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Wed 09 Aug 2006
Max Papis: My most memorable win

Max Papis: My most memorable win

My Most Memorable Win Max Papis - Watkins Glen - June 9, 1996 WATKINS GLEN, NEW YORK - August 9, 2006 -- Massimiliano "Max" Papis brought the ...

Sun 06 Aug 2006
This Week in Racing History (August 6-12)

This Week in Racing History (August 6-12)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker August 6 David Piper drives a Ferrari 250LM to victory in the 10-lap GT race at Crystal Palace in England (1966). August 7 NASCAR crew chief Steve Loyd born (1948). August 8 Ludovico Scarfiotti, ...

Sun 30 Jul 2006
This Week in Racing History (July 30/August 5)

This Week in Racing History (July 30/August 5)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 30 Mario Andretti drives a JPS Lotus 79 to victory in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim (1978). July 31 Maserati Tipo 60s finish 1-2-3 in the 200 mile USAC sportscar race at Elkhart Lake, ...

Remembering Pedro Rodriguez at Norisring 2006
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Remembering Pedro Rodriguez at Norisring 2006

DTM Norisring 2006 July, 21st Remembering Pedro Rodriguez (1940-1971) By: Chris Van de Wiele Sunday, July 11th, 1971; Norisring 200 Miles Interseries race. 35 years ago, the 31 year old Mexican driver had just been crowned as ...

Mon 24 Jul 2006
This Week In Racing History (July 23-29)

This Week In Racing History (July 23-29)

!This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 23 Engine builder Larry Wallace born (1957). July 24 Engineer Gordon Kimball, who has worked for All American Racers, Chaparral, McLaren, Ferrari, and Benetton, born (1952). July 25 The ...

Sun 16 Jul 2006
This Week in Racing History (July 16-22)

This Week in Racing History (July 16-22)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 16 Sterling Moss wins his first Grand Prix, the British at Aintree, driving a Mercedes-Benz W196 (1955). July 17 Five-time Grand Prix driving champion Juan Manuel Fangio dies of pneumonia and ...

Sun 09 Jul 2006
This Week in Racing History (July 9-15)

This Week in Racing History (July 9-15)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 9 Gerhard Mitter wins the Trento-Bondone Hillclimb in a Porsche (1967). July 10 Jim Clark drives a Lotus 33 to victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (1965). July 11 American ...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
This Week in Racing History (July 2-8)

This Week in Racing History (July 2-8)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 2 Robbie Groff wins the Bosch-VW Super Vee race at Burke Lake Front Airport in Cleveland, Ohio, USA (1989). July 3 Nino Vaccarella drives a Maserati 200SI to victory in the Mendola Hillclimb in...

Wed 28 Jun 2006
This Week in Racing History (June 25-July 1)

This Week in Racing History (June 25-July 1)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker June 25 C.J. "Pappy" Hart, the first man to own a commercial drag strip, dies at the age 93 in Placentia, California, USA (2004). June 26 Four-time 250cc Motorcycle World Champion Max Biaggi is born...

Mon 19 Jun 2006
This Week in Racing History (June 18-24)

This Week in Racing History (June 18-24)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker June 18 Klaus Ludwig, Paolo Barilla, and "John Winter" drive a Joest Porsche 956 to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1985). June 19 Kevin Schwantz, 1993 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion,...

Wed 14 Jun 2006
Porsche recalls first victory

Porsche recalls first victory

PORSCHE MARKS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HISTORIC TARGA FLORIO VICTORY --First and last Porsche overall winners have direct bloodlines to the latest Porsche race and production cars of today-- Stuttgart. -- The most successful of all sports car ...

Sun 11 Jun 2006
This Week in Racing History (June 11-17)

This Week in Racing History (June 11-17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker June 11 George Huntoon wins the 100 mile feature race at Bridgehampton, New York, USA, in an Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 (1949). June 12 Bob Bondurant and Tom Murphy win the Baja 1000 offroad race driving ...

Fri 09 Jun 2006
IRL: Legendary Indianapolis P.A. announcer steps down

IRL: Legendary Indianapolis P.A. announcer steps down

LEGENDARY P.A. ANNOUNCER CARNEGIE STEPS DOWN AFTER 61 YEARS AT IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, June 9, 2006 -- Tom Carnegie, whose smooth, baritone voice has become synonymous with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 1946, announced June 9 that the...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
This Week in Racing History (June 4-10)

This Week in Racing History (June 4-10)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker June 4 Rick Mears drives a Penske PC-18 to victory in the CART Miller High Life 200 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (1989). June 5 Tazio Nuvolari wins he Italian Grand Prix at Monza. First win for an...

Sat 20 May 2006
This Week in Racing History (May 21-27)

This Week in Racing History (May 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker May 21 Alejandro De Tomaso, founder of De Tomaso Automobili, dies at the age of 74 in Modena, Italy (2003). May 22 Enoch Staley, founder of the North Wilkesboro Speedway NASCAR stockcar race track,...

Wed 17 May 2006
Fast Five questions with Mike Spitzer

Fast Five questions with Mike Spitzer

"Fast Five" with Mike Spitzer Chassis builder "humbled" at being named an honoree at National Hot Rod Reunion BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (May 16, 2006) -- One thing you can say about Mike Spitzer: he can build almost anything. Although best...

Fast Five questions with Wally Parks

Fast Five questions with Wally Parks

"Fast Five" with Wally Parks Legendary founder of NHRA offers insight about hot rodding, drag racing and the museum that bears his name BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Apr. 24, 2006) -- When it comes to the history of American motorsports, names...

Tue 16 May 2006
Hoosier Hundred retrospective

Hoosier Hundred retrospective

The Hoosier Hundred - A Look Back With the resurrection of the Hoosier Hundred, the Track Enterprises staff thought this would be a good time to take a look back at some previous runnings of the Hoosier Hundred to help race fans and competitors...

Sun 14 May 2006
This Week in Racing History (May 14-20)

This Week in Racing History (May 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker May 14 Paul Hawkins and Rolf Stommelen drive a Porsche 910-8 to overall victory in the 51st Targa Florio road race in Sicily. Porsche also wins the under-2-liter GT class with the 911S driven by ...

Sun 07 May 2006
This Week in Racing History (May 7-13)

This Week in Racing History (May 7-13)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker May 7 The Bob Banning Dodge wins the Funny Car feature at Frank Maratta's Connecticut Dragway in Connecticut, USA (1972). May 8 Willy Mairesse and Herbert Muller drive the Filipenetti Porsche 906 ...

Tue 02 May 2006
IRL: Great Moments of the Indianapolis 500

IRL: Great Moments of the Indianapolis 500

GREAT MOMENTS OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 By Donald Davidson Historian, Indianapolis Motor Speedway 1911: RAY HARROUN WINS INAUGURAL INDIANAPOLIS 500 After two seasons of two- and three-day multi-event programs, Speedway management decides for...

Mon 01 May 2006
This Week in Racing History (April 30-May 6)

This Week in Racing History (April 30-May 6)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker April 30 Jim Hall drives a Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in the sports car race in Longview, Texas, USA (1960). May 1 John Surtees drives a Ferrari 312 to victory in the non-championship Syracuse Grand...

Sun 23 Apr 2006
This Week in Racing History (April 23-29)

This Week in Racing History (April 23-29)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker April 23 John Andretti and Bob Wolleck drive a Porsche 962 to victory in the IMSA Camel GT race at West Palm Beach, Florida, USA (1989). April 24 Drag racing's first reported 200 mph speed is set by...

Thu 20 Apr 2006
Flaherty, Dean named IMS Auto Racing HoF

Flaherty, Dean named IMS Auto Racing HoF

"500" WINNER FLAHERTY, CAR OWNER DEAN NAMED TO HALL OF FAME INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, April 19, 2006 -- Two names that were synonymous with open-wheel racing success 50 years ago will earn their place in the Auto Racing Hall of Fame, located at...