Tag Archive: General Motors

Dec 28

Will driverless cars ever break into motorsports?

The last decade has seen rising interest in driverless vehicles from a series of tech companies and automakers

2017-07-29_0138.jpgCompetitive racing is as much about the cars themselves – the skills of the engineers and mechanics – as they are about the skills and nerves of steel of the drivers.

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Aug 11

Chevrolet unveils 2018 Camaro ZL1 Monster Energy Series race car (+video)

The deep-blue car will replace the outgoing Chevy SS next year

Chevrolet dipped into its rich motorsports history in assembling the race car that will tackle the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, announcing Thursday that it will bring the Camaro ZL1 name to the sport’s top division. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 11

ALMS President Scott Atherton to Speak, Moderate Green Racing Panel

Participating at Major International Green Automotive Technology Conference

ALMS - Scott AthertonLeMans - Nissan Delta WingAmerican Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón President Scott Atherton will speak and moderate a green racing forum at the International Environmentally Friendly Vehicle Conference this week at the Baltimore Convention Center. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 28

Andreas Prillmann appointed as Chief Commercial Officer of Lotus Cars

Lotus continues to expand and strengthen its Senior Management team

With a further appointment to announce Andreas Prillmann as Chief Commercial Officer responsible for Sales, Marketing and After-sales functions. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 26

Ecclestone, Genii, pull out of Saab bidding race

Ecclestone, the F1 chief executive, was a part of Genii’s Saab-bidding consortium.

Bernie Ecclestone and Genii Capital have pulled out of the running to buy the beleaguered Swedish carmaker Saab. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 11

Ecclestone hints at F1 future for Saab

“I honestly don’t know what happens next”-Jan Nygren

Should the group involving Bernie Ecclestone succeed in buying Saab, the embattled Swedish carmaker could have a future on the formula one grid. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 08

Ecclestone, Genii, team up to buy carmaker Saab

 Two names closely aligned with formula one have emerged as bidders to buy the Swedish carmaker Saab.

The financial news service Bloomberg said the joint bidders are F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone and Genii Capital, the Luxembourg based investment company that recently bought a major stake in the Renault team. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 29

Cutbacks announced for NASCAR’s largest sponsors

Sprint Nextel to eliminate 8,000 jobs by end of March

The grim economic news isn’t just affecting NASCAR’s teams as they prepare for next month’s season openers at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »