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All-electric Mustang Mach-E 1400 showcased Aug. 8-9 in NASCAR Cup series broadcast

NASCAR Cup Series Champion Joey Logano had a chance to feel the raw electric power of the Mustang Mach-E 1400 prototype along with Ford’s famed drift star Vaughn Gittin Jr. at Ford’s Romeo Proving Grounds in Michigan. Logano and Gittin were on-track the week of Aug. 7 to make a short film to showcase the Mustang Mach-E 1400 — developed in collaboration with Gittin’s RTR (Ready to Rock) Vehicles — that will appear for the...

Maserati honors Sir Stirling with Prototype MC20 supercar

Unveiling planned for September at “MMXX: The Way Forward” May 13 was a checkered-flag day for Maserati and Stirling Moss in 1956. The renowned British racecar driver won the Monaco F1 Grand Prix on that day, piloting a Maserati 250F. The victory stands out among the many trophies in the champion’s collection. And in tribute, Maserati announced on May 13, 2020, that a prototype of the Maserati MC20, the new Maserati super sportscar, will pay...

Vin Car Pic: 1948 Chevrolet Fleetmaster pace car

The first Chevrolet to pace the Indy 500 was a 1948 convertible. The Fleetmaster had a model-year run from 1946, 1947 and 1948 and included the Fleetline sub-series which was offered only in two-door and four-door fastback body styles. According to an entry in Wikipedia, the Fleetmaster replaced the “prewar” Chevrolet Special Deluxe and was powered by a 216.5 cubic inch (3.5-liter) straight-six engine driving through a three-speed manual transmission. It was offered in two-door...