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IMRRC Legends Honor Chip Ganassi

From left, J.C. Argetsinger, Chip Ganassi, Bobby Rahal, with Cameron R. Argetsinger Award. (Angelo Lisuzzo photo)

A number of communities came together on Thursday night to honor race team owner Chip Ganassi at the Corning (N.Y.) Museum of Glass.

DIRT Modified HoF Inducts ’14 Class

DIRT Modified Hall of Fame

The 23rd annual DIRT Modified Hall of Fame inductions took place at the Hall on Wednesday before an exceptionally large crowd.

Motorsports HoF Starts $7.5 Million Project

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field during Sunday's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo)

The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America announced an ambitious $7.5M campaign to build a new, permanent home at Daytona Int’l Speedway on Tuesday.

SVRA Merges With General Racing

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Ass'n hosted the Indy Legends Pro-Am at Indianapolis Motor Speedway earlier this year. (Ginny Heithaus Photo)

In a move to broaden the scope and quality of historic and vintage automobile racing across the United States, General Racing Ltd. will merge with Sportscar Vintage Racing Ass’n (SVRA), effective immediately.

‘The King’ Hangs Out With 98-Year-Old Fan

Seven-time NASCAR premier series champion Richard Petty recently spent the day with 98-year-old race fan Henry Jakes. (Richard Petty Foundation photo)

He never cared to fly, and never had in his young 98 years of life, but this past week was different for Henry Jakes of Murfreesboro, Tenn. He was going to meet “The King,” Richard Petty, thanks to an offer from the Petty Family Foundation.

PHOTOS: National Automobile Museum

The Thomas Flyer, winner of the 1908 New York to Paris race. (Ralph Sheheen Photo)

Check out photos from the National Automobile Museum located in Reno, Nev.

Pontiac GTO Exhibit Coming To AutoFair

This 1968 Pontiac GTO is just one of a dozen of America's first muscle cars that will be on display as part of the 50th anniversary Pontiac GTO exhibit in the Nationwide Insurance Pavilion at the Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair. (Putt Willett Photo)

Pontiac’s GTO, the car that gave birth to the American muscle car phenomenon, will be celebrated through a special 50th anniversary exhibit during Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Sept. 18-21 AutoFair.

NEAR Announces ’14 Hall Of Fame Class

NEAR logo

Drivers Deke Astle, Jim Martel, Mike Rowe, Fred Schulz and Ron Wyckoff, drag racing icon Bob Tasca, historian R.A. Silvia and car builder/mechanic Dave Tourigny make up the New England Auto Racing Hall of Fame’s class of 2014.

Panoz To Be Concours Grand Marshal

France Panoz

Don Panoz, whose business interests range from automotive development and racing to international resorts and pharmaceutical breakthroughs, has been named grand marshal of the 2014 Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance at Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. on Sunday, Sept. 14.

Quail Gathering Hosts Ferrari Collection

David Lee Ferrari

Noted Los Angeles Ferrari collector David Lee will be displaying five cars from his unique Ferrari supercar collection at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2014.


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