The sport of automobile racing has evolved greatly since the 1950s, moving from dusty fairgrounds tracks carved out of unused farm land to glitzy stadiums that encircle ribbons of pavement as smooth as a billiard table. The cars have changed, from street cars driven off the showroom floor then modified for racing to purpose-built tube […]

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Sixteen-year-old Carson Hocevar sped to the General Tire Pole for Sunday’s ARCA Menards Series Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 at Salem Speedway. Hocevar turned a fast lap of 17.073 seconds/117.027 miles per hour around the high-banked 0.555 mile oval located in the hills of southern Indiana, about half an […]

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For drivers under 18 years of age, their ARCA Menards Series season didn't start with the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire at Daytona International Speedway. ARCA rules stipulate that drivers under 18 can only race on tracks one mile and under, meaning the 2.5-mile Daytona tri-oval is off limits.   For 16-year-old Carson […]

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Carson Hocevar’s first Snowball Derby experience didn’t exactly go as planned. He made the 300-lap race through the last chance qualifier, but a crash on a restart around Lap 60 ended his race early. But, Hocevar and his team were planning on doing double-duty between the Snowball Derby and the Snowflake 100, and Hocevar said […]

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Pro Late Models hit the pavement at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida for three practice sessions on Thursday morning and afternoon. When the final checkered flag fell, the driver with the longest trip to the Panhandle was sitting atop the overall leaderboard.   California’s Derek Thorn led the way on Thursday with a fast […]

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Carson Hocevar lit the short track racing world on fire in 2017, winning three JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour races and becoming the youngest NASCAR champion when he won the Super Late Model track championship at Berlin Raceway .  With another full year under his belt, the 15-year-old racer from Portage, Michigan is now gearing up for […]

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