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Track Feature: New Jersey Motorsports Park

Since opening in 2008, New Jersey Motorsports Park has become one of motorsports enthusiasts’ favorite tracks on the East Coast. The 500-acre facility is located about an hour south of Philadelphia, in Millville, New Jersey, next door to a historic WWII airfield. With its unique circuit design, both the 2.25-mile, 13-turn Thunderbolt Raceway and the 1.9-mile, 10-turn Lightning Raceway can be operated

September 22nd, 2023|Motorsports Fun, Track Feature|

10 Great Car Museums to Visit

Summer is a great time for a trip to one of the many great car museums across the country. These are 10 of our favorites.

1. Petersen Automotive Museum

Location: Los Angeles, California
Number of Cars: 300+
Special Exhibit: Cars of Film and Television – Features iconic vehicles from movies and shows.
Most Interesting Vehicle: Thelma and Louise Thunderbird

The Petersen Automotive Museum is one of the world’s largest automobile

July 25th, 2023|Motorsports Fun|

Track Feature: Barber Motorsports Park

Since opening in 2003, Barber Motorsports Park has become one of the premier racing circuits in the world and a favorite of HPDE enthusiasts in the southeastern United States. The 880-acre park is located just east of Birmingham, Alabama, right next door to the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum. The 2.38-mile, 16-turn, clockwise course is challenging and compact, with a number of elevation

February 23rd, 2023|Motorsports Fun, Track Feature|

Sim Racing FAQs

It’s winter again for much of the country, which means most tracks aren’t holding HPDE events. But other options exist. Sim racing is great fun and can help keep your mind and reflexes sharp during the off-season.

If you’re not familiar with sim racing as a sport, read on to learn more. We answer many of your sim racing questions, including how sim

January 11th, 2023|Motorsports Fun, Motorsports Tips, Off-Track|

All About the Racing Industry

While most people do HPDE as a hobby, some want to go further, pursuing a career in the racing industry. But the path from practicing on a skid pad to making it to the starting line of the Rolex 24 at Daytona isn’t always easy.

Even when you’re a driver who knows your way around the garage and the track, racing can seem

November 10th, 2022|Motorsports Fun, Motorsports Tips|

Track Feature: Lime Rock Park

Open for racing since 1957, Lime Rock Park has played an important role in American motorsports. A natural terrain road racing venue, Lime Rock Park is tucked away in the small hamlet of Lakeville in the Berkshire Mountains area of Northwest Connecticut. But it’s still easily accessible from Boston, New York City and all points in the Northeast. The 1.5-mile, seven-turn course

August 31st, 2022|Motorsports Fun, Track Feature|

Handy Motorsports Glossary of Terms

An excerpt from The HPDE 1st-Timer’s Guide, written by Ross Bentley.

When you start participating in HPDE events, you’ll soon discover what may seem like a new language! Like many things, motorsports has its own lingo. This handy motorsports glossary of terms will help you learn key definitions when you’re getting started in HPDE. Plus, you can always refer back to

May 26th, 2022|Motorsports Fun, Motorsports Tips|

Hallett Motor Racing Circuit Track Feature

For over 45 years, Hallett Motor Racing Circuit has been known as one of the most challenging and fun tracks in North America. Just 35 miles west of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hallett is located in the beautiful Osage Hills area, known for its breathtaking sunrises and spectacular sunsets. The reversible 1.8-mile, 10-turn course features 80 feet of elevation change, multiple technically challenging blind

October 21st, 2021|Motorsports Fun, Track Feature|

Watkins Glen International Track Feature

Watkins Glen International is one of the country’s most famous and challenging road racing circuits. Located just south of the Seneca in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, you can find The Glen tucked in between local vineyards and woodlands. The 550-acre facility currently features three track configurations, plus paddocks, garages, grandstands, media center, dining, shops and camping facilities.

History of

August 18th, 2021|Motorsports Fun, Track Feature|

Track Feature: VIRginia International Raceway

In the world of motorsport racing, VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) is legendary as one of the country’s first permanent road racing circuits. Located at the Virginia-North Carolina border, VIR features 1,300 acres of world-class facilities and resort club amenities just an hour’s drive from the Raleigh-Durham metro area.

The rolling hills and lush forest are home to a 3.27-mile road course, as well

April 22nd, 2021|Motorsports Fun, Track Feature|