Archive for August, 2011

Porsche’s Crowd-Puller: The New Porsche 911 Carrera

Porsche at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show with four world premieres Stuttgart – With the new 911 Carrera, the next completely redeveloped generation of the sports car classic by Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, celebrates its world premiere at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. The sports car icon is stepping into […]

Office Depot to Celebrate Grand Opening of Newly Remodeled Store in Roswell, Georgia, With Ribbon-cutting Ceremony Featuring NASCAR Star Tony Stewart

Stewart Will Also Team Up With the Office Depot Foundation To Donate 4,800 Sackpacks To Roswell-Area Kids in Need During Grand Re-Opening Event Roswell, Ga – 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 […]

Formula 1: Ferrari Analysis and Reaction

Maranello –The past weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix definitely did not live up to expectations for Scuderia Ferrari. A fourth and eighth place in Saturday’s qualifying and the same result in the race on Sunday, with the drivers switching places, cannot be seen as a good result, but as Team Principal Stefano Domenicali commented at the […]

Mecum Auctions: Mecum’s Inaugural Dallas Auction Expands to Three Days in October

Marengo, IL – Due to popular demand, Mecum Auctions, has expanded their inaugural event in Texas to three days, October 6-8, 2011 at the Dallas Convention Center. Everything is bigger in Texas, including Mecum’s incredible lineup of 600 vehicles, which is one of the largest collector car offerings to ever grace the state. Consignments are […]

Garlits Views New Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak Assembly

“Big Daddy” Don Garlits visited his new Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak at the production facility near Detroit on Monday, Aug. 22. Body prep and roll cage installation was complete and the car was scheduled for paint (“Swamp Rat” Black) beginning that afternoon. Final assembly of the Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak will commence on […]

Hübinette and Kearney Make Drift Show at Las Vegas

Mopar-powered Dodge Motorsports drifters Samuel Hübinette and his teammate Dean Kearney returned to Formula DRIFT action at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for Round Six on Aug. 26–27, with over 16,000 fans packing the event. Hübinette, the two-time Formula DRIFT champion, who has won three times this season with the TORC (The Off-Road Championship) Series, was […]

11th Annual Mopar® HEMI® Challenge Features Record $18,000 Total Purse

The 11th Annual Mopar® HEMI® Challenge will take place during the 57th Annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Ind. on Sept. 1–2, with a lucrative purse of $18,000 on the line, including a record $15,000 earmarked for the event champion. The Mopar HEMI Challenge pits Mopar-powered Super Stock/A–HEMI (SS/AH) 1968 […]

Formula 1: Vettel Continues His Leadership with Pirelli in Belgium

After an action-packed race that was dominated by tyre strategy, Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel converted pole position to another race win this year, the 17th of his career, over 44 laps around the epic Spa-Francorchamps circuit. By winning in Belgium, Vettel exceeded the points total of his championship-winning 2010 season. For the first time […]

Russo and Steele’s Monterey Auction Results: Total Sales equal $8.5 Million with an Increase in Sales Percentage by 22%

Monterey, CA – The 11th Annual Russo and Steele Monterey Event saw a record increase in bidders (both domestic and international) and the number of viewers on its LIVE online auction increased by 25%. The successful event boasts a 64% sales rate (an increase of 22% from last year) and a preliminary total sale of […]

Team Cadillac Just Misses Double Podium in First Race at Cadillac Grand Prix of Sonoma

CTS-V Coupes of O’Connell second, Pilgrim fourth in tight Pirelli World Challenge thriller at Infineon Raceway – O’Connell starts from pole, runs top-three all day – Pilgrim gets boxed by lapped traffic, loses third – O’Connell moves to second in GT points; Pilgrim fifth after ninth round SONOMA, Calif. – A logjam at the start […]