ROGER PENSKE’S ARGETSINGER AWARD CELEBRATIONOn the last day of June, Roger Penske was feted at Corning (N.Y.) Museum of Glass as the 2016 recipient of the Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports, a fitting honor for one of the giants of the business now enjoying Team Penske’s 50th Anniversary.
Gordon Kirby’s “The Way It Is / Appreciating Roger Penske” blog entry today captures the essence of that evening, offered here in the link above for your own appreciation.
For a look at the festivities, we offer this link to a photo array by Ange Lizusso.
Also below are snaps of various RRDC and IMRRC folks and industry execs.
WIN A PAIR OF PUMA RACING BOOTS FROM SAFEisFAST
SAFEisFAST.com is offering racing drivers from around the world the chance to win one of three pairs of customized PUMA PRO-SLW Race Boots. Built to order, the shoe is usually available only to professionals such as Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen, however we’re offering the unique chance for any driver to win the special boot.
The lucky winners will be given the chance to personalize their prize, with PUMA offering to add the driver’s name, number or flag on the boots.
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The winners will be chosen from all of the correct entries received.
RUNNING INTO LYN ST. JAMES
Your web master ventured down to Pacific Raceways on Independence Day weekend for a vintage event and there was Lyn St. James – Grand Marshal. A book missing from my collection was Lyn’s 2002 autobiography “LYN ST. JAMES – An Incredible Journey.” No more, as she graciously signed a copy for me. The story is built around the 2000 Indianapolis 500 and what can be accomplished with sheer determination. If you don’t have a copy, your racing library is incomplete. Order one now.
FOR YOUR VIEWING ENJOYMENT
Here’s an Autoweek clip of Mark Higgins’ recent automobile record flying lap of the Isle of Man TT course in a ProDrive-prepared Subaru WRX STI putting out around 550 hp from a 2.0 liter turbo-charged four banger. Snug up those belts, adjust your pucker factor, click here and enjoy.