Auto Racing - Other

Have you ever wondered what a superkart is or just simply wanted to learn more about famous car races? If so, you've come to the right place. Here you'll find driver biographies, racer profiles and other cool facts about auto racing.
By: Royce Radcliffe
Bobby Isaac is one of the greatest Nascar champions of them all. Almost thirty years ago he was inducted into the National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame and his legend still permeates the sport. Children who are racing fans may not dream of being...
By: Cindy Shanks
1973, the Dutch Grandprix; a date that would shock the racing community and racing fans. David Purley didn't stop to think as he noticed his friend Roger Williamson's car crash, becoming a ball of flames before his eyes. Not caring for his own safety, this...
By: Royce Radcliffe
Whenever knowledgable racing fans start discussing the greatest drivers of all time Ted Horn is always one of the first names to come up. His skill and character were unparalelled in a sport with many great examples of both. Above all his legacy is that...
Biographies: Ted Horn
By: Meg A Wright
Eylard Theodore Von Horn was born on February 27, 1910, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and lived a fairly normal childhood, although moving frequently with his parents until they decided to settle in Los Angeles. Nicknamed Ted, the boy found employment at the Los Angeles Times newspaper...
Driver profiles: Gerry Birrell
By: Meg A Wright
The history of Gerry Birrell can be told in a few short paragraphs. A good looking young lad from Scotland had a want and wish to be the best in racing. So he pursed it, well aware of the perils of racing, but also the...
Biography: Bobby Isaac
By: Meg A Wright
Bobby Isaac was a North Carolina native, born there on August 1, 1932, the eighth of nine children. He grew up on a farm, and quit school after the sixth grade.His racing career was one of triumph and success. He raced full time in...
By: Royce Radcliffe
Former Formula One racer David Purley was proof that sometimes heroism is simply being able to keep smiling after battling through great adversity. He lived a life that would make a daredevil proud but the price for this was encounters with pain most mortals would...
By: Lynette Alice
Born the second youngest of nine children on August first of 1932 (Or 1934 as reports vary) Robert Vance "Bobby" Issac was welcomed to the world on a farm near Catawba North Carolina. As was more common than one might think in that era Bobby...
Biographies: David Purley
By: Meg A Wright
David Purley, born January 26, 1945, only raced in 11 Formula One Grand Prix, but it was the rest of the life, the life of a hero that he led that make a name in history for him. Purley's mother was Welsh from a small...
Tips for surviving the 24 Hours of Le Mans (France)
By: Duncan Higgins
Every year tens of thousands of Brits descend upon this northern French town for the ultimate in endurance motor racing. For these avid supporters Le Mans is more than just a race it is an experience, one that can last as long as a...

 

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