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Chicago to Host NASCAR Cup Series Street Race in 2023

NASCAR officially announced on Tuesday that it will have a street course race in the 2023 Cup Series through downtown Chicago for the first time ever on July 2. Lake Shore Drive, Michigan Avenue, Columbus Drive and select surrounding thoroughfares will be part of a 12-turn, 2.2-mile street course with the start-finish line and pit […]

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Zion Wright competes at the 2021 Dew Tour at Lauridsen Skatepark in Des Moines, Iowa. The new venue opened in 2021 and is the largest skatepark in America. Photo courtesy of Catch Des Moines

Summer Series: Des Moines Continues to Add Large Sporting Events

(SportsTravel will be profiling destinations throughout the summer as visitors bureaus and sports commissions are operating events without nearly any restrictions for the first real time since the pandemic started. Sure, there’s been moments that feel like it, but this summer feels different. If your destination has a compelling story to share, send it along […]

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton leads Red Bull driver Max Verstappen at the start of the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on December 12, 2021. Verstappen ripped a record eighth title away from Hamilton with a pass on the final lap of the Abu Dhabi GP to close one of the most thrilling Formula One seasons in years as the first Dutch world champion. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

F1 Announces Formula 1 Immersive Experience

Formula 1 has reached an agreement to produce a first-of-its-kind international traveling exhibition and immersive experience covering the past, present, and future of the Formula One World Championship with dates to be announced later this year. Working with Round Room Studios, the production company that has produced or promoted exhibitions such as Jurassic World: The […]

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1909 Buick racer attacks the California hills
The Great Race features cars from several decades, including this 1909 Buick, competing against each other and the clock.

The Great Race: Old Cars, New Cities and Good Times

The Daytona 500. The Indianapolis 500. 24 Hours of Le Mans. Great races all, but none are the Great Race. The Great Race is an event that spans multiple states over the course of nine days. It features cars built in 1909 competing against 1965 Mustangs that move from city to city with the goal […]

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Melbourne Takes Pole As Formula 1 Opener Through 2035

The Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne will remain the Formula 1 season opener after a long-term contract agreement that takes the race’s sanction through to at least 2035. The new agreement will result in Melbourne enjoying hosting rights for the Australian Grand Prix for a total of 40 years since the event moved to Victoria […]

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Competitors make a turn during a NASCAR race at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on February 6, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

NASCAR’s Busch Light Clash Will Return to Los Angeles in 2023

NASCAR’s preseason Clash race is rolling back to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2023, NASCAR Senior Vice President of Racing Development and Strategy Ben Kennedy announced before the series’ Cup race at Sonoma International Raceway. “Our entire industry made a bold move by bringing the Busch Light Clash to the LA Coliseum this past February and […]

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As the Indianapolis 500 and Gainbridge extend their deal, the 2023 Indianapolis 500 logo has been released.

Indianapolis 500 Extends Sponsorship With Gainbridge

The Indianapolis 500 and Gainbridge have announced a multiyear agreement to continue the company’s role as the presenting sponsor of the race. The sponsorship began in 2019, and ahead of this Sunday’s race – the 106th edition of the Indianapolis 500 – Gainbridge, an online digital platform offering financial products, has inked an extension. “Gainbridge is […]

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Photo courtesy Circuit of the Americas

Circuit of the Americas Offers New Luxury Ticket and Travel Packages for October’s F1 Grand Prix

The Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, is partnering with Elevate Sports Ventures on its first experiential packages for the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix from October 21–23, which has already sold out of general admission and reserved tickets. This marks first time COTA has bundled its premium seating and hospitality with premium […]

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Sodexo Live! and Food Rescue US donated 90,000 pounds of excess food after the Miami Grand Prix.

Sodexo Live! and Food Rescue US Donate Food from Formula 1 Race

The surplus of extra food from last weekend’s Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix was put to good use in the community. Sodexo Live!, the exclusive food and beverage partner at Hard Rock Stadium, has tapped national food recovery leader Food Rescue US to ensure excess food from the inaugural F1 Miami Grand Prix was recovered […]

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NWSL Joins Daytona Soccer Fest With Match Between Orlando Pride and Racing Louisville FC

Daytona International Speedway will host a NWSL match between the Orlando Pride and Racing Louisville FC as part of Daytona Soccer Fest, which promises to bring entertainment and soccer to the iconic venue known for the annual Daytona 500. The game, originally scheduled for July 2 at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, will instead be on […]

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