Mini Goes Round in Circles

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 24, 2014) – During the SVRA vintage race event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, John Gorsline got a taste of what many of his clients experience as he drove his 1967 Mini Cooper race car on the historic Indy oval.

 


John Bishop, courtesy of IMRRC

John Bishop Among Founders of Racing Research Center

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 11, 2014) – The legacies of John Bishop in motorsports are firm and far-reaching, and they include the International Motor Racing Research Center, of which he was one of the founders.

Bishop, who has been described as the most respected leader in the history of road racing in America, died June 5 in San Rafael, Calif., at the age of 87.

On its opening in June 1999, the Racing Research Center was dedicated to Bishop in recognition of his important role in its formation. The Center was created to be a pre-eminent repository of all materials related to motorsports in all series and at all tracks, worldwide.

“John was a giant in the sport,” said J.C. Argetsinger, Center president and a lifelong friend of the Bishop family. “His achievements as a leader and innovator are unsurpassed, but he will also be warmly remembered in the hearts of drivers and entrants at all levels for his genuine interest in their welfare.

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