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Fri 01 Oct 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Iron Man Felton returnsHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Iron Man Felton returns

Ingram's Flat Spot On Iron Man Felton Returns by Jonathan Ingram Sometimes the kid who can only dream of being a racer becomes a racer. And the rest is history. Gene Felton at a 2001 Road Atlanta Vintage event in his Pontiac Grand ...

Mon 19 Apr 2010
HRT on passing of Clemente Ravetto

HRT on passing of Clemente Ravetto

Italian motor sport mourns loss of Clemente Ravetto Rare example of an entrepreneur, driver, magistrate of the highest level, the Sicilian champion passed away last Sunday, aged 76. Clemente Ravetto, one of the pillars of the Italian motorsport...

Tue 14 Dec 2010
Porsche Cup winners 1970-2010

Porsche Cup winners 1970-2010

@>Porsche Cup Winners, 1970-2010 Year Driver Nat Team ------- ------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- 1970 Gijs van Lennep NL Wihuri 1971 Erwin ...

Thu 26 Aug 2010
Evolution of the pit stop - the 1980's

Evolution of the pit stop - the 1980's

EVOLUTION OF THE PIT STOP: THE BEST IN THE '80S (This is the second in a series of four stories about how the pit stop has evolved in stock car racing over the past 60 years. Presented by TUMS, the number one antacid in America, ...

Thu 06 May 2010
Mel Larson - NASCAR spotlight 2010-04-15

Mel Larson - NASCAR spotlight 2010-04-15

Pioneering Mel Larson Helped Make Las Vegas A Safe Bet For NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 15, 2010) -- After he won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship at the last race of the 1980 season at Ontario, Calif., Dale Earnhardt wanted...

Wed 21 Apr 2010
Ferrari statement on death of Clemente Ravetto

Ferrari statement on death of Clemente Ravetto

Ferrari mourns the passing of Clemente Ravetto, Italian Hillclimb Champion with the GTO in 1965 Maranello, 21 April - Clemente Ravetto, a gentleman driver who raced during the 1960s, has died aged 76. Ravetto, who originated from Sicily, raced...

Fri 27 Aug 2010
Evolution of the pit stop - the Rainbow Warriors

Evolution of the pit stop - the Rainbow Warriors

EVOLUTION OF THE PIT STOP: ERA OF THE RAINBOW WARRIORS (This is the third in a series of four stories about how the pit stop has evolved in stock car racing over the past 60 years. Presented by TUMS, the number one antacid in America, ...

Wed 28 Apr 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Looking back on Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Looking back on "Big Bill"

Ingram's Flat Spot On Looking Back On "Big Bill" by Jonathan Ingram The sport of stock car racing, which is undergoing a lot of historical review in light of the opening of NASCAR's Hall of Fame next month, is invariably associated with the ...

Mon 24 May 2010
Indiana Fair Hoosier 100 anniversary 2010-05-24

Indiana Fair Hoosier 100 anniversary 2010-05-24

50th anniversary of Foyt's First Hoosier 100 Fifty Years Ago Foyt Won Hoosier Hundred Fifty years ago America was just getting started in the 'space race' with the Soviet Union, John Kennedy was in a political battle that would see him...

Fri 02 Apr 2010
Wood Brothers Racing - Madhouse 1950's style

Wood Brothers Racing - Madhouse 1950's style

Madhouse - 1950's Style Out there in the world of die-hard, old-school racers and race fans, the buzz is all about spoilers, wings and Madhouse. Madhouse is a 13-episode series on the History Channel that chronicles a season of Modified...

Fri 14 May 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Moonshine tales

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Moonshine tales

Ingram's Flat Spot On Moonshine Tales by Jonathan Ingram Which came first -- bootleggers or stock car racing? If you answered bootleggers, you'd be wrong. Now that the NASCAR Hall of Fame is up and running in Charlotte, it's time to ...

Tue 29 Jun 2010
Leonard Wood - Ford interview

Leonard Wood - Ford interview

This Week in Ford Racing June 28, 2010 One of the most memorable moments in Ford Racing history occurred in 1965 when the manufacturer asked the Wood Brothers to take their innovative approach toward pit stops from NASCAR to open wheel racing...

Wed 16 Jun 2010
Ford Mustang - Tom Barnes interview

Ford Mustang - Tom Barnes interview

This Week in Ford Racing June 16, 2010 On Wednesday, June 23, Ford Motor Company will attempt to prove Mustang's ranking as the most fuel efficient pony car to date during the Mustang 1000 Lap Challenge. For the last several months, Ford...

Thu 26 Aug 2010
Evolution of the pit stop - the early years

Evolution of the pit stop - the early years

EVOLUTION OF THE PIT STOP: THE EARLY YEARS (This is the first in a series of four stories about how the pit stop has evolved in stock car racing over the past 60 years. Presented by TUMS, the number one antacid in America, award-winning ...

Sat 07 Aug 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Austin going for goldHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Austin going for gold

Ingram's Flat Spot On Austin Going For Gold By Jonathan Ingram It's almost a shock to realize that it's been a quarter of a century since the first Formula One race just outside of Budapest, site of last weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix won by...

Wed 20 Oct 2010
Wood Brothers remember Glen's back-seat car

Wood Brothers remember Glen's back-seat car

Back Seat Driving Was A Glen Wood Specialty October 19, 2010 - When it comes to back seat driving, Glen Wood was among the best. But Wood's back seat driving didn't involve nagging the one behind the wheel. He did his back seat driving from...

Thu 15 Jul 2010
Watkins Glen Int'l news on Emerson Fittipaldi

Watkins Glen Int'l news on Emerson Fittipaldi

FITTIPALDI RETURNS TO WGI AFTER 30 YEARS Racing Legend Returns to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of His First F1 Victory WATKINS GLEN, NY (July 15, 2010) - On October 4, 1970, Emerson Fittipaldi was behind the wheel of his Lotus-Ford and ...

Tue 22 Jun 2010
Glen Wood remembers Raymond Park

Glen Wood remembers Raymond Park

Glen Wood Remembers Raymond Parks and a First-Class Car Glen Wood, founder of the Wood Brothers racing team, has seen a lot of race team owners come and go in his years in NASCAR, but few impressed him as much as Raymond Parks of Atlanta, the ...

Sat 15 May 2010
This Week in Racing History (May 16-22)

This Week in Racing History (May 16-22)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 16 Ralph Hepburn dies when his Novi crashes during qualifying attempt for the Indy 500 (1948). May 17 Janet Guthrie becomes the first woman to pass the Indy 500 rookie ...

Thu 06 May 2010
NASCAR Hall of Fame spotlight - Bill France Sr.

NASCAR Hall of Fame spotlight - Bill France Sr.

No Debate Needed Regarding Induction Of 'Big Bill' Into NASCAR Hall Of Fame (Note: This is first of five weekly releases on the five inaugural inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, in Charlotte, N.C. The induction ceremony is scheduled for May...

Fri 30 Jul 2010
Wood Brothers remembers John Walter Wood

Wood Brothers remembers John Walter Wood

Wood Brothers' Father Was an Innovator Too John Walter Wood isn't a name one would naturally associate with major-league motorsports. In his day, he refused to drive faster than 35 miles per hour. He worked in the coal fields during the days of...

Mon 28 Jun 2010
This Week in Racing History (June 27-July 3)

This Week in Racing History (June 27-July 3)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 27 1957 Indianapolis 500 winner Sam Hanks dies (1994). June 28 Jurgen Neuhaus, driving a Porsche 917K, wins the Interserie race on the Norisring in West Germany (1970). June...

Mon 21 Jun 2010
Raymond Parks, first champion owner, dies

Raymond Parks, first champion owner, dies

Raymond Parks, First Championship Winning Car Owner, Passes Away At Age 96 June 20, 2010 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 20, 2010) -- Raymond Parks, NASCAR's first championship winning owner, passed away Sunday morning in his Atlanta, Ga. home. He...

Sun 21 Mar 2010
This Week in Racing History (March 21-27)

This Week in Racing History (March 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 21 Mike Parkes and Umberto Maglioli share the winning Ferrari 330P in the 12 Hours of Sebring (1964). March 22 Laura Maxine Elmer, the future wife of Briggs Cunningham,...