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Sun 10 Dec 2006
Fast Five questions with Don Enriquez

Fast Five questions with Don Enriquez

"Fast Five" with Don Enriquez California Hot Rod Reunion Honoree still races and loves it BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Sept. 11, 2006) - As the 2006 California Hot Rod Reunion draws near (Oct. 6-8, Bakersfield), Don Enriquez is still thinking ...

Fast Five questions with Hershel Conway

Fast Five questions with Hershel Conway

"Fast Five" with Hershel "Junior" Conway Color the Legendary Painter a California Hot Rod Reunion Honoree BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Sept. 14, 2006) ^S When it comes to color, no one can touch "Junior. The famous auto painter (full name Hershel...

Tue 16 May 2006
Hoosier Hundred retrospective

Hoosier Hundred retrospective

The Hoosier Hundred - A Look Back With the resurrection of the Hoosier Hundred, the Track Enterprises staff thought this would be a good time to take a look back at some previous runnings of the Hoosier Hundred to help race fans and competitors...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Fast Five questions with Fred Crow

Fast Five questions with Fred Crow

This is the follow up Fast Five interview with California Hot Rod Reunion Honoree, Fred Crow. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2006) -- From racer to safety maven: that's the story of Fred Crow. Like so many others in racing business, Crow started...

Tue 12 Sep 2006
Fast Five questions with Barbara Hamilton

Fast Five questions with Barbara Hamilton

"Fast Five" with Barbara Hamilton Grand Marshall of the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion talks about her racing experiences BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Mar. 15, 2005) ^S Barbara Hamilton was the first woman to receive a license to drive a ...

Sun 30 Jul 2006
Remembering Pedro Rodriguez at Norisring 2006
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Remembering Pedro Rodriguez at Norisring 2006

DTM Norisring 2006 July, 21st Remembering Pedro Rodriguez (1940-1971) By: Chris Van de Wiele Sunday, July 11th, 1971; Norisring 200 Miles Interseries race. 35 years ago, the 31 year old Mexican driver had just been crowned as ...

Wed 14 Jun 2006
Porsche recalls first victory

Porsche recalls first victory

PORSCHE MARKS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HISTORIC TARGA FLORIO VICTORY --First and last Porsche overall winners have direct bloodlines to the latest Porsche race and production cars of today-- Stuttgart. -- The most successful of all sports car ...

Wed 17 May 2006
Fast Five questions with Mike Spitzer

Fast Five questions with Mike Spitzer

"Fast Five" with Mike Spitzer Chassis builder "humbled" at being named an honoree at National Hot Rod Reunion BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (May 16, 2006) -- One thing you can say about Mike Spitzer: he can build almost anything. Although best...

Tue 02 May 2006
IRL: Great Moments of the Indianapolis 500

IRL: Great Moments of the Indianapolis 500

GREAT MOMENTS OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 By Donald Davidson Historian, Indianapolis Motor Speedway 1911: RAY HARROUN WINS INAUGURAL INDIANAPOLIS 500 After two seasons of two- and three-day multi-event programs, Speedway management decides for...

Fri 09 Jun 2006
IRL: Legendary Indianapolis P.A. announcer steps down

IRL: Legendary Indianapolis P.A. announcer steps down

LEGENDARY P.A. ANNOUNCER CARNEGIE STEPS DOWN AFTER 61 YEARS AT IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, June 9, 2006 -- Tom Carnegie, whose smooth, baritone voice has become synonymous with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 1946, announced June 9 that the...

Sat 19 Aug 2006
Saluting EFR

Saluting EFR

Upfront: the following is about racer Elliott Forbes-Robinson, to whom others simply refer as "EFR." Breaking with journalistic style, EFR will be "Elliott" hereinafter. But, like his full, get-down, get-down, get-funky name, there's a whole lot...

Tue 28 Feb 2006
NASCAR remembers Wendell Scott

NASCAR remembers Wendell Scott

NASCAR Pioneer Wendell Scott Left Lasting Legacy DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2006) -- Thirty-three years after his career ended, the legacy of Wendell Oliver Scott continues to stand proud. Scott was the first African-American driver to win a...

Sun 09 Jul 2006
This Week in Racing History (July 9-15)

This Week in Racing History (July 9-15)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 9 Gerhard Mitter wins the Trento-Bondone Hillclimb in a Porsche (1967). July 10 Jim Clark drives a Lotus 33 to victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (1965). July 11 American ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
This Week in Racing History (August 27-September 2)

This Week in Racing History (August 27-September 2)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker August 27 Grand Prix and sportscar racer Derek Warwick born in Alresford, Hampshire, England (1954). August 28 Ludovico Scarfiotti wins the Ollan-Villars Hillclimb in Switzerland driving a Ferrari...

Tue 21 Nov 2006
This Week in Racing History (November 19-25)

This Week in Racing History (November 19-25)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 19 Mike Snively records the first sub-6-second pass in NHRA Top Fuel history when runs the 1/4-mile in 5.97 seconds at Ontario, California, USA (1972). November 20 F1 and...

Sun 16 Jul 2006
This Week in Racing History (July 16-22)

This Week in Racing History (July 16-22)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 16 Sterling Moss wins his first Grand Prix, the British at Aintree, driving a Mercedes-Benz W196 (1955). July 17 Five-time Grand Prix driving champion Juan Manuel Fangio dies of pneumonia and ...

Sun 07 May 2006
This Week in Racing History (May 7-13)

This Week in Racing History (May 7-13)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker May 7 The Bob Banning Dodge wins the Funny Car feature at Frank Maratta's Connecticut Dragway in Connecticut, USA (1972). May 8 Willy Mairesse and Herbert Muller drive the Filipenetti Porsche 906 ...

Sun 01 Oct 2006
This Week in Racing History (October 1-7)

This Week in Racing History (October 1-7)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 1 A.J. Foyt wins the USAC Championship race on the dirt track at Sacromento, California, USA (1967). October 2 Chuck Etchells becomes the first NHRA Funny Car driver to run...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
This Week in Racing History (September 10-16)

This Week in Racing History (September 10-16)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 10 Dave Causey and Luke Stear win the 500 mile SCCA sports car race at Elkart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, in a Maserati Tipo 60 "Birdcage". To celebrate the victory, their crew...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
This Week in Racing History (July 2-8)

This Week in Racing History (July 2-8)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 2 Robbie Groff wins the Bosch-VW Super Vee race at Burke Lake Front Airport in Cleveland, Ohio, USA (1989). July 3 Nino Vaccarella drives a Maserati 200SI to victory in the Mendola Hillclimb in...

Sun 14 May 2006
This Week in Racing History (May 14-20)

This Week in Racing History (May 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker May 14 Paul Hawkins and Rolf Stommelen drive a Porsche 910-8 to overall victory in the 51st Targa Florio road race in Sicily. Porsche also wins the under-2-liter GT class with the 911S driven by ...

Sat 20 May 2006
This Week in Racing History (May 21-27)

This Week in Racing History (May 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker May 21 Alejandro De Tomaso, founder of De Tomaso Automobili, dies at the age of 74 in Modena, Italy (2003). May 22 Enoch Staley, founder of the North Wilkesboro Speedway NASCAR stockcar race track,...

Mon 27 Feb 2006
This Week in Racing History (Feb 26-March 4)

This Week in Racing History (Feb 26-March 4)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker February 26 Alba make their IMSA GT debut at Miami, Florida, USA. The car, entered as a Ford-Momo, finishes 16th with Gianpiero Moretti and Oscar Larrauri behind the wheel. The race is won by Brian...

Wed 09 Aug 2006
Max Papis: My most memorable win

Max Papis: My most memorable win

My Most Memorable Win Max Papis - Watkins Glen - June 9, 1996 WATKINS GLEN, NEW YORK - August 9, 2006 -- Massimiliano "Max" Papis brought the ...