CADILLAC 6.2 V-8: THE ENGINE THAT COULD!

Undefeated in IMSA competition, Cadillac’s V-8 in street trim powers the hottest production vehicles – CTS-V and Escalade – in their classes. The Cadillac 6.2L V-8 engine that powers Cadillac’s Dpi-V.R prototype racecars is undefeated at mid-season in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Cadillac race engines have secured 11 of the first 15 podium places - including all five victories - during Cadillac’s first year of IMSA competition. Each engine has “traveled” more miles than a t...
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LYNN ST. JAMES: RACER, AUTHOR & MENTOR!

Our racer-in-residence, Stephen Cox, chats with Lyn St. James about everything Indycar. Indycar fans fell in love with Lyn St. James in 1992 when she won Indy 500 Rookie of the Year and kicked off a decade-long open-wheel career that would eventually include nine starts at the Brickyard. She worked her way up through the road racing ranks, starting with a 1970s Ford Pinto. It took four years of sponsor hunting before she was able to land an Indy ride with Dick Simon Racing, which specialized ...
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STEPHEN COX: CHASING THE NATIONAL SUPER CUP TITLE!

Our racer-in-residence returns to Rohrbaugh Racing for the 2017 Super Cup Series. Rohrbaugh Racing will compete for the Super Cup Stock Car Series national championship this year with driver Stephen Cox. He returns to the seat following a successful 2016 campaign. A versatile veteran, Cox has three wins, four poles and nine top “fives” in his last eleven starts on both ovals and road courses. Driving for ARCA's Codie Rohrbaugh, Cox is expected to be among the favorites for the Super Cup Nort...
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2017 GUIDE: HIGH-PERFORMANCE RACING SCHOOLS!

If you are thinking about racing or own a genuine high-performance car and would like to track it, it’s really important to find the best schools out there.  Driving is an extreme skill, one where you place the lives of others and yourself into your own hands. Before you take a look at some of the best high-performance racing schools, make sure to also check out great Sat Nav info, https://www.webuyanybike.co.uk/blog/best-satnav-app-for-motorcyclists/   Prepare for all the road...
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CADILLAC RACING: BACK ON TRACK!

Cadillac’s all-new Cadillac DPi-V.R racecar will compete in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Series, Prototype (P) class. The Cadillac DPi-V.R will first be driven competitively at the 2017 IMSA season opener - the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 28-29, 2017. Wayne Taylor Racing and Action Express Racing teams will field it. IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is the fastest and most technologically advanced sports car racing series in North America. “Cadillac is proud ...
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AUDI R8 LMS: BUY NOW & RACE!

Production starts in September and customers can order Audi’s new GT3 sports car now with delivery starting before the end of the year. Production is limited; if you snooze, you lose! Audi’s new GT3 racecar already proved its prowess in May on clinching overall victory in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring and two podium places in the Spa 24 Hours in July. “Due to races like these Audi Sport customer racing has developed the Audi R8 LMS in toughest conditions to the level of readiness for ...
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LESSONS LEARNED: THE HISTORY OF DRIVER SAFETY IN NASCAR!

When Bill France Sr. founded NASCAR in 1948, driver safety wasn’t exactly a primary concern. That first generation of drivers showed up on race day in the fastest cars their teams could build. There was a general understanding that auto racing was a dangerous endeavor, and that any measure to increase safety might decrease your chance of taking that checkered flag first. But it didn’t take long for these ideas to change. In an http://www.dish.com/dig/sports/motorsports-hof-of-america-nalon-l...
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KARTING: HOW TO SAVE AUTO RACING!

Every motorsports enthusiast is painfully aware that racing, in general, is experiencing tough times. Fewer fans are in the stands, and those fans are aging. The question is, what to do about it?  Everyone has an opinion but the basics are pretty straightforward. People who don't care much about automobiles will care even less about watching them compete. Public interest in the automobile is waning, and the reasons are spelled out in my previous article on the topic. Perhaps the mos...
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BUDDY BAKER: THE MEASURE OF A MAN!

NASCAR great Buddy baker has been diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer and signs off his SiriusXM NASCAR radio show for the last time. I don't know Buddy Baker. I met him only once. We were introduced about ten years ago at Lingner Group Television Productions in downtown Indianapolis where I was filming an episode of Autoweek on Speedvision. Baker, a huge man who towered six inches over me, was there working on a NASCAR program. He graciously shook my hand and took the time to speak to ...
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DIRT VERSUS PAVEMENT: RACINGIN.COM’S SCOTT KOSAK!

Paved ovals have been placed on a financial red alert. Times are tough for America's asphalt bullrings even while dirt tracks seem to be thriving, primarily due to the popularity of sprint car racing. Stephen Cox talks with Scott Kosak. I was recently talking with the owner of a well-known asphalt late-model Touring Series who made a remarkable observation. Here is a guy who has been in auto racing his entire life, and when offered an opportunity to operate a racetrack he responded, “You'v...
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