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SVRA Names Skip Barber Racing Schools Official Sponsor

SVRA Names Skip Barber Racing Schools Official Sponsor

Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that Skip Barber Racing School is now its “Official Racing School.” Founded by John “Skip” Barber over 45 years ago in 1975, the school has maintained its position as the gateway to motorsports since inception. ... Continue reading

First-Ever Ford GT Heritage Edition to Celebrate Storied ’66 Daytona Win, Plus 2021 Studio Collection Graphics Package

First-Ever Ford GT Heritage Edition to Celebrate Storied ’66 Daytona Win, Plus 2021 Studio Collection Graphics Package

The Ford GT is America’s only Le Mans-winning supercar, and taking this pinnacle of Ford Performance even further for 2021, Ford is revealing two new enhancements today – the first-ever Heritage Edition inspired by the original model’s first endurance win at the 1966 Daytona 24 Hour Continental race, plus an all- ... Continue reading

"THE LAST OPEN ROAD" Audiobook Wins AARWBA Best Motorsports Book of 2019!

"THE LAST OPEN ROAD" Audiobook Wins AARWBA Best Motorsports Book of 2019!

The American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association have named the audiobook version of Burt Levy’s cult-classic motoring novel, The Last Open Road, as the best motorsports book of 2019. It is the first time either an audiobook or a work of fiction has won that award. ... Continue reading

TACH Automotive News Library Indexed By Single Topics (1993-2020)

TACH Automotive News Library Indexed By Single Topics (1993-2020)

Single Topic Automotive Content Index ... Continue reading

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll and Cleo Shelby +Video

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll and Cleo 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

APPLICATIONS FOR AUDRAIN NEWPORT CONCOURS GOES ONLINE

APPLICATIONS FOR AUDRAIN NEWPORT CONCOURS GOES ONLINE

The Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week today opened registration online for cars looking to compete October 4th on the lawn of the historic and breathtaking Breakers mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. Cars built prior to 1970 that exemplify the Concours core theme of “History, Luxury & Sport will all be considered. ... Continue reading

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

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

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