In celebration of the 50th anniversary of BMW Motorsport, the BMW CCA Foundation will present The Power of M at The Ultimate Driving Museum in Greer, South Carolina, a dynamic and historic display that will open to the public on May 16. The exhibit will feature 25 cars and one motorcycle from throughout BMW Motorsport’s history, including
Friday, November 12, 2021, the world lost an iconic American racing hero, Bob Bondurant. Bondurant passed away at the age of 88 and is survived by his wife, Pat, President and CEO of the Bondurant Racing School, who vows to continue the legacy of Bob’s School. Robert Lewis Bondurant was born on April 27, 1933,
Autolite® announced today that it will re-introduce Autolite Annie, an iconic figure from the brand’s history, with the launch of a brand-new virtual garage. Annie’s Garage, opening November 15, will feature ignition-focused automotive tech tips in an interactive online experience, and Autolite® will celebrate the grand opening with the Annie’s Goodie Giveaway series. “Gearheads are
Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed announced today their plans for a 90,000 square foot expansion of their Museum at 599 Oakcreek Dr. in Lincoln, Neb. The $10 Million project will be completed in two phases commencing Fall 2021. Recognized earlier this year as the #1 Attraction for Car Lovers in USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice awards, Speedway Motors Museum
People’s interests go in cycles. Right now the modern muscle cars and their fantastic engines are riding a screaming rocket to the stratosphere, with no end in sight. I am fascinated and admire the modern muscle. Being an NHRA tech official at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL, I get to see many of them
As a maker of high-performance motorcycle engines, S&S can be linked to the industrial history of Wisconsin. However, the S&S story actually starts in Blue Island, IL, right after World War II. That’s when George J. Smith returned to his home in Blue Island and began tinkering with the engine on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Smith
SCAT was born in 1962, created by Tom Lieb who ran an auto parts business out of his parents garage while still in college.
In today’s volatile business environment, many companies don’t last long enough to see many milestone anniversaries, let alone make it long enough to see the third generation of leadership. However, despite the odds of the business world being against them, Blake’s Remanufacturing in Denver reached its 40th anniversary milestone in 2013. The company remanufactures crankshafts,