Don’t forget to bring some canned food to be donated to local food pantries as part of the 12 Days of Christmas. Bring them to McGilvery’s Speedway Tuesday evening or drop them by at your convenience.
Tuesday December 15th will be the last Autosportradio.com Show for 2015. We will return on Tuesday January 5th 2016.
The Autosportradio.com 2015 Show will stream live on Tuesday December 15th live from McGilvery’s Speedway.. 3009 North High School Road, beginning at 7PM ET.
The program can be seen/heard by logging onto www.autosportradio.com and the program streamed live on YouTube will be on the home page.
When the program concludes you will find the archive available on Don Kay’s YouTube channel.
Scheduled Guests are:
It didn’t take long for Redlands Top Fuel dragster driver Leah Pritchett to secure a ride in the 2016 NHRA Yello Mello Drag Racing Series.
Less than two months after Pritchett was sidelined when Dote Racing announced it was taking 2016 off, Bob Vandergriff Racing announced Thursday the Cal State San Bernardino graduate will join it as part of a two-car team.
Pritchett, who finished 14th in the 2015 points standings in a part-time role, will be sponsored by Quaker State.
With BVR, Pritchett will team with Dave Connolly, who finished 10th in points in his rookie season in the class. Larry Dixon, who competed in the class in 2015 under the BVR banner, has not announced what his role will be in 2016.
“The opportunity to run a complete NHRA Top Fuel season has been a goal that I have worked toward for a very long time,” Pritchett said. “I am beyond excited for the opportunity to focus on making the Countdown next season, competing for a championship, working alongside Bob Vandergriff Jr., and re-introducing the Quaker State brand back into the NHRA.
“This dream is now a reality, thanks in large part to the vision of Bob Vandergriff Jr., as well as the support of great companies and people along my way to this personal and professional milestone, and, of course, my fans.”
Toni is the former Senior Event Director of the 500 Festival. She held that position for 25 years, but is now moving on to do consulting in the event planning and coordinating business.
She is involved with the Speedway business on Main Street 3 Sister and a Trunk. The store has created a 100th Indy 500 T shirt featuring a drawing by Ron Burton on the front and a yearly calendar on the back for you to note what years you have attended the race.
Bring some cash or check and get yours Tuesday evening.
Scott “Chicago’s Own” Jasek
Founded in 2001, the Indy Racing Experience provides fans the ultimate opportunity of a lifetime by experiencing the high speeds of IndyCar racing with Their driving and 2-seater programs. While casually talking one afternoon in a small garage on Gasoline Alley in Indianapolis, Scott Jasek, Joe Kennedy and Jeff Sinden imagined stretching out a regular IndyCar Series car to allow for a passenger to sit behind the driver and truly experience the speed and pressure that comes with IndyCar racing. Nearly a decade later, the Indy Racing Experience has evolved into a one-of-a-kind experience for race fans and car enthusiasts.
In addition to taking a ride in the 2-seater driven by an Indy Racing League driver around any of the tracks on the IndyCar Series schedule, fans also have the opportunity to drive these IndyCar machines, which competed in the Indianapolis 500. Thrill seekers have traveled the world to drive these cars at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In November 2008, the Indy Racing Experience expanded its operations to the Walt Disney World® Speedway near Orlando, Fla., and offers daily ride and drive opportunities at the former home of the IndyCar Series’ season opener.
To date, the Indy Racing Experience has given more than 12,000 rides to celebrities, media, race fans and car enthusiasts over the past eight years. However, the history of the company and its owners extends back more than 20 years.