The CoolFords Racing Team was awfully excited about the 24-hour ChumpCar World Series at Spokane, WA. It was out first big racing news of the summer with GI SHO Racing. Congratulations to the team for their hard work and respectable finish, all of them made it home safe and alive.
Ken Block’s Gymkhana World Tour stopped by Los Angeles the weekend before X-Games 17. It was their 2nd stop coming all the way from Austria and their next stop is in Australia. This FREE event was held at the famous Dodgers Stadium on top of a small hill over looking Downtown Los Angeles.
GRC kicked off the 1st round of this 2 day event at Toyota Speedway. Several cars made it’s debut including the Hyundai Veloster, Dave Mirra’s Subaru Impreza WRX STI and Marcus Gronholm’s Best Buy Ford Fiesta. Crashes. Jumps. Dirt. Rally action! There was plenty of excitement on and off the track. This was the first time I covered motorsports. It was fun!
I had the opportunity to cover the 2011 Global RallyCross event. While I was there, I paid a visit to the Ford Rally Team base-camp where some of the world’s best drivers were present: Tanner Foust and WRC Legend Marcus Gronholm.
Kelly Bires will drive the No. 25 Raybestos Brakes Ford Mustang for Team Rensi Motorsports in qualifying for the Sept. 10 NASCAR Nationwide Series Virginia 529 Savings 250 race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway. Bires has made seven starts this season and claimed one top-10 finish (seventh-place in race No. 2 at Auto Club Speedway).
Support the Carroll Shelby Foundation – Helping Kids In Need. 281 Motorsports was built and founded on being committed to giving back to the community. From a variety of different forms of contributions in the past, this certainly is one of the most important….helping children in need. As a child I can remember how important the community outreach was for my family during my Mother’s terminal illness.
Ford, the definitive leader in tough trucks, is further building on its solid foundation of the new F-150 to deliver the all-new 2010 F-150 SVT Raptor, a purpose-built, high-performance off-road truck versatile enough to take on the most challenging desert adventures as well as the everyday commute.
The 2007 Focus WRC is a revised version of the last year’s car. Ford of Europe officially unveiled the all-new Ford Focus RS World Rally Car 06 at the 2005 Bologna Motor Show in Italy. The car is Ford’s challenger in the FIA World Rally Championship from 2006 onwards.