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March 1, 2015

One of the key off-season moves has been that of Scot Elkins (above, center), who has gone from being IMSA’s technical chief to landing new opportunities in the Mazda Road to Indy paddock and the motorsports industry in general. His latest appointment was made last month, when the former ALMS executive was announced as the new Chief Operating Officer of the Motorsport Safety Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving safety standards in racing. Founded by NGT Motorsport driver Henrique Cisneros last year in memory of teammate Sean Edwards, who was killed in a...

October 20, 2014

NGT Motorsport team owner Ramez Wahab has established one of the most respected Porsche customer teams in North American sports car racing, and has decided to shift his program's focus from endurance to sprint racing next year. After participating in the inaugural season TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the GTD category, Wahab's Florida-based effort will cast its lot with the Pirelli World Challenge series in 2015, joining newly crowned GTD champions Turner Motorsport in the move. "GTD we're not going to do next year," Wahab told RACER. "Our plan is to run four to...

July 29, 2014

This race focused series of The Wheel Men Show covers stories and results of the recent race weekend along with driver and team incites of the events. Jay and Gorilla Steve work to bring opinions on all things involved in the sports car racing world. This week we will talk about the safety of the sport we love. We will be talking with Henrique Cisneros from the Motorsport Safety Foundation. What the mission of the foundation is and how they plan to help the motorsports community improve the sport and the safety for all drivers, team members, and track staff. We look forward to speaking...

April 29, 2014

SERKET Racing driver Mark Llano has been named to the board of directors for the newly created Motorsport Safety Foundation (MSF). The foundation was created to honor the memory of Sean Edwards, a driver who was tragically killed during a test session on a track in Australia that did not meet minimum safety standards. MSF was founded with the mission to give members a voice about safety concerns at racetracks all over the world. MSF is committed to not only discussing and researching these concerns, but rectifying them, as well. Llano, Edwards and MSF Founder and President Henrique...

March 24, 2014

The Motorsport Safety Foundation announced its formation in Sebring two weeks ago, and now that it's been made public, Henrique Cisneros is talking more about the plans of the organization. The Motorsport Safety Foundation was first envisioned by Cisneros late last year after his friend and co-driver Sean Edwards died in a teaching accident at the Queensland Raceway in October. With an already tragic year with the loss of Edwards' friend Allan Simonsen at Le Mans, Cisneros said he was waiting for the motorsports world to react. "Two top knotch professional sports car drivers passed...

March 14, 2014

The Motorsport Safety Foundation debuted today at Sebring International Raceway, introducing the non-profit organization dedicated to improving safety standards in motorsport. This organization was founded with the mission to give members a voice about safety concerns at racing tracks all over the world, and is committed to not only discussing and researching these concerns, but to rectify them as well. The Motorsport Safety Foundation honors the memory of Sean Edwards, a professional racecar driver who was killed at a track in Australia that was not equipped with the minimum safety...

March 14, 2014

The Motorsport Safety Foundation debuted today at Sebring International Raceway, introducing the non-profit organization dedicated to improving safety standards in motorsport. This organization was founded with the mission to give members a voice about safety concerns at racing tracks all over the world, and is committed to not only discussing and researching these concerns, but to rectify them as well. The Motorsport Safety Foundation honors the memory of Sean Edwards, a professional race car driver who was killed at a track in Australia that was not equipped with the minimum safety...

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