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05/23 2016

Roborace Car

Robot racing is on the horizon according to a lengthy missive from Bob Koveleski describing this driverless Roborace Car (above) and plans (hopes) for 20 of them to participate in a new Roborace Series. The cars will weigh in at approximately 2,000 lbs and with high performance electric motors powering each wheel will produce speeds […]

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05/23 2016

Watch Jay Leno roll inside the Hemi Under Glass AUTOWEEK

SEE MORECAR LIFE SHARE THIS EmailFacebookTweetPinterestGoogle + NO ONE WAS HURT, UNLESS YOU COUNT ALL THE HEMI UNDER GLASS FANS In the second season teaser for his CNBC show “Jay Leno’s Garage,” Jay Leno includes the predictable celebrity cameos and action shots of the upcoming season — however, near the end of the video, it shows […]

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05/22 2016

Ty Majeski Named To Nascar Next Class of 2016

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 17, 2016) – Two are following in the footsteps of their former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driving fathers. One is a long-time racer who competed on the reality television show “Survivor,” and later added a degree from Stanford University. Another is one of the fastest rising stock car drivers in the Midwest. There is even […]

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04/09 2016

The Story of “Jocko Flocko”

Thank you tt Geno Schlaefer for bringing this to RRAZ’s attention and and extra special thanks to Elizabeth Wheat for researching Jocko Flocko. Jocko Flocko was a Rhesus monkey and remains the only known “co-driver” in NASCAR history. On May 16, 1953, Jocko helped Tim win the Grand National race at Hickory, N.C. – becoming […]

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03/31 2016

Things RR-AZ learned at the IndyCar Press Conference 3/30/16

Phoenix International Raceway unveiled the winner’s trophy for this weekend’s (April 2) return of the Indy Cars to PIR, and it is titled the “A.J. Foyt” trophy, in honor of racing legend A.J. Foyt, who was on hand for the unveiling, at the Heard Museum, in Phoenix, AZ. Drivers Graham Rahal and Ed Carpenter, joined […]

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03/19 2016

Utah Governor Signs Resolution for Bonneville Salt Flats

  Racing advocates for the Bonneville Salt Flats received some welcome attention for their cause on Thursday, when Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a resolution urging the federal Bureau of Land Management to restore the Bonneville Flats International Speedway in Utah’s West Desert. “We want to make sure that up front everybody understands that this […]

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03/15 2016

Motorsports Contingent Heading To D.C…. “(to try and block Obama/Democrat EPA Anti-Racing Legislation)” by NSSN Staff

A contingent of people representing the motorsports industry, including SPEED SPORT’s Ralph Sheheen, will speak to the U.S. House of Representative’s Oversight Subcommittee today. WASHINGTON, D.C. — A contingent of motorsports professionals including SPEED SPORT’s Ralph Sheheen and North Carolina Congressman Patrick McHenry will testify Tuesday morning before the U.S. House of Representative’s Oversight Subcommittee. […]

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