United States

Mark Donohue

1937-03-18 - 1975-08-19 (age 38)


Championship Driver Team Event Location Prime Article type Date
508 articles
Clear all filters
Mark Donohue
Article type

Latest news on Mark Donohue


IMS Museum celebrates “Team Penske’s First 500”

As well as the exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of Mario Andretti’s Indy 500 victory, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum has today opened a mini exhibit in honor of a trio of Roger Penske’s landmark moments.

Penske’s 200 Indy car wins – Roger Penske picks his favorite races

With his legendary team having now scored its 200th IndyCar victory, Roger Penske tells David Malsher which have been his favorite results, from Mark Donohue through Rick Mears to Josef Newgarden.

Road course 'ringers' in Cup: A thing of the past?

The use of 'ringers' in NASCAR's premier division is not a very common practice anymore.

Ricky Carmichael, Tommy Kendall, and Mark Martin among Hall of Fame Inductees

The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America will induct its final Detroit class at the city’s famed Fillmore Theater in June of this year, president Ron Watson announced at Daytona International Speedway during the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Geoff Carter joins IMSA as series manager for TUDOR Championship

Indianapolis native has a 25-year history in most every aspect of racing.

SCCA announces new Hall of Fame class

Five famous names added to the roster.

Can-Am spec car revival: Will it work in 2015?

Unlimited Racing Championship to pair with Pirelli World Challenge at four tracks.

Jeremy Grenier winner of RRDC Mark Donohue Award

To be presented at dinner at Rolex 24 at Daytona.

International Race of Champions, where art thou?

The 12 car, 12 driver, 4 race dash for cash format championship was a crowd pleaser.

Amy Ruman takes Trans-Am win at Daytona

Cameron Lawrence, Dodge win TA2 Championship.

RRDC votes in 15 new members for 2014

Voting was held among all current RRDC members.

A doctor's take: Jules Bianchi brain injury

Dr. James Norman, who is also a race-winning driver, gives an insight into the kind of injury Jules Bianchi suffered un Suzuka

Paul Fix takes Trans-Am win at VIR

Peterson secures the championship, Andretti takes T2 victory.

Peterson on the cusp of Championship heading into VIR

Lawrence and Andretti vie for TA2 positioning, Francis and Betts look to increase leads.

Gordon Kirby: A walk around the Monterey Historics

'No wider celebration' of classic and vintage automobiles.

Kurt Busch named 2014 Sunoco Indianapolis 500 rookie of the year

Kurt Busch has been named the winner of prestigious award for his performance during the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday.

Speedway Memorabilia Show offers great deals

Christopher DeHarde talks about the 2014 Speedway Memorabilia Show at Indianapolis.

A new chapter begins at Lime Rock

Continental Tire Challenge to headline traditional Memorial Day classic

Ferrari’s North America 60th anniversary celebration starts

Will Ferrari cap off its 60th Anniversary year in North America with a championship three-peat?

The Sixties: Sports car racing comes of age

A look back at key moments over the past five decades.

Legends Bondurant, Gurney, Hubbard, Downing, Hylton, Barnes join SCCA Hall of Fame

Past inductees of the SCCA Hall of Fame include Mark Donohue, Denise McCluggage, Marge Binks, Carl Haas, Nick Craw, John Bishop, Paul Newman, Bobby Rahal, Carroll Shelby and Skip Barber.

Österreichring - a matter of perspective

A look at the return to the Red Bull Ring in Austria for the 2014 Austrian Grand Prix.

Good chances for Team Penske at Pocono

Team Penske's Power and Castroneves will both start on second row Sunday at Pocono

Andretti grabs his home pole for Pocono Indy 400

Marco Andretti was determined to match his Grandfather and his Dad at the Pocono Raceway near their hometown in Pennsylvania and he did it by earning the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race.

Danica Patrick first time on Pocono 400, the 'Indy of the East'

Danica Patrick: "This is the last track that I hadn’t been to, so it’s good that we tested.”

The spirit of Mark Donohue envisioned anew

An “ash - Through The Esses” feature remembering 'Captain Nice'. In the modern era of sportscar racing, Matt Bell invokes the memory of Mark Donohue’s spirit.

Cliff White presented with annual RRDC Mark Donohue Award in Daytona

This award for 42 years has gone to the driver at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs who the RRDC members feel exhibited the most outstanding performance of the weekend in terms of personal spirit and performance behind the wheel

Will Stewart take up Penske's offer?

Is there a chance that Tony Stewart will take up the offer made by Roger Penske at the NASCAR Sprint Cup celebration in Las Vegas? If he does, he will once again pull the Memorial weekend double.

Noble: SCCA champion, engine builder death notice

Bill Noble, one of the most prolific drivers in the history of the Sports Car Club of America, succumbed to a multiple-year battle with blood cancer on Tuesday. He was 69 years old.

A renowned Formula Vee engine builder and five-time FV National Champion, Noble was a bear of a man who had a gentle touch with both a torque wrench and a steering wheel. Bill came from humble origins and built a livelihood from his passion. He was instrumental in maintaining FV as one of the most popular SCCA classes. His "Engines by Noble" won countless races and an incredible 25 National Championships.

Despite competing in an extremely hard-fought class, only a handful of drivers have won more than Noble's five national championships. He was on the podium 13 times. He won the Valvoline ProVee Championship in 1994. Bill has received the Road Racing Drivers Club's Mark Donohue award and the Jerry Knapp Award from his fellow competitors at the ...

RRDC/FIA Young Drivers Symposium news 2010-12-16

RRDC/FIA YOUNG DRIVERS SYMPOSIUM ATTRACTS LARGE AND APPRECIATIVE AUDIENCE HILLIARD, Ohio (Dec. 16, 2010) -- A capacity crowd of 150 young drivers, family members, managers, coaches and assorted guests participated in the Road Racing Drivers ...

2011 Hall of Fame class announced

SCCA Announces 2011 Hall of Fame Class TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 8, 2010) -- Sports Car Club of America has revealed the names of four individuals and one team who will be inducted into the SCCA Hall of Fame at the 2011 National Convention, based on ...

Highcroft Racing news 2010-12-07

All American BRABHAM AND PAGENAUD RECEIVE ALL-AMERICAN TEAM HONORS David Brabham and Simon Pagenaud's American Le Mans Series championship-winning efforts for Patrón Highcroft Racing have been recognized by the American Auto Racing Writers and ...

RRDC/FIA Young Drivers Symposium news 2010-11-27

RISING RACING STARS EXTOL THE VIRTUES OF THE RRDC/FIA YOUNG DRIVERS SYMPOSIUM HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 27, 2010) -- An array of rising stars from the world of auto racing have praised members and officials of the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) and ...

RRDC names Shadowen 2010 Mark Donohue Awardee

PETER SHADOWEN, RECIPIENT OF 40TH ANNUAL RRDC MARK DONOHUE AWARD, TO BE HONORED AT 2011 SCCA NATIONAL CONVENTION HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 22, 2010) - Peter Shadowen, of Loxahatchee, Fla., was selected as the 40th annual recipient of the prestigious ...

RRDC/FIA Young Drivers Symposium news 2010-11-19

THIRD RRDC/FIA YOUNG DRIVERS SYMPOSIUM TO KICK OFF AT PRI SHOW WITH LINEUP OF EXPERT PANELISTS HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 19, 2010) - The third RRDC/FIA Young Drivers Symposium will kick off at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show in ...

RRDC/FIA Young Drivers Symposium news 2010-10-18

ROAD RACING DRIVERS CLUB TO PRESENT THIRD RRDC/FIA YOUNG DRIVERS SYMPOSIUM AT PRI SHOW IN DECEMBER HILLIARD, Ohio (Oct. 18, 2010) - The Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) will host its third RRDC/FIA Young Drivers Symposium at the Performance ...

This Week in Racing History (October 24-30)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 24 Juan Manuel Fangio drives a Mercedes-Benz W196 to victory in the Spanish Grand Prix at Pedralbes (1954). October 25 Mark Donohue drives a Lola to victory in the SCCA L&M ...