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Racing News: USTCC 2022 Schedule to Get Underway

USTCCUnited States Touring Car Championship 2022 Schedule to Get Underway

The 2022 United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) season is set to expand to 12 events nationally. The return of the USTCC East Region means five new venues have been added to the season calendar. The racing kicks off at Summit Motorsports Park in West Virginia, April 2–3. The West Region’s racing begins at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, California, April 23–24.

The racing continues at Sonoma Raceway, May 21–22 for the West Region. Round 2 of the East region will be held at the Lightning Raceway at New Jersey Motorsport Park. Drivers and teams will then venture just outside of Los Angeles to Fontana, where Auto Club Speedway will host the third round of the West region’s calendar, June 11–12. July 23–24 will see the East region make a return to the site of the season opener at Summit Point Raceway. August will see a race for the West region at Sonoma Raceway on the 20–21 and on the 27–28 at Pittsburgh International Raceway for the East region.

The highest-profile race of the season will be held September 9–11 at historic Laguna Seca Raceway where the drivers will share the track with the NTT IndyCar series for the second season running. Monterey, California, will be the site of the season finale for the NTT IndyCar series as well as a double header for the West region. As the season comes to a close, teams will head to Buttonwillow Raceway for the penultimate round for the West Region, October 15–16. The season finale for the East Region will be held the following weekend at the 2.25-mile Thunderbolt Raceway at New Jersey Motorsport Park. The final race of the season at Thunderhill Raceway is scheduled for November 12–13.

Hot Shot's SecretHot Shot’s Secret Supports Battle Scarred Motorsports

Hot Shot’s Secret, manufactured by Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), has announced a year of fundraising to support Battle Scarred Motorsports (BSM). BSM, formerly USMC Racing, assists disabled service members and first responders by providing “adrenaline therapy” through racing opportunities on the track and in the pits. Money raised through 2022 will help convert vehicles into hand-controlled race cars, provide scholarships for racers to participate and ensure their vehicles are operating at optimum performance. Additionally, Hot Shot’s Secret will provide teams with fluids, including racing engine oil, transmission fluid, gear oil, plus oil and fuel additives for the race team and their diesel haulers used to tow the race cars. The fundraising activity is structured to provide opportunities for matching donations throughout the year. For more information, visit or

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Throdle, Formula DRIFT Announce 2022 Partnership

Throdle, the automotive social network, has been announced as an official sponsor of the 2022 Formula DRIFT season. The Throdle app allows car and motorsports fans to connect through their passion for cars, groups, and experiences “without ads or unwanted content.”  

“Our fans are the lifeblood of the sport, and being able to connect them to one another through the Throdle platform is going to take the automotive and drifting community to a whole new level. Fans can join the Formula DRIFT group in Throdle to post about FD experiences and explore exclusive behind-the-scenes content, all season long,” said Formula DRIFT President Ryan Sage.

The partnership will include a $1,000 contingency fund for each of the four Formula DRIFT PROSPEC Championship rounds. For more information, visit or

Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) to Open 2022 Season With “Sebring Spring Fling”

The Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR)—the vintage racing series with headquarters in Clearwater, Florida—will launch its 2022 season at Sebring International Raceway (Sebring, Florida) for the “Sebring Spring Fling,” April 6–8. With eight events in 2022, HSR will also visit Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta (Braselton, Georgia), April 28–May 1; Barber Motorsports Park (Birmingham, Alabama), May 19–22; WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (Salinas, California), August 12–14 and again August 17–20; Road America (Plymouth, Wisconsin), September 15–18 and October 13–16; Daytona International Speedway (Daytona Beach, Florida), November 2–6; and back to Sebring International Raceway, November 30–December 4. For more information, visit

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