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60Nissan backs DeltaWing racecar, headed for Le Mans [w/video]

The DeltaWing project now has two major corporate backers and, more importantly, an engine. Nissan and Michelin have signed on with the innovative project of designer Ben Bowlby, Dan Gurney's All-American Racers and Don Panoz. Now called the Nissan DeltaWing, the Japanese firm will provide a turbocharged, direct-injected 1.6-liter, four-cylinder with an output of around 300 horsepower. Known as DIG-T, the powerplant shares the same roots as the engine in the Nissan Juke.

1Monterey 2010: Dan Gurney honored at 2010 Motorsports Reunion

Dan Gurney Tribute at the 2010 Monterey Motorsports Reunion - Click above for high-res image gallery

16Video: The 1970 12 Hours of Sebring completely ruled

1970 12 Hours of Sebring film - Click above to watch video after the jump

14eBay Find of the Day: Ex-Gurney 1969 Shelby Trans Am Mustang Boss 302

Dan Gurney's 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Trans-Am – Click above for image gallery

7Dan Gurney to be honored at Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Few people have had as great an impact on motorsports as Dan Gurney. He's been a driver, team owner, and manufacturer, and has won races doing all at the same time. Gurney has competed successfully at Daytona, Sebring, the Nürburgring, Indianapolis and Le Mans.

10eBay Find of the Day: Rare '69 DeTomaso Mangusta packs pedigree, Gurney engine

1969 De Tomaso Mangusta with Gurney Eagle engine – Click above for high-res image gallery

7New York 2008: Gurney still battling Parnelli

Click image above for high-res gallery of the Saleen Gurney Mustang

1Five inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

The Automotive Hall of Fame has added five new inductees to its ranks. A.J. Foyt, Dan Gurney, Charles B. King, Sergio Pininfarina, and Shoichiro Toyoda were honored with a formal induction ceremony on Tuesday, October 16th, having been named as inductees back in March at the New York International Auto Show. Foyt and Gurney are honored for their racing endeavors as teammates and owners. Charles B. King may be an obscure name to most, but he was a renaissance man who designed, built, and drove th

AddFive more inductees for the Automotive Hall of Fame

Although the actual award ceremony and induction won't take place until October, the Automotive Hall of Fame announced its class of 2007. Five legendary names from all facets of the automotive world were revealed during the International Motor Press Association meeting at the New York International Auto Show yesterday. The full release follows the jump, but here are the five inductees in brief:

5Ford bringing Gurney, GT40 to Goodwood

With less than a week to go before the 2006 Goodwood Festival of Speed, the announcements from participating marques continue to roll in. Ford will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its 1-2-3 finish at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans and its 4-year win streak at Circuit de la Sarthe by sending one of its original GT40 racing cars prepared for Goodwood in the 1966 winning livery.

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