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Daytona Qualifying Underway

Daytona Qualifying Underway

February 17th, 2022 Chris Phillip

It's that time of the year again. February counts Daytona Beach's Speed Week among its popular activities and that means qualifying is underway for the Daytona 500. Kyle Larson and Alex Bowman outperformed the field during this year’s Daytona 500 qualifying. Larson’s No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and Bowman’s No. 48 Camaro, both fielded by Hendrick Motorsports, will lead the field to green on Sunday....
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One Week Left to Win Two Mach 1 Mustangs

One Week Left to Win Two Mach 1 Mustangs

February 16th, 2022 Chris Phillip

Here’s an interesting trivia bit for you. The use and name of Mach numbers was proposed by Swiss engineer Jakob Ackeret in a 1929 lecture in Zurich. Ackeret named the number after the physicist Ernst Mach, who conducted an experiment photographing an object moving faster than the speed of sound in 1887. Ford had first used the Mach 1 badge on the futuristic Levacar concept, first shown in 1959. Cr...
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RAM Honors Firefighters with "Built to Serve" RAM 1500

RAM Honors Firefighters with "Built to Serve" RAM 1500

February 13th, 2022 Chris Phillip

The Ram brand announced this week a “Built to Serve” limited edition represented by Diamond Black and Redline exterior paint colors, with a black interior with an Orange accent stitching. The package includes exclusive content, which will make RAM's Built to Serve truck stand out. The “Built to Serve” trucks are also ready to display their owner’s emergency service pride with “Built to Serve”-embr...
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Next Gen NASCAR Chevy Fails in First Outing

Next Gen NASCAR Chevy Fails in First Outing

February 10th, 2022 Chris Phillip

Blame it on a prop shaft. Chevy's first NASCAR race with the new Next Gen NASCAR body put racer Tyler Reddick in the pits and out of the race. The failure occurred while the race was under caution. Reddick was leading when the yellow flag flew, and while the field was slowed, he wove his No. 8 Chevy Camaro back and forth to build heat in his tires to prepare for the race restart. However, it becam...
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Wanted: Chief Donut Maker, Burnout Experience Required!

Wanted: Chief Donut Maker, Burnout Experience Required!

February 8th, 2022 Chris Phillip

Do you have what it takes to land the most badass job ever? Dodge seeks a Dodge Ambassador who is looking for the adventure of a lifetime. Consider this the greatest side hustle ever – you don’t even have to quit your job. Simply apply then submit a video telling us why you should be the Dodge Chief Donut Maker. JOB DESCRIPTION: Position: Chief Donut Maker Salary: $150,000 for one year Location: A...
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Meet RYNO Classifieds at the First-Ever Sick Week Drag Event

Meet RYNO Classifieds at the First-Ever Sick Week Drag Event

February 4th, 2022 Chris Phillip

A week-long drag racing event billed as the “hardest vacation you’ll ever take” is coming to Florida and Georgia for the first-ever Sick Week presented by Gear Vendors Overdrive on February 7–11 (with testing on February 6). The event will see 350 competitors race at four different NHRA-sanctioned venues over five days, driving between each track on public roads for the ultimate test of a street c...
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Ford Performance Announces Mustang GT3 Racecar

Ford Performance Announces Mustang GT3 Racecar

February 4th, 2022 Chris Phillip

Think of GT3 racing and its likely the German brand-names Audi, Mercedes-AMG, BMW and Porsche come to mind. Now, Ford wants to make a name for itself in the sport with the all-new GT3 Mustang. Ford Performance has revealed plans for its all-new Mustang GT3 raceccar that will compete in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) 2024 race season, including the 24 Hours of Daytona. The new Mu...
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AVD Motorsports Presents “Save Our Racecars Night”

AVD Motorsports Presents “Save Our Racecars Night”

February 4th, 2022 Chris Phillip

The Wenatchee Valley Super Oval will present a night of racing on April 16, to bring attention to the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) and its “Save Our Racecars” initiative. The Save Our Racecars Night at Wenatchee will feature three classes of racing and highlight PRI’s Save Our Racecars campaign—a crucial initiative to preserve motorsports in North America. Save Our Racecars Night seeks to gro...
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C8 Corvette Convertible is Just as Popular as Hardtop

C8 Corvette Convertible is Just as Popular as Hardtop

February 1st, 2022 Chris Phillip

There's no doubt the C8 Corvette is mighty popular. Now, we've learned that the C8 convertible is just as popular as the hardtop. According to Chevrolet, based on December and January dsta, the C8 convertible accounted for 49% of all new Corvette sales. That's remarkable as two years ago, the convertible accounted for just 17 percent of new Corvette sales. The Corvette currently outsells all of it...
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Southern California's Last Public Dragstrip Succumbs to Redevelopment

Southern California's Last Public Dragstrip Succumbs to Redevelopment

January 26th, 2022 Chris Phillip

Drag racing was so popular in Southern California in the 1950s and 1960s that there were, by Motor Trend's estimate, 40 to 60 public drag strips from Ventura to San Diego. Now, the very last public drag strip in Southern California has closed. The quarter-mile dragstrip is located on the grounds of the NASCAR-owned Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, about an hour east of Los Angeles. The dragstrip ope...
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