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2014-07-15 23:13:20

McLaren's continuous belt system increases tensile strength of tracks, maximizing service life. Torrance, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 McLaren Industries introduces its NextGen TDF™ series track loader rubber tracks, featuring SpoolRite™ belting technology to handle the workload and abuse of the most powerful track loaders on the market. This proprietary continuous (jointless) belt system radically increases the tensile strength of the tracks’ internal structure, making them...

2014-07-13 00:20:04

NEWTON, Iowa, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ryan Hunter-Reay scores his third win of 2014 in a 1-2 finish for Honda -- Josef Newgarden finishes second, equaling career-best finish -- Honda's sixth IndyCar Series race victory of 2014 Honda-powered Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first three-time winner of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Saturday night at Iowa Speedway, when his Andretti Autosport team made a bold call to give up track position and make a pit stop for fresh...

2014-07-11 23:04:44

Tom Campbell to Retire, Robert Clarke Named SCCA Pro Racing President Topeka, KS (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 SCCA Pro Racing Ltd. President and CEO Tom Campbell has announced his intention to retire later this year, and the company has named former Honda Performance Development chief Robert Clarke its new president. Clarke joins SCCA Pro Racing after leading Honda Performance Development (HPD) for 15 years, from 1993-2008. Clarke began at Honda in 1981, before starting HPD as a ground-up...

2014-07-10 12:21:07

ATLANTA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoTrader.com will be the primary sponsor of Team Penske driver Joey Logano when he returns to his home track this weekend on the quest for his third win of the season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126002 Logano will race in an AutoTrader-branded fire suit and drive the No. 22 Team Penske Ford Fusion with a special AutoTrader livery in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway...

2014-07-10 08:26:15

CORONA, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEP's Screenworks today announced it has launched the largest mobile LED screen trailer in North America, which will be used by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) at all NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events. This new screen trailer, called BigMo 4, includes an LED display that measures 19 feet high by 33 feet wide and has an additional 4-foot ad banner around the entire perimeter - an unprecedented size for a trailer-based LED...

2014-07-08 16:21:07

Twelve Dealerships Recognized by Automotive News As Among the Best in the United States BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG), an international transportation services company, announced today that twelve of its dealerships have been named by Automotive News as among the Best Dealerships to Work For in the United States. The award winning dealerships are: -- Audi of Willoughby, Willoughby, Ohio - www.audiwilloughby.com --...

2014-07-03 12:24:20

LONDON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of the British Grand Prix 2014 this weekend at Silverstone, Kaspersky Lab is bringing the Ferrari experience to the Paddington Central Amphitheatre on 4th July. The general public and local business community will have the opportunity to see a Ferrari F1 show car in the flesh and even experience the thrill of a race in a Ferrari driving simulator. There will also be the opportunity for visitors to win Ferrari fan kits or even one of...

2014-07-02 08:25:11

Extremely limited-run "Super Bike" collaboration from two renowned technical marks MORGAN HILL, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the years Specialized and McLaren have developed a unique relationship built upon a foundation of collaborative technical progress and a dedication to creating unrivaled bikes and equipment. The all new S-Works McLaren Tarmac builds on that tradition of excellence creating the most exclusive and technically advanced bike Specialized has ever...

2014-06-30 12:21:24

New Digital Series "Garage Tours" Premieres Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 1st on NetworkA.com NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network A, the fastest growing action sports and adventure network, and Valvoline premiere a new digital series, "Garage Tours" tomorrow, July 1st, on NetworkA.com. With host and professional Formula Drift driver Chris Forsberg, viewers lift open doors to some of the nation's biggest and most diverse garages, from professional outfits to grassroots...

2014-06-30 08:21:38

Drivers Greg Tracy and Hiroshi Masuoka dominate the Electric Vehicle division in the innovative Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III racing prototype COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pair of Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) technologically advanced MiEV Evolution III all-electric prototype racecars placed first and second within the Electric Vehicle division in the 92st running of the famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) on Sunday, June 29th...


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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