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RRDC VOTES IN 15 NEW MEMBERS FOR 2014

Fifteen race-car drivers and motorsports professionals have been voted into the Road Racing Drivers Club in 2014. The group includes 10 Regular Members from the open-wheel and sports-car racing ranks, three Associate Members and two Honorary Members. The current roster of RRDC members now numbers 460. Voting was held among all current RRDC members. “This year’s lineup […]

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RRDC MEMBER NEWS: SCCA RUNOFFS

SCCA RUNOFFS – MAZDA RACEWAY – MONTEREY, CALIF. The annual SCCA Runoffs meeting of RRDC members was held on Oct. 7 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, at the site of the 2014 SCCA National Championship Runoffs. It was a beautiful California night at the Red Bull Energy Center overlooking the circuit, where members and guests […]

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KARUN CHANDHOK NEW SAFEisFAST ONLINE INSTRUCTOR

Ex-Formula One racer Karun Chandhok will be the next Online Driving Instructor for the RRDC’s SAFEisFAST instructional web site. Chandhok will be competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans this week and will be teamed with Bruno Senna to drive for Mahindra Racing in the new FIA Formula E championship, starting in September. One […]

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GRAHAM RAHAL ONLINE INSTRUCTOR NOW AT SAFEisFAST

Third-generation racer Graham Rahal – a race winner in the Verizon IndyCar Series and a winner of the Rolex 24 at Daytona – is currently answering visitors’ questions as SAFEisFAST Online Driving Instructor So far, Graham has tackled such topics as attracting sponsors, street courses vs. ovals, starting with karting, age as a limiting factor […]

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AMERICAN HONDA PRESENTING SPONSOR FOR SAFEisFAST AND DARIO FRANCHITTI AMBASSADOR

During the RRDC’s annual banquet preceding the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, President Bobby Rahal made several momentous announcements regarding the future of SAFEisFAST.com. The Club’s breakthrough instructional Web site now has a worldwide presenting sponsor in American Honda and an international ambassador in Dario Franchitti. With the help of American Honda, the […]

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MARIO ANDRETTI – THE INTERVIEW

For those who have been patiently – or not so patiently – waiting to watch Mario’s interview by club prez Bobby Rahal from the RRDC’s Evening with Mario Andretti presented by Firestone during the club’s annual banquet at Long Beach last week, here it is. If you were there, we’re sure you’d love an instant […]

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SAFEisFAST LATEST VIDEO – THE FAST LINE

The Fast Line is the subject of the 14th online instructional video in the Advanced Driving Techniques block of SAFEisFAST.com. The paper solution to “What is the fast line through this corner?” is never quite the exact answer. So many real world conditions factor into finding that magic trajectory: track surface changes, bumps, grip, use […]

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MARIO ANDRETTI HONORED BY RRDC IN LONG BEACH

Before a capacity crowd of auto racing dignitaries, sanctioning group and series representatives, corporate executives and champion racecar drivers, Mario Andretti was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the “RRDC Evening with Mario Andretti presented by Firestone” on Thursday night, April 10, prior to Sunday’s 40th running of the Toyota Grand Prix of […]

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