Posts Tagged ‘race car’

2013 NASCAR Dodge Charger Sprint Cup car


2013 NASCAR Dodge Charger Sprint Cup car - Muscle Cars BlogDodge Charger Race Car For 2013 Sprint Cup Series Unveiled At LVMS

LAS VEGAS (Sunday, March 11, 2012) – Fans asked for it. NASCAR agreed. SRT Motorsports and Dodge delivered. SRT Motorsports unveiled the 2013 Dodge Charger that will compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway today in front of the people that asked for the change — the fans. Just as they did with the Dodge Challenger when it was introduced in the NASCAR Nationwide Series two years ago, SRT Motorsports designers and engineers created a race car fans will have no problem identifying on the race track. The defining features of the street Charger have been expertly incorporated into the racing version. Read more!

ZR1 versus C6.R racer in Corvette Drag Race


ZR1 versus C6.R racer in Corvette Drag Race - Muscle Cars BlogCorvette Drag Race! The Corvette C6.R and ZR1 go head to head in a drag race. Will the supercharged 638-horsepower production Vette beat the 500-horsepower race car? Find out! Click on Read more! See the galleries!

Corvette C6.R Aims at The 24 Hours of Le Mans


 Chevrolet Corvette C6.R - Muscle Cars BlogOn June 12-13 in the GT2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Corvette Racing team is going to continue its racing career.

Some of the other competitors are five Porsche GT2 RSRs, two BMW M3s, a Jaguar XKRs, five Ferrari 430 GTs an Aston Martin Vantage and a Spyker C8.

“We are pleased and honored that the new GT2 Corvette C6.R has been invited by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest to compete in the world’s most prestigious sports car race,” said GM Racing manager Mark Kent. “Our objective is to carry forward Corvette’s legacy of success as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Corvette’s first participation at Le Mans. This year’s race will certainly be a challenge because of the depth and quality of the competition in the GT2 division. The entries represent the world’s most storied sports car brands and underscore the relevance and value of racing production-based cars.”

SPX Corporation Will Donate Autographed Ford Mustang FR500S


The muscle vehicles is goint to be auctioned on Friday, January 22 at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

SPX Corporation is a service provider for Ford Motor Company and was announced that a donation is going to be made. A Ford Mustang FR500S Challenge Race carrying the autographs of multiple race drivers will try to raise funds for ST. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

“SPX is proud to again participate in the fundraising efforts that support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and their vital contributions toward the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases,” said SPX Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Kearney. “This race car, in addition to its tour on the race tracks, has made appearances at St. Jude fund raising events, and the lucky winning bidder will receive not only a truly unique car but have the satisfaction of knowing they are supporting one of the great children’s hospitals in the world.”