Monday's video blog featured Venezuelan-born race car driver Milka Duno making her first attempt at stock car testing for the Automobile Racing Club of America at Daytona International Speedway a little over a week ago, a foray that turned out to be pretty successful. But it seems it's hard to write about or discuss Duno without IndyCar superstar Danica Patrick being referenced or mentioned in some form or another. Well, sure enough the TV commercial sexpot and would-be NASCAR-bound Patrick was also getting in on the stock car fun at the ARCA's Daytona event December 18 through … Read more
Hello dear Car Tech readers! I hope y'all drank a boatload of eggnog and had a great Xmas holiday (or Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or whatever it is you celebrate). But we weren't alone in celebrating all the good things (yeah, all three of them) about 2009, but Venezuelan-born racecar driver Milka Duno had a couple more things to celebrate in late December. About a week ago, Duno made history--again--by becoming the first woman of Hispanic descent to do stock car testing for the Automobile Racing Club of America.
It all went down on December 19, 2009, at world famous … Read more
Sorry if anyone missed me yesterday, but unfortunately I was bed ridden most of the day with food poisoning. Trust me, it was far from fun or pretty.
Speaking of all things not pretty, this week we've witnessed some of the wildest and scariest car fires in modern racing. However, today we're gonna travel back in time to 1987 at an ARCA event that goes up in smoke.
This footage was shot at the ARCA Permatex 500 at Talladega, Alabama and features racing vet Bill Scott with fire and smoke emanating from his vehicle. ONe crew member is … Read more