JIM CRAWFORD, THE GENIAL SCOTSMAN WHO POSTED THE SECOND…

May 13, 1989|By Cooper Rollow, Chicago Tribune. INDIANAPOLIS — Jim Crawford, the genial Scotsman who posted the second fastest speed of the day in the final practice for Saturday`s Indy 500 pole dash, said he feels he has “as good a chance as anyone for the pole.” Crawford, whose speed of 225.960 miles an hour … Continue reading JIM CRAWFORD, THE GENIAL SCOTSMAN WHO POSTED THE SECOND…

SALEEN AUTOSPORT – RACES AT SEASON-OPENER

SEARS POINT, CA., MAY 6, 1989… Saleen Autosport and General Tire ran two Saleen Mustangs at Sears Point international Raceway in the SCCA Escort Endurance Championship season-opener. Steve Saleen and Rick Titus drove the #20 Saleen Mustang in the three hour race while Kees Nierop, Calvin Fish, and Paul Dallenbach each piloted car #19. The … Continue reading SALEEN AUTOSPORT – RACES AT SEASON-OPENER

SALEEN AUTOSPORT/GENERAL TIRE TO SPONSOR JOHN AMES’ SOLO EFFORT

ANAHEIM, CA., April 17, 1989… For the 1989 season, Sateen Autosport and General Tire are proud to announce their sponsorship of John Ames in the SCCA Solo I, Solo II, and Pro Solo racing series. John won the Stock 5 championship for all three series last season in his blue Mustang LX. Despite the popularity … Continue reading SALEEN AUTOSPORT/GENERAL TIRE TO SPONSOR JOHN AMES’ SOLO EFFORT

AMONG THE SEVEN NEW TEAMS IN THE PPG-CART INDY-CAR SERIES…

March 26, 1989|By Robert Markus, Chicago Tribune. Among the seven new teams in the PPG-CART Indy-car series this year is one owned by Antonio Ferrari of the famous Italian racing family. Euromotorsport will not make much of a splash this year with its year-old Lola (purchased from Dick Simon) and a Cosworth engine. “We’re looking … Continue reading AMONG THE SEVEN NEW TEAMS IN THE PPG-CART INDY-CAR SERIES…

LOYALISTS JUST LOVE STEVE SALEEN’S SLEEK MODIFIED MUSTANG

By: DOUGLAS FRANTZ on November 10, 1988 Original Article: LOS ANGELES TIMES Carroll Shelby, meet Steve Saleen. For those who may not remember, Shelby is the guy who put race-car muscle into Ford’s sporty Mustang more than 20 years ago. He started in a garage outside Los Angeles and rode his famous Shelby Mustang into … Continue reading LOYALISTS JUST LOVE STEVE SALEEN’S SLEEK MODIFIED MUSTANG

SALEEN AUTOSPORT TO INTRODUCE MUSTANG SSC

August 9, 1988 – Boston, Massachusetts – Saleen Autosport introduces the 1989 Saleen Mustang SSC prototype, the newest edition to an already rare breed. This special limited edition of the Saleen Mustang is backed by approximately 300 HP as well as additional high performance capabilities expected of the Saleen Mustang. The Saleen Mustang SSC, to … Continue reading SALEEN AUTOSPORT TO INTRODUCE MUSTANG SSC