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 Classic Ford Show is a day filled with thrills, entertainment and revving engines. Sunday will be a full day with a schedule that includes Run What Ya Brung, 1 500 Classic Fords on display, Ultimate Classic Ford competition, Retail Village, Autojumble, FireForce Jet Car, live bands, DJs, quizzes, and children’s entertainment. Don’t forget to [...]
Powercruise is the top modified car event in Australia and New Zealand, which has now expanded to the United States. This thrilling event sees fans driving their cars alongside modified street machines, drag cars, hot rods and imports. Other highlights of the show include powerskids, drifting, off-street drags, burnouts, show ans shine, Miss Powercruise and [...]
There is a new landmark that can be seen from outer space, and it is located next to the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond. A massive solar power field has been erected
by the Pocono Raceway to break ground as the first sport facility to be run on sustainable energy. Their dedication to the environment and to becoming leaders in the field of sustainable energy in the sports industry, has earned Pocono Raceway and NASCAR praise and admiration. It is hoped that once other sporting facilities recognise the potential and advantages of sustainable energy, they too will make the necessary changes to promote an environmentally friendly industry.
According to David Love (San Rafael, Calif.), no matter how many times he comes to the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races and thinks he has seen it all, he discovers another significant vintage race car he has never seen before. “It is an event you might imitate but you could not duplicate,” said Love, a [...]
Located near Darlington in South Carolina is Darlington Raceway. This superspeedway was designed and built specifically with NASCAR racing as its priority. The track is designed in the shape of an egg. The ovals on each end were eventually built with different configurations, due to the proximity of a minnow pond that the owner was [...]
An announcement dated November 3, 2010, on the Gateway International Raceway website states: “Dover Motorsports, Inc. announces closing of Gateway International Raceway” Gateway International Raceway is a NASCAR track located in Illinois of the USA. Amongst the biggest motorsports complexes in the United States Midwest, Gateway International is host to several NASCAR races, drag races [...]
The Infineon Raceway is located close to Sonoma, to the north of San Francisco. It serves two purposes: that of a road course track and that of a drag strip. As it is situated in the northern California hills, the track races up and down these hills, together with challenging turns and complicated twists. Not [...]
The NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series schedule has received a major makeover. Two brand new venues have been added to the series and an extra event promises to provide fans with plenty of great excitement. These are just two of the highlights that are bound to make the 2009 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series a massive success.