BLOG: Would You LIke To Sponsor My Race Team?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Article/Photo By Tom Baker– “Would you like to sponsor my race team?” No.  That question is the modern-day marketing equivalent of smoking a pipe or shaggy green carpet on the walls of your house. It’s so 1970’s. Stop asking it. If all you have is a race car and a driver, you […]

CARS TOUR: Kvapil Claims Thrilling Window World 125 Victory At North Wilkesboro

Travis Kvapil Wins North WIlkesboro CARS Tour race Steering Wheel Nation

NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. – Carson Kvapil dominated the Window World 125 CARS Late Model Tour event at North Wilkesboro Speedway on Wednesday night.  The event was a showcase of past-meets-present that concluded the paved portion of XR Events’ Racetrack Revival presented by Raymer Oil Company. Dale Earnhardt Jr. brought innumerable fanfare and excitement to the capacity […]

Zane Smith Returns To Front Row Motorsports In 2023

Zane Smith Returns To Front Row Motorsports In 2023 - Steering Wheel Nation

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Zane Smith, the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Regular Season Champion, will return to Front Row Motorsports (FRM) in 2023 to compete in a dynamic schedule that will include defending his regular season championship with the No. 38 team in the NASCAR Truck Series. In addition, Smith will make his Daytona […]

Darlington Welcomes Stock Car Classics Group

DARLINGTON, SC — Tom Baker Photos — Darlington Raceway, known as “The Lady In Black”, welcomed the STOCK CAR CLASSICS group to the facility for a day of lapping the track and raising funds for the Humane Society of Darlington County.   There were 13 cars in attendance, spanning four decades of NASCAR racing from the […]

SAM CORRY BECOMES YOUNGEST USF JUNIORS RACE WINNER AT 14

LEXINGTON, Ohio. – July 14, 2022 – Photo Credit: USFJuniors.com –Sam Corry, 14, of Cornelius, North Carolina, became the youngest race winner in the USF Juniors open wheel series at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course last weekend. He outdueled series points leader Mac Clark in the first of the weekend’s three races to get the victory. […]

Steering Wheel Nation Launches Grassroots Racing Magazine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Steering Wheel Nation is excited to share the newest addition of their media lineup- Steering Wheel Magazine. Printed quarterly and featuring an enhanced digital edition for each issue, this new magazine will focus on unique feature stories from grassroots levels in motorsports and behind-the-scenes exclusive content that you won’t find anywhere else. […]

Kaz Grala Wins at Road America in Second-Career Trans-Am Series Start

Kaz Grala Wins In Second Trans-Am Series Start

LKHART LAKE, Wis. (July 2, 2022) ― Kaz Grala finished what he started last weekend, winning the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli TA class race at Road America from the pole in only his second-career series start. After mechanical issues at Mid-Ohio took him out of contention while running up front in his series […]

BRANDON HANKS EXCITED FOR LAKE OZARK POWRI HOLIDAY WEEK RUN

Brandon Hanks 410 Sprint Car Speeding Through The Corner

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Popular mid-south 410 sprint car racer Brandon Hanks and his team are preparing for a return to Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Missouri on July 2nd and 3rd to celebrate Independence Day with the appropriate mix of horsepower and speed. In his most recent visit to Lake Ozark two weeks ago, Hanks […]

Legendary Businessman, Philanthropist And NASCAR Hall of Famer Bruton Smith Passes Away

Bruton Smith Charlotte Motor Speedway

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CMS/HHP Photo — A visionary and transformative figure in both business and entertainment, Ollen Bruton Smith, the founder and executive chairman of Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH), Speedway Motorsports and Speedway Children’s Charities died today of natural causes. He was 95. Born March 2, 1927, Smith was the youngest of nine children and grew […]