Cox to Drive a Mustang in 2015 Season Finale

October 9, 2015
 
 
I'm racing a Ford Mustang with a 302 Windsor. For me, that's as good as it gets,” said driver Stephen Cox of Sopwith Motorsports after reaching an agreement to drive for Shaky Dog Racing in next weekend's October Rush endurance race at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit in Tulsa.

AGAINST ALL ODDS: The Story of the Ultimate L88

March 10, 2014
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Stephen Cox's new book, "Against All Odds" tells the incredible story of a small race team so destitute that it had to drive its own L88 Corvette nearly 2,000 miles to compete in the 24 Hours of Daytona. Below is an excerpt from the first chapter. The entire book is free and available here

The hands on both stopwatches were still in place after the final practice laps at Daytona International Speedway. Unexpectedly low temperatures had turned their stainless steel casings ice cold, but Jeri Gottlob had no gloves. She wouldn't have worn them anyway over her freshly painted red fingernails.

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UNSCRIPTED: WHAT RACERS THINK OF INDYCAR – Answers from 10 Random Participants at All Levels

March 3, 2014
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“It's all about money nowadays. I don't think it matters about how much talent you've got. It seems like if you've got more money, you get the shot. People like Oriol Servia, he's out of a ride and a talented guy. You've got Alex Tagliani... me... people who could do it. It's really difficult to get funding.”
    - Katherine Legge, 2-time Indy 500 starter, to Autoweek magazine

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THE MIRACLE IN PHOENIX: An Interview with Jim Guthrie

October 21, 2013
 
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One of the biggest miracles ever performed on four wheels took place on March 23, 1997 at Phoenix International Raceway. I remember sitting in my living room and watching the entire Indy Racing League Phoenix 200 on ABC, stunned into silence. It was an upset so staggering that to this day it transcends the petty IRL-versus-CART arguments.