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The First Ferrari Arrives To The Petersen

Arguably the most famous brand in history, a logo that needs no name, and can quicken the pulse of school children and the elderly alike, all started with a young man meeting an Italian Count flying a 180hp French biplane.…

Ford Nabs Two Wins In Two Weeks

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing earned its second win in two weeks behind a brilliant pit strategy and the strength of its Michelin tires. For the second race in a row, the No. 67 duo of Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe…

Ford Wins Le Mans!

The No. 68 Ford GT of Sébastien Bourdais (FRA), Joey Hand (US) and Dirk Müller (GER) crossed the finish line at Le Mans at three o’clock on Sunday, as the overall GT winner of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours.…

Ford GT Takes Pole Position For Le Mans 24 Hours

The #68 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT will start the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours from Pole Position in the LM GTE Pro class after German racer Dirk Müller posted the fastest time of 3m 51.185s during Wednesday night’s…

Michelin 24 Hour Challenge Comes To The Petersen

The Petersen Automotive Museum has partnered with Michelin, Microsoft, and Ford to launch its newest membership add-on, the Forza Motorsport Membership Pass, with a viewing party of the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18.…

Tavo Vildosola Wins 48th Annual Baja 500

Team Toyo driver Tavo Vildósola, Jr won the 48th Annual SCORE Baja 500 this past weekend, finishing first overall for Four Wheel Vehicles and first in the Trophy Truck class. Mexican-born Vildósola endured extreme temperatures to conquer the 477.52-mile desert…

Hamilton & Rosberg Enjoy Speed & Style Before Monaco GP

The two drivers from the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, met during the run-up to the Monaco Grand Prix on 29 May 2016 for a sensational event off the racetrack. Hamilton put his driving…

James Hinchcliffe Scores Pole Position At Indy 500

After a thrilling final-hour performance on Saturday, James Hinchcliffe again delivered when it mattered the most, claiming the pole Sunday for next weekend's Indianapolis 500, edging Josef Newgarden and fellow Honda driver Ryan Hunter-Reay by the narrowest of margins in…

John Force Debut’s 2016 Camaro SS Funny Car

Today Chevrolet and 16-time NHRA champion John Force introduced the all-new 2016 Camaro SS Funny Car that he’ll race this weekend at the NHRA Kansas Nationals, in Topeka, Kan. The new Funny Car body is the first based on the…

Vaughn Gittin Jr. Wins Round 2 Of Formula DRIFT

Formula DRIFT presented by BlackVue returned to Atlanta for Round 2: Advance Auto Parts Road to the Championship sponsored by Gumout. Vaughn Gittin in the Monster Energy / Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR takes the victory to move into the…

Subaru To Attempt To Break Isle Of Man Record

Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that it will make another record attempt on the Isle of Man TT Course with rally driver Mark Higgins. Higgins will drive an all-new 2016 Subaru WRX STI time attack car that was jointly…

Rich History Of F1 At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

The start of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season this week provides the opportunity to look back on how some of the biggest names in the series’ history played important roles in the 60-year history of Mazda Raceway Laguna…

Can-Am’s Golden Years Coming To Monterey

Known for its “excess is barely adequate” reputation, the Can-Am Series was known for its free-wheeling rule interpretations that brought experiments such as big wings, two engines, ground effects, perfecting turbocharging and liberal use of exotic materials. The only hardened…

JR Hildebrand’s Unlikely Path To Engineering

As opposed to the thousands of kids who fantasize about being racecar drivers, John Randal “J.R.” Hildebrand had no illusions about becoming a professional racer. There are too many externalities that affect your chances, he says. And yet.

American Women Ready To Take On African Rally

Nine American teams will be on the start grid in Morocco at the 2016 Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles when the 26th running of the world's toughest all-female navigational rally gets underway later this month. "No matter what you've done before,…

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