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Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bud Moore - Ford interview 2009-04-21

Bud Moore - Ford interview 2009-04-21

Bud Moore, a NASCAR owner who competed with Ford products for 50 years in NASCAR, will be one of five people inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame Thursday night in Talladega, Ala. Moore, who won 63 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...

This Week in Racing History (March 15-21)

This Week in Racing History (March 15-21)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 15 Ayrton Senna wins his first Formula Ford race, at Brands Hatch, England (1981). March 16 Barney Oldfield drives a Benz to a One-Mile Speed record 131.724...

Mansfield Tim Richmond Memorial news 2009-05-06

Mansfield Tim Richmond Memorial news 2009-05-06

This is the 4th in a series of articles leading up to the June 20th "Tim Richmond Memorial ARCA RE/MAX 200" at Mansfield (Ohio) Motorsports Park FANS "BACK HOME" STILL RECALL TIM RICHMOND'S EXPLOITS MANSFIELD, Ohio (May 6th , 2009) - Tim...

This Week in Racing History (March 22-28)

This Week in Racing History (March 22-28)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.VintageRPM.com March 22 Peter Revson dies in Formula one testing crash at Kyalami, South Africa (1974). March 23 Jo Siffert and Hans Herrmann drive a Porsche 907 to victory in the 12 Hours of ...

This Week in Racing History (January 11-17)

This Week in Racing History (January 11-17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com January 11 Dan Gurney and Frank Arciero drive a Lotus 19B to victory in the Daytona Continental 3 Hour race in Daytona, Florida, USA (1962). January 12 Hans Stuck gives the Auto ...

Mon 21 Dec 2009
This Week in Racing History (December 20-26)

This Week in Racing History (December 20-26)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com December 20 Sports car and F1 driver Karl Wendlinger born in Kufstein, Austria (1968). December 21 Ayrton Senna tests a Penske Indycar at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix,...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
This Week in Racing History (October 25-31)

This Week in Racing History (October 25-31)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 25 Jackie Ickx wins the Mexican Grand Prix on the Ricardo Rodriguez circuit driving a Ferrari 312B (1970). October 26 Jonathan Williams, racer and co-driver of the camera...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
This Week in Racing History (April 5-11)

This Week in Racing History (April 5-11)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com April 5 Jochen Rindt wins the Pau Grand Prix F2 race driving a Lotus 69 (1970). April 6 Hermann Lang, Grand Prix and sports car driver, born (1909). April 7 Alain Prost wins the...

This Week in Racing History (January 4-10)

This Week in Racing History (January 4-10)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com January 4 Denny Hulme, driving a Brabham BT4, wins the first Tasman Series race, held at Levin, New Zealand (1964). January 5 Trevers Walkett, one of four brothers who formed...

This Week in Racing History (May 17-23)

This Week in Racing History (May 17-23)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 17 Alain Prost wins the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa in a McLaren MP4/3-TAG (1987). May 18 Kenji Okazaki of Japan wins the Funny Car finals and 18 year old highschool girl...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-18

Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-18

Looking Back at History: the 1978 Dixie 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Brian France Rule's in one of NASCAR's Most Exciting Finishes The following is the second part in a weekly series highlighting Atlanta Motor Speedway's storied history as...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-23

Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-23

Looking Back at History: the 1992 Hooters 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, One of the All-Time Bests The following is the third part in a weekly series highlighting Atlanta Motor Speedway's storied history as the track prepares for its...

This Week in Racing History (February 8-14)

This Week in Racing History (February 8-14)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com February 8 Revised Ferrari GTO granted homologation by FIA (1964). February 9 Carl Fisher, James Allison, Arthur Newby, and Frank Wheeler form the Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...

Fri 27 Nov 2009
This Week in Racing History (November 29-Dec 5)

This Week in Racing History (November 29-Dec 5)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 29 Graham Hill dies in the crash of an airplane he was piloting, at Arley, Hertfordshire, England, when it hit trees in fog. Tony Brise, driver for Hill's F1 racing team,...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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 (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 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
This Week in Racing History (February 15-21)

This Week in Racing History (February 15-21)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com February 15 Richard Petty beats Bobby Allison by four seconds to win the Daytona 500 (1981). February 16 Marvin Panch wins the Daytona 50 driving a year-old Smokey Yunick Pontiac...

Sat 10 Oct 2009
This Week in Racing History (October 11- 17)

This Week in Racing History (October 11- 17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 11 Graham Hill and Jo Bonnier drive a Ferrari 330P to victory in the Paris 1000km race at Montlhery, France (1964). October 12 Chuck Daigh wins the USGP for sports cars at...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
This Week in Racing History (April 26-May 2)

This Week in Racing History (April 26-May 2)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com April 26 1927 24-Hour Bol d'Or Paris winner Violette Morris is killed by the French Resistance for collaborating with the Nazis (1944). April 27 Jimmy Vasser, driving a ...

Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-26

Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-26

Looking Back at History: Dale Earnhardt's Final Win at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Harvick's First Win in Earnhardt's Car The following is the fourth and final part in a weekly series highlighting Atlanta Motor Speedway's storied history as the...

This Week in Racing History (January 25-31)

This Week in Racing History (January 25-31)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com January 25 The Ford Motor Company of Australia withdraws from motor racing (1974). January 26 Paul Newman, actor, racer, and part owner of Newman-Haas Racing, is born ...

Sun 01 Nov 2009
This Week in Racing History (November 1-7)

This Week in Racing History (November 1-7)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 1 Jimmy Vasser, driving a Reynard-Honda, wins the CART Marlboro 500 at California Speedway in Fontana, California, USA (1998). November 2 Jackie Ickx and David Hobbs drive...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
This Week in Racing History (October 4-10)

This Week in Racing History (October 4-10)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 4 Juan M. Fangio II, driving an AAR Eagle-Toyota, wins the IMSA GTP race in Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1992). October 5 Two-time World Superbike Champion James Toseland born in...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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 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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
This Week in Racing History (March 8-14)

This Week in Racing History (March 8-14)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 8 George Fury drives a Nissan Skyline to victory in the ATCC race at Symmons Plains, Tasmania, Australia (1987). March 9 David Coulthard wins the Australian Grand Prix in a...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
This Week in Racing History (September 27-October 3)

This Week in Racing History (September 27-October 3)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 27 William Ralph Seagraves, President of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Special Events Operations, dies of natural causes. He was instrumental in having Winston ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
This Week in Racing History (February 1-7)

This Week in Racing History (February 1-7)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com February 1 Al Holbert, Chip Robinson, Derek Bell, and Al Unser Jr. drive the Lauwenbrau Porsche 962 to victory in the 24 Hours of Daytona (1987). February 2 Mark Donohue and Chuck...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
This Week in Racing History (December 13-19)

This Week in Racing History (December 13-19)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com December 13 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche starts his own company (1930). December 14 NASCAR founded by Bill France Sr. (1942). December 15 Indy Car mechanic Clint Brawner born ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

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 ...