CLOSING THE GAP: AMERICA’S ONLY MID-LEVEL ENDURANCE RACING CHAMPIONSHIP!

There are plenty of endurance races available to anyone who wants to race $500 junkyard relics. There are also some endurance races available to drivers who want to race million-dollar prototypes. But the options are pretty limited for those who want to race something in between, blogs Stephen Cox.  A cavernous gap separates the numerous entry-level $500 series and the high-end Weathertech Sportscar Championship, which offers only four events of six hours or longer. For some time, Nort...
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SHAKY DOG/SOPWITH: SWEEP WRL WITH BACK-TO-BACK WINS!

The most successful season in the 31-history of Sopwith Motorsports came to an end last weekend with two first-place trophies at Tulsa's  Hallett Motor Racing Circuit.   In a joint effort with Shaky Dog Racing on Saturday and Sunday, the team participated in the GP2 division of the World Racing League's October Rush sports car endurance races. The McGunegill Engines/Boschett Timepieces/Impact Racing Mustang started midway back in the 29-car field in Saturday's nine-hour enduran...
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SAVING AUTO RACING: ‘SIMPLIFY, THEN ADD LIGHTNESS!’

Colin Chapman had it right when he gave us that famous quote. Especially the simplify part, blogs Stephen Cox. I was contacted by a motorsports complex executive recently regarding building a facility around the development of racing cars and performance passenger cars running on alternative “fuels”. It was a grand concept. The land was purchased, a big ground breaking ceremony took place, and there was lots of talk about bringing in a major racing series and television coverage (hence my i...
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CHEVY MID-AMERICAN STOCK CAR: STEPHEN COX!

Our resident blogger-racer Stephen Cox to drive the #22 ACR Team Chevy. The championship-winning team from the 2012 Mid-American Stock Car Series has named Stephen Cox as their driver for the upcoming season. Acorn Cabinetry Racing of Somonauk,  IL has confirmed that Cox will take the wheel of the team’s #22 Acorn Cabinetry/Boschett Timepieces/Sopwith Motorsports Chevrolet as the teammate of former  MASCS champion, Jeremy Spoonmore.  “It’s a perfect opportunity to learn fro...
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