November 3, 1995 |
RJR Unveils Rules Affecting Minors: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. announced stringent new rules governing its brand-switching programs after learning some minors had obtained cigarettes at automobile races. The company learned from a televised news report that two minors working for the show had obtained cigarettes at races in North Wilkesboro, Charlotte and Rockingham, N.C.
May 28, 1998
What's happening this summer: * The 48th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Aug. 16, exhibits pre- and postwar automobiles along with the latest in concept car designs at the Lodge at Pebble Beach Resorts. This year's event celebrates the 50th anniversary of Porsche, maker of the sleek Boxster, above. (408) 659-0663. Related events: Concours Italiano, Aug. 14, (800) 538-9516; Monterey Historic Automobile Races at Laguna Seca, Aug.
October 14, 1987 |
Tucked away on the bottom of a page in the sports section of The Times on April 8, 1910, was this item: "Indianapolis is to have automobile races May 27-28 and 30 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Fast cars and leading drivers are to appear." Auto racing was nothing new to Angelenos, though. Los Angeles, in fact, was the center of automobile racing when Indianapolis was just getting into the game.
December 1, 1999 |
What: "Real Road Racing: The Santa Monica Road Races" Authors: Harold Osmer and Phil Harms Publisher: Harold L. Osmer Publishing Co., Chatsworth Cost: $29.95 From 1909 to 1919, automobile races were held over a stretch of highway in downtown Santa Monica that would seem impossible today--portions of Wilshire Boulevard, San Vicente Boulevard and Ocean Avenue, right above the bluffs. And the reason seems even more improbable.
March 25, 1999 |
It's a bit north of the official Southern California boundary line, but the Monterey Peninsula in late August is too important a place--and too overflowing with members of the Southland automotive scene--to be ignored.
August 29, 1999 |
When Boise State's football team plays UCLA in the season opener Saturday, it won't be the Broncos' first trip to the Rose Bowl. In 1950, when Boise was a two-year community college, it played Long Beach City College in the Junior Rose Bowl and lost, 33-13. The defeat ended a 40-game Boise State winning streak. The game, played in 98-degree heat, attracted 47,525 to the third game of the JRB series. Boise became a four-year school in 1965.