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Mugello Speedway

February 9, 2009 by  
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Located in the beautiful Tuscany region of Italy, with its 5.245 mile track and a total variance in altitude of 41,19 meters, the Mugello Moto GP Circuit presents car and bike manufacturers with ideal conditions for rigorous testing and is regularly used by Ferrari for putting its F1 cars through their paces during development. So [...]

Museums

February 9, 2009 by  
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Looking for something different to do this weekend? Taking a long-awaited vacation and planning an itinerary? Why not include an auto museum on your schedule – it’s something that provides interest to adults and children alike. Auto museums offer a wonderful opportunity for an educational and exciting vacation activity. Often publicly owned and operated, auto [...]

Aerodynamics in Sports Cars

July 7, 2008 by  
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With the desire to go faster than ever before cars have been making use of the aerodynamic principles developed for aircraft for some time now. In many cases, good aerodynamics can be the key to success in sports cars, and so it comes as no surprise that millions of dollars are spend researching and developing this facet of auto racing each year.

Rare Sport Car Collection Opens at Simeone Museum

June 13, 2008 by  
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After nearly half a century of careful collection, Dr. Fredrick Simeone has seen fit to share his prize, joy and passion with the rest of the world. Located just a short distance off Interstate 95 in Philadelphia, this impressive museum is some 75 000 square feet in size and displays approximately 65 rare sport and racing cars with the sort of meticulous attention to detail that you’d expect from a neurosurgeon. Fortunately Dr. Simeone is a neurosurgeon, and visitors to this fantastic museum will find that his passion and the painstaking effort that has no doubt gone into creating the exhibits was certainly not a waste of time.

Barrington Concours D’elegance Auto Show

May 23, 2008 by  
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In response to the overwhelming support enjoyed by the inaugural Barrington Concours D’elegance Auto Show held at Makray Golf Course in 2007, organizers have decided to present the 2008 event at Arlington Park. The reason for this move is to accommodate the large number of visitors who are expected to attend the second Barrington Concours D’elegance, which is set to take place 4-5 October 2008. Additionally, Arlington Park offers indoor exhibition space which will prove invaluable in the event of inclement weather.

Ryan Briscoe Awarded Bruce McLaren Trophy

November 27, 2007 by  
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The name McLaren is known throughout the entire world as a leading Formula One racing team. This is the legacy that was left behind by the magnificent Bruce McLaren, who proved he had multi-talented capabilities through his natural ability as an engineer, a designer of racing cars, an inventor and a phenomenal racing car driver.

IMPAXX – Safety Innovation of the Year

November 20, 2007 by  
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An international panel of auto racing experts has given the Safety Innovation of the Year Award to Dow Automotive for their IMPAXX energy absorbing foam. The announcement was made at the gala dinner for the annual Professional Motor Sport World Expo Awards recently.

Shelby American Collection’s 11th Annual Holiday Gala

October 4, 2007 by  
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The 11th annual holiday gala for the Shelby American Collection will be held on 1st December 2007 at its museum in Boulder and promises to be a very special occasion. This annual event serves to honor Carroll Shelby’s memorable race history, as well as his legendary Shelby American Team of the 1960s and the automobiles they built. Among the racing heroes to headline the event will be Carroll Shelby, Phil Remington, Lew Spencer and Bob Bondurant.