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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 ...

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 ...

Mon 19 Apr 2010
HRT on passing of Clemente Ravetto

HRT on passing of Clemente Ravetto

Italian motor sport mourns loss of Clemente Ravetto Rare example of an entrepreneur, driver, magistrate of the highest level, the Sicilian champion passed away last Sunday, aged 76. Clemente Ravetto, one of the pillars of the Italian motorsport...

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, ...

Thu 06 May 2010
Mel Larson - NASCAR spotlight 2010-04-15

Mel Larson - NASCAR spotlight 2010-04-15

Pioneering Mel Larson Helped Make Las Vegas A Safe Bet For NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 15, 2010) -- After he won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship at the last race of the 1980 season at Ontario, Calif., Dale Earnhardt wanted...

Mon 24 May 2010
Indiana Fair Hoosier 100 anniversary 2010-05-24

Indiana Fair Hoosier 100 anniversary 2010-05-24

50th anniversary of Foyt's First Hoosier 100 Fifty Years Ago Foyt Won Hoosier Hundred Fifty years ago America was just getting started in the 'space race' with the Soviet Union, John Kennedy was in a political battle that would see him...

Wed 21 Apr 2010
Ferrari statement on death of Clemente Ravetto

Ferrari statement on death of Clemente Ravetto

Ferrari mourns the passing of Clemente Ravetto, Italian Hillclimb Champion with the GTO in 1965 Maranello, 21 April - Clemente Ravetto, a gentleman driver who raced during the 1960s, has died aged 76. Ravetto, who originated from Sicily, raced...

Fri 14 May 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Moonshine tales

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Moonshine tales

Ingram's Flat Spot On Moonshine Tales by Jonathan Ingram Which came first -- bootleggers or stock car racing? If you answered bootleggers, you'd be wrong. Now that the NASCAR Hall of Fame is up and running in Charlotte, it's time to ...

Wed 16 Jun 2010
Ford Mustang - Tom Barnes interview

Ford Mustang - Tom Barnes interview

This Week in Ford Racing June 16, 2010 On Wednesday, June 23, Ford Motor Company will attempt to prove Mustang's ranking as the most fuel efficient pony car to date during the Mustang 1000 Lap Challenge. For the last several months, Ford...

Tue 16 Mar 2010
Michelin Sebring Hall of Fame preview

Michelin Sebring Hall of Fame preview

MICHELIN OPENS RACE WEEK WITH SEBRING HALL OF FAME INDUCTION First Tire Maker Ever Inducted Into the Sebring Hall of Fame SEBRING, FL (March 16, 2010) - Michelin knows well the path to the winners' circle and podium at the Twelve Hours ...

Sat 07 Aug 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Austin going for goldHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Austin going for gold

Ingram's Flat Spot On Austin Going For Gold By Jonathan Ingram It's almost a shock to realize that it's been a quarter of a century since the first Formula One race just outside of Budapest, site of last weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix won by...

Thu 15 Jul 2010
Watkins Glen Int'l news on Emerson Fittipaldi
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Watkins Glen Int'l news on Emerson Fittipaldi

FITTIPALDI RETURNS TO WGI AFTER 30 YEARS Racing Legend Returns to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of His First F1 Victory WATKINS GLEN, NY (July 15, 2010) - On October 4, 1970, Emerson Fittipaldi was behind the wheel of his Lotus-Ford and ...

Wed 28 Apr 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Looking back on Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Looking back on "Big Bill"

Ingram's Flat Spot On Looking Back On "Big Bill" by Jonathan Ingram The sport of stock car racing, which is undergoing a lot of historical review in light of the opening of NASCAR's Hall of Fame next month, is invariably associated with the ...

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, ...

Fri 02 Apr 2010
Wood Brothers Racing - Madhouse 1950's style

Wood Brothers Racing - Madhouse 1950's style

Madhouse - 1950's Style Out there in the world of die-hard, old-school racers and race fans, the buzz is all about spoilers, wings and Madhouse. Madhouse is a 13-episode series on the History Channel that chronicles a season of Modified...

Tue 29 Jun 2010
Leonard Wood - Ford interview

Leonard Wood - Ford interview

This Week in Ford Racing June 28, 2010 One of the most memorable moments in Ford Racing history occurred in 1965 when the manufacturer asked the Wood Brothers to take their innovative approach toward pit stops from NASCAR to open wheel racing...

Thu 26 Aug 2010
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...

Fri 30 Jul 2010
Wood Brothers remembers John Walter Wood

Wood Brothers remembers John Walter Wood

Wood Brothers' Father Was an Innovator Too John Walter Wood isn't a name one would naturally associate with major-league motorsports. In his day, he refused to drive faster than 35 miles per hour. He worked in the coal fields during the days of...

Sat 15 May 2010
This Week in Racing History (May 16-22)

This Week in Racing History (May 16-22)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 16 Ralph Hepburn dies when his Novi crashes during qualifying attempt for the Indy 500 (1948). May 17 Janet Guthrie becomes the first woman to pass the Indy 500 rookie ...

Thu 19 Aug 2010
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...

Mon 28 Jun 2010
This Week in Racing History (June 27-July 3)

This Week in Racing History (June 27-July 3)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 27 1957 Indianapolis 500 winner Sam Hanks dies (1994). June 28 Jurgen Neuhaus, driving a Porsche 917K, wins the Interserie race on the Norisring in West Germany (1970). June...

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...

Thu 26 Aug 2010
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 ...

Thu 11 Mar 2010
Wed 12 May 2010
NASCAR Hall of Fame spotlight - Dale Earnhardt

NASCAR Hall of Fame spotlight - Dale Earnhardt

Earnhardt, By Any Name, Is NASCAR Hall Of Fame Material (Note: This is the fifth and final weekly release on the five inaugural inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, in Charlotte, N.C. The induction ceremony is scheduled for the afternoon of...

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...

Thu 22 Apr 2010
Wood Brothers remember 1980 Talladega win

Wood Brothers remember 1980 Talladega win

Wood Brothers' 1980 Talladega Win Had Modern-Day Feel Thrilling, late-race, come-from-behind wins have become the norm this season on NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series, but the truth is they've always been a part of the sport. That's been the case for...

Thu 26 Aug 2010
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...

Sat 17 Apr 2010
This Week in Racing History (April 18-24)

This Week in Racing History (April 18-24)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com April 18 The Porsche 917/20 endurance racer makes its public debut during the Le Mans test weekend (1971). April 19 Parnelli Jones drives a Bud Moore Ford Mustang to victory in the...

Fri 31 Dec 2010
Mon 21 Jun 2010
Raymond Parks, first champion owner, dies

Raymond Parks, first champion owner, dies

Raymond Parks, First Championship Winning Car Owner, Passes Away At Age 96 June 20, 2010 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 20, 2010) -- Raymond Parks, NASCAR's first championship winning owner, passed away Sunday morning in his Atlanta, Ga. home. He...

Thu 06 May 2010
Bernece Wood - Mom

Bernece Wood - Mom

Moms Like Bernece Wood Helped Build the NASCAR of Today NASCAR's major series will be idle this Sunday in honor of Mother's Day, as it usually is and probably always will be. If there was ever a sport or an industry that owed a debt to the...

Sat 12 Jun 2010
This Week in Racing History (June 13-19)

This Week in Racing History (June 13-19)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 13 Mike Mosley drives a Drake-Offenhauser-powered Eagle to victory in the USAC Championship race at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (1976). June 14 John Woolfe is killed when the...

Thu 06 May 2010
NASCAR Hall of Fame spotlight - Bill France Sr.

NASCAR Hall of Fame spotlight - Bill France Sr.

No Debate Needed Regarding Induction Of 'Big Bill' Into NASCAR Hall Of Fame (Note: This is first of five weekly releases on the five inaugural inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, in Charlotte, N.C. The induction ceremony is scheduled for May...

Sun 21 Mar 2010
This Week in Racing History (March 21-27)

This Week in Racing History (March 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 21 Mike Parkes and Umberto Maglioli share the winning Ferrari 330P in the 12 Hours of Sebring (1964). March 22 Laura Maxine Elmer, the future wife of Briggs Cunningham,...

Fri 14 May 2010
The Woodchopper at NASCAR Hall of Fame

The Woodchopper at NASCAR Hall of Fame

The Woodchopper Is Well Represented at NASCAR's New Hall Of Fame The NASCAR Hall of Fame that opened this week in Charlotte tells the history of the sport from its dusty beginnings on the makeshift dirt tracks of the South to the gleaming ...