Auto sport – D And D Auto Parts http://danddautoparts.com/ Tue, 27 Sep 2022 05:48:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://danddautoparts.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/dnd.png Auto sport – D And D Auto Parts http://danddautoparts.com/ 32 32 Britain’s oldest Chargers to race Brighton in November 2022 https://danddautoparts.com/britains-oldest-chargers-to-race-brighton-in-november-2022/ Mon, 26 Sep 2022 23:14:45 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/britains-oldest-chargers-to-race-brighton-in-november-2022/ Question: What was the first ever recorded British victory in international motor racing? Hint: it’s not the glory of Stirling Moss’ British GP in 1955, nor even Frank Clement’s victory in the second edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1924 (alongside Canadian John Duff in a 3-litre Bentley) . The answer substantially […]]]>

Question: What was the first ever recorded British victory in international motor racing? Hint: it’s not the glory of Stirling Moss’ British GP in 1955, nor even Frank Clement’s victory in the second edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1924 (alongside Canadian John Duff in a 3-litre Bentley) .

The answer substantially predates both, dating back to 1902 when Selwyn Francis Edge won the illustrious Gordon Bennett Cup, racing a 6.5-litre Napier from Paris to Innsbruck in Austria. The car, rated RAC at 40bhp, fought off the then-dominant French cars and started the trend for British Racing Green, due to its dark shade of the racing color attributed to Britain.

The legendary Napiers in 2013

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To commemorate 120 years since that revolutionary motoring milestone, the real Napier that Edge drove to victory will be reunited with its two surviving sister cars at this year’s Veteran Car Race from London to Brighton on November 6. The two siblings both date from 1903, and feature 7.7 liter (50 hp) and 11.1 liter (110 hp) engines respectively. The three cars have only appeared together on the event once before, in 2013, but will meet again for the ceremonial start in London’s Hyde Park before setting off for the 54-mile race to Brighton.


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Ananya Pandey pictured with her Range Rover Sport https://danddautoparts.com/ananya-pandey-pictured-with-her-range-rover-sport/ Mon, 26 Sep 2022 05:15:24 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/ananya-pandey-pictured-with-her-range-rover-sport/ Bollywood celebrities are famous enough for owning a fleet of luxury vehicles and Range Rover is a brand that is on most celebrity bucket list. In this latest video, Ananya Pandey was spotted stepping out of her luxurious Range Rover Sport. The cool part here is that his SUV is painted in a custom matte […]]]>

Bollywood celebrities are famous enough for owning a fleet of luxury vehicles and Range Rover is a brand that is on most celebrity bucket list.

In this latest video, Ananya Pandey was spotted stepping out of her luxurious Range Rover Sport. The cool part here is that his SUV is painted in a custom matte shade, giving it a meaner look. It is reported that she is flying to Goa for vacation. She was spotted at the airport. Bollywood celebrities consider any version of the Range Rover a tradition, as most stars own some variant of the British luxury car brand. Let us check the details here.

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Ananya Pandey pictured with her Range Rover

The video was uploaded by Cars For You on their YouTube channel. According to the description of the video, Ananya flies away for a vacation in Goa. We all know that Goa is a popular destination for people looking for a laid back beach town vacation. No wonder even our Bollywood stars visit Goa to relax. The video shows a gray colored Range Rover Sport with black side pillars and roof. The roof-mounted rear spoiler is also black. The black theme accentuates the SUV’s already striking exterior appearance. The actress is seen getting out of the front seat and posing for the paparazzi.

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Range Rover Sports

The Range Rover Sport comes in several variants. These include Dynamic, First Edition and Autobiography. It is powered by a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder turbo diesel with a Mild Hybrid system that produces 346PS and 700Nm of peak power and torque. This engine is mated to an automatic transmission. The SUV’s top speed is limited to 234 km/h and 0-100 km/h accelerates in just 5.9 seconds despite the SUV’s weight of 2.3 tonnes. The maximum towing capacity is an impressive 3,500 kg.

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The Range Rover Sport is priced between Rs 1.64 Crore and Rs 1.84 Crore, ex-showroom. It is a common commodity among the entertainment industry elite and top sports personalities in India. What do you think of the Range Rover Sport?

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Ananya Pandey pictured with her Range Rover Sport

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Keselowski: “The pieces fit together” for RFK Racing https://danddautoparts.com/keselowski-the-pieces-fit-together-for-rfk-racing/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 02:32:50 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/keselowski-the-pieces-fit-together-for-rfk-racing/ Brad Keselowski and Chris Buescher at Bristol Motor Speedway. (HHP/Chris Owens) The last seven days have been a “whirlwind” for Brad Keselowski and the rest of the people who call RFK Racing home. It all started with Chris Buescher winning the team’s first NASCAR Cup Series race in five years at the night race at […]]]>



Brad Keselowski and Chris Buescher at Bristol Motor Speedway. (HHP/Chris Owens)

The last seven days have been a “whirlwind” for Brad Keselowski and the rest of the people who call RFK Racing home.

It all started with Chris Buescher winning the team’s first NASCAR Cup Series race in five years at the night race at Bristol Motor Speedway. After a celebration at the team’s headquarters in Concord, North Carolina, they then took part in two days of testing at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Then came Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. Keselowski scored his first Cup pole since 2019 and thus secured RFK Racing its first season since 2013 with multiple poles.

“It’s been a super exciting time for me and for our business here at RFK with a lot of progress we’ve made over the past few months and now it’s starting to show. It’s been a painful but good journey,” said Keselowski after taking his 18th career Cup pole. “It’s just a lot going on in all directions both personally and professionally with this company and my other company and with our foundation. Everything is wide open in all directions. Sometimes it’s hard to stop and reflect on how privileged and blessed I am to be in this position, but a good time nonetheless.

There are plenty of stats to recite that show RFK Racing has grown significantly in 2022 for the first time in nearly a decade.

But the last person to ask about that progress is Keselowski, who still has seven races to go in his first season as part owner/driver with the Jack Roush-founded team.

“I live in my own bubble, so I don’t know if it’s fair for me to answer this question (about the team going through a turning point),” Keselowski said. “I think that’s a question best answered by those outside my bubble. It’s definitely a lot of progress. At the media center last week in Bristol, I think I tried to at least articulate that you do things in this sport and it takes six to 12 months for them to happen.

“Anything you do in this sport in a week or two is probably illegal. The majority of things that come together take months and months of behind-the-scenes work to come together. In that sense, it is super painful. It’s really painful. You do things and you don’t get results and everyone is challenging and questioning the decisions that have been made and you kind of have to stay the course.

The team stayed the course as both its cars went winless in the regular season, missed the playoffs and after a 100-point, $100,000 penalty against Keselowski’s No. 6 team for an L2 infraction after the spring race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Keselowski himself has just four top-10 finishes so far, his fewest since 2010 when he had two in his first full-time season with Team Penske.

Keselowski said much of his first year in his new role was spent in the contentious relationship of wearing both a pilot’s hat and an owner’s hat.

“They look at each other and say ‘not good enough'”. The driver side wants cars to be better and the car owner side says get the finish you can get with the equipment you have,” Keselowski said. “It’s easier said than done on both sides. I was probably a victim of pushing too hard and not having the equipment we needed at the start of the year and not always getting the finishes we needed to move on.

“It was really necessary to run from 15th to 20th because we had cars in 25th and that’s what we have. I probably fell victim to trying to pull too much out of it and making our days worse than they needed to be, but also pushing them in such a way that it was very clear what the limits were with our cars and their performance and what we needed to do to make them better. On the owner side, I think our people are maturing and our processes are maturing. We’ve added great resources in a number of areas. There are a lot of pieces that are sure to fit together.

Keselowski says he’s not the right person to ask about RFK’s progress. But if anyone can vouch for how far the team has come, it’s Texas native Chris Buescher.

Buescher, 29, is a veteran of 250 NASCAR Cup races and was originally signed as a Roush development driver in 2009. Despite tenures with Front Row Motorsports and JTG Daugherty Racing, Buescher has intimate knowledge of the history of RFK Racing over the past decade.

Buescher’s win at Bristol, just his second Cup win, ended a 222-race winless streak (Pocono 2016). But that win came with Front Row Motorsports. Bristol was his first win with RFK Racing since his 2015 Xfinity Series Championship campaign.

“It took a while to come and it was really cool because everyone at RFK has struggled over the years and I’ve been through the peak and the absolute highs and I’ve also seen the lows in along the way.” Buescher said. “To take this turn to get back to where we are competing for wins again and being able to pick up some wins is really special for me and everyone in the business.

“I have so many friends within the organization that I have known for most of my time in North Carolina and it’s something that means a little bit more when you see these guys and girls who really put so a lot of effort during this time frame to be able to see progress. Brad is a champion of our sport and has won I don’t even know how many races. I think it’s really special to start but we haven’t finished. This is not our peak. We have a lot of potential for the future and we will pursue it.

“We might as well go back to my original track and continue here, right?”



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J. Force, Kalitta and Enders clinch provisional No. 1 spots https://danddautoparts.com/j-force-kalitta-and-enders-clinch-provisional-no-1-spots/ Sat, 24 Sep 2022 01:22:12 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/j-force-kalitta-and-enders-clinch-provisional-no-1-spots/ John Force raced to the No. 1 interim qualifying position in Charlotte on Friday night. (NHRA photo) CONCORD, NC – Seeking to sweep both races at the zMAX Dragway this season, legendary Funny Car driver John Force moved up to the provisional No. 1 position Friday in Charlotte during the 14th annual Betway NHRA Carolina […]]]>



John Force raced to the No. 1 interim qualifying position in Charlotte on Friday night. (NHRA photo)

CONCORD, NC – Seeking to sweep both races at the zMAX Dragway this season, legendary Funny Car driver John Force moved up to the provisional No. 1 position Friday in Charlotte during the 14th annual Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals .

Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) are also the No. 1 provisional qualifiers in the second of six championship countdown races during the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.

Force, who has won the four-man race at the track for the past two years, narrowly missed the track record in the second race of the playoffs, clocking 3.854 seconds at 330.47 mph in his PEAK Chevrolet Camaro 11,000 horsepower SS. If it holds, it would be the 16-time world champion’s second No. 1 qualifier this year and the 165th of his career.

Force has forged impressive pace at the state-of-the-art facility in recent years and is also trying to move up the points standings. He is currently fourth in points and is looking to make a big push this weekend.

“It’s a great track to run numbers like this, but there’s a stack right behind me that can do the same, and we’ll have conditions like this tomorrow,” Force said. “We have a good team and it’s progressing, (but) we have a lot of work to do. They were all there tomorrow, but at least we got to shine one night. Our team had a great weekend last weekend with Robert (Hight) and Austin (Prock) both winning, and we’re back in the fight in the countdown.

Three other standouts followed close behind Force, as points leader Hight, reigning world champion Ron Capps and Matt Hagan all scored 3.86. Hagan is currently second with his run of 3.861 at 329.99, with Hight and Capps at 3.864 and 3.866, respectively.

Bob Tasca III rounded out the top five with a 3.876.

Looking to embark on the Top Fuel championship hunt with a season-ending race – and also pick up a decisive win along the way – Kalitta was the only rider to dip into the 3.60s on Friday, reaching the top with his stroke from 3.694 to 326.56 in his 11,000 horsepower Mac Tools dragster.

Kalitta is looking for his second No. 1 qualifier this season, but also his 50th career victory and his first win since 2020 as he looks to increase his performance this season. The veteran has yet to compete in a final round this year, but timing is everything in the championship countdown and Kalitta looked strong Friday under the lights of zMAX Dragway.

“I always love coming here and the conditions were perfect,” Kalitta said. “We had a lot of confidence in this race and I was really happy that it worked out the way it did. We come to the wire and we try to go around. It was a big effort from the team and the car stayed well in the groove. It was pretty impressive with all the racing side by side and we can’t wait to tackle that tomorrow. Throughout the year we tried to improve and I think we stumbled on some things. It would be a great time to start touring and have a consistent car.

Competing in the playoffs for the first time, defending winner and sophomore Josh Hart is currently second at 3.702 at 328.38, while points leader Justin Ashley is close behind at 3.703 at 330.72. .

Enders delivered an impressive boom to open Friday’s Pro Stock qualifying in Charlotte, moving to No. 1 by a considerable margin with his 6.513 at 210.93 in his Melling Performance/Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro.

Next closest to her was reigning world champion Greg Anderson, who shot 6.535 at 209.82, but Enders held on to a head start as she edged closer to her fourth No. this season and 27th of his career. After a dominating performance last weekend at Reading to open the championship countdown, Enders, the points leader and four-time world champion, maintained her impressive pace to open the race weekend at the zMAX Dragway.

“It’s a dream come true for me,” Enders said. “The five-man race (world championships) is still going on and we will try to keep doing our best. I felt really good when I released the clutch. All of these (qualifying) points count towards the countdown and our goal is to accumulate as many as possible. We made it to Reading and we will try to keep our footing on their throat. We are off to a good start (in the countdown), but we have five races left and we want to enjoy every moment. We have to make those five races count and see what happens.

Anderson, who won at Indy to close out the regular season, is second while KB Racing teammate Dallas Glenn is third after his 6.537 run to 210.50.

Qualifying continues Saturday at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway.


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Nico Müller ends his collaboration with Audi Sport – 4Legend.com – AudiPassion.com https://danddautoparts.com/nico-muller-ends-his-collaboration-with-audi-sport-4legend-com-audipassion-com/ Fri, 23 Sep 2022 00:08:23 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/nico-muller-ends-his-collaboration-with-audi-sport-4legend-com-audipassion-com/ The DTM final at Hockenheim on October 8 and 9, 2022 will be Nico Müller’s last race under the sign of the four rings. Audi Sport and the Swiss racing driver have mutually agreed to terminate their contract early at the end of the 2022 season.  “Like René Rast, Nico Müller was initially planned […]]]>

The DTM final at Hockenheim on October 8 and 9, 2022 will be Nico Müller’s last race under the sign of the four rings. Audi Sport and the Swiss racing driver have mutually agreed to terminate their contract early at the end of the 2022 season.



“Like René Rast, Nico Müller was initially planned as a pilot for our LMDh project. Nico has prepared a lot for prototype racing with races in the LMP2 category. As well as Formula E, Nico sees his future in Le Mans and in prototype racing. We cannot offer him this at the moment, so it is with heavy hearts that we have decided together to let him go and give him the opportunity to fulfill his dream. »said Rolf Michl, Head of Audi Motorsport.

“It was a very difficult decision. Audi gave me the chance to enter professional motorsport. I owe the company a lot and I’m a big fan of the brand and its cars. cooperation with Audi in Switzerland has always been excellent and very special for me. I still have goals in motorsport that unfortunately cannot be achieved with Audi. When entering Formula 1, there are now other priorities at Audi That’s why I’m very grateful to Rolf Michl for giving me the opportunity to develop myself further.”added Nico Muller.

Nico Müller joined Audi’s DTM driver team in 2014 at the age of 22 as part of a young talent programme. In 2016 he celebrated the first of a total of eleven victories in the popular touring car racing series at Norisring. In 2019 and 2020 he won the second Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Championship. In 2020 he raced on a par with three-time DTM champion René Rast. In the end, he only narrowly missed out on the title.

“I will never forget my first DTM race with Audi. As a child, I sat in the stands during the DTM final at the Hockenheimring and admired Audi drivers like Mattias Ekström. Standing on the grid with them for a few years later was a scary moment.”says Nico Muller.

In addition to the DTM, Nico Müller has also been in action several times for Audi Sport customer races in the Audi R8 LMS GT3 – in 2022 in the DTM and with motorcycle legend Valentino Rossi in the GT World Challenge.

“A very special moment in my career was winning the Nürburgring 24-hour race in 2015 – and not just because I had to shave my head afterwards because of a bet”explains Muller.

As a test and development driver, Nico Müller also played an important role in Audi’s Formula E project. In 2023, the Swiss will drive for the ABT Sportsline team in the electric racing series.

“Nico will be missed not only as an exceptional racing driver, but also as a friendly and sincere person and brand ambassador. We wish him the best for this new stage in his career,” says Rolf Michl.

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Super DIRTcar series returns to Albany-Saratoga https://danddautoparts.com/super-dirtcar-series-returns-to-albany-saratoga/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 20:19:31 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/super-dirtcar-series-returns-to-albany-saratoga/ Matt Sheppard is aiming for a sixth win, while local rider Mike Mahaney is aiming to defend the event title. (Photo by Quentin Young) MALTA, NY – The Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds will return to Albany-Saratoga Speedway for Massive Malta Weekend on Saturday, September 24. The $10,500 event to be won over 100 […]]]>



Matt Sheppard is aiming for a sixth win, while local rider Mike Mahaney is aiming to defend the event title. (Photo by Quentin Young)

MALTA, NY – The Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds will return to Albany-Saratoga Speedway for Massive Malta Weekend on Saturday, September 24.

The $10,500 event to be won over 100 laps will be the final Super DIRT Week qualifying race for the 50th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, October 3-9.

In addition to “Massive Weekend,” the DIRTcar Sportsman Series will kick off its Fall Championship on Friday, September 23, competing for a $2,000 payday to be won and the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series Tour will join the Super DIRTcar Series on Saturday, September 23. . .24, competing for a check for $1,500. Additionally, the track will host a Big Block race on Friday, awarding $4,000 and starting 13th place in Saturday’s Super DIRTcar Series event to the winner.

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Eight-time and reigning Super DIRTcar series champion Matt Sheppard is having one of his most successful seasons in recent years. He notched five feature wins and just missed his sixth in the final game of the series at Weedsport Speedway, finishing second behind Larry Wight.

Sheppard is yet to earn a series win at Albany-Saratoga and will need to improve on his tenth place finish since last visiting the track to do so.

Gain ground

Mat Williamson has fought for the top spot for most of the season. Currently second in championship points – 123 points behind Matt Sheppard – Williamson will need to run a top-notch race to gain ground on the defending champion heading into the World Championship Finals at The Dirt Track in Charlotte, July 2-4. November 5.

He earned his first paid win of the season at Ransomville Speedway in August, but finished 12th at Albany-Saratoga earlier this year. He is still looking for his first speedway victory.

Reach the top five

“Batman” Peter Britten enters the Malta Massive Weekend with already three wins this season at Albany-Saratoga in their weekly competition. He’ll try to keep that momentum going in the series event as he’s still looking for his first paid win with the series this season.

A good run could also catapult him up the series points standings, currently eight points behind Max McLaughlin in fourth, and give him the momentum he needs for the 50th NAPA Super DIRT Week.

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Mike Mahaney is taking part in the Malta Massive Weekend as the reigning event winner and as the two-time reigning series winner at Albany-Saratoga.

After earning his first career Super DIRTcar Series victory at Malt Massive Weekend last year, he then backed up that victory with another series win at the track in June. He has also found success in weekly competitions on the track, earning two wins this year.

Local talent

Albany-Saratoga Speedway has high-caliber talent ready to take on the full-time Super DIRTcar Series drivers. Matt Delorenzo, Kenny Tremont Jr, Demetrios Drellos and Jessey Mueller are all in the top 10 in track points with at least one featured victory heading into the final race of the track season.

Matt Delorenzo is the current points leader with four featured wins and a sizable lead over series regular Peter Britten. Thirteen-time track champion and local legend Kenny Tremont Jr. picked up a win on the track this season. During his career he has logged an exceptional number of laps around the 4/10 mile oval. His vast experience will be a great advantage going up against the series regulars in the 100 lap event.

Jessey Mueller turned in one of his best performances when the series visited the track in June, finishing third behind Marc Johnson and Mike Mahaney. Mueller will be looking to put on another high-caliber run this time around to battle for a win.


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See Ken Block test his 730-hp Audi Sport Quattro in Willow Springs https://danddautoparts.com/see-ken-block-test-his-730-hp-audi-sport-quattro-in-willow-springs/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 23:25:00 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/see-ken-block-test-his-730-hp-audi-sport-quattro-in-willow-springs/ Just in case you missed our caption above, this is indeed a replica of the legendary Audi Sport Quattro. Only 214 original cars were built at the time, and not all of them were designed for street use. You don’t just buy an old Sport Quattro for the purpose of creating a monster AWD tire […]]]>

Just in case you missed our caption above, this is indeed a replica of the legendary Audi Sport Quattro. Only 214 original cars were built at the time, and not all of them were designed for street use. You don’t just buy an old Sport Quattro for the purpose of creating a monster AWD tire killer, so Ken Block did the next best thing. He bought a replica.

In this case, it’s an LCE Performance replica, built much the same as the original Sport Quattro was – using the front half of an old Audi 80 sedan and the back of the classic Quattro. You may have seen this car before, sporting a red paint job and bearing the name Turbomonster. In Block’s care, the red has been replaced with white, but it’s still a boosted beast.

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The OG Sport Quattro featured a 2.1-liter turbocharged inline five-cylinder engine good for 302 horsepower. This car is fitted with a 2.5 liter Frankenstein mill from an Audi A6 TDI, using the lower end of a Volkswagen diesel bus. The top end uses a modified 20-valve cylinder head from the Audi S2, and with a prolific turbocharger it produces around 730 tire hp. Sure it’s all-wheel drive and a six-speed gearbox handles the power.

Block actually unveiled the delightful Audi last year, but the video shown here is its first real drive. Judging by his smile after a few quick outbursts on the Willow Springs track, we’d say he’s not really missing the Hoonicorn Mustang. There are more smiles as the test session moves to “the balcony,” where figure eights, donuts and some proper tire-killing activity are the order of the day. It’s not all fun and games, as an apparent problem with the front differential has come to light. That didn’t stop Block from fogging up the entire area with tire smoke, though.

We don’t know exactly what awaits the Sport Quattro replica, but we’re pretty sure we’ll see it again. Block mentioned that this is the first in a new series of cars he intends to have fun with, swapping his signature black finishes for white. We know Block is returning to his Gymkhana antics with a purpose-built electric Audi called the S1 Hoonitron. Maybe this white knight will make a loud five-cylinder entrance before the silent donuts begin.

Get more information about Block’s S1 Hoonitron electric bonkers in the ride on cars podcast, available below.


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Townsend Bell Named Skip Barber Brand Ambassador https://danddautoparts.com/townsend-bell-named-skip-barber-brand-ambassador/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 15:26:47 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/townsend-bell-named-skip-barber-brand-ambassador/ Townsend Bell (IndyCar photo) DANVILLE, Va.– Townsend Bell will join Skip Barber Racing School as a brand ambassador. Bell is a graduate of the school and also a former instructor. He is the 2001 Indy Lights champion, 2014 24 Hours of Daytona winner, 2015 IMSA GTD champion, 2016 LeMans 24 winner and ten-time Indianapolis 500 […]]]>



Townsend Bell (IndyCar photo)

DANVILLE, Va.Townsend Bell will join Skip Barber Racing School as a brand ambassador.

Bell is a graduate of the school and also a former instructor.

He is the 2001 Indy Lights champion, 2014 24 Hours of Daytona winner, 2015 IMSA GTD champion, 2016 LeMans 24 winner and ten-time Indianapolis 500 winner with a best fourth place finish in 2009.

He competed in the SBRS Formula Dodge School Championship in 1997 and the Barber Pro Series Championship in 1998 and 1999. In his new role as brand ambassador, Bell will help promote the school and act as a key advisor to future SBRS growth initiatives.

“My professional motorsport career simply wouldn’t be possible without Skip Barber Racing School,” Bell said. “They are the gold standard in race car driver training and I am truly delighted to support them in their growth. The school’s brand new fleet of Formula 4 cars provide an ideal platform to teach skills that Skip Barber established over 40 years ago.While the proven core curriculum remains, the implementation of advanced telemetry analytics and on-board video systems has brought the school to levels on par with top teams I am a proud graduate of SBRS and even prouder to return to the program in this new role.

Bell is currently competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with Lexus Racing. When not driving, Bell is a broadcast analyst for NBC Sports covering the NTT IndyCar Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar. Championship.

“Being able to bring Townsend Bell back into the fold of SBRS is both exciting and rewarding,” said Dan DeMonte, Chief Marketing Officer of SBRS. “His knowledge, success, experience and current role in the industry will serve our team and our students extraordinarily well.”


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Does the 2023 Ford Bronco Sport have CoPilot360+? https://danddautoparts.com/does-the-2023-ford-bronco-sport-have-copilot360/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 00:33:16 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/does-the-2023-ford-bronco-sport-have-copilot360/ Although the 2023 Ford Bronco will remain difficult to buy, the Bronco Sport is available. This little crossover has off-road capability and a whole lot more to offer. When you buy a Ford model, you might wonder if it comes with the excellent suite of safety and driving aids, Ford CoPilot360+. For the new model […]]]>

Although the 2023 Ford Bronco will remain difficult to buy, the Bronco Sport is available. This little crossover has off-road capability and a whole lot more to offer. When you buy a Ford model, you might wonder if it comes with the excellent suite of safety and driving aids, Ford CoPilot360+. For the new model year, does the 2023 Ford Bronco Sport have CoPilot360+?

Which 2023 Ford Bronco Sport is equipped with CoPilot360?

2022 Ford Bronco Sport | Ford

According Edmunds, every trim of the 2023 Ford Bronco Sport comes equipped with CoPilot 360. Starting with the base model at $30,810, every Bronco Sport comes with this suite of features. However, not all versions of the crossover have CoPilot360+, which adds even more functionality and technology. Starting from the base model, CoPilot360 offers four features.


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“Legacy” win boosts RFK Racing https://danddautoparts.com/legacy-win-boosts-rfk-racing/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 20:49:20 +0000 https://danddautoparts.com/legacy-win-boosts-rfk-racing/ Brad Keselowski (6), after congratulating teammate Chris Buescher. (HHP/Chris Owens) When it was announced in July 2021 that 2012 NASCAR Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski would move to Roush Fenway Racing as driver and part-owner, the team was at rock bottom. The once mighty five-car team of the early 2000s had shrunk to two teams […]]]>



Brad Keselowski (6), after congratulating teammate Chris Buescher. (HHP/Chris Owens)

When it was announced in July 2021 that 2012 NASCAR Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski would move to Roush Fenway Racing as driver and part-owner, the team was at rock bottom.

The once mighty five-car team of the early 2000s had shrunk to two teams by 2017, with its last victory that season when Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.

However, on Saturday night, Chris Buescher got Roush’s famous name back on the winning track, with a triumphant performance at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

For RFK Racing, it was the team’s first victory in an unrestricted plate oval since Carl Edwards reigned supreme at “The Last Great Colosseum” in 2014.

Driving the No. 6 RFK Racing Ford, Keselowski seemed to have a date with fate, as he led 109 laps on the 0.533-mile concrete track. However, it wasn’t meant to be for the 38-year-old, after a right front tire fell out with 87 laps to go. Keselowski finished 13e.

After the checkered flag, Keselowski was candid about his emotions, as he balanced missing out on a win as a driver with a win as an owner.

“It’s definitely a good feeling. I have to try to erase my emotions and my memory of not winning the race as a driver and working hard to do it and not achieving it,” Keselowski said. “But I also try to remember to be grateful because it’s very difficult to win races in this sport, even as a car owner. In that sense, it’s a great moment for us. .

“I know for you this is our first win,” Keselowski continued. “I would say Duels (at Daytona) was more like our first win, but you get all that qualifying from points races and exhibition races. I’ll tell you, it felt like our first win.

“But compared to that, it’s a different type of win. It’s a legacy type of win. There are tracks on which winning is always great, don’t get me wrong, but there are Tracks to win at just aren’t as special as some, and Bristol is at the top of the category.Big moment for us.

RFK Racing’s moment on Saturday was one the team had been looking for since the start of the season in February.

With a new regime and a fresh outlook with Keselowski joining the fray at RFK Racing, the No. 6 Ford driver has a clear focus for the team as it continues its resurgence at NASCAR’s top level.

Yes, I mean, we want to be at least a four-car team again. That has always been our goal,” Keselowski said. “Before you can join a four-car team, you have to join a three-car team. Before you can join a three-car team, you have to be relevant as a two-car team.

“For us, again, the relevance is winning races, multiple races a year with your two cars and competing for the playoffs.

“Obviously we’re not in the playoffs with any of our cars, so we still have some work to do,” Keselowski continued. “But our stated goal internally is to get back to being a four-car team. That’s not going to happen if you’re not winning races and you’re not relevant as a two-car team.

“It’s a great step forward for us. We still have a long way to go. We need to be able to win several races a year. But before you can do that, you have to win a first race. Take nothing away from today.

Keselowski continues to see how difficult it can be to rebuild a team. Through hardships and growing pains, Keselowski remains optimistic as RFK Racing looks to the future.

“Yeah, I mean it’s painful, but anything in life worth doing is painful,” Keselowski said. “It’s a bit like training. I’ve moved up a weight class here and I need to build a lot more muscle and improve as much as I need on the track.

“There was a lot of room for growth within the company. We’ve made major investments to try to get to where we can get this thing to where it can win, and when you make those investments, you want to get a result out of it, and it’s really important that you get those results when you do them.

“There was a bit of a delay, and part of that – one of our biggest issues is that there were a ton of supply chain issues that probably affected us as much as anyone else this year, or so, and we’re just now starting to make some of those investments, and they’re paying off with results.


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