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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Petty 200th win memories - Buddy Parrott

Petty 200th win memories - Buddy Parrott

Memories Of Richard Petty's 200th Crew Chief Buddy Parrott: 'It Was A Great Win' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- This is the first in a series of news releases of memories from key figures who witnessed Richard Petty's historic 200th and final NASCAR...

This Week in Racing History (June 7-13)

This Week in Racing History (June 7-13)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 7 Tazio Nuvolari driving an Alfa Romeo 12C-36, wins the Gran Premio de Penya Rhin at Montjuich Park in Barcelona, Spain (1936). June 8 Jochen Rindt, driving a Lotus 59 for Roy...

Petty 200th win memories - Ned Jarrett

Petty 200th win memories - Ned Jarrett

Memories Of Richard Petty's 200th Broadcaster Ned Jarrett: It's One Of The Highlights Of My Career DAYTONA BEACH , Fla. -- This is another release in a series focusing on memories from key figures who witnessed Richard Petty's historic...

This Week in Racing History (June 14-20)

This Week in Racing History (June 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 14 Richard Attwood and Hans Herrmann drives a Salzburg Porsche 917 to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1970). June 15 Former F1 World Champion James Hunt dies of a heart ...

Petty 200th win - Ten interesting facts

Petty 200th win - Ten interesting facts

Ten Interesting Facts Behind Petty's Historic 200th Victory At DIS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Richard Petty, who notched his first victory as a car owner since 1999 last weekend in Sonoma, Calif., will be celebrating a huge milestone moment in his...

This Week in Racing History (June 21-27)

This Week in Racing History (June 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 21 Mario Andretti makes his USAC "Big Car" debut at Langhorne, Pennsylvania, USA. He finishes ninth (1964). June 22 James Hunt wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort. First...

Petty 200th win memories - Harry Gant

Petty 200th win memories - Harry Gant

Memories Of Richard Petty's 200th Harry Gant: 'I Almost Followed Cale' DAYTONA BEACH , Fla. -- This is another release in a series focusing on memories from key figures who witnessed Richard Petty's historic 200th and final NASCAR win on July 4,...

This Week in Racing History (June 28-July 4)

This Week in Racing History (June 28-July 4)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 28 John Force beats Ed "The Ace" McCulloch in the final round at Montreal, Canada's, le Grandnational for his first NHRA Funny Car win (1987). June 29 Carlos Pace drives an...

Petty 200th win memories - Bobby Allison

Petty 200th win memories - Bobby Allison

Memories Of Richard Petty's 200th Bobby Allison: '199 Would Be Easier To Catch Than 200' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- This is another release in a series focusing on memories from key figures who witnessed Richard Petty's historic 200th and final ...

This Week in Racing History (July 5-11)

This Week in Racing History (July 5-11)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 5 Bob Scott dies in a crash during the AAA Championship race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina, USA (1954). July 6 Alberto Ascari drives a Ferrari 500 to ...

This Week in Racing History (July 12-18)

This Week in Racing History (July 12-18)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 12 Denny Hulme wins the Watkins Glen Can-Am race in a McLaren M8D. The Chaparral 2J "sucker car" debuts with Jackie Stewart at the wheel. The 2J retires after 22 laps with...

This Week in Racing History (July 19-25)

This Week in Racing History (July 19-25)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 19 Mario Andretti wins the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1969). July 20 Arturo Merzario and Nino Vaccarella drive an Alfa Romeo T33/TT/12 to victory in...

This Week in Racing History (July 26-August 1)

This Week in Racing History (July 26-August 1)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 26 Bernd Rosemeyer drives an Auto Union to victory in the German Grand Prix on the Nurburgring (1935). July 27 Mario Andretti enters his first road race. He wins the race at...

This Week in Racing History (August 2-8)

This Week in Racing History (August 2-8)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 2 Sports car racer Louis Krages, aka "John Winter", born (1949). August 3 Ronnie Peterson drives a Tecno to victory in the non-championship F2 race at Falkenberg in Halland,...

Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-08-12

Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-08-12

Labor Day NASCAR Racing Belongs in the South Atlanta Motor Speedway Set to Host Pep Boys Auto 500 on Sept.6 HAMPTON, Ga. (Aug. 12, 2009) -- When the lights turn on for the Pep Boys Auto 500 on Sunday, Sept. 6 at Atlanta Motor ...

This Week in Racing History (August 9-15)

This Week in Racing History (August 9-15)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 9 Edgar Barth wins the Freiburg-Schauinsland hillclimb in Germany driving a Porsche 718 RS Spyder (1964). August 10 Alex Zanardi drives a Reynard-Honda to victory in the...

This Week in Racing History (August 16-22)

This Week in Racing History (August 16-22)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 16 Dario Franchitti wins the CART Texaco/Havoline 200 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1998). August 17 DeWayne Louis "Tiny" Lund dies in an accident during...

This Week in Racing History (August 30-September 5)

This Week in Racing History (August 30-September 5)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 30 Gil Anderson drives a Stutz to victory in the Elgin Trophy Race in Elgin, Illinois, USA (1913). August 31 Tommy Kendall wins the Mosport Park 500 Trans-Am race at ...

This Week in Racing History (August 23-29)

This Week in Racing History (August 23-29)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 23 Pete Hamilton drives a Petty Plymouth Superbird to victory in the NASCAR Grand National race at Talladega, Alabama, USA (1970). August 24 Vincenzo Lancia, racer and...

Series remembers Benny Parsons at Toledo

Series remembers Benny Parsons at Toledo

Remembering Benny Parsons: 1969 Ford Torino on Display at Toledo Speedway this Weekend TOLEDO, Ohio (September 3, 2009)--A 1969 Holman Moody Ford Torino used by Benny Parsons to win the 1968 and 1969 ARCA Championships will be on display at...

This Week in Racing History (September 13-19)

This Week in Racing History (September 13-19)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 13 George Fury and Terry Shiel drive a Nissan Skyline to victory in the Sandown 500 at Sandown Park in Victoria, Australia (1987). September 14 Jackie Ickx drives a Gulf...

NASCAR honors Walter Cronkite

NASCAR honors Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite, known world-wide as a newsman extraordinaire, had another kind of notoriety that not everyone is aware of; he was also a racer of note. A sports car aficionado, he co-drove winning cars for Art Riley Motors three times at Lime...

This Week in Racing History (September 6-12)

This Week in Racing History (September 6-12)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 6 Hans Herrmann and Klaus Steinmetz drive an Abarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero to overall victory in the 500km sports car race on the Nurburgring in Germany (1964). September ...

This Week in Racing History (September 20-26)

This Week in Racing History (September 20-26)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 20 F1 and sportscar racer Richie Ginther dies of heart failure at age 59 while vacationing in France (1989). September 21 Phillipe "Phi Phi" Entancelin wins the French ...