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"Legends Speak" Program Announced for 2018 Grand Prix Festival Weekend
August 30, 2018
This 2018 program will feature three "legends" whose wide range of expertise covers Formula One, NASCAR, IMSA, IRL, CART and Can-Am, to name just a few. By sharing their own unique experiences from local ovals to the most prestigious tracks around the globe, the panel's collective stories will be captivating to even casual fans
Legendary Cars on Display at the IMRRC during Vintage Grand Prix Weekend in Watkins Glen Sept. 6-9, 2018
August 29, 2018
The International Motor Racing Research Center has two rare and historically significant race cars on exhibit starting in early September.
Dee Ann Andretti Passes Away
July 20, 2018
Our deepest condolences to the Andretti family. Article from Racer.com
Jim France and the France Family Receive IMRRC's Argetsinger Award
July 9, 2018
International racing stars, captains of the motorsports industry, local dignitaries and race fans gathered on Thursday to honor one of the founding families of American racing at the Corning Museum of Glass. The family received the Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports.
IMRRC Council Member Rogers Dies Jan. 8
January 12, 2018
Marolyn Rogers, a member of the International Motor Racing Research Center’s Governing Council for 15 years, died Monday, Jan. 8, in Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Syd Silverman, IMRRC Council Chairman Emeritus:1932-2017
October 26, 2017
Syd Silverman, a member of the Racing Research Center’s Governing Council from the beginning, and chairman from 2005-13, died Aug. 27, 2017.
Jean Argetsinger, IMRRC Founder, Dies Monday
January 18, 2017
Jean Argetsinger, the matriarch of early American road racing and a leader in the creation of the International Motor Racing Research Center, died Monday, Jan. 16.
Council Member Ketchum Dies Oct. 1
October 5, 2016
Adrian L. Ketchum of Corning, N.Y., a Racing Research Center Governing Council member from the beginning in the late 1990s, died Oct. 1. His depth of experience with racing was crucial in the development of the Center.
Michael Argetsinger, IMRRC Council Member, Award-winning Motorsports Author, Dies
July 9, 2015
Michael R. Argetsinger, a founder of the International Motor Racing Research Center and an award-winning motorsports author, died July 7 at his home in Chicago.