Racing

Summit Racing Equipment remains official partner of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Mid-Ohio School

LEXINGTON — As the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course opens its gates for its 60th season with activities for the very first time this weekend, it will do so with the continued support from Summit Racing Equipment.

The Ohio-based company dubbed as “The World’s Speed Shop®” has renewed its commitment as the official high performance source of the legendary road course in Lexington, Ohio, and also for The Mid-Ohio School. 

Started in Stow, Ohio, Summit Racing Equipment was founded as a part-time business in 1968. The automotive parts company now sells product lines from over 1,500 manufacturers available in stock at its four retail locations in Georgia, Nevada, Ohio and Texas or the online store at summitracing.com. 

“We are very fortunate to have the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in our backyard. The facility draws racers and spectators from around the world, and it’s truly a bucket list track,” said Jim Greenleaf,

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The Culmination Of A Long Racing History Made For The Open Road

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Starting with the F1, McLaren opened a new chapter in its otherwise solely race-oriented history. This move to make its first road legal car would prove to be one of the single greatest moments in automotive history.

Although only 106 F1s were made over the course of six years, the cars quickly became an enthusiasts favorite after breaking Jaguars record as the world’s fastest production car. Unfortunately, F1 production ended in 1998 and McLaren seemed to end its endeavor into the street car market. That is until 2009 when it unveiled its plans to recreate the McLaren dream car magic with the MP4-12C. This time designing and producing everything in house, including all of the drivetrain components.

McLaren’s 12C was just the beginning and before long the design had evolved into the 650S before developing into the 720S which is more of

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That Time Subaru Built a Flat 12-Cylinder Engine for F1 Racing

Subaru’s racing efforts are renowned by enthusiasts far and wide, as the underdog Japanese brand scored legions of fans—and championships—during the 1990s and 2000s as one of the dominant players in World Rally Championship (WRC) competition. (Its wide lineup in the Gran Turismo PlayStation game series didn’t hurt, either.) In short order, four-wheel drifting glory became a key part of its identity, fostering tons of press and boosting global sales of the company’s all-wheel-drive turbo sedans and wagons.

Far less ink has been spilled about the automaker’s less successful bid to shine in the context of a different motorsports institution. In fact, well before rally ever entered the picture, Subaru was determined to highlight its engineering prowess and turn the heads of enthusiasts who had largely written off the quirky brand—by cracking the ranks of Formula 1.

To get started, all it needed was an engine. Unfortunately, that powerplant turned

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10 Best truck racing stories on TruckTrend.com

Competitiveness is a quality that is inherent in all humans. Yes, it may be stronger in some people than it is in others, but competition at any level is almost impossible to deny, nonetheless.

Thankfully, racing, one-on-one, or in group form, was created long ago (according to information sourced from Google, 1895), and to date, it arguably is the best outlet for determining supremacy as the quickest, fastest, best vehicle, and/or driver.

Technically, anything capable of motion can race. Of course, trucks are our focus (and cars when they’re powered by diesel engines), and over the years we’ve published many articles about racing rigs, equipment, tracks, technology, and the like. This breakdown puts a spotlight on 10 of those stories, and we will likely revisit this particular topic at a future time.

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