The following is a news release on the new Oldsmobile Indy
Aurora V8 which was unveiled this weekend at the Indy Racing
League event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. You'll also find
information on Oldsmobile's IRL contingency award program...
Clermont, IN -- People in various newsgroups have posted asking for
prayers when drivers in their favorite form of racing have been
seriously injured or killed. The drag racing community now asks
that the favor be returned....
Report from Motorsport News International
NASCAR Public Relations
SUZUKA CITY, Japan
NASCAR official Elmo Langley, 68, passed away Thursday
afternoon (local time) at Suzuka General Hospital of apparent heart
The following is courtesy of Crest Motorsports on the Web at:
ATTENTION: SPORTS EDITORS & SPORTS DIRECTORS!
MILLION DOLLAR DRAG RACE UPDATE FROM HUNTSVILLE DRAGWAY
Here is the Final entry list for the 21st Wyedean Forest Rally, the
first round of the 1996 BTRDA Rally Series which took place in the
Forest of Dean last Saturday (10th February)
21st WYEDEAN FOREST RALLY 1996
Rolex 24 at Daytona
34th Annual Running of the 24 Hour Endurance Classic
Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
February 3-4, 1996
Exxon World SportsCar Championship, Exxon Supreme GTS-1 & GTS-2
Entry List for Entries ...
[Phil Rider's review of WHERE EAGLES FLY appeared in the Nov. 27 issue of
National Speed Sport News, and is reposted with his permission.
Where Eagles Fly
By: Harvey Shapiro
208 pages, ...
Lee [Autorace listserver owner] asked me if I wouldn't do a short bio on
Ted Horn. With an article coming up in Open Wheel magazine it would be nice
to compare notes.
Ted was born Eylard Theodore Von Horn on Feb. 27th, 1910.
HARTFORD, MI (October 12) - Interstate Racing Association
driver Frank Filskov died Saturday night from injuries suffered in
a crash during the Fourth Annual U.S. Dirt Nationals at Hartford
Filskov was racing through turn one ...
Notes: In Saturday's Yamaha Sportsman Heavy race, Keith Freber did not drive
winning kart. Mark Weaverling of Santa Maria, Calif., was a last-minute
replacement and won!
Dirt results from Saturday night were not available today. Will try ...
United Midget Auto Racing Association
32 year old NAMARS + UMARA regular Perry Younce was killed in a racing...
80th Annual Indianapolis 500-Mile Race
Saturday, May 11 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Pole Day Qualifying
Sunday, May 12 ...
ARCA PRESIDENT BOB LOGA FATALLY INJURED
4-27-96 -- From ARCA Public Relations
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Robert John (Bob) Loga, 55, President of
the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA), died early Saturday
afternoon at the University of ...
>Date: Sun, 10 Nov 1996 20:12:00 PST
>From: Rogers, Rick <rrogers@MOC1.GANNETT.COM>
Picked this up on the net:
ARCA Driver Hudspeth Loses Hand
HAMPTON, Ga. -- Mickey Hudspeth, one of four drivers injured in crashes
Newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reports French newspaper L'Equipe
interviewing Jean Marie Balestre. Balestre is retiring now and were in
international autosports since 40 years ago and was president of FISA,
FIA and FFA. On '89 ...
>From Greg Rubenstein
The Runoffs Ramblings
Volume 1, Number 4
Saturday, October 12, 1996
KASIEWICZ SECOND WOMAN CHAMPION: Congratulations to Andrea Kasiewicz,
DE/Detroit, winner of Friday's Sports 2000 race to become the SCCA's
Stillwagon opens WKA Dirt World Championships with a victory
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-27-96) -- The World Karting Association Dirt World
Championships opened Friday night at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium with
perennial contender J.T.
>From NASCAR Public Relations Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALL-START OPENING OF FIRST "NASCAR THUNDER' STORE SET FOR GWINNETTPLACE
MALL IN ATLANTA
Darrell Waltrip, Richard And Kyle Petty To Greet Fans
Atlanta Ga. -- May 1 1996...
SODA Chevrolet Off-Road Winter Series Results
Glen Helen Raceway Park
San Bernardino, CA
Dec. 7/8, 1996
Off road racers from the Wisconsin based SODA organization
sought refuge from their regular winter weather by Southern...
Clermont, IN -- Miscellaneous news and rumors from the 42nd running
of the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park....
The cloud of tragedy that hung over the 42nd running of the NHRA
U.S. Nationals from the death Blaine Johnson had...
FICTION AND FACT -- HERE'S WHICH IS WHICH
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 1996 -- In order to clarify some of the issues
surrounding our sport, the Indy Racing League has presented the facts to
answer the most frequent misrepresentations and ...
Here are the Final Entry Lists for the Vauxhall Rally of Wales, the
Vauxhall Panaround Rally, the Gwynedd Rally, and the Vauxhall Rally
of Wales Historic, which ran on 22/23 March.
The Vauxhall Rally of Wales was the first round of the 1996...
NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC
TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP
BTCC WEIGHT LIMITS ADJUSTED
WITH effect from Monday (May 20) minimum weight limits in the
Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship are to be revised.
Four-wheel-drive cars will be...
R4 and Mr.G ventured recently to the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing (EMMA)
located on a site known as the Latimore Valley Fairgrounds located near York
Springs, Pennsylvania. The site is located just east of U.S. Rt 15, midway
Here is the Final Entry List for the Malcolm Wilson Rally, the second
round of the 1996 BTRDA Rally Series, held in the Lake District and
Kielder Forest on 2nd March
MALCOLM WILSON RALLY 1996
Here are the entry lists for the Manx International Rally, the final
round of the Mobil 1/Top Gear RACMSA British Rally Championship) and
the Manx Historic Rally. The Manx International Rally starts from the
TT Grandstand, Douglas, Isle of Man...
DAYTONA USA Grand Opening Gala Live on ESPN2
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The black tie event celebrating the
opening of DAYTONA USA, "The Ultimate Motorsports Attraction,"
will be shown live on cable network ESPN2 July 4 from 7:30-8:30
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
IRL AURORA V8 READY FOR TESTING
Note to Editors: This is the third in a series of progress
reports on development of Oldsmobile's Motorsport Aurora V8 for
Indy Racing League competition in ...
CBS Sports to Televise World of Outlaws' Eldora Event
PLANO, TX (May 13) - The World of Outlaws, which has already
scheduled more television exposure this year than in its first 18
years combined, has reached an agreement with CBS ...
It has been asked why Danny Sullivan entered 2 Toyota Camrys instead
of the more common and smaller Carina/Corona.
One reason is because of the success of the Camry in the South
African Touring Car series. Although fitted with British-built ...