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Dan Gurney

It was just over a week ago that I found a group on Facebook celebrating Dan and his AAR team. It was a closed group and I applied to join, mentioning that I had been a Dan fan since the sixties. The next day I received a welcome message from the group, but within days came the news that we had lost Dan. Continue reading

Is the #NASCAR Charter good news?

So NASCAR have, unsurprisingly, brought in a charter system for their premier series. This was widely expected, but is it good news for the fans? Continue reading

should the #BTCC adopt a “showdown” format?

Please don’t even consider this. It has made a nonsense of NASCAR and has not place in serious motor sport. Continue reading

2014 – are we in for a good year? #F1 #NASCAR #IndyCar

Daytona Speedweeks have begun, the Rolex is history and new spec F1 cars are pounding (well some of them are) around Jerez. The 500 will be with us soon and you can feel the racing blood starting to circulate once more. Continue reading

Weekend round up – 1st July 2012 #DTM #NASCAR

Hopefully we might have got the duff weather out of the way here in the UK ready for the Grand Prix next weekend, but we don’t hold out too much hope. Hopefully the folks who went to the Festival of Speed at Goodwood didn’t get too wet. This weekend on a global stage the prime action was the #DTM from the Norisring and #NASCAR from Kentucky. Continue reading

Weekend round up – 10th June 2012 #Indycar #NASCAR #F1

Plenty of top action this weekend with #IndyCar from Texas, #NASCAR out in the wilds of Pocono and #F1 on the river in Canada. Plenty of pit road speeding penalties too.

In the UK, the #BTCC saw a good weekend for Honda with Matt Neal taking two wins and Gordon Sheddon the other at the wonderful Oulton Park. We try to keep folks up to date with our Tweets on most major motor sports, so please feel free to follow @TheDriverJohn on Twitter. Continue reading

Weekend round up – 4th June 2012 #NASCAR #IndyCar #DTM #F1

This weekend saw #NASCAR in action on the Monster Mile and the #Indycar boys and girls on the streets of Detroit. The #DTM were on another away race, this time in Austria at Spielberg and #F1 had a weekend off before their Canadian outing next weekend. They also lost another of their elder statesmen with the death of Roy Salvadori at 90. Continue reading

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