Road Atlanta Offers Mobile App for IPhone, IPad and Andriod Users

Finally! One of the first race track phone apps has been released! Road Atlanta is right with the curve of technology trying to make the fan experience even better! This application can be downloaded for free on iPhones (click here) or Android (click here). The app serves many purposes for our fans: Navigation The Road Atlanta phone app is intended to help fans navigate around the facility. It has an interactive track map that is GPS enabled. The map shows everything from the turns of…

Skip Barber Hosts Road Atlanta Open House

Skip Barber Racing School will host the 3rd Annual FREE Open House at Road Atlanta on Friday, May 4, 2012. Tickets are limited, register ONLINE today for either the morning or afternoon session.   Spend the day getting free seat time in Mazda MX-5 Miata on the Autocross course, taking hot laps arounud the full 2.54 mile track in a Playboy Cup Car, drifting the RX-8 on the Skidpad, or riding along in a Lotus Evora, Lexus ISF, Porsche 911 or Cayman.   Last year…

2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet the World’s Fastest Car 0-60 or 0-100!

Move over Bugatti, there is a new leader atop the leader board for the world’s fastest production car. The 2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet shattered the 2012 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport 0-to-60 mph time of 2.57 seconds by knocking a full second of the record. Bo Butner’s factory production racer hit 0-60 in a mere 1.52 seconds! Incredibly, Butner was unaware of just how fast his Mustang truly was. “As drag racers, we look for different numbers to tell us how the car is performing,”…

1967 LeMans Winning GT40 in Ford Booth at SEMA Show

Sitting in Ford’s 2011 SEMA booth, might be one of the most important Ford of all times, but that won’t stop most SEMA Show attendees from walking right by it. Sitting on a container high above the show floor, is the red #1 1967 Ford GT40 Mark IV, but with all the glitz and booth babes most show, most attendees have their eyes a little lower than iconic Ford. As a result  most don’t even notice the Le Mans winner amid the sea of latest…

Jeg Coughlin Jr Heads to MOPAR, Plans to Race Dodge Avenger

Jeg Coughlin Jr., and MOPAR announced that the drag racer would campaign in a Dodge Avenger for the 2012 seanson. At 40 years of age, Coughlin has added plenty to his family’s legacy during his illustrious career. In addition to winning the Pro Stock championship four times, Coughlin has raced his way into the top 10 of the NHRA’s career victories list with 67 national event wins. Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar Brand – Chrysler Group LLC, hosted the 2011 SEMA show Mopar…

US Top Gear Personality Rutledge Wood Launches New Website

Top Gear USA personality Rutledge Wood has launched a fan website that promises to provide insight and antidotes into his daily life as a race analyst and Top Gear host, as well as cool gear for his fervent fans. The well timed launch comes as the show’s most liked personality heads south to provide colorful commentary for NASCAR Raceday on the Speed Channel. Now in his second season hosting the American spin off of the popular UK television show, Top Gear that he hosts along…

Audi R8 LMS Defends Title at Bathurst in LeMans Series

Audi remains unbeaten at Bathurst: For the second time in succession, the R8 LMS prevailed in the most important GT endurance race “Down Under” in Australia. Conditions were difficult as varying intensities of rain and dense fog at times caused a number of spins, off road excursions and yellow caution flags. But unlike NASCAR the LeMans Series runs rain or shine. The first four hours of the race alone saw the three different vehicles take turns in leading the race. From the fourth hour onward,…

Rob Bell, Alexander Sims and Alvaro Parente to Race McLaren GT for 2012

Rob Bell and Alexander Sims join Alvaro Parente in McLaren GT customer team driver line-up for 2012 Three examples of the MP4-12C GT3  race car and one MP4-12C road car to be presented at Autosport International 25 Mclaren MP4-12C GT3’s to race in Europe in 2012 McLaren GT is building on its successful 2011 development programme for the new MP4-12C GT3 by adding Britons Rob Bell and Alexander Sims to its driver line-up for 2012.  Bell and Sims will join Portuguese racing driver Alvaro Parente…