AZ TRACKS

2017 Indy Car/ Silver Crown Copper at Phoenix International Raceway – Throwback Friday & Saturday

RR-AZ dug deep to find some retro Indy Car “swag,” from a few years back, to share with racers at Phoenix International Raceway, this Indy Car/Silver Crown Series weekend (April 28-29, 2017).  Swing on over to the Andy’s Plumbing/Racing RoundUp-AZ at Infield Motorcoach spot # 104, and check it out. In addition to the PIR banner (below) from the 2001…

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MINUTIAE

Racing RoundUp-Arizona went “live,” from the PIR Media Center

Nineteen years ago today (November 1, 1997), Racing RoundUp-Arizona went “live,” from the PIR Media Center, for the 1st of more than 700+ shows with Jamie, Jim Tretow and Dennis Czarnyszka attired in their RR-AZ “bowling” shirts and being supervised by “AlphaKitty” Betsy Reynolds, and aided by Terry Jeffords, Racing RoundUp founder. First Show Guests included: Scott Hansen,…

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NEWS

RR-AZ is joining, how about you Racer?   Motorsports is Under Threat

Elected Officials don’t realize the many benefits racing in the United States provides.  We are being over-regulated and under-valued. The United States Motorsports Association (USMA) is unifying all forms of racing to take our powerful message across America.  Motorsports provides many economic benefits across our country.  But we haven’t done a great job of telling our story.…

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MINUTIAE

Charlotte media company kills NASCAR Illustrated by AUTOWEEK

American City Business Journals announced recently that NASCAR Illustrated magazine will cease to exist after the next issue.PHOTO BY LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC NEXT ISSUE WILL BE THE PUBLICATION’S LAST The NASCAR media landscape will be a little more bare next month. According to talkingbiznews.com, NASCAR Illustrated is shutting its doors. American City Business Journals, the Charlotte-based parent of…

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