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Posted On January 27, 2017By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, Headline News, Spotlight On

Icons of Motorsport: Jacky Ickx

By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer Once upon a time in Motorsport, racing circuits were long and treacherous and racing continued no matter how deplorable the weather conditions became.  Whether it be in Sports Cars or Formula One, there was one driver who consistently excelled on the longest circuits when the conditions were at their worst: Jacky Ickx. Having taken six class victories at the storied 24-hour endurance race for Sports Cars, Jacky Ickx is often referred to as “Mister LeMans.” Sports Cars domination aside, he was also a rather successfulRead 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