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2014-06-04 12:21:17

TORRANCE, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda's U.S. based racing company, Honda Performance Development (HPD), is entering its third decade of operations with a more diverse range of racing products and race engineering services than ever before. Established in 1993, HPD is the technical operations center for Honda's high-performance racing programs and specializes in the design and development of race engines, chassis and performance parts, as well as technical/race support....

2014-06-03 12:20:55

CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru driver and defending Rally America Champion David Higgins earned his third win of the 2014 season with a dominating victory at the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR). Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew led from the start of the event and went fastest on all 12 of the events special-stages in their Subaru WRX STI rally car. The win extends Higgins lead in the driver standings and puts him one step closer to a fourth...

2014-06-03 12:20:48

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enerpulse Technologies, Inc. (OTCQX:ENPT) announced that Pulstar(®) Pulse Plugs Performance Expert Al Unser Jr., will race again at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) event. Unser Jr., a two-time winner of the prestigious Indianapolis 500, will compete in the "Indy Legends Pro-Am" on June 8 at 12:30 pm on Indy's road course. Unser Jr. will sign autographs at the Pulstar booth on...

2014-06-02 08:21:22

ENGLISHTOWN, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Coughlin earns his second national title win of the season at the 45th annual NHRA Summernationals to earn his 58th career Pro Stock victory -- Third consecutive win for the Dodge Dart and third Pro Stock final round appearance for Coughlin in a row -- Fifth Pro Stock class win for Mopar this season -- Mopar teammates Coughlin and Johnson tied for second in Pro Stock points standings -- Don...

2014-05-30 23:02:47

For sixteen-year-old Spruce Creek High School student Michael Lira from Port Orange, Florida, this weekend's The Great Railing 150 presented by Barbera’s Autoland ARCA series race is a welcomed road racing event. As the only non-oval race on the schedule, the event promises to be a nice change of pace given Lira's experience on road courses. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Drivers in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will face a unique challenge this coming...

2014-05-30 12:21:24

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing and driver Josef Newgarden are chomping at the bit to get to the "Indy Dual In Detroit" this weekend to wash away the memories of a very frustrating Indianapolis 500. Newgarden started eighth in the Indy 500 and was running strongly in the top 10 before problems arose on Lap 123 when his car ran out of fuel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91849 Quaker Chemical Corporation, an official sponsor...

2014-05-27 08:20:48

Verizon IndyCar® Series Boosted by BorgWarner EFR (Engineered For Racing) Turbochargers for Third Year AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the 98(th) running of the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing," BorgWarner President and Chief Executive Officer James Verrier presented 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay with the Borg-Warner Trophy(TM) in Victory Lane.With his first Indianapolis 500 win, Ryan Hunter-Reay has earned his place in racing history. His...

2014-05-26 00:20:13

INDIANAPOLIS, May 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis 500 Race Report ---------------------------- Circuit: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval), Indianapolis, IN 2013 Winner: Tony Kanaan (KV Racing Technology) 187.433 mph average Weather: Sunny, warm, 79 degrees F Results: Fn. St....

2014-05-25 20:20:12

- Honda-powered Ryan Hunter-Reay claims first Indy victory INDIANAPOLIS, May 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda-powered Ryan Hunter-Reay won Sunday's 98(th) running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, edging Helio Castoneves by six hundredths of a second in the second-closed finish in "500" history. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140525/91109 After running for the first 300 miles at the fastest pace in "500" history, a late-race red flag set up a...

2014-05-24 12:20:11

MONACO Grand Prix, May 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G.H.MUMM, the Official Champagne of the Formula 1(R) Championship, recognisable over the world with its distinctive jeroboam of G.H.MUMM Cordon Rouge, announced its partnership with Formula 1(R) driver Romain Grosjean currently racing for the Lotus F1 Team. This is the first time the brand has appointed a F1 driver as an Ambassador. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140524/684989 ) G.H.MUMM has...


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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