Archive for the ‘Motor Sports’ Category

Engines Start again in St. Pete

#10 Tony Kanaan finished 3rd breaking up the team Penske dominance.  Penske place 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th (photo Rodney Meyering  / RSEN)

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg to open Verizon IndyCar Series season, March 11-13  Tickets to the three-day, adrenaline-pumping event go on sale to the public November 4 PETERSBURG,  Fla. — The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, one of the biggest event weekends in the Tampa Bay area, will serve as the opening race […]

ICYMI AUDIO: Joe Sabatini Festivals of Speed 10-7-15

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Joe Sabatini of Festivals of Speed comes on the show to talk about the St. Petersburg, Orlando, Ameila Island and Miami Festivals of Speed shows…

No Rain, Russell Reigns

Bobby Good 27, finishes third, battling here with Gorham, who would finish 2nd (photo by Rodney Meyering)

  New Smyrna Beach, Fla. — If you live in Florida, you know it’s been raining.  Raining a lot.  The events at New Smyrna Speedway, just south of Daytona Beach, have been affected by rain six of the last eight weeks.  Not last night.  Beautiful weather greeted 19 Super Late Models for the annual Marion Edwards Jr. […]

Dodenhoff Dominates in No. Cal


  Sean Dodenhoff Wins Petaluma BCRA Midget Feature Main Event Lapping the 20 Car field up to 5th Place. Sean Driving the Rocket Sports & Entertainment, Torco Oil, Brad Dodenhoff/East Hills Chiropractic Special put on a stellar performance Winning Heat 1 and Completely running away with the Main Event Win!  READ FULL STORY FROM NATIONAL SPEED SPORT […]

It’s Cope’s Challenge at New Smyrna

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  The 2015 Bright House Challenge 100 New Smyrna Beach, Fla. — Travis Cope bobbled on his first lap of qualifying, but recovered to post the sixth fastest time of the 13 Super Late Models that showed up to race 100 laps on a beautiful, Chamber of Commerce, picture perfect night.  Tim Russell was back in […]

Dodenhoff and Rocket Sports & Entertainment

In Bakersfield, California the Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network USAC Midget car driven by Sean Dodenhoff. (photo courtesy of Sean Dodenhoff / East Hills Racing)

  Bakersfield, CA. — Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network once again is excited to be part of the Sean Dodenhoff  / East Hills Racing team for 2015.  Dodenhoff will be racing in the USAC Midget Series racing  out west and in the national circuit in Indiana and Illinois. Rick Sassone of Rocket Sports & Entertainment was all smiles […]

Rookies Speed into the Big Easy

Stefano Coletti  (Rodney Meyering / RSEN)

    St. Petersburg, Fla.– This year was my second year having the opportunity to cover the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg with Rocket Sports and Entertainment. This year was a bit different than the last, because I craved the chance to get really involved and write my own story. I got to thinking, what […]

Gracias Dios! Montoya Wins! (Sorry Will)

(photo Rodney Meyering  / RSEN)

    St. Petersburg, Fla. —  On lap 80,  I jokingly said to photographer Rodney Meyering, if Will Power wins I don’t even want victory lane podium photos.  He said (while laughing), “Yes, you can just run last year’s.”   At that point Power had led 61 of the 80 laps after starting number one pole […]

Penske Powers the Pole

photo Rodney Meyering / RSEN

  Penske dominates qualifying taking the top four pole positions for today’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Will Power, Simon Pagnaud, Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya… check those cars for steroids! 1 Will Power 1:006931 106.767 22 Simon Pagenaud 1:00.7252 106.710 3 Helio Castroneves 1:00.8356 106.517 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 1:00.8532 106.486 14 […]

Racing for Kids helps the Real Heroes


    St. Petersburg, Fla. — They make their living driving 200 miles per hour so you know they are strong hearted.  Drivers on the Mazda Road to Indy have to be stoic in the face of adversity, not much can make these guys flinch.  On Thursday of this week we found a weakness the drivers […]