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Motorsports

Championship Race Car Driver & 4-Time Indianapolis 500 Winner Al Unser Senior Passes Away at Age 82

Even casual race fans have undoubtedly heard the name Al Unser. As perhaps the most prominent member of a legendary racing family, he helped cement the Unser legacy in automotive […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Bob Bondurant, Famous Racer & Driving Instructor, Passes Away at Age 88

The racing world is mourning the loss of legendary driver, coach, and racing innovator Bob Bondurant, who passed away late last week in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Bondurant, a former championship […]

News & Car Culture

Dick “Bugsy” Mann, Hall of Fame Motorcycle Racer & 2-Time AMA Grand National Winner, Passes Away at 86

Nowadays, it would be unusual for a motorcycle racer to jump between motocross, flat track, road racing, and trials competition. But for Dick Mann, it was business as usual. Mann […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Sabine Schmitz, Race Car Driver, TV Personality & “Queen of the Nürburgring” Passes Away at Age 51

After a long battle with cancer, professional driver, automotive enthusiast, and co-host of the Top Gear TV show, Sabine Schmitz passed away at age 51. Famous for both her impressive […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Norman Kraus, Legendary Mopar Dealer & Enthusiast “Mr. Norm,” Passes Away at Age 87

Mopar fans knew him simply as “Mr. Norm,” as he and his dealership were synonymous with Dodge performance in the 1960s. Norman Kraus founded Chicago’s Grand Spaulding Dodge in 1962, […]