Archive for July, 2011

GRAND-AM Ferrari F458 Passes Test With Flying Colors

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – GRAND-AM’s newest race car, the Ferrari F458 Italia built specifically for Rolex Sports Car Series competition, completed 174 trouble-free laps at competitive speeds during a two-day session at Daytona International Speedway. “Today was a tremendous improvement over yesterday,” said Ferrari of Fort Lauderdale team principal Ronnie Vogel. “We’ve got good feelings […]

Porsche Teams Hope for a Good Start to the Second Half of Season

American Le Mans Series, Round 5 in Lexington/USA Stuttgart – With the race on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on 6 August, the American Le Mans Series heads into the second half of the season. On the storied circuit in the Midwest of America, Porsche works drivers Joerg Bergmeister (Germany) and Patrick Long (USA) are […]

Video: Introducing the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 was recently introduced at the Camaro Homecoming Event in Oshawa. In this video Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser takes you on a full tour of the vehicle.

Auctions America: Indiana’s Rag Tops Auto Museum Collection to be Offered at Auctions America by RM’s Auburn Fall Sale

• Auctions America by RM to present 68 vehicles and a selection of vintage motorcycles from Indiana’s Rag Tops Auto Museum Collection ‘without reserve’ at its Auburn Fall Collector Car Weekend, September 1 – 4, 2011 • Collection spans almost a century of automotive history, highlighted by a host of great American classics from the […]

Chevrolet Celebrates 100 Years in Song

Pandora celebrates 100 years of Chevrolet with a dedicated channel and Top 100 Chevy song list DETROIT – Chevrolet is celebrating its 100th anniversary with Pandora by creating a dedicated Chevrolet station playing the Top 100 songs mentioning the brand. Among them are “American Pie” by Don McLean,“Crocodile Rock” by Elton John, “Little Red Corvette” […]

NASCAR Star Tony Stewart and the Office Depot Foundation Team Up To Donate 5,000 Sackpacks To Indianapolis Area Kids

National Backpack Program on Track to Help More Than 2.5 Million Kids Since 2001 Carmel, IN. – Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in […]

RM Auctions Lifts Gavel on Unprecedented Roster of World’s Finest Mercedes-Benz Automobiles in Monterey

• RM Auctions presents the most important collection of Mercedes-Benz motor cars ever offered at auction, August 19 – 20 in Monterey, California • Offering headlined by a spectacular 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster, expected to set a new world record for a Mercedes-Benz sold at auction • Additional featured highlights include three extraordinary […]

Chevy Marks 100 Years with Fans, Owners and Communities

• Begins 100-day countdown to November 3 birthday with launch of Centennial Experience atChevy100.com • Fans can vote for their favorite Chevy of all times • Local Centennial events and activities to engage owners and fans worldwide DETROIT – Chevrolet will celebrate the countdown to its 100th birthday on November 3 by encouraging its customers […]

Iconic Chevys Illustrate Brand History

Chevrolet highlights 24 vehicles that helped define the brand in the U.S. market DETROIT – Throughout its 100-year history, Chevrolet has created hundreds of different cars and trucks. Many have their passionate fans and collectors. Some stand out as iconic –personifying the spirit, style, and dependability that have defined Chevrolet. So with apologies in advance […]

Mecum Brings Low-Mileage, Italian Barn Find Trio to Annual Monterey Auction

Classic Cars to Cross the Block Aug. 18-20, 2011 Marengo, IL – Mecum Auctions announces three low-mileage Italian classics will be offered at their third annual Monterey Auction: a 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS with 2,910 miles; a 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona with 9,752 miles; and a 1977 Maserati Bora Coupe with just 978 […]