2016 PITTSBURGH VINTAGE GP: GO FAST; DO GOOD!

Charity-driven GP has donated in excess of $4.35 million since 1983 to support Autism and educational organizations. This year’s Grand Marshall was Anatoly “Toly” Arutunoff, racer, author and consummate car guy. Don’t let his ‘55 Thunderbird fool you, it’s a veteran of the European historic rally circuit and he raced it over the weekend. The Royale Formula Ford Challenge marked a return of open-wheel, single-seat, purpose-built racecars to the PVGP. They did not disappoint, as Christian M...
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SAFETY: THE REAL RISKS OF AUTO RACING!

If we actually did eliminate all danger from auto racing, would we really like what was left, blogs Stephen Cox?                                                   Ed Carpenter, 2015, IMS I began driving racecars in 1985. In the thirty years since, I've had a total of one serious neck injury while racing. It was...
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SHORT TRACK RACING: BEST VS. WORST TIRES!

‘Wide, sticky tires really do ruin racing,” blogs Stephen Cox who presents a really interesting case for choosing the right tires. Doug Strasburg is an easy guy to talk with. His humble, soft-spoken manner belies a lifetime of motorsports experience and wisdom. The Mid-American Stock Car Series has thrived under his leadership despite being on the endangered species list not many years ago. When you disagree with Doug, believe me, you'd better do it on very solid grounds. The man knows auto ...
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