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Fri 31 Dec 2010
Mon 20 Dec 2010
This Week in Racing History (December 19-25)

This Week in Racing History (December 19-25)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com December 19 Touring car driver Jeff Allam born in Epsom, England (1954). December 20 Indy Car racer and TV commentator Scott Goodyear born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada ...

Fri 17 Dec 2010
Wood Brothers Christmas memories

Wood Brothers Christmas memories

Crystal's Christmas Ornaments Evoke Precious Wood Family Memories December 16, 2010 - The racing accomplishments of the Wood Brothers over the past 61 years are well documented. Their on-track records have been compiled by NASCAR statisticians...

Tue 14 Dec 2010
Porsche Cup winners 1970-2010

Porsche Cup winners 1970-2010

@>Porsche Cup Winners, 1970-2010 Year Driver Nat Team ------- ------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- 1970 Gijs van Lennep NL Wihuri 1971 Erwin ...

This Week in Racing History (December 12-18)

This Week in Racing History (December 12-18)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com December 12 F1 and Indy 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi born in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1946). December 13 Indy 500 winner Vaso Bill "Vuky" Vukovich Sr. born (1918). December 14 1992...

Mon 06 Dec 2010
This Week in Racing History (December 5-11)

This Week in Racing History (December 5-11)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com December 5 The paved track at Marouba, New South Wales, Australia, opens (1925). December 6 Touring and sports car racer Manuel Reuter is born Mainz, Germany (1961). December...

Sun 28 Nov 2010
This Week in Racing History (November 28-December 4)

This Week in Racing History (November 28-December 4)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 28 The Angolan Grand Prix for sports cars is won by David Piper in a Ferrari 365P2 (1965). November 29 Automotive journalist and Mille Miglia winner (as navigator ...

Tue 23 Nov 2010
This Week in Racing History (November 21-27)

This Week in Racing History (November 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 21 Swede Savage, driving an AAR Eagle-Ford, wins the USAC Championship race at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1970). November 22 Pietro Bordino, racing great between the world...

Sat 13 Nov 2010
This Week in Racing History (November 14-20)

This Week in Racing History (November 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 14 Driving a Kuzma-Offy, Jimmy Bryan wins the AAA Championship race on the dirt track in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (1954). November 15 Gerhard Berger leads home Michele ...

Sun 07 Nov 2010
This Week in Racing History (November 7-13)

This Week in Racing History (November 7-13)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 7 Steve McQueen, actor and racer who made and starred in the movie Le Mans, dies of lung cancer at the age of 50 (1980). November 8 David Piper and Dickie Attwood drive a...

Sun 31 Oct 2010
This Week in Racing History (October 31-November 6)

This Week in Racing History (October 31-November 6)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 31 George Follmer drives a Porsche-powered Lotus 23 to victory in the USRRC race at Riverside, California, USA (1965). November 1 Mika Hakkinen wins the Japanese GP and his...

Sat 23 Oct 2010
This Week in Racing History (October 24-30)

This Week in Racing History (October 24-30)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 24 Juan Manuel Fangio drives a Mercedes-Benz W196 to victory in the Spanish Grand Prix at Pedralbes (1954). October 25 Mark Donohue drives a Lola to victory in the SCCA L&M...

Wed 20 Oct 2010
Wood Brothers remember Glen's back-seat car

Wood Brothers remember Glen's back-seat car

Back Seat Driving Was A Glen Wood Specialty October 19, 2010 - When it comes to back seat driving, Glen Wood was among the best. But Wood's back seat driving didn't involve nagging the one behind the wheel. He did his back seat driving from...

Sun 17 Oct 2010
This Week in Racing History (October 17-23)

This Week in Racing History (October 17-23)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 17 Al Unser Sr. drives a Lola T332-Chevy to victory in the L&M Continental F5000 race at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, California, USA (1976). October...

Tue 12 Oct 2010
Ford 109 years ago in motorsports

Ford 109 years ago in motorsports

109 YEARS AGO TODAY IN MOTORSPORTS HISTORY^a. It was Oct. 10, 1901 when Henry Ford won his first and only race in a car named "Sweepstakes" at the Detroit Driving Club in Grosse Pointe, Mich. Ford defeated Alexander Winton in a 10-lap race and...

Mon 11 Oct 2010
This Week in Racing History (October 10-16)

This Week in Racing History (October 10-16)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 10 Giuseppi Campari, Baconin Borzacchini, and Count Stanislas Czaykowski die in two separate accidents during the Monza Grand Prix at Monza, Italy (1933). October 11 George...

Sat 02 Oct 2010
This Week in Racing History (October 3-9)

This Week in Racing History (October 3-9)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 3 Brian Redman drives a BRM-Chevrolet to victory in the Interserie race at Hockenheim, West Germany (1971). October 4 The first race to be held on the banked track at ...

Fri 01 Oct 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Iron Man Felton returnsHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Iron Man Felton returns

Ingram's Flat Spot On Iron Man Felton Returns by Jonathan Ingram Sometimes the kid who can only dream of being a racer becomes a racer. And the rest is history. Gene Felton at a 2001 Road Atlanta Vintage event in his Pontiac Grand ...

Sat 25 Sep 2010
This Week in Racing History (September 26-October 2)

This Week in Racing History (September 26-October 2)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 26 Tom Walkinshaw and Chuck Nicholson drive a Jaguar XJS to victory in the ETCC race at Zolder, Belgium (1982). September 27 George Follmer wins the SCCA L&M Continental...

Sat 18 Sep 2010
This Week in Racing History (September 19-25)

This Week in Racing History (September 19-25)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 19 First British International Drag Festival begins at Blackbushe Airport a few miles from London (1964). September 20 Walt Hansgen wins the second race of the ...

Sat 11 Sep 2010
This Week in racing History (September 12-18)

This Week in racing History (September 12-18)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 12 Tom Walkinshaw and Chuck Nicholson drive a Jaguar XJS to victory in the ETCC race at Silverstone, England (1982). September 13 Mark Donohue, driving a Lola T192, wins...

Sat 04 Sep 2010
This Week in Racing History (September 5-11)

This Week in Racing History (September 5-11)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 5 Juan Montoya wins the CART Molson Indy Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada (1999). September 6 Phil Hill drives a Jaguar XK120C to victory in the SCCA National ...

Sat 28 Aug 2010
This Week in Racing History (August 29-September 4)

This Week in Racing History (August 29-September 4)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 29 Keke Rosberg drives a Williams to victory in the Swiss Grand Prix held in Dijon, France (1982). August 30 Ronnie Peterson, driving a March 712, wins the Rothmans ...

Fri 27 Aug 2010
Evolution of the pit stop - the Rainbow Warriors

Evolution of the pit stop - the Rainbow Warriors

EVOLUTION OF THE PIT STOP: ERA OF THE RAINBOW WARRIORS (This is the third in a series of four stories about how the pit stop has evolved in stock car racing over the past 60 years. Presented by TUMS, the number one antacid in America, ...

Evolution of the pit stop - today's crews

Evolution of the pit stop - today's crews

EVOLUTION OF THE PIT STOP: Today's Crews Filled With Athletes (This is the fourth and final story in the four-part series dealing with how the pit stop has evolved in stock car racing over the past 60 years. Presented by TUMS, the number one ...

Thu 26 Aug 2010
Evolution of the pit stop - the 1980's

Evolution of the pit stop - the 1980's

EVOLUTION OF THE PIT STOP: THE BEST IN THE '80S (This is the second in a series of four stories about how the pit stop has evolved in stock car racing over the past 60 years. Presented by TUMS, the number one antacid in America, ...

Evolution of the pit stop - the early years

Evolution of the pit stop - the early years

EVOLUTION OF THE PIT STOP: THE EARLY YEARS (This is the first in a series of four stories about how the pit stop has evolved in stock car racing over the past 60 years. Presented by TUMS, the number one antacid in America, award-winning ...

Atlanta Motor Speedway memorable moments 2010-08-25

Atlanta Motor Speedway memorable moments 2010-08-25

Memorable Moments in 50 Years at Atlanta Motor Speedway: Harvick Helps Heal the Sport and the Most Famous Race in NASCAR History Highlighting Atlanta Motor Speedway's 50th Anniversary Season as the track's Emory Healthcare 500 Labor Day NASCAR...

Racing wasn't his only calling - Ray Lee Wood

Racing wasn't his only calling - Ray Lee Wood

Racing Wasn't the Only Calling for One of the Original Wood Brothers August 25, 2010 - To see Ray Lee Wood quietly and carefully working with a hive of bees or tending his garden, one likely would never suspect that at one point in his life he...

Sun 22 Aug 2010
This Week in racing History (August 22-28)

This Week in racing History (August 22-28)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 22 Leo Kinnunen, driving a Porsche 917 Spyder, wins the Interserie race at Keimola, Finland (1971). August 23 Former F1 racer Didier Pironi is killed in a powerboat racing...

Thu 19 Aug 2010
Atlanta Motor Speedway memorable moments 2010-08-18

Atlanta Motor Speedway memorable moments 2010-08-18

Memorable Moments in 50 Years at Atlanta Motor Speedway: A Pair of Photo Finishes Add to AMS History Highlighting Atlanta Motor Speedway's 50th Anniversary Season as the track's Labor Day NASCAR night racing weekend approaches, the ...

Mosport Int'l Raceway news 2010-08-18

Mosport Int'l Raceway news 2010-08-18

THE CANADIAN LEGENDS OF MOSPORT TO BE HONOURED AT THE MOBIL 1 PRESENTS THE GRAND PRIX OF MOSPORT Six Canadian Hall Of Fame Drivers To Help Celebrate Mosport's 50th Anniversary Season And Meet Race Fans (BOWMANVILLE, ON -- August 18, 2010) Their...

Sat 14 Aug 2010
This Week in Racing History (August 15-21)

This Week in Racing History (August 15-21)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 15 Guy Moll is killed when his Alfa Romeo crashes during the Coppa Acerbo in Italy. The race is won by Luigi Fagioli in a Mercdes-Benz W25 (1934). August 16 Driving a ...

Thu 12 Aug 2010
Atlanta Motor Speedway memorable moments 2010-08-11

Atlanta Motor Speedway memorable moments 2010-08-11

Memorable Moments in 50 Years at Atlanta Motor Speedway: Night Racing Comes to Atlanta and Bruton Buys AIR Highlighting Atlanta Motor Speedway's 50th Anniversary Season as the track's Labor Day NASCAR night racing weekend approaches, the ...

Tue 10 Aug 2010
Wood Brothers Racing traditon - car preparation

Wood Brothers Racing traditon - car preparation

Careful Car Preparation a Wood Brothers Tradition August 09, 2010 - Tradition is a big part of the culture and heritage of the Wood Brothers Motorcraft/Quick Lane race team, the family-owned outfit that has been a bedrock of NASCAR for the past...

Sun 08 Aug 2010
This Week in Racing History (August 8-14)

This Week in Racing History (August 8-14)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 8 Ronnie Peterson drives a March 712 to victory in the European F2 championship race at Mantdorp Park in Sweden (1971). August 9 Nelson Piquet, driving a Williams-Honda...