Katie Hettinger races at Hickory Motor Speedway.

14-Year-Old Katie Hettinger Makes Presence Known with Victory at Hickory Motor Speedway

DRYDEN, Mich. (Sept. 13, 2021) – Even at 5’1”, 14-year-old Katie Hettinger will walk into Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway a little taller this Saturday. That’s because on Sept. 4 at the .363-mile oval, Hettinger won the 50-lap Limited Late Model feature as part of the Bobby Isaac Memorial event. In scoring her first victory at the “Birthplace […]

Continue Reading

MDG Karting & HRT Driver Development Announce Merger for Remainder of 2021 Karting Season

ORANGE, Calif. – On Friday, Motorsport Development Group and HRT Driver Development have announced a merger to join forces for the remainder of the 2021 season. Their combined efforts will take effect and start this weekend at Willow Springs International Raceway for the California ProKart Challenge on September 11 in Rosamond, California. “I started a […]

Continue Reading

Mike D’s BBQ joins Hunter Smith for multiple DNQ Karting Series races

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer Hunter Smith will sport new sponsor Mike D’s BBQ as he returns to the seat of the No. 35 Joey Gase Racing kart in the DNQ Karting Series tomorrow evening. Smith, the owner of FitStop Performance where he is a performance coach for motorsports athletes is no stranger to racing. […]

Continue Reading

Preece Prevails; Connecticut native wins NASCAR Modified Race at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. – Thirty-one cars entered Whelen 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS), but the opening showdown of Doubleheader Saturday came down to just three, with Ryan Preece holding off a wicked fast Justin Bonsignore and Ron Silk to earn his first-ever points win at his home track. “I feel like I won Daytona,” […]

Continue Reading

Young BMX Riders Leave Their Mark on The Big Easy

By Jerry Jordan, Editor Known for great food and amazing parties, the New Orleans area is a destination stop for adults from around the world wanting to get a feel for The Big Easy. But this past weekend several hundred youngsters from across the country descended on Gretna BMX Raceway for the Bayou Classic Nationals, […]

Continue Reading

Hunter Smith to get back behind the wheel at Millbridge Speedway

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer Before he started FitStop Performance in 2018, combining his love of fitness and motorsports, Hunter Smith spent his time behind the wheel of race cars. It has been five years since his last major race, but that all changes next weekend. That is right. He is back. New Jersey’s own […]

Continue Reading