Archive for September, 2013

Chevrolet Wins 2013 Rolex Sports Car Series DP Engine Manufacturers’ Championship

Chevrolet Wins 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype Engine Manufacturers’ Championship for the Second Consecutive Year LAKEVILLE, Conn. – For the second consecutive year, Chevrolet has won the GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype (DP) Engine Manufacturers’ Championship. Today’s win by Wayne Taylor Racing in the season finale at Lime Rock Park capped the championship-winning effort […]

Aston Martin Wins Both Classes in Austin

Austin – Aston Martin Racing has won both GTE classes at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas and has also finished second in the GTE Am class. It is now leading the GTE Am championship with the #96 Vantage GTE thanks to this win and the win in […]

Mecum Will Offer One-Of-A-Kind Personal Driver Of Corvette’s Original Designer

Harley J. Earl Corvette will Cross Mecum’s Block at Chicago Auction Oct. 10-12 Walworth, Wis. – The factory-styling Sting Ray gifted to the father of the Corvette – Harley J. Earl – will cross the block at Mecum’s Chicago auction this Oct. 10-12 at the Schaumburg Convention Center. Among an anticipated 1,000-car lineup, this car […]

Stephen Cox: Short Track – Five Minutes with National Short Track Championship Promoter Gregg McKarns

The Stephen Cox Blog presented by McGunegill Engine Performance: Short Track – Five Minutes with National Short Track Championship Promoter Gregg McKarns For 48 years, race fans have sojourned to Rockford Speedway in northern Illinois to watch the finest short track stock car drivers in the world compete for the national title. Rockford is the […]

Chevrolet Begins Shipping 2014 Corvette Stingray

All-new Stingray Coupes rolling out of Bowling Green plant for dealers nationwide BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet began shipping the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe to dealers. “It’s an amazing sight to see the transporters filled with Stingrays heading to customers in all corners of the country,” said Dave Tatman, plant manager of General Motors’ […]

Stephen Cox: Movie Review – The Getaway… Run While You Can

Dollars are hard to come by these days for pretty much everyone. Perhaps I can save a few of yours by preventing a disaster of epic proportions. Do not under any circumstances go see the new film, “The Getaway,” in theaters now. Car guys, I urge you to fight your instincts. Forget the tantalizing prospect […]

Mecum Auctions: Crowd-Shakers And History-Makers At Mecum’s Chicago Auction This Oct. 10-12

Hemi Under Glass Collection and Harley J. Earl Corvette Part of 1,000-Car Lineup Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions is taking the gavel to Chicagoland this Oct. 10-12 with 1,000 vehicles expected to cross the block at the breathtaking Schaumburg Convention Center. The lineup is already fraught with headline-worthy consignments including the most famous wheel-standers in […]

RM Auctions: History Rolls into Hershey for RM’s Annual Pennsylvania Sale

· Final countdown underway to RM’s annual Hershey, Pennsylvania auction, held October 10 – 11 during the historic AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet · Two-day sale features 116 vehicles, with an emphasis on Brass and Classic Era motor cars · Sale entries led by a rare, award-winning 1933 Chrysler CL Imperial Convertible Roadster · Auction […]

Aston Martin Celebrates its Centenary at the Goodwood Revival

Aston Martin continues its year-long centenary party in the appropriately historic surroundings of The Goodwood Revival this weekend. The luxury British sports car maker is a main sponsor of this year’s meeting at the famous old English race circuit where examples of some of Aston Martin’s rarest and most highly-prized sports cars of the revival […]

Auctions America Continues Successful 2013 Season with its Annual Fall Carlisle Sale

· Auctions America rounds out its 2013 auction season in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, October 3-4 · Two-day Fall Carlisle sale, held in conjunction with the Carlisle Events Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral, features a diverse roster of 300 classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods, and customs · Auction highlights include a desirable 1967 Chevrolet Corvette […]