Browsing the "Off-Track Events" Category

June 29, 2014 - 4 Comments

High-end fashion design house Kate Spade’s recent racing line was all the rage June 26 when reigning ,Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter Reay’s traveling fundraiser, “The Yellow Party” popped up...

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June 22, 2014 - 1 Comments

With his Firestone 600 win at Texas Motor Speedway behind him and the rest of the Verizon IndyCar Series season in front of him, Ed Carpenter spent the weekend of...

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June 15, 2014 - 2 Comments

Andy O’Gara got an early Father’s Day gift June 14 when he arrived home from the hospital with his wife, Sarah Fisher, and the newest addition to their family, Daniel...

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March 18, 2013 - 3 Comments

At one time, the Ybor City section of Tampa out-produced Havana as the cigar-rolling capital. Tampa Bay, which includes St. Petersburg, remains famous for two other Cuban staples: Strong coffee...

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March 13, 2013 - 1 Comments

It’s understandable, but not orchestrated, that Page Mader and Al Speyer would retire in the same season of year. They’ve been synonymous with Firestone Racing and, in a sense, with...

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March 11, 2013 - 3 Comments

How’s this for a calling card? “Harvey Firestone Jr., the oldest son of the founder, asked me if I wanted a summer job and I said, ‘Heck, yeah.’ That was...

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March 1, 2013 - 1 Comments

JR Hildebrand turned heads at Sonoma Raceway even before he guided the No. 4 National Guard Panther Racing car onto the 3.84-mile, 12-turn road course during a Chevrolet manufacturer test...

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July 31, 2012 - 0 Comments

The inaugural “Rally for the Ranch,” hosted by the Bobby Rahal Foundation for the benefit of The Buckeye Ranch, will take place at Easton (Ohio) Town Centre beginning at 4...

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June 22, 2012 - 3 Comments

NEWTON, Iowa — In honor of Take Your Dog to Work Day, Andretti Autosport owner Michael Andretti brought his German Shepherd, Leroy, to the Andretti Autosport garage at Iowa Speedway after...

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May 23, 2012 - 1 Comments

“It’s a small world,” Sebastian Saavedra says (without breaking into song) while seated next to Ana Beatriz at the Bayside Marketplace in Miami. Saavedra, who turns 22 on June 2,...

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