A racing safety manufacturer who endured criticism over the role his former company’s seat belt may have played in Dale Earnhardt’s death now faces accusations his new company used counterfeit certification labels on some of its products.
SFI Foundation Inc. has filed a lawsuit and sought a restraining order against Bill Simpson’s Impact Racing LLC to ban the sale of fire suits, seat belts and other uncertified Impact gear it says bear counterfeit SFI labels or patches.
A federal judge in Indianapolis on Thursday issued an orderÂ …Â Details
DETROIT — Penske Corporation and its family of companies on Friday announced it has donated more than $1 million worth of diesel-powered flatbed trucks to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.
“I’m pleased the Penske Corporation has stepped up to donate more than $1 million worth of trucks, which will be instrumental in mobilizing food and lifesaving supplies in Haiti,” former PresidentÂ …Â Details
Forty teams from across the U.S. tested their nerve on a steep hill with jumps, a 90-degree turn and tight chicanes at the Red Bull Soapbox Race Los Angeles. The results were breath-taking ‘ big’ air and many spectacular crashes. The winner, Team Ironheade from San Francisco, also set the record for the fastest Red Bull Soapbox Race speed ever – 46.1 mph. Second place went to Pasadena’s Team Ludicrous Speed!!!, and both third place and the People’s Choice Award went to Denver’s Team Speed Racer
Formula 1 commercial rights manager Bernie Ecclestone has joined a bid to purchase struggling Swedish car maker Saab.
Saab, owned by General Motors, has been put up for sale, and there is an imminent deadline for a sale or the brand faces closure. A previous deal to sell the company to Dutch supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg fell through, but now Ecclestone has joined forces with private investment company Genii Capital, which recently bought a stake in the Renault Formula 1 team, to buy itÂ …Â Details
…We say it’s official: The 2010 Porsche Panamera is the new badass of the executive sedan class. It accelerates and handles like no other four-door anything in existence, and we’d love to own one. To be sure, the rear-drive Panamera S and all-wheel-drive 4S are the sensible, maybe-I-could-afford-it-one-day-on-the-used-market options, but all the mystique surrounds the 500-horsepower 2010 Porsche Panamera TurboÂ …Â Details
If you are even a casual sports fan, and as long as you havenâ€™t been living under an enormous rock for the past five years, you have most likely heard of Danica Patrick. And guys, if the name doesnâ€™t ring a bell, just pick up your latest Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition and turn to page six. Youâ€™ll realize you know her better than you thought.
And while Danica can be found heating up the pages of magazines like SI, it is her talent for burning rubber that has made her famous …Â Details