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2014-03-18 12:20:31

Round 3 of the only professional drifting series in North America will feature an international field MIAMI, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most exciting forms of motorsports is coming to Homestead-Miami Speedway May 30-31. Round 3 of the Formula DRIFT Championship will feature drivers from around the world competing in well-executed, controlled sideway slides at high speed on the speedway's 2.21 mile infield road course. Track President Matthew Becherer made the...

2014-03-17 16:20:37

O'Connell Wins Pro-Am, Co-Drivers Scott Monroe & Lance Fenton 2nd in Pro-Am HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Connell Racing (OConnellRacing.com), a professional motorsports company based in Southern California announced today that drivers Kevin O'Connell and Carlos Contreras reached the podium with a third place overall finishing position in their inaugural race at Sebring this weekend in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Series led by Rick Ware Racing in...

2014-03-14 16:20:17

Public Vote To Determine 2014 Helmet of Hope Grantees BRISTOL, Tenn., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson announced Friday the launch of the 2014 edition of the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign, which this year includes new criteria for being named one of the five $25,000 grant recipients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140314/CG83784 During a press conference this morning at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.,...

2014-03-12 20:20:15

- Latest racing application of production-based Honda V6 engine SANTA CLARITA, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda has expanded its attack on the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, and will join the Daytona Prototype category for the first time later this month at the 62(nd) annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/LA82397-b Honda has a history of success at the Florida endurance racing classic, including LMP2 class...

2014-03-11 16:20:35

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Connell Racing (OConnellRacing.com), a professional motorsports company based in Southern California announced today that driver Kevin O'Connell will enter and compete for the North American championship in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Series with Rick Ware Racing of Thomasville, North Carolina and Lamborghini of Houston, Texas beginning with the race at Sebring International Raceway. O'Connell will have a current co-driver for...

2014-03-11 08:27:11

LegalShield's Branding Will Run Through 18 IndyCar Series Races in North America DALLAS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LegalShield, one of the nation's leading providers of legal safeguards for individuals, families and small businesses, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Indianapolis 500 winning team Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) and Bowen & Bowers Motorsports (BBM), to sponsor the No. 98 Honda driven by Jack Hawksworth. Hawksworth, 23, joins BHA for his...

2014-03-07 08:20:42

Patrick to Wear Blue Firesuit Chosen by Fans as She Pilots the No. 10 Aspen Dental Chevrolet SS SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danica Patrick will take to the track with a new primary sponsor as the blue-and-white No. 10 Aspen Dental Chevrolet SS makes its debut at the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. And she'll do it sporting a blue firesuit selected by fans who voted in the Danica's New Suit Sweepstakes. To view the...

2014-03-06 08:21:12

Iconic MARTINI® Brand Returns to Formula One(TM) Racing as Title Partner of the Legendary Williams(TM) Team LONDON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MARTINI®, the world's leading vermouth and best-selling Italian sparkling wine, in partnership with Williams, today announced a multi-year agreement that unites two of the most iconic brands in Formula One(TM) racing, creating WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING. The announcement was made during an event held here, as part of the 2014 team launch....

2014-03-04 23:04:29

With Patrick Dempsey still in the mix as an official spokesperson, Positive Tracks explodes off the blocks in 2014 to award grants totaling $415,000. Positive Tracks Youth Challenge Grants plug into 165 charitable athletic events this year to get kids off the couch, double youth fundraising dollars, and spread awareness for charities across the nation. Hanover, NH (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 You've Come A Long Way Baby Now on its fifth year of growth, Positive Tracks flourishes as a...

2014-03-04 12:23:20

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) and Quaker Chemical Corporation announced March 4 the renewal of their partnership for the 2014 IndyCar Series season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/PH75883 As a partner of SFHR since 2012, Quaker Chemical supports the race team from a technical and engineering standpoint, working on product development to give the No. 67 SFHR car, driven by Josef Newgarden, an on-track advantage. The...


Latest Motorsport Reference Libraries

Cheetah Racing Cars
2014-06-23 06:16:01

Cheetah Racing Cars is a manufacturer of race cars in Australia. The design, engineering and production of Cheetah Race Cars are done by Brian Shead at a factory behind his home in Mordialloc, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The first car produced by Shead was for his own use in 1960 to race in the Formula Junior. He built another Cheetah in 1962 and a third in 1963. In 1970 he produced a MK4H Hill-climb car V-8 Oldsmobile, adding a redesign to previous cars. In 1973, Shead started to...

Kaditcha Formula 2 race car
2014-01-29 12:55:46

Kaditcha is an Australian automobile manufacturer founded by Barry Lock. The company produced open-wheeled and sports car racing cars for series including Formula 500 and Australian Formula 2. The 1980s proved to be the most successful years for their race cars. A Chevrolet-powered 5.0-L version driven by Chris Clearihan, won the 1982 Australian Sports Car Championship, with other Kaditcha cars finishing second and third in points. In 1983, another Kaditcha race car driven by Peter Hopwood...

Elfin Sports Cars
2014-01-06 10:19:17

Elfin Sports Cars Pty Ltd, is an Australian automobile manufacturer that was founded in 1957 by Garrie Cooper. The company produces sports cars and race cars. It is the oldest and one of the most successful sports car makers in Australia, with 29 championships and major Grand Prix titles. Previously owned by Bill Hemming and Nick Kovatch, Elfin is now owned by the estate of former British race car driver Tom Walkinshaw, purchased from the former owners in 1998. The original factory was...

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