Archive for December, 2010

Santa’s Ride

Posted in Uncategorized on December 28, 2010 by autoracingpower

Still stuck on the notion that good ol’ St. Nick zooms around the Christmas skies in his sleigh pulled by reindeer? Think again! Santa’s cruisin’ around in a stylish VW Bug with Rudolf in the back. Play this fun holiday game to try and help Santa with all the presents.

PLAY!

1st Annual Victory Juntion Wish Upon A Star Holiday Gala

Posted in NASCAR with tags on December 21, 2010 by autoracingpower

Friday December 17th marked the 1st annual Victory Junction Wish Upon A Star Holiday Gala in Charlotte, NC.The children and grandchildren of famous NASCAR drivers worked to spread the word to give back to the community. The event was sponsored by Victory Junction & Newman’s Own Foundation. Victory Junction is a camp for chronically ill children and Newman’s Own Foundation is a charitable food company started by Paul Newman. More than 5550 children and family members gathered at the event in attempt to inspire kids during the holiday season.

For more information, visit VictoryJunction.org

Rest in Peace Tom Walkinshaw

Posted in Formula 1 with tags , , , , on December 13, 2010 by autoracingpower

At the age of 64, Tom Walkinshaw died Sunday after suffering from cancer.

Most people know Walkinshaw as the engineering director for Michael Schumacher during one of his championship seasons with the Benetton Formula One team. He also was known for his victories in 1988 and 1990 with Jaguar in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Take a look at this brief Youtube video at a glance into the life of Tom Walkinshaw.

Trading Paint – Book Highlight

Posted in NASCAR with tags on December 6, 2010 by autoracingpower

Ever argued with your beer-holding, chip munching buddy about who the greatest NASCAR driver of all time was? Ever bet about how Danica Patrick would perform in NASCAR? Ever heckle your brother-in-law because he thought the crash of the century was merely a fender bender? In Trading Paint, Jerry Bonkowski, a veteran NASCAR writer gets down to the bottom of this and many more NASCAR debates. Thanks to Bonkowski’s point of view in the book, the next time you take on a NASCAR-related argument, you can be ready with some cold, hard facts…and boom, you’ll win.

Check out the book online or purchase it at Amazon.com