Tag: engine

  • BMW Sauber

    In July 2009, BMW announced that it would withdraw from Formula One racing at the end of the Season BMW, an abbreviation for Bavarian Motor Works, is an independent motorcycle and car manufacturer based in Munich, Germany. The manufacturer is known world-wide for producing beautiful, up-market cars that are a pleasure to drive. BMW also […]

  • History

    The sport of motor racing has thrilled thousands ever since it first began. It wasn’t long after the first ‘horseless carriages’ had been invented and improved upon that the idea of pitting the strengths of different designs, and the skills of drivers, against one another in a race was conceived. The first organized racing event […]

  • Offenhauser’s Golden Decade at the Indy 500

    Perhaps no racing name is more closely linked with the Indianapolis 500 than Offenhauser. This venerable engine manufacturer was a dominant force at The Brickyard from the early 1930s up until ...

  • Famous NASCAR Faces

    Wood Brothers is one of the best known families in all of NASCAR racing and inspires awe in everyone who follows NASCAR. Glen Wood is head of the Wood family, and yes he was a top NASCAR driver ...

  • NASCAR Technology Principles

    NASCAR racing need not be pure recreation if you appreciate engineering and informatics. There is great technological prowess behind success in NASCAR racing. It is not a simple matter of ...

  • Ford’s Formidable 427 – Auto Racing

    The early 1960s saw competition between the major US automakers on the nation's racetracks rise to a fever pitch. Driven by the need to "race on Sunday, sell on Monday", GM, Ford and Chrysler ...

  • Sprint Car racing – Daring Deeds on the Dirt Track

    Sprint Car racing traces its auto racing history back to the impromptu races that were held on tiny unpaved tracks at early 20th century county fairs, horseracing ovals and traveling shows. Time ...