Keating Supercars are celebrating 10 years in business this month, preparing to drive full-throttle into another decade with the soon-to-launch Keating Berus. Keating Supercars made their debut in July 2006 with the launch of the Keating TKR at the 2006 London Motorshow.
The 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals saw a familiar face in the winner’s circle when Allen Johnson, driver of the HEMI-powered J&J Racing Marathon Petroleum Dodge Dart, earned the seventh Bandimere Speedway win of his career in his 10th consecutive final round on “The Mountain.”
Bertha Benz, first female automotive pioneer, was recently inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. As the visionary business partner of engineer husband Carl Benz (inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 1984), she played a significant role in the filing of the first patent for the automobile in 1886 and demonstrating the roadgoing capability of her husband’s invention.
Garage Italia Customs will show the exclusive one-off Alfa Romeo 4C Hokusai and the BMW i8 Futurism Edition inside the “Piston Head II: Artists Engage The Automobile” exhibition that will be held at Los Angeles Venus Gallery July 30 – September 10.
Ken Roczen of RCH Soaring Eagle/Jimmy Johns/Suzuki Factory Racing team claimed his sixth victory of the season at the AMA Pro Motocross Championship South Creek National on July 16.
Dave Sarna was an automotive technology instructor at Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) in Appleton. When he started a “Beat the Heat” club at FVTC he built up a red Firebird for students to drag race against cars driven by members of the Grand Chute Police Dept. A few years ago, Dave decided to take the red Firebird to Bonneville and salt racing got into his blood.
Off-road truck driver Bryce Menzies will give new meaning to the term “high noon” when he launches his Pro 2 truck over an American Southwest ghost town later this year.
Victory Motorcycles announced that Victory Racing’s electric Empulse RR ridden by Cycle World’s Road Test Editor Don Canet and gas-powered Project 156 piloted by Jeremy Toye accelerated away from the competition to win their respective classes at the 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Car fans across the world have helped the Lotus Exclusive service by choosing one of the most famous racing color schemes for a run of extremely limited Evora 400 Exclusive editions. Enthusiasts picked from a selection of carefully curated designs, penned by Lotus’ design team.
The gates for the DIESEL Motorsports East Coast Diesel Nationals opened at 8am and it was an influx of people all day long.