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

This Week in Racing History: (March 1-7)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 1 Mercedes-Benz publishes a press release officially describing their W25 Grand Prix race cars as "Silver Arrows" (1934). March 2 Gilles Villeneuve wins the South African...

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,...

Sun 15 Nov 2009
This Week in Racing History (November 15-21)

This Week in Racing History (November 15-21)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 15 Craig Breedlove tops Art Arfons' eight day old Land Speed Record with a run of 600.601 mph/960.96 kph in the Spirit of America Sonic 1, at Bonneville. This ends a...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
This Week in Racing History (February 22-28)

This Week in Racing History (February 22-28)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com February 22 The inaugural NASCAR Daytona 500 stockcar race is won by Lee Petty when he edges out Johnny Beauchamp by only 2 feet (1959). February 23 The Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 4WD ...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
This Week in Racing History (November 8-14)

This Week in Racing History (November 8-14)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 8 At Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Alan Kulwicki, driving a Ford Thunderbird, wins his first NASCAR Winston Cup race (1988). November 9 Bruce McLaren, driving a McLaren ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
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 ...

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 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 (April 12-18)

This Week in Racing History (April 12-18)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com April 12 Pedro Rodriguez and Leo Kinunen drive a Gulf Porsche 917K to victory in the 1000 Kilometers of Brands Hatch in England (1970). April 13 Alex Zanardi wins the CART Grand...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
This Week in Racing History (May 31-June 6)

This Week in Racing History (May 31-June 6)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 31 George Follmer drives a Ford Mustang to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Bryar Motorsports Park in Loudon, New Hampshire, USA (1971). June 1 Ronnie Peterson drives a...

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 19 Jun 2009
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...

Mansfield Tim Richmond Memorial news 2009-05-11

Mansfield Tim Richmond Memorial news 2009-05-11

This is the 5th in a series of articles leading up to the June 20th "Tim Richmond Memorial ARCA RE/MAX 200" at Mansfield (Ohio) Motorsports Park TIM RICHMOND STILL RECEIVES ACCOLADES TWO DECADES LATER MANSFIELD, Ohio (May 11th, 2009) -...

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 ...

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 02 Oct 2009
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
Mansfield Tim Richmond Memorial news 2009-05-20

Mansfield Tim Richmond Memorial news 2009-05-20

This is the 6th in a series of articles leading up to the June 20th "Tim Richmond Memorial ARCA RE/MAX 200" at Mansfield (Ohio) Motorsports Park RICK HENDRICK: TIM RICHMOND ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREATS MANSFIELD, Ohio (May 19th, 2009) -- Tim ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 (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 (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 ...

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
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...

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,...

Wed 28 Oct 2009
ARCA: The early years 1952 - 1959

ARCA: The early years 1952 - 1959

1953-1959: Romine, Sager, Katona, Stacy Crowned Champs TOLEDO, Ohio (October 21, 2009)- The stars of ARCA, including Champions from each of ARCA's 56 years, will be honored at the ARCA RE/MAX Series Championship Awards Banquet in Covington, ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

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 (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 (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...

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...

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...

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...

Wood Brothers first Daytona 500 Victory

Wood Brothers first Daytona 500 Victory

Wood Brothers First Daytona 500 Victory -- 1963 -- Dewayne "Tiny" Lund One of the most incredible Wood Brothers Daytona 500 moments was the year replacement driver Tiny Lund filled-in for an injured Marvin Panch and won the race on one set of ...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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 ...