Auto Racing


NASCAR’s Aric Almirola excited for the FireKeepers Casino 400 at MIS

TweetROMULUS, Mich. — NASCAR driver Aric Almirola made a pit stop at the Marriott near Detroit Metro Airport to preview the upcoming FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). The Monster Energy Cup Series race is scheduled for Sunday, June 18 in the Irish Hills area. He was in town to promote the “Pie with Petty” special ticket package. Fans can attend a question-and-answer session with Almirola’s team owner Richard Petty and enjoy some apple bacon pie from Michigan’s Grand Traverse Pie Co. The ticket package costs $80 perRead More

SAE Foundation to Honor Racing Legend Jack Roush at Annual Celebration May 23, 2017 in Detroit

TweetWARRENDALE, Pa. – The SAE Foundation’s 2017 Annual Celebration will include an exciting addition to the evening festivities as auto industry expert and journalist John McElroy interviews Jack Roush, the 2017 Industry Leadership Award recipient, for an “Autoline This Week” broadcast. John McElroy, host of “Autoline Daily” and “Autoline This Week” has won numerous awards and accolades for his print, and broadcast coverage of the auto industry. In addition to interviewing Mr. Roush, he will also serve as the evening’s Master of Ceremonies. Jack Roush, Founder, CEO and Co-Owner ofRead More

WATCH: NASCAR’s Julia Landauer discusses the “Clash of Silicon Valley and NASCAR”

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). In this video, watch for an address by NASCAR driver Julia Landauer on the Tech Hub stage. Her speech was titled “Clash of Silicon Valley and NASCAR: The Divides (and Potential Brides) Between Racing, Modern Technology, and People.” She offered potential ways that NASCAR tracks can become greener and more interactive for the fans.  

Thunder Thursday at The Pike Outlets Promises Plenty of Action!

TweetLONG BEACH, Calif. — Thunder Thursday at The Pike Outlets, the free-to-the-public festival that annually kicks off the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach race weekend on Thursday, April 6, will have plenty of action for the entire family. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Thunder Thursday at The Pike Outlets will feature Verizon IndyCar Series pit stop competitions on Shoreline Drive, west of Pine Ave. at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with three-time Long Beach winner Sebastien Bourdais and his #18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda facing off against Spencer Pigot andRead More

Racing Legends Reunite at Auto Club 400 for Q&A in Fan Zone

TweetFONTANA, Calif. – Roger Penske, Richard Petty, Michael Waltrip, and Rusty Wallace are reuniting for a “Legends Q&A” session to share their racing stories and memorable moments prior to the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 on Sunday, March 26. Moderated by Jamie Little, NASCAR on FOX Pit Reporter, the Legends Q&A session is open to all ticket holders and scheduled from 9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on the main stage in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone. “These racing legends have so many greatRead More

NASCAR Driver Joey Logano excited for the Auto Club 400 in SoCal

TweetEL SEGUNDO, Calif. — NASCAR driver Joey Logano made a stop in southern California to tour the Automobile Driving Museum on Wednesday afternoon. He was in the area to promote the upcoming Auto Club 400 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on March 26. I spoke with Logano on the phone during his visit to the museum in El Segundo. “It was a blast. I got to check out a lot of great cars that they have there and also give a lotRead More

PHOTOS: 2016 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix — Part Two

TweetDETROIT — Will Power won the Dual in Detroit Race 2 on beautiful Belle Isle.  Simon Pagenaud came in second, while Ryan Hunter-Reay clocked in third.  During the last lap, (12) Power won the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Race 2 by only 0.9203 of a second.  Today’s race was 70 laps, 164.22 miles on the 14-turn, 2.35-mile street course. “The guys did a great job in the pits, got me out in front of the 28, then obviously on the restart, I thought, ‘I’ve really got to capitalize here, otherwise, we’reRead More

2015 FIA Formula E – Long Beach

TweetLONG BEACH, Calif. — It was a historic day on the Streets of Long Beach. Fans filled their seats for this free event. Twenty drivers stepped inside their cars for the very first FIA Formula E electric race. Headphones weren’t even necessary as decibels were about 80 dB (just about the same as your car). Instead of getting new tires and fuel, drivers swapped cars during their pit stop. The only American driver in the race was knocked out early. Andretti Autosport’s Scott Speed went off into the barriers at turn two andRead More