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BOOKS FOR YOUR LATE SUMMER READING

Our members have been particularly prolific producing pages the first half of 2016. The latest from Gordon Kirby will be rolled out at August 6 at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia. As noted in Vintage Racecar: The Simeone will host a tribute to Penske Racing with Karl Kainhofer and Gordon Kirby, author of […]

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FAMILY FEUD AND PEBBLE BEACH

IndyCar drivers Will Power, Tony Kanaan, James Hinchcliffe and Conor Daly led by team captain Helio Castroneves will face the toughest competition of their professional lives as they take on a team of Sports Illustrated swimsuit models Nina Agdal (team captain), Samantha Hoopes, Tanya Mityushina, Robyn Lawley and Hannah Ferguson on the ABC summer hit […]

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REMEMBERING CARL HAAS – UPDATED

The world of motorsports lost one of its kingpins last Thursday, June 29, with the passing of Carl Haas. Alzheimer’s took him from us in his beloved home on Lake Michigan, surrounded by his family and his remarkable wife and partner Berni. He was 86. All the major media outlets published glowing tributes to Carl, […]

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POSEY EXHIBIT OPENS AT SARATOGA AUTO MUSEUM

SAM AT S.A.M. How appropriate that the acronym for Saratoga Auto Museum in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is S.A.M., as the Museum is featuring an exhibit through November 6, 2016, entitled “Shifting through the creative life of Sam Posey.” Indeed, Sam Posey has led a very creative life, from designer, artist, journalist, broadcaster, to world-class race-car […]

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ROGER PENSKE HONORED AND MUCH MORE

ROGER PENSKE’S ARGETSINGER AWARD CELEBRATION On the last day of June, Roger Penske was feted at Corning (N.Y.) Museum of Glass as the 2016 recipient of the Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports, a fitting honor for one of the giants of the business now enjoying Team Penske’s 50th Anniversary. Gordon Kirby’s […]

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SAFEisFAST – UNDERSTEER vs. OVERSTEER, PART 4

UNDERSTEER vs. OVERSTEER, PART 4: DRIVING AROUND THE PROBLEM In the previous three parts of this series on that most basic of handling problems – understeer vs. oversteer – we first defined the difference between them, the trap of confusing the two and then fixing the problem. Now comes the tough part: You’re in the […]

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MEMBER NEWS – MAY 31, 2016

GANASSI AND POSEY INTO MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME OF AMERICA RRDC members Chip Ganassi and Sam Posey will join the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Class of 2016 at the 28th Annual MSHFA Induction Ceremony Presented by Bridgestone on June 29 at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach. Chip Ganassi is the […]

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