SAD NEWS: MIKE HISS AND PETE BIRO PASS

MIKE HISS – 1941-2018 Mike Hiss passed away Dec. 19 at age 77 of complications from a 30-year battle with cancer. Robin Miller recalled Mike’s very interesting racing career on RACER.com: It didn’t last very long but Mike Hiss had one of the most majestic IndyCar careers ever. Hiss, who died Dec. 19 at the […]

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RRDC AT THE RUNOFFS: JOHN HEINRICY CAPTURES TWO MORE TITLES, 31 NOW FOR JOE AQUILANTE; JOE HUFFAKER NABS 10TH; MICHAEL VARACINS, 7TH

It was a vintage year in Napa Valley for RRDC members John Heinricy and Joe Aquilante, plus Joe Huffaker and Michael Varacins at the 2018 SCCA National Championship Runoffs at Sonoma Raceway in the heart of California’s wine country, Oct 19-21.   John Heinricy scored a pair of championships pushing his gold medal total to […]

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MEMBER NEWS: PARNELLI, JOHN PAUL JR., RON GRABLE, HOBBS, LYN, ROGER

PETERSEN MUSEUM HONORING PARNELLI JONES THIS WEEK In celebration of Parnelli Jones’s legacy and his contributions to automotive engineering and motorsports, the Petersen Automotive Museum will welcome guests to this Thursday night’s opening reception of “Legends of Los Angeles: Southern California Race Cars and their Builders.” This very special reception will honor Parnelli Jones and […]

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TEAM USA SCHOLARSHIP IMPRESSES AT SILVERSTONE

SILVERSTONE, England (Nov. 5, 2018) – This past weekend, 2018 Team USA Scholarship winners Colin Mullan and Jake Craig wrapped up three-plus weeks in England at Silverstone Circuit with a stellar showing in the 18th annual Walter Hayes Trophy, named in honor of one of the founding fathers of Formula Ford. More than 100 drivers […]

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