by Steve Relyea Track Night in America Track Night in America, a program designed to get members of the general public onto the track, has been renewed and expanded for 2016. Launched last year by the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), Track Night in America offers an easy and ...Read More »
This month’s news includes “Track Night in America,” the National Speedway Directory, and the economic impact of a racing complex.
Track Night in America SCCA has announced a new program that was developed as a way to make on-track experiences at race circuits more accessible to the general public. Called Track Night in America, the program features an affordable, weeknight lapping program for street cars and drivers ranging from track ...Read More »
Auto racing is Americans’ fourth-favorite sport, motorsport spending is on the rise, and Millennials enjoy owning and customizing cars.
by Steve Relyea Fourth-Favorite Sport Seven percent of the Americans who follow at least one sport, say auto racing is their favorite sport. That makes auto racing America’s fourth-favorite sport, behind pro football (32 percent), baseball (16 percent), and men’s college football (10 percent). The Harris Poll reported these findings ...Read More »
The specialty-equipment industry’s “hottest vehicles,” a new prototype series, and a new location for the PWA Conference are in the news.
By Steve Relyea Hottest Vehicles The Honda Fit was named “Hottest Sport Compact” at the 2014 SEMA Show held last November. This was one of four SEMA Awards presented at the show. The winners of the other three awards were domestic vehicles: the Ford Mustang (“Hottest Car”), the Chevrolet Silverado ...Read More »