The streets of Baltimore were transformed into a high speed raceway over the weekend of 2 September to 4 September 2011 for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. The new race now forms part of both the American Le Mans Series and the IndyCar Series. A multi-year contract was signed between IndyCar and Baltimore Racing Development to secure the future of this event. The circuit was laid out past the Inner Harbor and through Baltimore’s downtown area. The course is 3.28 kilometers in length with the Pratt Street intersection being the start and finish line of the event. The first person to win the Baltimore Grand Prix was Will Power.
The National Auto Racing Memorabilia Show – the premier Indy 500 collectibles event in the USA – will celebrate its 33rd gathering this May 27 and 28 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. A long-time fixture on the calendar of events associated with the running of the World’s Most Famous Race, the event can brag that it is America’s second-oldest sports memorabilia show. This is the Original!
It seems that there is no stopping Sebastian Vettel this season, as he secured his second victory for the season off two races. This gives him an early jump on working towards the Driver’s Championship again, and the entire Red Bull team is extremely excited at the talent and determination that is being shown by both their drivers. Vettel took to the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend with great enthusiasm, leading the race from start to finish, with chaos, problems and break downs taking place behind him, leaving spectators spellbound.
Sebring International Raceway, in Florida, opened in 1950, and is considered as one of the top raceways in the United States. It is also home to the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, which many view as a preparation event for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Even though many would believe the bumpy surface of the track to be a negative feature, it actually assists in testing the cars’ capabilities. Fans camp out on the greens along the course days before, in anticipation of this magnificent auto racing event of endurance.
The world renowned Indianapolis 500 began in 1911 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Covering 500 miles in 200 laps, the Indy 500 is considered the largest one-day spectator sports event in the world. Excitement begins building up some time in advance of race day with the Centennial Era Balloon Festival and Emerging Tech Day on 7 [...]
The Calgary International Auto & Truck show is Western Canada’s largest car and truck exhibition. Visitors will discover the latest in automotive technology created by top manufacturers. Additionally there will be more than 65 service and accessory exhibitors. The event will be preceded by the Vehicles and Violins Gala charity event on the Tuesday evening, [...]
Organizers of the Portland International Auto Show have carefully selected automobile manufacturers that meet up to top standards of style, efficiency and progressiveness. Visitors to the event can expect to see a number of expceptional vehicles. There are a number of highlights to look forward to including the new ECO Center, the Great Outdoors area, [...]
The 2011 Dallas Auto Show is the ideal event for automobile consumers to compare pricing and specs of cars from every major line. Visitors can explore over half a million square feet of space, filled with cars, SUVs and trucks. Check out eco-friendly services and products at the “Green” Exhibit Area, or enjoy shopping in [...]
The North American International Auto Show actually consists of four shows in one: The Press Preview (10 & 11 January 2011), the Industry Preview (12 & 13 January 2011), the Charity Preview (14 January 2011) and the Public Show (15 to 23 January 2011). The Industry Preview is a great opportunity for professionals from some [...]
The 2011 edition of the 48hrs of Tristate will actually consist of 2 X 48 hours. The event is a great way to meet car enthusiasts as well as raising money for a good cause. About 60 or so cars take part in this great social event. Those taking part have been offered the opportunity [...]