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There have been few bigger proponents of young racing talent anywhere in the sport than Championship race Team Owner Chip Ganassi. For over 25 years he has identified, hired and developed some of the best young racing talent from all around the world.  Subsequently, Chip Ganassi and his Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced today the creation of the Generation Ganassi (Gen G) racing talent identification program, a mentorship that will look to identify and assist North America’s young and talented race car drivers. The program identifies 13-18 year oldRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Tribute Racing is proud to announce the addition of Grease Man Photography and will immediately take part in the action-packed NASCAR weekend that will take place at Texas Motor Speedway. Grease Man Photography has shot several events between sports cars and Formula One, mostly seen at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. This upcoming weekend should be full of incredible photography and action with a full table of NASCAR on display. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series kicks it all off Friday night, with theRead More
By: Christopher DeHarde The results from the 2015 Petit Le Mans have had a while now to settle into our memories and have given all of us a reminder that rain is truly a great equalizer. However, why a GTLM car won the race can be best summed up by what many people consider to be the four most important components of any race car – the tires. They’re the only parts of a car that are intentionally designed to make contact with a racing surface besides skid blocks andRead More

Posted On September 19, 2015By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Remembering a Champion

Remembering: Guy Ligier

July 12th, 1930 – August 23rd, 2015 Founder of Ligier car company, sports car and F1 teams Formula One driver 1966 – 1967 Guy Camille Ligier enjoyed one of the most unique careers of all the movers and shakers of the motorsports world in his time. A French national team rugby player, a motorcycle racer and a construction magnate, the often wild Ligier transitioned to racing cars in the early 1960’s. He began his career in a Formula Junior Elva, then racing sports cars for Porsche, before working up theRead More
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) announced today that Jason Rittenberry, CFE has been named chief strategy officer.  In this position, Rittenberry will serve as part of the senior leadership team and be responsible for developing new business models and revenue streams for COTA. In addition, Jason will identify ways to bolster commercial efforts, to improve the guest experience through integration of technology, and to drive efficiencies and effectiveness throughout the organization. COTA hosts the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas, Lone StarRead More

Posted On August 24, 2015By Adam TateIn IndyCar, Spotlight On

When is enough, enough?

Justin Wilson is currently in a coma, in critical condition at Lehigh Valley hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Despite never quite getting the recognition he deserves from the public and the media, Justin Wilson is beloved within the IndyCar community, he is one of the, if not the nicest guy in the paddock. He is also one of the best; Wilson has the distinction of being the only active driver to have competed in Formula One, CART, Champ Car and the modern IndyCar series. Working on a deal for 2016 withRead More
Racers, fans and track day aficionados rejoice, the ring is back! Well in 2016 it will be. The famed “Green Hell” is set to remodel a bit, repave some areas and re-open, thankfully speed limit free by next year. Speed limits and record attempts were famously banned earlier this year after a racing incident that resulted in the fatality of a track side spectator after a Nissan GT-R flew off track during a VLN endurance race. 16 specific safety measures will be taken after an extensive study by Nurburgring owners,Read More

Posted On August 20, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater, Videos

Throwback Thursday Theater

F1’s long summer break is finally coming to a close and the top tier of the sport is entering into its most wonderful part of the year, visiting Spa and then Monza. As the drivers, teams and media prepare for battle, let’s take a look back, 15 years ago to one of the greatest moves in F1 history, Mika Hakkinen on Michael Schumacher for victory. Ride along with the Flying Finn for one of his greatest moves. Enjoy.Read More
Ousted Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson will soon be back with his best buds; James May and Richard Hammond. Motoring television’s most famous trio is set to reunite for a new car program produced by long time Top Gear veteran Andy Wilman for Amazon’s new on demand service; Amazon Prime. The three presenters simultaneously announced the deal this morning via their twitter accounts, James May ushering in the announcement with his typical, “Good News!” phrase. Jeremy Clarkson in a snub to his former employers at the BBC said, I feelRead More
August 3, 1989 – July 17, 2015 Masters of Formula 3 Champion – 2008 Formula 3 Euro Series Champion – 2009 F1 Points in Monaco Grand Prix – 2014 French Formula Renault 2.0 Champion – 2007 There are no words that define how impactful the tragic loss of Jules Bianchi really is. The untapped potential of a future superstar that perhaps Formula One hasn’t been impacted by since the loss of Francois Cevert in the early 1970’s. The similarities between Cevert and Bianchi are astounding. Both drivers born and raisedRead More