Olsbergs MotorSport Evolution (OMSE) and a few well known sponsors hosted a launch party for their drivers at the Oslberg shop in Huntington Beach. A garage full of race ready 2012 Ford Fiesta’s were lined up one by one.
ChumpCar race at Portland International Raceway on March 31st and April 1st, 2012. The GI SHO team pulled out an excellent performance at PRI on March 31st and April 1st. The race on the 31st was a ten hour endurance run.
Ford Mustang Boss 302 on podium at the end of 5th round of Saudi GT Cup, with authority. Al Jazirah “Saudi Arrows” racing team finished first with style after the conclusion of the fifth round of Saudi GT Championship last Thursday.
Best Buy Racing will return to the Global RallyCross Championship in 2012 with a two car team partnering with Olsbergs Motor Sport Evolution (OMSE) for an all out assault to bring the GRC title and X Games 18 Gold back to Minneapolis.
The season concludes where it began with an event traditionally laced with drama. The historic racetrack typically enjoys seasonably cool temperatures that translate into perfect racing conditions and a spectacular, no-holds-barred battle for the prestigious NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.
What a weekend for the Bluefire Racing Team, Catastrophe, Philanthropy and a Tribute! On a weekend that saw exciting racing and a few tugs at the heartstrings, Bluefire Racing concluded its bid for a Regional Championship last weekend (October 22, 23) in the 2011 National Auto Sports Association (NASA) American Iron series.
I recently had the opportunity to do a interview with Bob Stephens from High Noon Motorsports, which is the newest Race Team within the CoolFords Racing Circle.
I witnessed something really cool at the Falken Tires paddock on the first day at the 2011 Formula D Rounds 7. Gittin blew his motor on, yet still went back out and qualified on 6 cylinders. Vaughn Gittin Jr’s team had already removed valve covers and everything on top of the motor to examine it. His crew wouldn’t say what the problem was but that they had to pull the motor.
The Formula D Finals took place on Oct. 7-8 at a venue better known as “The House of Drift” at Toyota Speedway of Irwindale. This track has had a long-standing relationship with the event since 2005 where this year 32 drivers from across the globe would compete to be crowned as World Champion. These 32 drivers would involve huge names in the drifting world like Vaughn Gitten Jr. and JTP representing Falken and our beloved Ford Racing.