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Best Race Car Driver in the World
July 4, 2021

Best Race Car Driver in the World

Joe Leonard died a few weeks ago at age 84. His memorial service is Saturday. Someone needs to rev up engines–a lot of engines–in salute. For a Hall of Fame racer, the man left us way too quietly. The passing of Leonard has indeed been noted with a few paragraphs here and there in the national sports media and a brief obituary in this newspaper. Leonard deserves…

M&m Race Car Driver
June 4, 2021

M&m Race Car Driver

Start your engines and head to Ethel M Chocolates on Thursday, March 9 from 2 to 6 p.m. for a day of NASCAR featuring an appearance by Las Vegas’ own Kyle Busch. In honor of NASCAR weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch will be making an appearance at Ethel M Chocolates with his M&M’s sponsored racecar. During his visit, Kyle will be unveiling…

Napa Race Car Driver
May 15, 2021

Napa Race Car Driver

In NHRA professional drag racing, drivers who finish the year ranked in the top-10 have the option of selecting a car number for the coming season that corresponds to where they finished in the final standings of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Instead of doing that, NAPA AUTO PARTS Funny Car driver Ron Capps has used “28” since he began driving a…

Race Car Driver Petty
May 10, 2021

Race Car Driver Petty

By Sara Lentati BBC World Service Image copyright Getty Images Fifteen years ago one of Nascar s rising stars was killed when the accelerator of his car got stuck and he crashed into a wall at a racetrack. Adam Petty was 19. His death led to new safety features being fitted in the sport s cars. He was just a kid, full of personality, full of life, always smiling…

Celebrity Race Car Drivers
May 5, 2021

Celebrity Race Car Drivers

If you ve got the money and the time — and many celebrities do — you can give racing a shot. If you ve got skill and natural talent — which only a few do — you can turn it into something special. These are Jalopnik readers picks for the ten greatest celebrity racers. Car racing is indisputably a glamour sport, attracting those who seek a bit of excitement in……

NASCAR Race Car drivers Names
April 30, 2021

NASCAR Race Car drivers Names

Regan Smith will continue his role as interim driver of the No. 43 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports this week, according to team officials. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series travels to Dover International Speedway for Sunday’s 400 Drive for Autism (1 p.m. ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). “I keep saying it, but I’m honored to drive the No. 43 Ford for…

Race Car Driver Dale Earnhardt
April 25, 2021

Race Car Driver Dale Earnhardt

Race car driver Dale Earnhardt won a record-tying seven NASCAR championships. He died after crashing during the final lap of the Daytona 500 in 2001. Synopsis Born in 1951 in North Carolina, Dale Earnhardt followed his father into the world of professional car racing. After garnering NASCAR s Rookie of the Year honors in 1979, he followed by winning the Winston…

Mark Martin Race Car Driver
April 20, 2021

Mark Martin Race Car Driver

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest That was several years after Martin did 19 seasons with Roush-Fenway Racing, winning 35 Sprint Cup races and finishing four times as championship runner-up. The early years of his climb from being a “broken man” with a drinking problem to a popular Hall of Fame racer were brutally painful. Martin left full-time NASCAR after 1982…

Famous Female Race Car drivers
March 26, 2021

Famous Female Race Car drivers

Leilani Münter is a biology graduate, professional race car driver and environmental activist. Discovery s Planet Green named her the #1 eco athlete in the world, ELLE Magazine awarded her their Genius Award and Sports Illustrated named her one of the top ten female race car drivers in the world. Leilani is an advocate for solar power, electric cars, plant-based…

Sports Car Tall Driver
March 21, 2021

Sports Car Tall Driver

The diet is going well, thanks for asking. But even when I hit my goal (weighing what I did when I got married), I still won’t be a slender man. I am 6’ 1”, and at the moment weigh more than 350 pounds. The plan is for there to be at least 100 pounds less of me by this time next year. Wish me luck. Still, even at my target mass, I will be a big guy, which, I…

Female Race Car drivers Names
February 18, 2021

Female Race Car drivers Names

MADISON (WKOW) - She s hailed as NASCAR s newest leading lady, an Eagle River 19-year-old, ready to race past the rest. I ve been racing since I was 9-years-old,Natalie Decker said. Now, a decade later, the 19-year old is preparing for her next big competition in Madison. The country s youngest female driver knows in this profession, there are no pit-stops…

Formula 1 Race Car Drivers
February 3, 2021

Formula 1 Race Car Drivers

Formula 1 cars are extremely more technically sophisticated. With 35 or more dials, buttons and gadgets on their steering wheels, controlling everything from fuel mixture, brake bias, differential settings, engine mapping etc, a F1 driver is constantly managing a myriad of functions in the car. Driving rules are more complicated in F1, drivers are required to…

Race Car drivers Athletes
January 4, 2021

Race Car drivers Athletes

Everyone pretty much agrees football, baseball, soccer, basketball and hockey are “sports” and that the people who play those sports are “athletes, ” but there has remained a stubborn segment of fandom over the years which has refused to accept car racing as a “sport” — or by extension, drivers as “athletes.” You may recall that former pro quarterback Donovan…

Old Race Car drivers
December 30, 2020

Old Race Car drivers

LONDON — More than $220, has been donated to help a British racing driver who has had both legs amputated while in an induced coma after being involved in a high-speed crash. Billy Monger, a 17-year-old Englishman, was left fighting for his life after his car collided with a Finnish rival’s during a British F4 race at Donington Park on Sunday. Onboard footage…

Danny Sullivan Race Car Driver
December 25, 2020

Danny Sullivan Race Car Driver

Danny Sullivan Miami Vice Character 1976-2 (acting) 1982-1995 (racing) Daniel John Sullivan (born March 9, 1950) is an American race car driver, who appeared in the show as Danny Tepper, Grand Prix driver, son of Frank Tepper (played by Stephen Joyce) and accused of killing the prostitute Florence Italy in the episode Florence Italy . Racing Career Sullivan…

Kasey Kahne Race Car Driver
December 15, 2020

Kasey Kahne Race Car Driver

Race car driver Kasey Kahne made a splash like no rookie before him in the history of NASCAR s top series. His appeal with fans was instant. Synopsis Kasey Kahne was born April 10, 1980 in Enumclaw, Washington. After two seasons in the NASCAR Busch Series came the shocking announcement that he would be replacing Awesome Bill Elliott in 2004. The unknown kid finished…

Best Race Car Drivers
October 26, 2020

Best Race Car Drivers

Success in automotive racing doesn’t simply involve driving fast — that’s why the guy who just cut you off in his rusting 1988 Pontiac Firebird isn’t on the podium. It takes lightning-fast reflexes, endurance and athleticism, and a general disregard for personal safety to be great on the track. But then there are the ones who stand apart: the legends . Thanks…

Lowes Race Car Driver
September 26, 2020

Lowes Race Car Driver

From left, NASCAR International Liason Joe Balash, NASCAR Pinty s Series director Cherie Putnam, Pinty’s Senior Vice President Tony Spiteri, team owner Colin Livingston, car owner Scott Steckly, vice president for EpiPen brand at Pfizer Kerri Elkas, CEO of Lowe s Canada Sylvain Prud’homme and driver Alex Tagliani. Tim Southers/Motorsports.com Joins EpiPen On…

Tanner Race Car Driver
September 16, 2020

Tanner Race Car Driver

Is an undercover police officer and the main protagonist for most of the Driver games. Main Games This section reflects upon Tanner in the 5 major games of the series. In Driver, Tanner is working for the NYPD. He was an ex-race car driver whose career ended due to an accident. His superiors have sent him to infiltrate the Castaldi crime family in order to find…

Greatest Race Car drivers
July 23, 2020

Greatest Race Car drivers

Q: Love him or hate him, A.J. Foyt was probably the best race driver. Agree? – J. Bourn via Facebook A: This a perennial question made better by the simple fact that the answer is completely inconsequential: Who is the best racecar driver of all time? The ridiculous task of comparing, say, Finnish rally legend Tommi Mäkinen to drag racing superstar Don Garlits…

Race Car Driver Biography
July 3, 2020

Race Car Driver Biography

Niki Lauda was a champion Formula 1 race car driver known for his long-standing rivalry with fellow driver James Hunt. Synopsis Niki Lauda was born into a wealthy Austrian family in 1949. Always interested in cars, Lauda began racing in his early 20s, joining Ferrari in 1974. He took his first world championship a year later, but his career took a nasty turn…

Jeff Gordon Race Car Driver
June 8, 2020

Jeff Gordon Race Car Driver

The winner of four NASCAR Cup Series championships in a seven-year span, Jeff Gordon helped transform auto racing into a mainstream American sport. Synopsis Born on August 4, 1971, in Vallejo, California, Jeff Gordon began competitive auto racing at age five. He notched four Series Cup championships after joining NASCAR s top circuit in 1992, his popularity helping…

First Women Race Car Driver
June 2, 2020

First Women Race Car Driver

There s petrol power, there s turbo power and there s girl power. The following ten women taught the most lessons to all the men clogging up the racetracks. 10.) Denise McCluggage Seen in this photo with Fangio and Stirling Moss, Denise McCluggage was not only a great journalist but an established racer with the following accomplishments: Winner of the Nassau…

Race Car Drivers who died
May 28, 2020

Race Car Drivers who died

Two of every three deaths in U.S. auto racing over the past three years occurred at short tracks, which have been slow to embrace changes that are saving lives in racing’s major leagues. The most recent tragedy happened last weekend in New York when auto racing star Tony Stewart hit and killed 20-year-old sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr., who was standing on…

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