Denise McCluggage, a pioneering race car driver and journalist who spent more than half a century with Autoweek, was immortalized as "Lady Leadfoot" in a 12,000-word-piece published last week by Sports Illustrated and Epic Magazine.
Don Panoz, chairman of DeltaWing Technology Group, a designer of high-end sports cars and race team owner, who made millions in pharmaceuticals before jumping into the business of cars and racing, died Tuesday. He was 83.
Consumers know Lexus vehicles for their long tradition of smooth-riding sedans and plush utility vehicles that are at home at the country club, fine hotels and trendy urban eateries. But how about at the track?
The Viper has been phased out, but the track has expanded its roster with other vehicles plucked from the FCA fleet: the energetic Fiat 500 Abarth and 124 Spider Abarth. And more Challengers are coming.