and Detroit Renewable Energy today announced a renewable energy project to turn solid municipal waste from Metro Detroit into process steam that will be used to heat and cool portions of GM's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.
When the project is operational, 58 percent of the plant's energy needs will come from renewable energy, making Detroit-Hamtramck the top GM facility in the world by percentage of renewable energy used.
'We have 107 landfill-free facili...[Read more...]|