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Brian Redman Named Grand Marshal of Chattanooga MotorCar Festival on Oct. 11-13, 2019

Brian Redman Named Grand Marshal of Chattanooga MotorCar Festival on Oct. 11-13, 2019

Englishman Brian Redman, who has claimed nine sports-car road-racing championships in his 60 years of competition, has been named the Grand Marshal of the inaugural Chattanooga MotorCar Festival, to be held Oct. ... Continue reading

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll Shelby +Video

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll Shelby +Video

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel THE HAGUE, May 14, 2012. The news that auto legend Carroll Shelby passed away last Thursday, did not come as a big shock. It did make me feel very sad indeed, but when I last spoke to mr. Shelby at the Los Angeles auto show, I realized he was very frail. The 88 ye ... Continue reading

Sonoma Raceway Celebrates 50 Years of Racing In Wine Country

Sonoma Raceway Celebrates 50 Years of Racing In Wine Country

SONOMA, Calif. (March 29, 2019) – 50 years ago this weekend, Sears Point Raceway’s 12-turn, 2.52-mile road course officially opened for business. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Digest; Week Ending March 23, 2019

Nutson's Auto News Digest; Week Ending March 23, 2019

* Gas Prices Rising; OPEC Weakening?; Ford Autonomous; GM Electrifying; Fisker Fibbing?; Norway EV Only; Tesla Troubles; IIHS Pickup Crash Scorecard; FCA Peugeot? Ghosn; Maybach SUV; Porsche Ship Sinks; Lambo Daytona; Bush Deadheating With Richard; McCluggage McPherson Scholarship ... Continue reading

"Twice Around the Clock - The Yanks at Le Mans" Honored with Motor Press Guild Batchelor Award Debuts at Amelia Island Concours

"Twice Around the Clock - The Yanks at Le Mans" Honored with Motor Press Guild Batchelor Award Debuts at Amelia Island Concours

Amelia Island GA 03/09/19: Tim Considine's "Twice Around the Clock - The Yanks at Le Mans" made its public debut at the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance this weekend. The book was honored last week by the Motor Press Guild with its highest award, the Dean Batchelor Award for Excellence in Automotive Journalism. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Introduces 2019 Veloster N High-Performance Model at Nurburgring

Hyundai Introduces 2019 Veloster N High-Performance Model at Nurburgring

Veloster N model demonstrates performance potential for Hyundai N brand in the U.S. 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with up to 275 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque Electronically-controlled suspension with multiple track-tuned driving modes N model integrated body design details clearly differentiate from Veloster li ... Continue reading

FCA US Reports June 2018 Sales

FCA US Reports June 2018 Sales

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 3, 2018 -- FCA reports best June retail sales in 14 years Jeep® brand reports its best month of June sales ever, up 19 percent Ram Truck brand posts best June sales ever, up 6 percent Jeep Cherokee reports best month of sales ever, up 89 percent FCA US LLC today reported June 2018 sales of 20 ... Continue reading

News: Pirelli World Challenge Series Brings Great Sports Cars and Drivers to Road America for the KOHLER Grand Prix Weekend June 21-24.

News: Pirelli World Challenge Series Brings Great Sports Cars and Drivers to Road America for the KOHLER Grand Prix Weekend June 21-24.

EXOTIC MACHINES AND SUPERB RACING ARE PART OF THE PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE DURING THE KOHLER GRAND PRIX WEEKEND JUNE 21-24 . ... Continue reading

Corvette C7.R to Race in WEC in Shanghai

Corvette C7.R to Race in WEC in Shanghai

The Corvette C7.R will wear a special Redline livery for the race in Shanghai to promote the launch of the special edition in China across Chevrolet’s portfolio. ... Continue reading

Four Fun Things To Do At Lime Rock This June

Four Fun Things To Do At Lime Rock This June

Hot happenings and all your insider fan news Your Lime Rock Park Fan News Volume 1, Issue 12 Come. See. ... Continue reading

Tomorrow - The Great "Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow Controversy" to be Discussed at IMRRC June 9 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.

Tomorrow - The Great "Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow Controversy" to be Discussed at IMRRC June 9 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. Don Capps, one of the foremost experts on the topic, will present "The Silver Arrows: The 1934 Eifelrennen and Neubaurer's Dilemma?" at the International Motor Racing Research Center on Saturday, June 9. The discussion will focus on the creation tale of the Mercedes Benz racing cars, the "Silver Arro ... Continue reading

RIP DAN GURNEY

RIP DAN GURNEY

Dan Gurney ... Where to start? Just his name alone stands for so much in our world ... a lifetime of contributions to motorsports, the way that he never seemed completely satisfied with the status quo, his effortless skill behind the wheel, and the upbeat spirit that he expressed endlessly. He was our hero for so many ... Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Vehicle for the 24 Hours of Nurburgring 2018 to be revealed at Tokyo Auto Salon 2018

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Vehicle for the 24 Hours of Nurburgring 2018 to be revealed at Tokyo Auto Salon 2018

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to develop its cars and people toward the goal of "making ever-better cars" through participation in motorsports activities, such as top category races including the World Rally Championship (WRC) and World Endurance Championship (WEC), as well as national rallies and races. ... Continue reading

$100,000 Mazda Road to 24 Shootout Finalists Announced

$100,000 Mazda Road to 24 Shootout Finalists Announced

- 12th Year For the Biggest Prize in Grassroots Road Racing - IRVINE, Calif. (November 22, 2017) – Mazda has confirmed four finalists for the 12th annual Mazda Road to 24 Shootout. ... Continue reading

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