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W Series Cancels Remainder of 2022 Schedule

W Series—the all-female, single-seater racing championship—has announced that it will not host the final three races of its scheduled 2022 season, including the event at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas (October 21–22). In addition, the doubleheader at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City, Mexico, on October 28–30, will also be canceled. “As confirmed

Women with Drive II Summit to be Held at Hendrick Motorsports

GSEvents has announced the second annual Women with Drive II Summit (WWDII) will be held at Hendrick Motorsports Team Center on October 5-6, 2022 in Concord, NC. WWDII promises to be a ‘must attend’ event for women and men in the automotive and motorsports industry, educators, students, and anyone interested in learning more about career

1-on-1 with Tricia Musi

We recently caught up with Tricia Musi of Pat Musi Racing Engines and drag racing fame to talk about what she’s had going on lately. From working on cars and engines to drag racing with both Popeye and a new car nicknamed Double Trouble, Tricia has been keeping busy.

1-on-1 with Drag Racer Felicia Smith

Felicia Smith was never a huge gear head growing up. However, following her first taste of speed at the track, she’s been living a life of cars and racing ever since. She’s taken the past six years to build up her now infamous, orange CTS-V known as 4DRRCKT, as well as her own car/engine skills

1-on-1 with Phoenix Raceway President Julie Giese

Julie Giese got into the racing industry due to shear determination and no quit. From Watkins Glen to Daytona and now Phoenix, Julie has been part of some tremendous tracks and work within NASCAR and racing in general. Find out how she got to become one of only a few female track presidents in the

Women in Motorsports 2022 Class

Women in motorsports… need we say more? These nine women do some awesome things in this industry.

Women in Motorsports: Mattie Graves

Mattie Graves competes in the Outlaw Diesel Super Series (ODSS) dragster class, and is the only female doing so in a class that already has very few competitors in general. Find out more about this up and coming diesel drag racing star.

Women in Motorsports: Johnna Dunn

She got her drag racing license before she got her regular license, and that tells you everything you need to know about Johnna Dunn. She’s a drag racer and clutch specialist for her grandfather’s NHRA Top Fuel Funny Car team, Jim Dunn Racing.

Women in Motorsports: Kayla Blood

A veteran of the military, a former track star, an MMA fighter, Motocross and ATV racer, and now a Monster Jam driver, Kayla Blood has packed a lot into her still growing career. Now the driver of Soldier Fortune, she strives to make a name for herself and for other women looking to make motorsports a career.

Women in Motorsports: Felicia Smith

Felicia Smith was never a huge gear head. However, following her first taste of speed at the track, she’s been living a life of cars and racing ever since. She’s taken the past six years to build up her CTS-V and her own car/engine skills in an effort to share it all with the car community.

Women in Motorsports: Jillian McLaughlin

Not all of us start out in this industry. Take Jillian McLaughlin for example. The once hairdresser is now an engine builder helping do a little bit of everything at Precision Machine Engine in California.

Women in Motorsports: Janine Shoffner

Whether it’s motorcycles, skydiving or road racing, Janine Shoffner has an addiction to adrenaline-filled activities. For the last decade, road racing has been her biggest passion as a co-founder of J2-Racing.