In 1950, the Mexican government sponsored a race to inform the world that Mexico had a new system of roads known as the Pan-American Highway, which stretched across the country from north to south for commerce and tourism. That race was the original Pan-Am. Today, known as the La Carrera Panamericana, the race features up
The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) is launching a new program at Sebring International Raceway – the first-ever SCCA Endurance Team National Championship set for March 31–April 2, 2022. The inaugural event is built around a 20-hour invitational race, broken into segments over two days. National Champions will be crowned under the lights Saturday
If you’ve ever built an engine for a desert or endurance racing application, then you know it comes with a much different set of parameters than most other engines. Mike Hupertz of Ison Racing Engines knows all about those challenges after building Justin Lofton’s RY45 Trophy Truck engine for the Baja 1000.
Ten years ago, building an offshore powerboat engine was considered the most demanding job ever; Hands down. The combination of weight and size and the boat bouncing over waves causing the props to lunge in and out of the ocean, made for one tough customer. Until now.
Whether the race is based on time (24 hours, 12 hours, 6 hours) or distance (500 miles, 1000 kilometers), endurance racing events remain a unique challenge in motorsports. It is the ultimate test of man and machine, with engine durability playing a substantial role.