Another fantastic year of auto racing is drawing to a close and now weâ€™re at that special time of year when everyoneâ€™s hard work is duly recognized at various award ceremonies and events. This year is no different, and already the AARWBA All-American Auto Racing Team nominees have been announced.
German Automotive manufacturer Volkswagen recently took advantage of the 2008 L.A. Auto Show to showcase its entire range of diesel powered technology. It debuted at a news conference at the event with the all-new Touareg V6 TDI clean diesel SUV which is compliant with the regulations of 50 states. It also showed off the new purpose-built VW Red Bull Baja Race Touareg TDI Trophy Truck which will be used at the 2008 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
NASCAR CEO Brian France recently discussed the dilemma facing most budding auto racing teams â€“ finances. Itâ€™s a dilemma that is currently affecting the entire industry and NASCAR seems set on finding ways to cut costs and making racing more accessible so that the sport stays afloat in this time of economic hardships.
When Jamie Whincup arrived at the Bahrain International Circuit for the Gulf Air Desert 400, no one knew that heâ€™d be ending the weekend with three victories under his belt. His cumulative hat-trick of victories helped him to win the Gulf Air Desert 400 and will go a long way in helping with his pursuit of the V8 Supercars Australia driverâ€™s title.
The much awaited Budweiser Oval Nationals are finally here. This fantastic annual event will be taking place this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the famous Perris Auto Speedway. The event will be presented by Temecula Valley Pipe & Supply, with points from the event contributing towards other car series.
Many people have probably never heard of the term â€˜Black Sundayâ€™ before and have no idea what it means. Despite the fact that Black Sunday is already a very large event, it is not one that is generally splashed across racing calendars. If youâ€™re an auto racing fan, then you owe it to yourself to show up and support this great event as part of your growing â€˜autoâ€™ education.
If youâ€™re looking for a great way to spend your weekend, look no further than the 2008 Super Chevy Show. This year the show will be taking place at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the first time ever and fans will get to enjoy a variety of races and racing styles all in the course of one weekend.
For the past six years the AMP Outlaw Winter Nationals have been bringing race-lovers of every sort together for some fantastic auto racing action. The races take place during the last few months of the year, continuing into early next year and are divided into four divisions: ATV Quads, Karts, Motorcycles and Modified Hot Rod Riding Lawn Mowers.
Teams racing the Pontiac Grand-Am Daytona Prototype and GT will be making their way to New Jersey for their next race on August 31. The race is set to take place at the brand new New Jersey Motorsports Park, which is located in Millville. The teams will be heating up the Thunderbolt Circuit at the park for the very first time and it will be interesting to note which drivers get a feel for the track the quickest in order to come out on top.
The brilliant racing action of the Clash of the Titans will be heading down to the San Antonio Raceway on August 29th and 30th for the absolutely awesome Labor Day Outlaw Streetcar Nationals. Both days promise to offer fans the non-stop thrills that come standard with this level of racing, especially as the race will be another chance to accrue points for the Outlaws series.