Racing

Brembo boosts N.A. business with $115 million plant expansion

8:17 pm U.S. ET | May 21, 2014
Brembo, the storied Italian brake supplier to Ferrari, Porsche and Formula One race cars, is developing a major presence in the North American market. On Wednesday, the company announced the $115 million expansion of its brake component plant in Michigan....
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Ford launches N.C. technical center for motorsports

2:01 pm U.S. ET | May 16, 2014
Ford opened a technical and racing support center in Concord, N.C., that will play a role in developing future performance models....
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Infiniti taps F1 star Vettel for help with performance subbrand

May 16, 2014 06:01 CET
German Formula One racing star Sebastian Vettel is providing Infiniti product strategists tips to help them develop a performance subbrand inside the luxury marque....
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F1 star drives Infiniti to 'hard-edged performance'

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Infiniti product strategists are counting on German Formula One racing star Sebastian Vettel to help develop a performance subbrand inside the luxury marque....
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BRUCE GAIN

With Tavares no longer involved, Renault divorces Alpine partner

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2014
Renault appears to be scaling back its ambitions for the sporty Alpine subbrand after ending plans with Caterham, its racing partner, to revive the marque. But a source says the project will still go ahead....
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RICHARD JOHNSON

Gary Bettenhausen finished 10th at Indy, but was the big winner

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
One astonishing act of valor and sportsmanship sums up the legacy of race car driver Gary Bettenhausen, who died last week at 72....
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Germany's famed Nuerburgring race track sold to partsmaker

March 12, 2014 06:01 CET
The Nuerburgring, the German race track known as Green Hell for its challenging Formula One course, was sold to Dusseldorf-based partsmaker Capricorn Group....
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Germany's famed Nuerburgring race track sold to auto parts maker

2:34 pm U.S. ET | March 11, 2014
The Nuerburgring, the German race track known as Green Hell for its challenging Formula One course, was sold to Capricorn Group, an auto parts maker based in Dusseldorf....
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Freescale seeks Japan toehold with motorsports marketing

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
How does an underdog American supplier break into a Japanese market dominated by a homegrown rival? Freescale Semiconductor Inc. is going racing with the most Japanese of Japanese automakers in one of the most Japanese of Japanese cars....
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Toyota gets its racing groove back

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2014
Here's another sign that Akio Toyoda is ready to go on the offensive....
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Brembo's Bombassei becomes billionaire on brakes for Ferrari, Porsche

Jan. 25, 2014 06:15 CET
Italian brake supplier Brembo established its foothold in racing 40 years ago with Ferrari. Since then, Brembo has expanded into a business that has made the company's chairman, Alberto Bombassei, a billionaire....
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Hendrick receives Keith Crain lifetime achievement award

9:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2014
Rick Hendrick, the iconic car dealer and NASCAR mogul who parlayed a single Chevrolet store into one of the nation's largest dealership groups, was honored here today with the 2014 Keith Crain/Automotive News Lifetime Achievement Award....
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2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

BorgWarner trophies awarded to Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan, team owners Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven

3:31 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2014
Tony Kanaan, winner of the 2013 Indianapolis 500, was presented with the BorgWarner Championship Driver's Trophy on Wednesday night at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit. Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven also joined Kanaan in receiving the BorgWarner Championship Team Owner's Trophy....
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RICHARD JOHNSON

How Granatelli broke the code, saved his life

11:07 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
Andy Granatelli, the renowned race-car owner and STP oil treatment mogul who died last week at age 90, is best remembered for the cars that won the Indianapolis 500 in 1969 and 1973, and for building and sponsoring Parnelli Jones' radical turbine car that almost won the 500 in 1967....
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