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TEAM USA SCHOLARSHIP DUO SHINE AT SILVERSTONE

Here is the story of 2016 Team USA Scholarship teammates Oliver Askew and Kyle Kirkwood assault on the Walter Hayes Trophy at the mighty Silverstone Circuit. Click each link below for the blow-by-blow: Looking back: Oliver Askew, Hayes Fever Final thoughts: Kyle Kirkwood, Up and Down Askew second, Kirkwood fourth in wet Walter Hayes Final […]

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MEMBER NEWS AND TEAM USA SCHOLARSHIP ADVENTURE

OLIVER ASKEW AND KYLE KIRKWOOD ON BRANDS HATCH AND BEYOND Kyle Kirkwood and Oliver Askew just completed their first week racing Formula Fords in England. Kirkwood called it “crazy fun”. Click here for Kyle’s impressions of this great adventure. Askew said it was “well worth it”. Read Oliver’s reflections on this opening competition. The journey […]

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TEAM USA AT BRANDS HATCH – A SOLID WEEKEND

Jeremy Shaw is shepherding his pair of stalwart young TEAM USA Scholarship racers on the journey that will go a long way toward launching their careers as professional race drivers. We covered the selection of Oliver Askew, 19, and Kyle Kirkwood, 17, in an Oct. 6 article on RRDC.org. The squad just wrapped up the […]

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NEW FROM SAFEisFAST: DATA ACQUISITION AND TEAM USA

DATA ACQUISITION: IS THE DRIVER JUST ANOTHER SENSOR? Today’s data acquisition gives drivers access to an incredible amount of information. But when it comes to actually finding speed, how do you figure out which data actually makes you faster – and which is just for the engineers to ponder? Is driver input still important? To find […]

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TONY ADAMOWICZ – 1941-2016

Tony Adamowicz passed away Monday, Oct. 10, at the age of 75 after a year-long battle with glioblastoma, a common but extremely aggressive form of brain cancer. Tony “A2Z” was among the upper echelon of American road racers from 1969 through the mid-80s. A determined club racer during his military service in the ‘60s, he […]

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BROCK YATES 1933-2016

Brock Yates – undeniably the champion of American car culture – has left us, victim of the ravages of Alzheimer’s at 82. Yates and his acerbic band of outlaws at “Car and Driver” in the 1960s and ‘70s formed the point of the spear aimed at the heart of the double-nickel nimnerds in Washington. In […]

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MEMBER NEWS: TEAM USA SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS, NEW SiF CONTEST, TRANS-AM PANEL, ART EVANS NEW SHELBY BOOK

LONG-TIME FRIENDS AND RIVALS ARE 2016 TEAM USA SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS Oliver Askew (left in home page photo), 19, and Kyle Kirkwood (right), 17, who, coincidentally, both hail from Jupiter, Fla., were confirmed Sept. 30 as the most recent winners of prestigious Team USA Scholarships. The long-time friends and karting rivals will travel to England next month […]

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