Cox Signed by RealAutoSport to Drive 6 Hours at Heartland

. Indianapolis racing driver Stephen Cox has added NASA Pro Racing’s “Fire on the Prairie” 6-hour endurance race to his summer schedule after reaching an agreement with Tulsa’s RealAutoSport race team earlier this week. The NASA 6-Hours will be held on Heartland Motorsports Park’s 2.5-mile, 14-turn road course on July 14th. Preparation of RealAutoSport’s Mazda was overseen by team principal and former national rally champion Mike Halley, who first signed Cox to drive in 2003. “Mike’s cars are always well prepared and it’s always a privilege to race with him,” said Cox, who drives with support from STA-BIL brand Fuel Read More

RACING’S GREATEST UPSETS: Trans Am’s 1966 Pan-American Endurance Race (Part 3 of 3)

November 15, 2016
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(Part 3 of a 3-part series) John McComb ordered a new car for 1967. The choice was easy. Given his success in the 1966 Group 2 Mustang, he ordered a new notchback for 1967 to pick up where he left off with the Shelby program.
 
The 1967 Mustang was the model’s first major redesign and the car gained both size and weight. McComb didn’t care for either.
 
Even though the ’67 car had a wider track, it was a heavier car, so I don’t really think the wider track helped,” McComb said. “The ’66 car was just a very reliable, quick car. I always thought the ’66 car was better than the ’67 anyway.“
 
While awaiting delivery of the new car, McComb pulled his old mount out of the garage to start the new season. The 1966 car still ran strong, competing at the Daytona 300 Trans-Am race on February 3, 1967 and in the 24 Hours of Daytona the following day.

Cox Continues Banner Season with Corvette Team

August 25, 2015
 
When the green flag falls for back-to-back World Racing League sportscar events at Michigan's Gingerman Raceway this weekend, Stephen Cox will be among four team drivers at the wheel of the #117 Braunschweig Racing Corvette.