Off-road racing , held in the western deserts of the United States from the s and in Baja California , Mexico , is notable for the Baja and the Mexican mile races. Lauda came out of retirement in and raced four seasons for McLaren, winning eight more races to tie Clark at 25 wins, and also taking his third World Championship in Army, returning to fight in his homeland in The Indy winner, Howard S. Track builders began constructing stronger barriers around track perimeters to prevent race cars from accidentally catapulting into the spectator area. A stern follower of the rule book, Pillsbury kept racing honest during several rough periods. The fastest race cars can cover the one-quarter mile track from a standing start in less than four seconds, achieving speeds in excess of miles per hour.
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His five championships and four in a row still stand as the records. He also holds Winston West records for most wins in a season 12 and most consecutive wins five , both set in One of the first was his design of the famed Miller Eight for Harry Miller plus the design and construction of six complete race cars with the cubic-inch power plant for Cliff Durant team in He and his wife were the victims of a still-unsolved murder. Maple Grove in Brecknock Township began its life as an amusement park in when Alfred and Edna Stauffer bought a huge tract of land for that purpose, according to the Historical Society of Berks County. History Gallery Specifications Wallpaper Knight:
The fine Wheeler-Schebler Trophy, awarded annually to the owner of the car leading Indy at miles, was presented to Hartz for keeps after he won it for the third time in Other records established in his NASCAR career up to his retirement after the season following 35 years of competition include 1, starts, top-5 finishes and top finishes, and seven Daytona victories. Somehow he regained control, drove back onto the track pitching pieces of lumber from the cockpit, regained the lead and won the race and the championship. He was elected to the AAA Hall of fame in Because of the boring, modified motors had a larger cubic inch displacement than their sportsman counterparts. He won Indy in in a Mercedes and was the National Champion in and
Corrections and additions are welcome. Auto Club picking up the duties of sanctioning body in Raced for several years in Maseratis, including a season of Formula One in , then turned to building his Chaparral race cars. A mechanic, Augie supervised and directed the fortunes of the famed Duesenberg racing team and must be credited with a big share of its success. Then, with Mario Andretti, Brawner's Hawks won the , and championships and the '69 Indy By racers had achieved speeds of more than In Pennsylvania, Uniontown hotelier George Flavius Titlow, one of the first to own an automobile, immediately recognized the tourism potential of motorsports competition.
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