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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...

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...

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