Johnson wins first CRA race

R.J. Johnson won his first-ever California Racing Association sprint car race March 24, earning a narrow victory over Mike Spencer in the 30-lap main event that night at Perris Auto Speedway. “Everything was good tonight,” Johnson said. “The car was good, the motor ran great. Everybody had it set up good.” Johnson also missed a […]

Spencer excelling in Chaffin car

Mike Spencer’s first season in the #50 sprint car owned by Ron Chaffin has seen the Temecula driver progress to one of the top California Racing Association drivers. Spencer stood second in the point standings after a second-place finish in the March 24 main event at Perris Auto Speedway. His previous PAS race March 3 […]

Ride ends with drawing for Harley

On Saturday, April 7, at 10:30 a.m. motorcycle enthusiasts will rumble into Lake Elsinore to participate in a free ride from 520 Chaney Sreet in Lake Elsinore and tour areas around Diamond Valley Lake, Temecula Wine Country and ending at Quaid Temecula Harley Davidson. The Rotary Rumble will end with a free luncheon at Quaid […]

Baja Off Road Report: Biline-Gadsin wins Italian Baja

There was a surprise ending to this year’s Italian Baja grand finale. The Russian crew, with pilot Boris Gadasin and co-pilot Alexa Mironenko in their Nissan pickup, won with a total of 04:28:37. At the end of the very last section on the riverbed, they were able to surpass the dominators of the race, Marc […]

Special occasions number one reason for washing cars

People consider their cars an extension of themselves, so it’s no wonder that when it comes to special occasions, a trip to the carwash is almost always a precursor to celebratory festivities. It’s not just investing in a car; for many it’s investing in the one you love. According to an International Carwash Association (ICA) […]

Nissan previews 2008 Titan, Pathfinder, Armada

Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) recently previewed the new 2008 Nissan Titan full-size pickup, Pathfinder mid-size SUV and Armada full-size SUVs at a press conference at the Nissan Technical Center North America, Farmington Hills, MI, prior to their public debut at the 2007 Chicago Auto Show February 9-18 at McCormick Place, Chicago. The three new […]

Subaru World Rally team heads to snow-bound forest roads of Sweden

The Subaru World Rally completed its objective of finishing in the points on Rally Norway. Following the fourth and sixth-place finishes achieved by Chris Atkinson/Glenn Macneall and Petter Solberg/Phil Mills respectively on Rallye Monte Carlo last month, the team wanted to focus its efforts on consistent, reliable performances on the back-to-back events in Sweden and […]

Temecula Valley Elks form Topless and Classics Club

Members of the Temecula Valley Elks recently formed a group, the Topless and Classics Club, for those individuals with classic cars and convertibles. They held their first outing at Menifee Lakes Country Club for brunch on Sunday. Their motto is “Temecula Elks: Having Fun Doing Good.” The Temecula Valley Elks support various youth groups in […]

Race That Helped Put Lake Elsinore on the Map is Adjusted for Residents

Lake Elsinore city officials, the race promoter, and downtown area neighbors reached a preliminary agreement for a new route for the city’s historic motocross race, the Lake Elsinore GFI Grand Prix. The changed leg of the route would bypass Prospect Street, keep racers off main residential streets, and confine the course primarily to the dirt […]

Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac to host National Child Passenger Safety Event

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, highway crashes are the leading cause of death and injury for children annually. In addition, more than 40 percent of children under the age of 8 who die or suffer incapacitating injuries in fatal car crashes are unrestrained. In observance of National Child Passenger Safety […]