|JIMMIE JOHNSON WINS RECORD-TYING SEVENTH NASCAR CHAMPIONSHIP|
|• Clinches with Victory in Season-Finale at Homestead|
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson defeated three to tie two to be the one.
Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS, won the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale to outpace the other three drivers in the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday to earn his seventh series championship, tying a NASCAR record held by Hall-of-Famers Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt, Sr.
'Just beyond words,' said Johnson, w...[Read more...]
|RRDC VOTES IN 37 NEW MEMBERS FOR 2013|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 7, 2013) - Thirty-seven race-car drivers and motorsports professionals have been voted into the Road Racing Drivers Club in 2013. The group includes 13 Regular Members from the open-wheel and sports-car racing ranks, 20 Associate Members and four Honorary Members. The current roster of RRDC members now numbers 440. Voting was held among all current RRDC members.
'This year's crop of new Regular Members truly represents the spirit of the RRDC, as each driver has de...[Read more...]|
|RK MOTORS ADDS 'LEGENDS OF MOTORSPORTS' COLLECTION OF HISTORIC RACING MACHINES TO UPCOMING AUCTION|
|Charlotte, N.C. – October 14, 2013— Only weeks after revealing plans to auction the 1977 McLaren M26 that James Hunt drove to his final F1 victory, RK Motors Collector Car Auctions (RKMCCA) today announced that four additional iconic racing machines will cross the block during its auction at the Charlotte Convention Center, October 31 to November 3.
Furthering the auction's historic motorsports theme, RKMCCA will offer bidders an opportunity to own: Mario Andretti's 1974 Viceroy Gurn...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET SS WINS IN ITS NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES DEBUT|
|• Jimmie Johnson wins season-opening Daytona 500 for second time|
DAYTONA, Fla. – Five-time series champion Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS, won the 55th running of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. It also marked the first victory for the recently introduced Chevrolet SS, which made its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut.
'I'm very happy to win the first Gen-6 race in the Gen-6 car for Chevrolet in their SS,' said Johnson, who...[Read more...]
|Historic Stock Cars to Rev up their Engines at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion|
|America's most popular form of motorsports will nudge its way onto the vintage race scene this summer when 27 historic stock cars participate in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Scheduled for August 17-19 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, the event will feature the Shelby Cobra as its traditionally feted annual marque, but the addition of the stock cars promises to add a new dimension to the hundreds of sports and race cars entered in the historic race.