The Wartburg Speedway in Tennessee has come a long way in a short time. Despite the fact that the track recently went through a rough patch, it seems set to make a full recovery with a greatly improved winning purse for this racing season.
Indy League racing fans are no doubt looking forward to the upcoming Indycar Japan 300. Sponsored by Bridgestone, this American open-wheel race is held each year in Motegi, Japan. This yearâ€™s race will take place on Saturday, 19 April at Twin Ring Motegi.
After just four years of racing with NASCAR, Clint Bowyer has already achieved almost legendary status. Fans flock to the racetrack to see him perform and he almost always gives them the satisfaction of seeing him drive a good race.
Itâ€™s young and exciting â€“ itâ€™s the Formula BMW Americas. A combination of youth, speed and talent, the Formula BMW Americas provides the ultimate starting point for aspiring auto racing enthusiasts. Youths from fifteen years of age and up can enroll and start climbing their way up the ladder to racing greatness.
If you live in Florida, get ready to enjoy all the excitement and action at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Held annually in St. Petersburg, Florida, this fantastic Indy Racing League IndyCar Series is broadcast on ESPN or ABC â€“ but nothing compares to being right where the action is!
All stock car enthusiasts will be happy to know that the Penn Can Speedwayâ€™s racing season is due to start soon â€“ real soon. In fact cars will start screaming around the racetrack from Friday, April 25th. This years racing is going to be sponsored mainly by Boughtonâ€™s Auto Salvage and will include a wide variety of vehicles.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca near Monterey, California, USA, will be hosting the Monterey Festival of Speed from 16 to 18 May 2008. Highlights of the action packed three-day auto racing program include the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, Formula BMW Americas Championship and the Cooper Tires Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda.
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 Shelbyâ€™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.
Exciting times are ahead for the residents of Milville, New Jersey in the United States, and especially for motorsport enthusiasts. The construction of the New Jersey Motorsports Parkis well underway. Situated on more than 500 acres of land at the intersection of Dividing Creek Road and Buckshutem Road, the New Jersey Motorsports Park will feature two separate world-class racetracks and a first class carting circuit. In addition, there will be a clubhouse and all the amenities necessary to cater in style to the needs of auto racing fans as well as the drivers.
Lingo is a part of auto racing pleasure. You must be able to understand the jargon of car racing, and use it fluently and correctly as well. Here are brief meanings of 10 top terms which are used commonly but exclusively in auto racing and motor sports circles: