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Porsche Rennsport Reunion: Ready To Roll Into Lime Rock

Porsche Rennsport Reunion: Ready To Roll Into Lime Rock

By David Treffer Contributing Motorsports Editor, The Auto Channel July 13, 2001 The greatest reunion of Porsche drivers and Porsche machinery is about to take place in Lime Rock Park, CT from July 26th-29th. The "Porsche Rennsport Reunion" is the name of the gathering. The person who has helped to put this festival in ... Continue reading

TACH FORMULA ONE REPORT: Hakkinen To Stay With McLaren

TACH FORMULA ONE REPORT: Hakkinen To Stay With McLaren

By David Treffer Contributing Motorsports Editor, The Auto Channel July 13, 2001 The rumors of Mika Hakkinen's retirement from the world of Formula 1 were a bit premature. Since the beginning of the season the speculation of his retirement had become an almost weekly drumbeat. Stoking the fires of the rampant retiremen ... Continue reading

FORMULA ONE: Silly Season Starts In F1

FORMULA ONE: Silly Season Starts In F1

Posted By David Treffer Contributing Motorsports Editor, The Auto Channel July 11, 2001 Silly season. That time of the year that fans, pundits and other followers of the world-wide circus known as the Formula One World Championship for Makes begin the annual speculation game of who is going where next year has started ... Continue reading

FORMULA ONE: Schumacher Looking To Make History At Silverstone

FORMULA ONE: Schumacher Looking To Make History At Silverstone

Posted By David Treffer Contributing Motorsports Editor, The Auto Channel July 11, 2001 For Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher this weekend at Silverstone could be a historic one. With a victory the German ace will tie Alain Prost for the top spot of fifty-one career victories in Grand Prix racing which is an incredible ... Continue reading

NASCAR Winston Cup Moves To The Midwest

NASCAR Winston Cup Moves To The Midwest

Posted By David Treffer Contributing Motorsports Editor, The Auto Channel July 11, 2001 The NASCAR Winston Cup season rolls into the heart of the Midwest this week with the inaugural race at the new Chicagoland track in Joliet, Illinois. The series made two bold moves this year with adding this race and a new date in K ... Continue reading

TACH SPECIAL: Castroneves Delivers Historic Victory For Penske

TACH SPECIAL: Castroneves Delivers Historic Victory For Penske

By David Treffer, Contributing Editor, The Auto Channel May 27, 2001 The 85th edition of the Indianapolis 500 will be remembered as the successful return of “The Captain” to the Brickyard. It will also be remembered for the dominant winning performance by another Indy 500 rookie. “The Captain” a ... Continue reading

NASCAR Winston Cup Heads West

NASCAR Winston Cup Heads West

By David Treffer Contributing Motorsports Editor, The Auto Channel April 26, 2001 The NASCAR Winston Cup Series travels west this weekend to Fontana, California for race #10 of 36. Series points leader Dale Jarrett brings a 145-point lead over Jeff Gordon. If past history is any indicator of the race, Gordon will proba ... Continue reading

TACH SPECIAL: Will McLaren Support Coulthard For World Championship?

TACH SPECIAL: Will McLaren Support Coulthard For World Championship?

April 5, 2001 McLaren boss Ron Dennis is known in F1 circles as one of the most approachable team directors in the sport. However, Dennis is also known as one of the best when it comes to giving a non-answer to a question regarding his team. The man can literally talk for minutes and disclose only the tiniest of detail ... Continue reading

TACH SPECIAL: Ferrari Scores 1-2 Finish In Wild Malaysia Grand Prix

TACH SPECIAL: Ferrari Scores 1-2 Finish In Wild Malaysia Grand Prix

March 19, 2001 "Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good!" That saying which golf analyst Ken Venturi is often quoted, could well sum up Michael Schumacher's weekend in Malaysia. The three-time and current F1 world champion had more good luck in this race than he could have ever wished for. Considering that St. Patr ... Continue reading

NASCAR WCUP: On to Darlington

NASCAR WCUP: On to Darlington

By David Treffer Contributing Editor, The Auto Channel March 16, 2001 Darlington, SC-"The track too tough to tame" is the site of this week's NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series race. The famous egg-shaped oval in Darlington, South Carolina will be hosting Round 5 of 36 on the Winston Cup schedule. The mood around the ... Continue reading

TACH SPECIAL: Formula One Visits Malaysia

TACH SPECIAL: Formula One Visits Malaysia

By David Treffer Contributing Editor, The Auto Channel March 16, 2001 The second round of 17 races for the Formula One World Championship moves to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The teams arrive with safety weighing heavily on everyone's mind. The death of race marshal Graham Beveridge during the Australian Grand Prix cast a ... Continue reading

TACH SPECIAL: The Earnhardt Tragedy Aftermath

TACH SPECIAL: The Earnhardt Tragedy Aftermath

The press conference held yesterday by NASCAR did nothing to reveal what direction the sanctioning body will take on the issue of the HANS (Head and Neck Support) unit. The lack of candor and waffling on the device should enrage every race fan on earth. When will you guys admit that you have been "asleep at the wheel" ... Continue reading

TACH SPECIAL: Dale Earnhardt; The biggest name in the sport departs

TACH SPECIAL: Dale Earnhardt; The biggest name in the sport departs

Motorcar racing is a hazardous sport. Since the time that the first motorcar race was ever conducted the sport has lost and will continue to lose drivers to racing accidents. In spite of that acknowledgement it does not lessen the impact or reduce the sadness of the death of Dale Earnhardt. Earnhardt was NASCAR's Elvis ... Continue reading

TACH Special: SCCA Florida Region Continues Longest Night

TACH Special: SCCA Florida Region Continues Longest Night

SCCA Florida Region Continues Longest Night ... Continue reading

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