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IMSA Founder John Bishop Dead at Age of 87

John Bishop IMSA Passes Away 2014

DAYTONA BEACH,FLORIDA (June 6, 2014)– Sports car racing legend John Bishop, the visionary co-founder of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), died Thursday in San Rafael, Calif. due to complications from a recent illness. He was 87. Bishop co-founded IMSA in 1969 with his wife Peggy and Bill France Sr., after a surprise telephone “cold […]

Rusty Wallace NASCAR Driving Suit Stolen

Rusty Wallace Racing Suit Stolen

NASCAR Hall of Famer’s son seeks help on Twitter The last fire suit Rusty Wallace wore in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series vehicle is considered stolen by the Wallace family, according to a tweet from Wallace’s son Greg. The white and blue Miller Lite fire suit is missing from the Team Penske shop, and Greg Wallace is offering a […]

Legendary Team Owner Bud Moore Stormed the Shores of Normandy 70 Year Ago

Bud Moore D Day Normandy Military Service

Seventy years ago today members of the Great Generation mechanized one of the most daring military operations of all time. 156,000 Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy as part of Operation Overlord. 12,000 of those men lost their lives the first day. We know it simply as D-Day. This is one man’s story. Walter “Bud” Moore […]

2015 Corvette Z06 Most Powerful Chevrolet Ever with 650 Horsepower

2015 Corvette Z06 Rated at 650 Horsepower

DETROIT – The all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 is the most powerful production car ever from General Motors and one of a few production cars available in the United States that delivers more than 600 horsepower. The Z06’s LT4 supercharged 6.2L V-8 engine is SAE-certified at 650 horsepower (485 kW) at 6,400 rpm and 650 lb-ft of […]

AmericanMuscle Gives Away 2014 Ford Mustang GT MMD Project Car

2014 Mustang giveaway AmericanMuscle

MMD is giving Away the May 2014 Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords Cover Car Modern Muscle Design is giving everyone the chance to drive away in their SEMA built, custom 2014 Mustang GT—Project MMD. MMD and AmericanMuscle teamed up to custom design Project MMD. Featuring over $30,000 in aftermarket parts and the sleek, modern design […]

McLaren Celebrates 50 Years

McLaren 50th Anniversary (1)

Life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.’ When a 27-year-old Bruce McLaren penned those words in 1964, his new company, Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd, was less than a year old. In those days, Bruce’s vision was shared by fewer than half a dozen loyal souls, who slogged across the world to race […]

Nissan DeltaWing History

Nissan deltaWing History Motor City

The Nissan DeltaWing has grabbed headlines, turned heads, and divided opinions wherever it has gone. For Nissan, a company known for delivering innovation that excites, this project has gathered great momentum throughout the season, providing excitement for fans of motorsport but has also caught the eye of non-motorsport fans intrigued by the car’s unique design. […]

2014 Corvette Stingray Sells For $1.05 Million at Barrett Jackson

2014-Chevrolet-Corvette Rick Hendrick 043

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Five Chevrolet performance cars, including the first retail production model of the 2014 Corvette Stingray, raised a combined $2.14 million at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale collector car auctions that concluded Sunday. Proceeds benefit the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Habitat for Humanity Detroit, the American Heart Association, the Guy Fieri Foundation for […]

Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing Renew Pikes Peak Hillclimb Partnership

2013 Hyundai RMR Millen Pikes Peak International Hill Climb – Unlimited Class Racecar

Hyundai announced its renewed partnership with Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) to defend its 2012 world record in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC). This years’ race to the internationally-renowned summit is planned for June 30, 2013. This year, Hyundai will expand its presence at Pikes Peak with a two-car effort, with Millen piloting a […]

Daytona 24 Hours: Breaking Dawn

Daytona 24 Hours

Once we raced Daytona’s roval backward. Every now and then, I stumble across a photo taken when Dwight Eisenhower was President, the year Aston Martin won Le Mans and Daytona’s sports cars went ‘round clockwise. Those ancient Daytona photos have a peculiar quality. The cars look dated though the track, especially the banking, looked much […]