Tag Archive: Calif

Jun 06

IMSA Co-Founder John Bishop passes away at age of 87

Bishop co-founded IMSA in 1969 with his wife Peggy and Bill France Sr.

IMSA logo Sports car racing legend John Bishop, the visionary co-founder of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), died Thursday in San Rafael, Calif. due to complications from a recent illness. He was 87. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Hunter-Reay sweeps sessions at Barber

Practice at 10 a.m. (CT) April 26 precedes the three rounds of qualifications

Verizon IndyCar logo Focus forward has served Ryan Hunter-Reay well during his motorsports career — when he was out of an open-wheel ride following the 2005 Champ Car season, when he was bent on proving his race craft in ’07 in a part-time gig with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, and especially when he was pointing to his first series title in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown: Team Corser wins inaugural BigM weekend

Corser, Aaron, Whitehouse and Birch take top honors

SBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoMiller Motorsports ParkTeam Corser – consisting of World Superbike superstar Troy Corser, Rick Aaron of Fox 13 television in Salt Lake City, Ryan Whitehouse from the Deseret Chemical Depot and fan Kellen Birch of Rexburg, Idaho, won the Inaugural BigM Weekend Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown at Miller Motorsports Park today. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Teams set for inaugural BigM weekend

Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown, Racers, Military, Media and Fans to Kick Off BigM Weekend

Miller Motorsports ParkSBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoAfter weeks of suspense and speculation, the team line-ups for the Inaugural BigM Weekend Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown at Miller Motorsports Park are announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

The final hour of the 2011 Rolex 24 At Daytona

With four DP cars in the hunt for victory

Rolex24_DaytonaScott Pruett VIR 20100425With 23 hours logged at the 2011 Rolex 24 At Daytona it would be natural to assume the drivers would be looking to preserve their equipment in order to make it to the finish, but here at Daytona International Speedway it is the exact opposite.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Tate Holleran wins Racing the Rockies Round 3

Extends Mini Max championship lead

Tate Holleran extended his lead in the Rotax Mini Max class of the  Racing the Rockies karting series with a main event victory Sunday (July 11) on The Track at Centennial in Englewood, Colo. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Bad luck strikes Andersen Racing’s Jorda

At Barber Motorsports Park

Andersen Racing’s Carmen Jorda was forced to retire early from Sunday’s Firestone Indy Lights race at Barber Motorsports Park, but the rookie from Alcoy, Spain won’t have long to wait to try to improve her luck.  The next race is coming right up next weekend as part of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Genoa Racing will miss Atlantic season finale

Vervisch will finish fourth in point standings

Genoa Racing will miss the season finale of the Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda Sunday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif. due to budget constraints, but it can still look back on a very successful 2009 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

NASCAR: Montoya’s on the move

Towards a position in the Chase

With all the attention to fuel — who’s out and who’s not — at Pocono and Michigan the past two weeks, it might be easy to overlook the progress Juan Pablo Montoya has been making in his climb toward a position in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Prendeville looking forward to Long Beach

After problems at St. Pete

Starting spots in the second half of the field on a street course with limited places to pass, a rare mechanical problem and contact with another competitor spoiled Andrew Prendeville’s hopes for good finishes in the Firestone Indy Lights season-opening doubleheader this weekend that was part of the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Jim Russell: 2009 Championship Series schedule announced

The Series will feature 16 races via eight race weekends

Ready to build upon its successful and competitive inaugural year, the Jim Russell Championship Series has announced the 2009 race season calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Freestyle motocross rider Jeremy Lusk dies (+photos)

A trust has been set up in his memory

Jeremy Lusk, an American freestyle motocross rider, died of head injuries Tuesday after crashing while trying to land a backflip in competition. He was 24. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Jim Russell: Smrz captures Series title

Brett Smrz secured the 2008 Jim Russell Championship title

With his sixth win of the season in California. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Jim Russell: LeDuc and Smrz victorious in penultimate event

The 2008 Jim Russell Championship title chase

It will come down to the season-finale doubleheader. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

ECO Racing enters ALMS Season Finale at Laguna Seca

Noda and Prendeville to drive environmentally Ground-Breaking car

The much-anticipated world debut of ECO Racing’s environmentally ground-breaking, production-engined, bio-diesel LMP1 Radical AER is scheduled to occur at the American Le Mans Series’ season finale. Read the rest of this entry »