RACING’S GREATEST UPSETS: 1966 TRANS-AM ENDURO!

Stephen Cox blogs about Shelby-American’s legendary Group 2 Mustang racers,  Part 2 of 3. The next weekend John McComb was racing again. The Trans-Am Series Six-Hour Pan-American Endurance Race was to be held at Green Valley Raceway in Texas. The sanctioning body mandated a second driver for each team due to the length of the event. McComb chose veteran Brad Brooker, a successful club racer who had logged plenty of miles in the Group 2 notchback’s nearly identical twin, the Shelby GT...
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INDYCAR & LUCA FILIPPI: A BRIGHT NEW STAR!

Stephen Cox blogs about what Luca Filippi means for open-wheel racing. Perhaps I'm the lone voice in the wilderness on this, but I was very impressed with Luca Filippi's IndyCar debut at Mid-Ohio last week. He was fantastic in qualifying. Had he not been penalized, Filippi could have had a starting spot in the first three rows; been a genuine threat on race day. He ran a conservative, nearly mistake-free race and moved from dead last to as high as 11th during the event. Nearly all of his p...
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