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Motorsports Commentary - The Amazingly Angry Smurf Helmet: Episode 10

Motorsports Commentary - The Amazingly Angry Smurf Helmet: Episode 10

<b>by Rick Carlton - Senior Motorsports Editor</b> <p> Ah yes, the wages of instant Karma. In a era where the current President of the United States wants us to believe that his pissing on our leg is really nothing more than a hard rain, even Danica Patrick has gotten into the act. <p> Granted, I ain't a fan of this wo ... Continue reading

Special Motorsports Event - Ford's 2012 Jim Clark Award For Rally Driver David Bogie

Special Motorsports Event - Ford's 2012 Jim Clark Award For Rally Driver David Bogie

The Association of Scottish Motoring Writers has honoured Dumfries rally driver David Bogie with this year's Ford-sponsored Jim Clark Award in recognition of his sporting achievements. ... Continue reading

Historics - Derek Bell And Bentley Inspired By 'Mission Motorsport' Team At Le Mans Classic

Historics - Derek Bell And Bentley Inspired By 'Mission Motorsport' Team At Le Mans Classic

Bentley's brand ambassador and five time Le Mans winner, Derek Bell MBE, returned to the iconic French race circuit last weekend to spearhead a unique motorsport challenge. ... Continue reading

Sanctioning Body News - NASCAR And Google Confirm April Fools Day Joke

Sanctioning Body News - NASCAR And Google Confirm April Fools Day Joke

DAYTONA BEACH, April 1, 2012: NASCAR and Google today confirmed what many expected throughout the morning – the two companies working together to bring autonomous vehicle technology to NASCAR race cars was Google’s very popular, annual April Fools’ Day joke. The collaboration highlights an evolving relat ... Continue reading

Is it just Hype? See for yourself.

Is it just Hype? See for yourself.

Editors Note: What are we crazy or something publishing the highlights of last years Detroit Auto Show, sure we are crazy, but that's another story. I found this wrap-up by our Detroit Bureau Chief kindda fun to look at. It's interesting to note what the car companies though was important last year and how many Highlig ... Continue reading

AutoWeek Magazine and the College for Creative Studies - Teaming up to Recognize a Car's Life: Designed to Entertain

AutoWeek Magazine and the College for Creative Studies - Teaming up to Recognize a Car's Life: Designed to Entertain

DETROIT, Jan. 11 -- AutoWeek magazine kicks off the new year by hosting the 12th annual Design Forum event in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show. Why the Detroit Auto Show for such an event? Because Detroit is truly the center of automotive design as major automotive design studios for DaimlerC ... Continue reading

Details of Ford's New Shelby Cobra

Details of Ford's New Shelby Cobra

By: Brad Nevin | Ford Communications Network DETROIT &#8211; Huge engine, tiny car. Those are the two founding principles of the Ford Shelby Cobra concept on display in Detroit at the 2004 North American International Auto Show. It's the foundation motor racing legend Carroll Shelby used when he built the legendary Cob ... Continue reading

Details Of the Redesigned 2005 Mustang Retro Pony Car - Looks Good Bill!

Details Of the Redesigned 2005 Mustang Retro Pony Car - Looks Good Bill!

By: Brad Nevin | Ford Communications Network The 2005 Mustang GT (top) is the most attainable 300-horsepower V-8 performance car on the market, and its V-6 Coupe stablemate is the best rear-wheel-drive car under $20,000. For more information on the 2005 Mustang, visit the Ford Vehicles Web site. DETROIT &#8211; Like wi ... Continue reading

North American International Auto Show Announces Final Weekend Entertainment Lineup

North American International Auto Show Announces Final Weekend Entertainment Lineup

DETROIT, Jan. 14 -- As the closing weekend of the 2004 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) approaches, auto show enthusiasts and their families planning on catching the last of the fun can experience a variety of exciting activities, cool cars and entertainment. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/200 ... Continue reading

North American International Auto Show Welcomes Ellen DeGeneres

North American International Auto Show Welcomes Ellen DeGeneres

WHO: Ellen DeGeneres traveling cardboard cutout to appear at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004. WHAT: Show attendees will have the chance to talk live with Ellen in Los Angeles via phone. WHERE: NAIAS show floor at the Nissan exhibit WHEN: Show taping occurs Thursday, Jan. 15 ... Continue reading

Finalists for DAC Athlete of Year Announced Today at Auto Show

Finalists for DAC Athlete of Year Announced Today at Auto Show

DETROIT, Jan. 14 -- Twelve of Michigan's most talented scholar-athletes will be introduced today when the Detroit Athletic Club announces the finalists for its Michigan High School Athlete of the Year Award. The announcement will take place at noon during a press conference held at the Dodge display at the North Americ ... Continue reading

Range Rover Named Most Delightful SUV by Strategic Vision

Range Rover Named Most Delightful SUV by Strategic Vision

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 13 -- For the second year in a row, Land Rover's Range Rover has been recognized by California-based consumer research company Strategic Vision, Inc. The company announced recipients of the "Total Delight Index" (TDI) award and Range Rover obtained the highest score of all trucks surveyed. The TDI ... Continue reading

Chevrolet C6 Corvette Takes Top Honors among Consumers at Detroit Auto Show According to Yahoo! Autos Survey

Chevrolet C6 Corvette Takes Top Honors among Consumers at Detroit Auto Show According to Yahoo! Autos Survey

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Jan. 13, 2004--The hot new styling on an old classic is proving popular with consumers as the Chevrolet C6 Corvette was selected Best New Design at the 2004 North American International Auto Show being held in Detroit this week. Yahoo!(R) Autos (http://autos.yahoo.com), an informative and objective s ... Continue reading

The 2004 North American International Auto Show Welcomes Poster Contest Winners

The 2004 North American International Auto Show Welcomes Poster Contest Winners

DETROIT, Jan. 12 -- Winners of the 2004 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) poster contest were on site at the show today to share their award-winning designs with the public. Posters were designed by Michigan students in grades 9-12 and were judged by an independent panel of recognized members of the Detroi ... Continue reading

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