Archive for January, 2011

ALMS: Sebring Unveils 2011 12 Hours Event Poster

The pack fighting its way through Turn 17 The official poster for the 59th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida has been unveiled. This year’s poster features a scene by motorsports artist Roger Warrick showing the final turn of Sebring’s legendary 3.7-mile circuit. The artwork reflects the diverse field […]

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Begins Regular Production at Oshawa Assembly Plant

– Rick Hendrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrate Camaro milestone at Oshawa – Hendrick purchased first Camaro Convertible available for public sale Oshawa, Ontario – Rick Hendrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. today visited Oshawa Assembly Plant to mark the start of regular production for the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, which will arrive at U.S. dealerships […]

All Aston Martin Models Finish Competition on Winners’ Podium

• Rapide triumphs for second year in succcession • All Aston Martin models finish competition on winners’ podium Frankfurt am Main / Stuttgart – Making a successful start to 2011, Aston Martin has repeated last year’s victory in the readers’ vote Best Cars 2011 of the German car magazine auto motor und sport. The Aston […]

ALMS: Successful Test for Audi R18

• Two new Audi R18 cars used in tests at Sebring (USA) • Preparation for the 2011 Le Mans 24 Hours • All nine “factory” drivers shared the test tasks Four and a half months before the Le Mans 24 Hours, preparations for the endurance classic are in full swing at Audi. Two new Audi […]

Mecum at Kissimmee Muscle Car Auction Top 10 Sold Vehicles

Here are the Mecum at Kissimmee Top 10 units sold: No. 1: Lot S182 1996 Riva Aquarama Special Hull# 774, Last Aquarama Sold to the Public Sold for $975,000 No. 2: Lot S121.1 1963 Shelby Cobra DragonSnake Costilow/Larson, CSX2093 Sold for $875,000 No. 3: Lot F211.1 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster CSX3301 Sold for $550,000 […]

ALMS: BGP Launches Plan to be America’s Most Sustainable Race

Program part of announcement at Washington DC Auto Show WASHINGTON, DC – The Baltimore Grand Prix today announced at the Washington Auto Show a strategy that would result in it becoming the most sustainable racing event in the U.S. Scott Atherton, President and CEO of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, introduced […]

Chicago Auto Show: Audi Launches Eco-Friendly Auto Show Initiative

Audi has extended its commitment to technological innovation and environmental stewardship by giving auto show attendees the ability to have electronic brochures of Audi’s 2011 lineup delivered instantly to their mobile phones as an alternative to printed copies. Audi has dramatically increased its focus on environmental awareness as seen in its revolutionary TDI clean diesel […]

ALMS: JaguarRSR Anticipating Strong Second Year

Gentilozzi: Team set to test upgrades and improvements in Jaguar XKR GT The approach of a second full season in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón is bringing even more optimism at JaguarRSR. Given the dramatic second-year progress many programs experience – think BMW’s M3 GT last year and Ferrari’s F430 GT […]

Video: GRAND-AM – Daytona Speedweeks Opening Ceremony

Daytona International Speedway President, Joie Chitwood III, and the Mayor of Speedweeks drop the green flag at the 2011 Speedweeks Opening Ceremony prior to practice for the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Chevrolet Volt Rollout Speeds Up: Available Nationwide By End of 2011

DETROIT – Chevrolet is stepping up the national rollout of the Volt to match customer interest. “We’re accelerating our launch plan to have Volts in all participating Chevrolet dealerships in every single state in the union by the end of this year,” said Rick Scheidt, U.S. vice president, Chevrolet Marketing. “This is the right thing […]