After TravelCamp Racing’s EC class Mustang broke a transmission in the opening laps of last weekend’s 14 Hours of Road Atlanta sportscar endurance race, Indianapolis racing driver Stephen Cox was left without a ride. By lunch time he had another one. Road Atlanta is the home track of Kennesaw, Georgia’s AOA Racing and the team put together a spontaneous deal to have Cox join as the fifth driver in their Mazda MX-5. Nine hours and two transmissions later, the team scored a third place finish in EC class to earn a spot on the Champcar podium. “I didn’t know anyone Read More
May 30, 2016
Racing driver and Mecum Auction co-host Stephen Cox will return to auto racing on June 4th after being sidelined for three months with burns suffered in a racing incident. Cox's comeback takes place when the Super Cup touring stock car series comes calling at Ohio's Midvale Speedway for the Frontier Tool & Equipment 75 Presented by Performance Fiberglass.
March 7, 2016
The fire that ended my race at Circuit of the Americas last month and sent me to the intensive care unit of the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio (details here) also destroyed our on-board cameras. We were convinced that no video of the event existed, but last week's article drew over 50,000 readers and several previously unknown videos surfaced quite by surprise.
February 15, 2016
There are plenty of endurance races available to anyone who wants to race $500 junkyard relics. There are also some endurance races available to drivers who want to race million dollar prototypes. But the options are pretty limited for those who want to race something in between.
October 19, 2015
The most successful season in the 31-history of Sopwith Motorsports came to an end last weekend with two first-place trophies at Tulsa's Hallett Motor Racing Circuit.
Video re-cap of Sopwith’s win at Gingerman Raceway, Aug 30 2015 Sopwith Motorsports Television Productions ~ Stephen Dale, producer/director Read More
Braunschweig/Sopwith Win Plasma-Tracks Trophy Run – Cox Sets WRL Single Lap Speed Record at Gingerman Raceway
August 31, 2015
The Braunschweig Racing/Sopwith Motorsports Corvette scored a GP1 win and overall victory at Gingerman Raceway on Sunday in the World Racing League's Plasma-Tracks Trophy Run 7-hour endurance race.
July 28, 2015
After their Porsche 986 was sidelined with transmission troubles during practice, Sopwith's Stephen Cox was picked up by Team Endurance BMW in last weekend's Hunsaker USA Midwest Showdown at Raceway Park of the Midlands in Pacific Junction, Iowa (see highlight video below).
October 10, 2014
Sopwith Motorsports will enter the GT Challenge Series road racing double header at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit late this month to round out a competitive but frustrating 2014 season.
October 6, 2014
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September 23, 2001 was a bright, beautiful Sunday at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit’s 2-mile road course just outside of Tulsa. I was sitting on the second floor of the scoring tower finishing a breaded tenderloin sandwich with extra pickle trying desperately to figure a way to beat Larry Childs.