Autoweek from August 23, 1975
Welcome to Throttle-back Thursdays, exactly where we consider a search back at an archived concern of Autoweek. These days we’re bringing you the August 23, 1975 situation which covered race benefits from the Austrian Grand Prix, a race during which Mark Donohue crashed, resulting in what ended up currently being a fatal head damage. A track worker was also killed by debris from the incident.
A present day Bugatti sedan has been ‘almost here’ considering that the debut of the EB112
Bugatti is arranging to preview the Chiron in the kind of the approaching Gran Turismo Concept at the Frankfurt motor show up coming month. This previous decade it was the Veyron that dominated just about every little thing, making it straightforward to overlook that Bugatti created the EB110 in the 1990s and was on its way to making a four-door sedan shortly thereafter.
Lack of tire put on, new front wings recommended as feasible reasons
To the shock of most likely no one who has watched Formula One races this season, there has been much less passing in F1 this year compared to 2014, the German magazine Automobile Motor und Sport has located.
3 drivers separated by just 7 points right after Wednesday race at Bristol
Even without the support of a playoff format, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is putting on 1 of the ideal championship battles of latest memory with only seven factors separating three contenders with 9 events remaining.
Leigh Diffey, Steve Matchett to get in touch with several races Sunday
Excuse Leigh Diffey if he’s looking at his timepiece a little much more than typical on Sunday. Soon after all, he’ll be on a fairly tight routine.
V8-engined longroof additional to fleet to assist community outreach efforts
Audi police automobiles are practically nothing new — at least in other nations — but most departments try out to get the most bang for their buck and buy the lowest-spec A4s obtainable — believe cloth seats and manual transmissions. But that’s not how the police near Sydney, Australia will roll this year soon after the newest addition to their motor pool. The Lake Illawarra Neighborhood Spot Command (LAC) of the New South Wales Police Force just acquired an Audi RS4 Avant.
Pruett humbled by honor in at Rolex Monterey Historics
Ahh, Street America. I really like that track. And I adore that track even far more when we are quick, like we had been two weeks ago when we started from the pole.
Regal, Verano, Encore to shift manufacturing to China when Envision import commences
Amid reviews that the UAW is alarmed by Buick’s strategies to import the Envision crossover from China, Reuters is citing sources inside the firm who indicate that most of the GM division’s autos will be imported into the U.S. following 2016.
Montoya striving to hold off challenging-charging Graham Rahal with two races remaining
Juan Pablo Montoya is the Verizon IndyCar Series factors leader heading to the season’s last two races, but reigning series champion Will Electrical power mentioned Wednesday the heat is on his teammate.
Expect more than 500 hp from beefed-up R8 e-tron powertrain at Frankfurt Motor Present debut
Audi has proven an official sketch of the Q6 SUV, which will be revealed in notion form at the Frankfurt motor show next month previewing a competitor to the approaching Tesla Model X.