In a succession of jobs that included running the marketing operations for the Sports Car Club of America
, Schneider came to understand that racing was fueled as much by sponsorships as high-octane gasoline.
The 3rd Annual Green Grand Prix was hosted by The International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen, the Glen Region of the Sports Car Club of America
, and the Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association.
(It maintains its reputation as the most popular racing car on the amateur Sports Car Club of America
circuit.) Modeled after British roadsters, the Miata MX-5 is less about muscle than about being a quick and nimble extension of you.
Retired as chairman of Merrill Lynch International in 1999, Urciuoli has been an amateur road racer since the early 1960s, when he actively campaigned Jaguars in the Sports Car Club of America
's New England Region.
And having just been crowned the Sports Car Club of America
ProRally champion for the second year in succession, Higgins is back at home in Wales preparing for the new season which begins this month.
She quickly surpassed the skill of her stepfather, and in 1991 became the first woman to secure the title of Rookie of the Year from the Sports Car Club of America
* GO Topeka, the economic development arm of the Topeka Chamber of Commerce, was successful in luring the Sports Car Club of America
to Topeka from Denver, bringing with it the possibility of NASCAR style races and hordes of fans.
1930s - Several US physicians equip their own cars with lap belts and begin urging manufacturers to provide them in all new cars 1954 - The Sports Car Club of America
requires competing drivers to wear lap belts 1955 - Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) appoints Motor Vehicle Seat Belt Committee 1956 - Volvo markets two-point cross-chest diagonal belt as accessory Ford and Chrysler offer lap belts in front as option on some models Ford begins two-year ad campaign based on safety, focusing heavily on belts 1958 - Nils Bohlin, a design engineer with Volvo in Sweden, patents the 'Basics of Proper Restraint Systems for Car Occupants,' better known as a three-point safety belt.
It was entered in the opening round of the Sports Car Club of America
's 1971 Trans-Am championship to howls of laughter from better funded competitors with newer vehicles.
The Sports Car Club of America
is preparing to approve the car for racing, once it has got models to test, as the only Minis in America are currently on display at the Detroit Motor Show.
In 1947, he began importing the MG TD and TC and later launched the Sports Car Club of America
Mitch Wright, technical director for Sports Car Club of America
Pro Racing, represented the Federation Internationale de I'Automobile, to certify the world record of 245.523 miles an hour.