Royal Purple has announced Kentucky native, Aaron Lewis, as the grand prize winner of the Royal Purple Indy 500 Sweepstakes. Between May 5 – June 1, more than 2,100 fans entered the sweepstakes for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind Royal Purple racing helmet signed by famed IndyCar driver, Ed Carpenter.
Lamborghini is celebrating the grand opening for the new Seattle-based carbon fiber research facility, the Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory (ACSL). Operating as an entity outside of the company’s headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese, the ACSL is responsible for unlocking new potential in carbon fiber.
Aston Martin’s DB11 has a new 5.2L twin-turbo V12 entering full production. Designed in-house this new engine develops 600 hp and 516 lb.-ft. of torque, making DB11 the most powerful production DB model ever. It’s also the fastest and most accelerative with a top speed of 200 mph and a 0-62 mph time of 3.9 seconds.
Dodge and M1 Concourse have announced a Dodge sponsorship of the new development, located in Pontiac, Mich., which includes the Viper ACR being named the “Official Pace Car” of M1 Concourse. The innovative new car enthusiast site is destined to be a central gathering place for the Metro Detroit car scene.
The Plus 4 model, introduced in 1950, didn’t look much different from its 4/4 predecessor, but it carried a bigger, more powerful Standard Vanguard engine. It debuted at the Earls Court Motor Show in October 1950. The Plus 4 was billed as “a small car with a larger engine and wonderful all around performance.”
In 2006, Audi became the first manufacturer to win what is arguably the world’s toughest endurance race with diesel power. This year marks the 10th anniversary of this achievement. Today, the TDI engine is more efficient than ever before and part of a highly complex diesel-hybrid powertrain.
Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama Announces 3rd Annual 2017 Krazy Paint Pinstripers Design Contest
The annual event held during the show, brings together pinstripers and other automotive artists creating Hot Rod Art, which are sold and auctioned off throughout the weekend festivities.
This past week at Isle of Man, Bell Helmets and 360fly took to the world’s most daunting road race, the Isle of Man TT, to put a prototype of their forthcoming video-camera-integrated “Smart” helmet to the ultimate test.
After three and a half years of unprecedented success in the international markets, the Quattroporte has undergone a substantial restyling that accentuates its elegance without altering its signature Maserati personality.
History has been made! The No. 68 (Joey Hand (US), Dirk Müller (GER), and Sébastien Bourdais (FRA)) wins the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Fifty years after Ford’s legendary 1966 victory, the twin-turbo Ford EcoBoost V6 race engine and Ford Chip Ganassi No. 68 wins Le Mans.