Industry http://www.racer.com/more/industry Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:40:14 -0700 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb FIA Institute Awards Skip Barber Racing School highest level of accreditation in Young Driver Safety Program http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/106080-fia-institute-awards-skip-barber-racing-school-highest-level-of-accreditation-in-young-driver-safety-program http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/106080-fia-institute-awards-skip-barber-racing-school-highest-level-of-accreditation-in-young-driver-safety-program FIA Institute Awards Skip Barber Racing School highest level of accreditation in Young Driver Safety Program

Skip Barber Racing School and Mexico's OMDAI have been awarded the highest level of accreditation in the FIA Institute's Young Driver Safety Program and will now become Regional Training Providers (R...

]]>
Industry Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:35:12 -0700
Pocono Raceway solar farm reaches 15 million kWh mark http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105856-pocono-raceway-solar-farm-reaches-15-million-kwh-mark http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105856-pocono-raceway-solar-farm-reaches-15-million-kwh-mark Pocono Raceway solar farm reaches 15 million kWh mark

Everybody talks about being green, but Pocono Raceway is backing it up. Nearly four years to the day of the original dedication of Pocono Raceway's solar farm, the total amount of energy produced by ...

]]>
Industry Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:57:08 -0700
IMS introduces new high-tech scoring pylon http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105806-ims-introduces-new-high-tech-scoring-pylon http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105806-ims-introduces-new-high-tech-scoring-pylon IMS introduces new high-tech scoring pylon

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway introduced the new and improved IMS scoring pylon to the media today on the main straightaway of the iconic 2.5-mile oval, ahead of this weekend's TUDOR United SportsC...

]]>
Industry Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:48:45 -0700
First 100 of 200 cars announced for "Forza Horizon 2" game http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105792-first-100-of-200-cars-announced-for-forza-horizon-2-game http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105792-first-100-of-200-cars-announced-for-forza-horizon-2-game First 100 of 200 cars announced for "Forza Horizon 2" game

"Forza Horizon 2" is scheduled to be released Sept. 30 for Xbox One, and 10the developers have revealed the first 100 of the just over 200 cars to be featured in the game. All of the cars in "Forza H...

]]>
Industry Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:42:39 -0700
Bruno Senna takes a turn as SAFEisFAST online instructor http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105768-bruno-senna-takes-a-turn-as-safeisfast-online-instructor http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105768-bruno-senna-takes-a-turn-as-safeisfast-online-instructor Bruno Senna takes a turn as SAFEisFAST online instructor

With one of the most famous last names in motorsports, Bruno Senna began his racing career in Europe and soon progressed through Formula BMW and Formula 3. He stepped up to GP2 in 2007 and two succes...

]]>
Industry Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:12:31 -0700
James Garner dies at 86 http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105719-james-garner-dies-at-86 http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105719-james-garner-dies-at-86 James Garner dies at 86

Actor James Garner, a star of movies like "Grand Prix" and television shows but best known as the amiable gambler Bret Maverick in the 1950s western "Maverick" and the cranky sleuth Jim Rockford in t...

]]>
Industry Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:59:28 -0700
New Hampshire NASCAR, Iowa IndyCar TV ratings a mixed bag http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/105688-new-hampshire-nascar-iowa-indycar-tv-ratings-a-mixed-bag http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/105688-new-hampshire-nascar-iowa-indycar-tv-ratings-a-mixed-bag New Hampshire NASCAR, Iowa IndyCar TV ratings a mixed bag

NASCAR's farewell to TNT continued the recent run of decline in raings forn the Sprint Cup Series. The telecast of the New Hampshire round secured a 2.7 rating and 4.3 million viewers on Sunday after...

]]>
Industry Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:40:10 -0700
Race broadcaster Gary Lee passes at 63 http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105528-race-broadcaster-gary-lee-passes-at-63 http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105528-race-broadcaster-gary-lee-passes-at-63 Race broadcaster Gary Lee passes at 63

Gary Lee interviews a young Jeff Gordon for ESPN. ( Indianapolis Star file photo) Veteran motorsports broadcaster Gary Lee was found dead in his Indianapolis home today, likely the result of a heart ...

]]>
Industry Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:53:53 -0700
Hunt and Lauda juniors to race in MRF series http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105510-hunt-and-lauda-to-race-in-mrf-series http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105510-hunt-and-lauda-to-race-in-mrf-series Hunt and Lauda juniors to race in MRF series

Freddie Hunt (LEFT) and Mattias Lauda (DTM photo) The sons of James Hunt and Niki Lauda are to re-enact their fathers' legendary Formula 1 rivalry in this winter's MRF Challenge, based in India. Fred...

]]>
Industry Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:15:04 -0700
Rain pulls its rating punches on NASCAR at Daytona http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105429-rain-pulls-its-rating-punches-on-nascar-at-daytona http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/105429-rain-pulls-its-rating-punches-on-nascar-at-daytona Rain pulls its rating punches on NASCAR at Daytona

Rain delays are a curious phenomenon when it comes to TV. One might assume they would put a downward pressure on ratings but the opposite is often the case. Last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 40...

]]>
Industry Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:03:27 -0700