True, it was no national championship event, and it wasn’t Super Dirt Week, the hugely popular season-ending race that, after more than 40 years, was evicted from the fairgrounds after 2015 and forced to move to the half-mile Oswego Speedway. But it was racing, it was at the New York State Fairgrounds, and by all appearances, it was a success.
On March 12, 1921, Gianni Agnelli was born in Turin, Italy. He was named for his grandfather who, in 1899, founded Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino, the company we know today as FIAT.
Part of a racing family that can claim nine Indianapolis 500 victories, and with 34 overall Indycar wins to his personal credit, Al Unser Jr., rightly occupies a prominent position among racing’s greats.
How do we truly create a performance SUV that can be used–especially one that can be used by the masses? Perhaps the answer lies in which direction companies cross over. Instead of bringing SUV to performance, bring a little performance to the SUV.