The Zen of Street Racing

Editors Note: This post originally ran on the Risi Competizione website in April of 2009. It describes a race meeting at the Long Beach Grand Prix, among other topics. The Long Beach Grand Prix(now known as the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and also as the Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix) is a […]

String Theory and Lime Rock Race Park

  Yesterday, Risi Competizione, the top North America Ferrari GT racing team, ran at Lime Rock in Connecticut. Lime Rock is and always has been a tough track for the Ferrari; it’s traditionally been much better suited to the Corvettes and Porsches and BMWs that also race in the GTLM class. Risi Comp finished the […]

The Annotated History of Sebring, Part 3

(Note: the 2016 running of The 12 is over, now, but the series on Sebring’s incredible history continues. Here’s Part 3). The Plastic Fantastic: How Chaparral Changed Sportscar Racing. Continuing our look into the cars, companies, drivers, and personalities who have made the 12 Hours of Sebring a legendary race.   [table] Year, Car, Entrant, […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1965, Part 4

Fast Films: The 1965 race at the 12 Hours of Sebring was the debut party for the Chaparral on the world sports car racing stage. This is the fourth installment of a five part series on the race, produced by Louis Galanos.   The Fine Print: Originally posted on YouTube by Louis Galanos, who we […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1965, Part 3

Fast Film: Third installment of Louis Galanos’  five part video series posted on YouTube covering the 1965 race. As before: Highly recommended that you read Louis’ excellent written piece in Sports Car Digest. The Fine Print: Originally posted on YouTube by Louis Galanos, who we we thank for his efforts in both print and film. […]

THE LAGUNA SECA PREVIEW: RISI COMP'S TEAM ENGINEER GETS YOU READY TO RACE

Risi Competizione has been featuring Rick Mayer’s pre-race commentary for almost a decade now. Rick is the Team Engineer for Risi Comp, and is responsible for setting up the car for the course and the conditions. He has a very unique perspective on the race track, our car and drivers, and the competition, and he […]

THE LAGUNA SECA PREVIEW: RISI COMP’S TEAM ENGINEER GETS YOU READY TO RACE

Risi Competizione has been featuring Rick Mayer’s pre-race commentary for almost a decade now. Rick is the Team Engineer for Risi Comp, and is responsible for setting up the car for the course and the conditions. He has a very unique perspective on the race track, our car and drivers, and the competition, and he […]