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Race Car Driver Number 24
March 24, 2019

Race Car Driver Number 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Jeff Gordon has taken a very serious approach to his participation in the weekend s Rolex 24 at Daytona. However, the four-time NASCAR champion was all smiles after climbing out of his Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi following his first stint behind the wheel Saturday evening. He had the ultimate E-ticket ride, taking over the wheel of…

Nationwide Race Car Drivers
March 19, 2019

Nationwide Race Car Drivers

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Nationwide is the official sponsor of the No. 88 Team in the NASCAR Cup Series. There s more to Dale Jr. than driving race cars. He s also a business owner, an animal lover and a guy who dreams about his retirement. As a longtime customer, Dale Jr. looks to Nationwide to protect the many things that are important to him, including his businesses…

Good Sports Cars for Young Drivers
March 4, 2019

Good Sports Cars for Young Drivers

Getting a new set of wheels is exciting, especially if it’s your first. Here’s how to pick ‘The One’. You may have seen the recent pictures of 17-year old Brooklyn Beckham learning to drive. Nothing particularly newsworthy in itself. That is, until you see the car he was learning to drive in. A brand new C-Class Mercedes capable of reaching 60mph in eight seconds…

Famous Women Race Car drivers
February 2, 2019

Famous Women Race Car drivers

What s it like being a woman in racing? Many people expect (or want) to hear that being a woman at the racetrack is rough and that I face constant sexism. While those elements might exist in racing, I ve never thought of the sport like that. Being a woman in racing is all that I know. I expect the slightly surprised looks when people first see me in my racing…

Famous Race Car drivers
January 23, 2019

Famous Race Car drivers

A memorial was held Saturday for Ana Delfosse, an Ashland resident when she died at age 85, but whom most of the world knows as the Argentine woman who broke speed records and social barriers. She was a famous race car driver in Argentina after WWII and the South American country s first woman Formula One mechanic, possibly the first anywhere. Delfosse was so…

African American Race Car Drivers
January 13, 2019

African American Race Car Drivers

Ethancasey/Wikimedia/CC BY 3.0 A 2014 report by National Public Radio reveals that NASCAR s own market-research data shows that its bread-and-butter fan base is about 60 percent male and 80 percent white, mostly from the Southern and Midwestern states. Notably, the sport has featured very few African-American drivers, although NASCAR has attempted to bring…

Father and Son Race Car drivers
January 8, 2019

Father and Son Race Car drivers

They might not be the sport’s most popular father-son duo (more on that next), but they were certainly the most colorful and flamboyant. First, there was Richard, racing’s James Dean in the 60s and 70s. And then he became The King, with the trademark shades and cowboy hat, a signature look that he still sports at 78. Kyle followed right along in his footsteps…

Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association
September 4, 2018

Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association

Some People Collect Art… We Race It As one of the oldest organizations in vintage racing, and the only one with a national presence, SVRA is committed to presenting the best possible experience for our competitors and fans. From 200 MPH Indy and Formula 1 cars to classic Jaguars and Porsches, our events provide a rolling history of motorsport where the cars are…

Workout for Race Car Drivers
July 11, 2018

Workout for Race Car Drivers

Related Articles Race car drivers literally sit down on the job as they travel around the track. But drivers still must be fit, particularly in longer and faster races. Anyone who’s taken a long freeway trip without stopping knows how taxing normal driving can be. And racing isn’t normal driving. Road course cars, for example, typically use manual transmissions…

Car and Driver Honda Accord Sports
June 26, 2018

Car and Driver Honda Accord Sports

You generally can separate new-car buyers into one of two groups: those who pore over the order sheet with painstaking detail and deliberate over each option, and those who just want the pain to be over as quickly as possible. By default, those of us with tastes that lean toward more sporting transportation are generally forced into the former group, a fate automakers—and…

Andretti Race Car Driver
June 11, 2018

Andretti Race Car Driver

Mario Andretti will get back into a race car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to go head-to-head in semi-autonomous vehicles against paralyzed former driver Sam Schmidt. The race will be May 13 on the 2.439-mile permanent road course at Indianapolis. Schmidt was paralyzed from the neck down from a crash while testing an Indy car in 2. He ll drive the Z06 SAM Car…

Famous Girls Race Car Drivers
April 21, 2018

Famous Girls Race Car Drivers

At 19, she was the youngest driver at the time to compete in an IRL race (Texas, 1) and has the most Indianapolis 500 starts (8) by a female driver. We talk with the 29-year-old racer. C/D: Growing up in Ohio, as an only child, you began racing quarter-midgets at age five and never stopped. What drew you to racing? SF: It’s pretty much all I knew. My parents…

Hottest Race Car drivers
March 12, 2018

Hottest Race Car drivers

431 shares share tweet sms send DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Locked into the seat of a race car for hours on end, drivers have heat coming at them from all directions. Temperatures inside the cars range from 120 to 130 degrees in early races like the Daytona 500 – kicking off the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season on Sunday – and can spike up to 160 in the middle…

Dancing with the Stars Race Car Driver
February 15, 2018

Dancing with the Stars Race Car Driver

The 23rd season of Dancing with the Stars is underway and after Monday’s premiere, we’re eager to find out more about the competitors who will be cutting a rug this season. Here are five things to know about James Hinchcliffe, the 29-year-old race car driver who officially not only tied for the top score after performing the Foxtrot to “Live Life” by Zayde Wolf…

Sports Car Driver
January 31, 2018

Sports Car Driver

Impatient: Daschcam footage shows a BMW driver suddenly accelerate straight into another vehicle while stuck in traffic on the M60 near Manchester The impact causes a van to crash and cars to screech to a halt to avoid further carnage. One person was rescued from their car and needed hospital treatment after the chaos but luckily no-one was killed. The start…

Race Car drivers that have died
January 16, 2018

Race Car drivers that have died

CESENA, Italy - Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden died in hospital on Monday, five days after he was hit by a car while training on his bicycle. Hayden was 35. Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, where Hayden had been since the collision last Wednesday, made the announcement. Hayden had severe cerebral damage and multiple traumatic injuries. The medical…

Race Car drivers Names List
November 3, 2017

Race Car drivers Names List

Not-Quite-A-Spoiler Alert: Some general Cars 2 plot points are discussed below, but we don’t give away much. We haven’t seen the movie yet, either. If you saw Pixar’s 2006 creation Cars and visit this site, chances are you enjoyed the automotive-themed Disney opus. Kids everywhere loved watching—and continue to watch, repeatedly, in the back seats of minivans…

Gift for Race Car Drivers
October 24, 2017

Gift for Race Car Drivers

Spring Mountain Motor Sports courtesy Spring Mountain Motor Sports Father s Day is fast approaching. You ve already consulted the many useless online gift guides filled with terrible gifts you should never buy Dad. And just when it seems like the Internet is of no help at all in your time of need, coupons for NASCAR-like racing courses are popping up like so…

Gay Race Car drivers
November 26, 2014

Gay Race Car drivers

“There were enough gay jokes and homophobic slurs to go around, and I felt like if I lifted my head out of the trenches, I’d be immediately annihilated, ” he explained. The highest-profile European driver to come out so far, Watts’ career included Formula First and Formula Renault UK titles, British Formula 3 race victories and top times in the A1 Grand Prix…

Black Race Car Drivers NASCAR
May 11, 2017

Black Race Car Drivers NASCAR

It’s 2015 and, just like the past 50 years, there’s still no black driver consistently racing in NASCAR’s top series. But here is Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. trying to do just that. The 21-year-old driver, who is biracial, has youth, charm and, most importantly, talent. He’s on the cusp of racing at the Sprint Cup level while this year competing on the Xfinity…

Become Race Car Driver
January 14, 2016

Become Race Car Driver

Peter Dumbreck didn t start earning any money from the sport until five years after he got his racing licence. It s a long and expensive road to becoming a professional – and dangerous too. It will be years before you make any money For a man whose Mercedes took off into the air and did a quintuple somersault during Le Mans, Peter Dumbreck comes across as remarkably…

Cute Race Car Drivers
December 14, 2014

Cute Race Car Drivers

Send Is it really that hard to say the alphabet backward? Apparently, for Team Penske’s NASCAR and IndyCar drivers, that answer is a solid yes. With the exception of IndyCar driver Will Power — who who impressively rattled off every letter in perfect, backward order — these guys failed miserably. NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney wasn’t terrible, getting more than halfway…

Ryan Newman Race Car Driver
December 15, 2016

Ryan Newman Race Car Driver

No. 31 Caterpillar/WIX Filters/Grainger Chevrolet SS Personal Information Date of Birth:South Bend, Ind. Residence: Statesville, N.C. Marital Status: Married (Krissie) Children: Brooklyn & Ashlyn Twitter: @RCR31RNewman (team), @RyanJNewman (personal) Hobbies: Vintage cars, farming, hunting and fishing Coming off a second-straight bid for the NASCAR Sprint…

Race Car drivers Names
December 18, 2016

Race Car drivers Names

Motor Sport is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year and our July issue will be a special collectors edition. A large part of the magazine will look back at the last 90 years of motor sport and we d like your input. We ll be looking at each decade, from the 1920s to the 2010s, and we d like to know who you think the greatest driver is from each decade…

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