QUICK VIC: VIC ELFORD CELEBRATES 80th BIRTHDAY!

Iconic racer was one of the fastest drivers in the highly competitive Sixties and Seventies racing scene. Vic Elford’s lap records include Targa Florio, Nurburgring, Daytona, Sebring, Norisring, Monza, Road Atlanta, Laguna Seca, Riverside and Le Mans. He was the first driver to lap Le Mans at over a 150 mph average in the Porsche long-tail 917 in 1970. Known as “Quick Vic” to friends and competitors, Elford is one of the few drivers to excel in sports cars, rally cars, and Formula 1 at a c...
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FORD GT40s: LEGENDS OF LE MANS!

Seven GT40s are amongst legendary racecars lining up for this year’s  Le Mans Legend event. The extended age range for this year’s Le Mans Legend race on Saturday June 13th has allowed seven Ford GT40s to join the spectacular historic grid that will race on the full Le Mans circuit. It all happens just a few hours before the start of the modern 24-Hour endurance race. 61 iconic cars, dating from 1949 to 1968 and representing 26 different marques, will take to the track in an outstanding...
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FORD TWIN-TURBO EcoBoost V-6: SEBRING PODIUM!

Chip Ganassi Racing’s EcoBoost-engined Riley Prototype takes overall win at the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring. Piloted by Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas and Marino Franchitti, the Roush Yates-prepped twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 propelled the Riley prototype to victory lane in the premier class. Ford’s EcoBoost engine powered Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates to victory at the legendary Sebring enduro. Sebring is one of the most storied and demanding racetracks in the country. It was Fr...
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HONDA V6 GOES RACING: DAYTONA PROTOTYPE!

Honda Joins the Daytona Prototype ranks with latest racing application of production-based V6 engine in a Riley-Honda. Honda has expanded its attack on the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, and will join the Daytona Prototype category with a Riley-Honda, above, for the first time later this month at the 62nd annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Honda has a history of success at the Florida endurance-racing classic, including LMP2 class victories in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013....
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