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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WRL: BEST PART OF AMATEUR ROAD RACING!

I don't do much amateur road racing these days. But I really should. The ending alone makes it worthwhile and no matter how many times you see it,  it never gets old, blogs Stephen Cox.  The World Racing League held its 16-hour amateur endurance race recently at Texas World Speedway and league president Joey Todd was kind enough to hook me up with an amazing team called Rocksteady Racing.  Not only did a thrilling turn of events take us to the podium with only 40 minutes remai...
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WORLD RACING LEAGUE: PARITY ACHIEVED!

‘The WRL brings sanity back to motorsports,’ blogs Stephen Cox. I’ve not yet seen a World Racing League event. I’ve not driven in one, either. But I know a good idea when I see it, and the World Racing League is a good idea. The new WRL has re-discovered the guiding principle that gave us the golden age of road racing in the 1950s-1960s. They've figured out that you don't need a thousand rules to run a race series. You just don't. We live in the era of regulation. IMSA's United Sportscar r...
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