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Iconic race driver, team owner and constructor Dan Gurney died Sunday at the age of 86. Gurney passed away due to complications from pneumonia.
“With one last smile on his handsome face, Dan drove off into the unknown just before noon today, January 14, 2018,” Gurney’s wife Evi and family said in a statement. “In deepest sorrow, with gratitude in our hearts for the love and joy you have given us during your time on this earth, we say ‘Godspeed.’”
Born in New York but raised in Southern California, which remained his home for the rest of his life, Gurney was renowned as one of the fastest and most versatile drivers in the sport’s history.
The two driving feats for which he is best remembered – the 24 Hours of Le Mans victory that he shared with A.J. Foyt in 1967, followed by a win (a week later) at the Belgian Grand Prix in an Eagle Formula 1 car of his own construction … More
Take a ride with NASCAR driver Kyle Larson as he returns to his roots and rips around Antioch Speedway for the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Championship.
F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo and his mates explored the entire city of LA from east to west; including some killer Mexican food, dope lowriders, classic cars and an incredible canyon drive in some sweet sports cars.