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Fri 19 Jun 2009
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 (September 20-26)

This Week in Racing History (September 20-26)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 20 F1 and sportscar racer Richie Ginther dies of heart failure at age 59 while vacationing in France (1989). September 21 Phillipe "Phi Phi" Entancelin wins the French ...

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...

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 02 Oct 2009
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,...

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...

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, ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
This Week in Racing History (April 5-11)

This Week in Racing History (April 5-11)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com April 5 Jochen Rindt wins the Pau Grand Prix F2 race driving a Lotus 69 (1970). April 6 Hermann Lang, Grand Prix and sports car driver, born (1909). April 7 Alain Prost wins the...

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
This Week in Racing History (May 10-16)

This Week in Racing History (May 10-16)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 10 Rick Mears turns the first unofficial 220 mph lap (220.048) at Indy (1988). May 11 A Porsche 908 driven by Jo Siffert and Brian Redman wins the 1000 kilometer World ...

This Week in Racing History (May 3-9)

This Week in Racing History (May 3-9)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 3 Brock Yates, Brock Yates Jr., Jim Williams, and Steve Smith, in a Dodge van named "Moon Trash II", begin the first Cannonball Baker Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash....

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
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 ...

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 ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-26

Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-26

Looking Back at History: Dale Earnhardt's Final Win at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Harvick's First Win in Earnhardt's Car The following is the fourth and final part in a weekly series highlighting Atlanta Motor Speedway's storied history as the...

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...

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 19 Jun 2009
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) -...

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...

This Week in Racing History (September 13-19)

This Week in Racing History (September 13-19)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 13 George Fury and Terry Shiel drive a Nissan Skyline to victory in the Sandown 500 at Sandown Park in Victoria, Australia (1987). September 14 Jackie Ickx drives a Gulf...