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Wed 30 Dec 2009
This Week in Racing History (December 27-January 2)

This Week in Racing History (December 27-January 2)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com December 27 Hans Stuck, German racing great between the world wars, father of Hans-Joachim Stuck and grandfather of Johannes Stuck, born (1900). December 28 Jim Clark wins the...

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 18 Dec 2009
IMS displays historic bricks and contract

IMS displays historic bricks and contract

Historic IMS Bricks and Contract on Display Thursday, Dec. 17; Display Marks 100th Anniversary of Iconic Track Surface Several important pieces of Indianapolis Motor Speedway history -- bricks from the racing surface and the contract between IMS...

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 ...

Porsche Cup winners 1970-2009

Porsche Cup winners 1970-2009

@>Porsche Cup Winners, 1970-2009 Year Driver Nat Team ------- ------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- 1970 Gijs van Lennep NL Wihuri 1971 Erwin ...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
This Week in Racing History (December 6-12)

This Week in Racing History (December 6-12)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com December 6 Formula One champion and DTM team owner Keijo Eric "Keke" Rosberg born in Stockholm, Sweden (1948). December 7 Mario Andretti drives a Ford-powered Brawner Hawk to...

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,...

Thu 26 Nov 2009
ARCA - Kimmel decade 1990-present

ARCA - Kimmel decade 1990-present

The Frank Kimmel Decade: 2000-Present TOLEDO, Ohio (November 25, 2009)-Frank Kimmel established himself as ARCA's major franchise player and the series' most recognizable name in the 2000s, setting records in nearly every category and clinching...

Sun 22 Nov 2009
This Week in Racing History (November 22-28)

This Week in Racing History (November 22-28)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 22 Stan Fox wins the last race ever held at the legendary Ascot, California, dirt track (1990). November 23 Umberto Maglioli wins the final Carrera Panamerica road race ...

Thu 19 Nov 2009
ARCA - Driver development 1990-1999

ARCA - Driver development 1990-1999

1990-1999: ARCA Driver Development TOLEDO, Ohio (November 18, 2009)-Building off a superspeedway racing trend that started in the 1980s, ARCA grew in its roll as a developmental series for up-and-coming NASCAR drivers and teams in the 1990s...

Wed 18 Nov 2009
ARCA - Speedway style 1980-1989

ARCA - Speedway style 1980-1989

1980-1989: ARCA Racing, Speedway Style TOLEDO, Ohio (November 11, 2009)-The early 1980s brought trying times as the ARCA community pondered how to proceed following the death of founder John Marcum but thanks to a dedicated group of new leaders...

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...

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 ...

Thu 05 Nov 2009
A Time of Change 1970-1979

A Time of Change 1970-1979

TOLEDO, Ohio (November 4, 2009)-The 1970s ushered in an era of change for ARCA and its stars as the first purpose-built racecars changed the sport and the ailing health of ARCA's founder, John Marcum, produced trying times for the sanctioning ...

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...

Thu 29 Oct 2009
ARCA: The Golden Years 1960-1969

ARCA: The Golden Years 1960-1969

1960-1969: The Golden Years of ARCA Racing TOLEDO, Ohio (October 28, 2009)- In a decade highlighted by talented fulltime series competitors capable of racing against-and becoming-NASCAR's greats, large race attendance and the debut of ...

Canadian Motorsports Heritage Museum news 2009-10-28

Canadian Motorsports Heritage Museum news 2009-10-28

CANADIAN MOTORSPORTS HERITAGE MUSEUM ADDS TO COLLECTION Two historic race cars pledged to Canadian Motorsports Fans October 28, 2009 - The Canadian Motorsports Heritage Museum (CMHM) is pleased to announce that it will be adding two historic...

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, ...

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...

Sun 18 Oct 2009
This Week in Racing History (October 18-24)

This Week in Racing History (October 18-24)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 18 Denny Hulme drives a McLaren M8D to victory in the Laguna Seca, California, USA, Can-Am race (1970). October 19 Count Louis Vorow Zborowski dies in wreck during the ...

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...

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 ...

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 (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...