Army Wins the Sponsorship Battle, Keeps NASCAR Team

Army Wins the Sponsorship Battle, Keeps NASCAR Team
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Earlier this month a debate raged on whether the American armed forces should sponsor NASCAR teams, one that had the potential to get ugly. But the House voted 241-148 to ditch the proposal, allowing the Army, Air Force, and National Guard to keep on racin’. Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) introduced the proposal, as an amendment… Continue Reading...

Congresswoman Receives Threats Over Proposal To Stop Army Funding Of NASCAR

Congresswoman Receives Threats Over Proposal To Stop Army Funding Of NASCAR
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Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) has been campaigning for the removal of the U.S. Army’s sponsorship of a NASCAR entrant in the Sprint Cup Series, a project that costs the Pentagon about $7 million dollars per year. While McCollum has fielded irate calls from those who are angry about her proposal, the threat, delivered via fax,… Continue Reading...

Red Bull May Develop In-House Engine For Formula 1

Red Bull May Develop In-House Engine For Formula 1
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With their supply of Renault engines set to dry up after 2011, and new engine regulations coming into place in 2013, current champions Red Bull are said to be looking at producing their own engines, with one rumored partner said to be Volkswagen. “We are on standby for an interesting partnership, and even the idea… Continue Reading...

Lotus Renault GP Returns To Formula 1 With Historic Livery

Lotus Renault GP Returns To Formula 1 With Historic Livery
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The black and gold Lotus paint scheme may be Formula 1’s most iconic livery, more dear to the hearts of fans than even the red Marlboro design used on McLaren and Ferrari cars. While the colors originally came from the John Player Special cigarette design, they’ve managed to burn themselves into the hearts and minds… Continue Reading...

Bernie Ecclestone Shills Bruised Face For Hublot Watches

Bernie Ecclestone Shills Bruised Face For Hublot Watches
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Never one to miss an opportunity to make a dollar, Formula 1 magnate Bernie Ecclestone decided to pose with his bruised and battered face – the result of being mugged weeks ago – for Hublot watches, the official horological sponsor of Formula 1. It seems that Bernie was wearing a Hublot at the time, and… Continue Reading...