The Driving Force behind VIR

Being part of The Autoverse means I get to meet some of the most interesting people in the world of motorsport.

Recently, I spoke with Connie Nyholm, co-owner and CEO of the Virginia International Raceway.

RSC Motors Chimera Racing Team – 2022 Season Recap

RSC Motors, Inc. completed its first full racing season in 2022, competing in the Sports Car Club of America’s Formula Atlantic Class. Team Principal and Driver Victor Seaber built this race rar from scratch – going from bare chassis to a full race car in just ten days in April due to supply chain issues. …

Getting on Track

As a relative newcomer to track driving, I’m going to share my experience getting on track – which seems to be pretty common. Stages of Getting the Track Bug Automotive Passion Frustration with Public Roads Research (this phase can last a looonng time) The Two Step Pulling the Trigger Driver Education Upgrading Your Hardware View …

Miami Grand Prix – First Impressions from a First Timer

The Miami Grand Prix has gotten a lot of attention, but from what I’ve gathered from social media, it’s a mixed bag. Some love the glamours South Beach backdrop, even if the event is a bit north in land locked Miami Gardens. There have been lots of celebrity sightings, and the race hasn’t even started …

Why The Nürburgring is a Motorsports Obsession

For nearly a century, Germany’s Nürburgring course has proven to be one of the world’s biggest and toughest race tracks. With over 25 kilometers of narrow straightaways, banked corners, and blind hairpins, simply completing a lap takes titanic resolve from even seasoned drivers. The original “Ring was conceptualized in the early ’20s, and completed in …

Dallara: Italy’s Underdog Race Car Builder

When you’re told to think of Italian race car manufacturers, Ferrari and Maserati come to mind. You may not have thought of Dallara, but the company has regardless worked behind the scenes of prestigious racing series for nearly 50 years. Building chassis for IndyCar, Formula 1, and Le Mans teams, as well as providing street …