Archive for August, 2012

Chevrolet Racing Revs Up Breast Cancer Fight

Brand to donate $200 per caution lap during AdvoCare 500 paced by pink Camaro DETROIT – Chevrolet Racing will renew the brand’s fight against breast cancer this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway where every lap run under the caution flag will lead to a $200 contribution by Chevrolet to the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides […]

Cadillac Is Back! Team Cadillac Takes World Challenge Manufacturer, Driver Titles for Clean Sweep of 2012

Cadillac Tops Volvo, Porsche in Manufacturer’s Race; O’Connell Driver Champ • Third Title for Cadillac, Won Also in 2005, 2007 • Pilgrim Finishes Second in Driver’s Race • Cadillacs Finished in top 10 in all 12 Races SONOMA, Calif. – Team Cadillac began its return to the Pirelli World Challenge Series last year with one […]

Auctions America Auburn Fall Spotlight: 1935 Ford Three-Window Coupe

This, original, steel bodied 1935 Ford Three Window Coupe is an excellent and well maintained restoration. For driving reliability, it has been fitted with a later, Ford flathead V-8 engine and a desirable, Columbia two-speed rear end. It is fitted with many period correct and factory accessories including a radio, banjo steering wheel, heater, luggage […]

Stephen Cox: IndyCar – Random Thoughts While Watching the Grand Prix of Sonoma

Sunday’s Indycar race at Sonoma was enjoyable to watch and the series is still making forward strides. It was nice to see Rubens Barrichello get a top five finish (you’re not in Kansas anymore, Rubens). It’s good to have the series revisiting some legendary venues. The battle between Sebastian Bourdais and Joseph Newgarden was fantastic. […]

Paul Brown/Tiger Racing’s Bell Comes from 12th To Finish on the Podium In Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge Finale at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. — With a large contingent from eBay Motors cheering him on, Justin Bell charged from 12th to finish third in Paul Brown/Tiger Racing’s eBay Motors No. 50 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Saturday afternoon in the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge GTS season finale at Sonoma. The podium finish was very exciting, as Bell moved from […]

Corvette Racing at Baltimore: Racin’ in the Streets

GT Championship Battle Resumes Saturday in the Inner Harbor BALTIMORE – In the midst of the War of 1812, the Battle of Baltimore inspired Francis Scott Key to write the lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Now nearly two centuries later, the Battle of Baltimore will be rejoined – not by American and British armies, but […]

Aston Martin Vantage GTE Achieves Podium in Home Race

The #97 Aston Martin Vantage GTE has finished third in the GTE Pro category in its home FIA World Endurance Championship race, the Six Hours of Silverstone, recording the fastest lap in the GTE class and leap-frogging to second place in the championship standings. The Gulf-liveried car started from fourth on the grid, following a […]

Auctions America Auburn Fall Spotlight: 1932 Auburn 12 Boattail Speedster

During the height of the Classic Era, few auto manufacturers could match the elegance and innovation of the companies under E.L. Cord’s fast-growing business empire. His cornerstone enterprise, of course, was Auburn, which Cord famously transformed into a manufacturer of stylish performers at a reasonable price point. This Auburn was subject to a no expense […]

Chevrolet Corvette Featured Marque at 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

DETROIT – Chevrolet Corvette will be the featured marque next August at the 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, where historic race cars annually come to the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca track to relive the sights, sounds and smells of racing days gone by. Corvette’s recognition in Monterey, Calif., will come during its 60th anniversary model […]

Aston Martin Vantage GTE Takes Pole at The Six Hours of Silverstone

Aston Martin Racing’s Vantage GTEs will start from pole position and fourth in the GTE Am category and from fourth in the GTE Pro category for the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the Six Hours of Silverstone, following qualifying earlier today. In the twenty-minute session, correct tyre choice proved to be essential […]