Blog & Press

Stay up to date on all things FastLane!

Supporting Paretta Autosport & Simona De Silvestro @ the NTT IndyCar season finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

FastLane CEO Sandy Mahle traveled to Laguna Seca for the NTT IndyCar finale to support Beth Paretta & Driver Simona De Silvestro. Simona de Silvestro was back for the fourth […]

Home Race Weekend! Calclub Divisional #25ACCW @ Buttonwillow Raceway Park

A super scorcher… so hot in fact that open test was abandoned, times shortened. All racers off the track by noon with 110 degree temperatures expected. And yes, it really […] Podcast Tatiana Calderon

Tatiana Calderon is the first female driver to campaign for the A.J. Foyt Racing Team in its 56-year history. She brings a tremendous amount of experience into the cockpit. She’s been a test driver for the Alfa Romeo F1 Team for the last four years and has also raced in British and European F3, F2, GP3 and Renault Series Formula V8 3.5 where she became the first female to…

Playing with Marbles

 What do marbles have to do with auto racing? Well, the shiny round glass things are not what we’re talking about. Racing (slick) tires are designed to melt down a bit when they get hot to get super sticky. Because of this, they tend to shred themselves as if you took a cheese grater to a block of cheese. When a tire shreds and gets left on the track,… Podcast Felix Rosenqvist Interview

Felix Rosenqvist has been winning races and championships in a wide variety of cars throughout his career including being a winner and multiple pole-winner in the NTT IndyCar Series. Fresh off of his first oval pole position at Texas Motor Speedway for his Arrow McLaren SP racing team (AMSP), he spent some time with me before the 2022 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach (where he qualified fourth and… Podcast Alex Palou Interview

Alex Palou is the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series Champion. He clinched that championship last year at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach season finale with a steady and controlled run from 10th to 4th. Coming into the 2022 season, Palou had already been on the podium in St. Pete (2nd) and had a Top 10 (7th) on the oval at Texas Motor Speedway. In this interview prior to…

Road Trip – Tallahassee Automobile Museum

This is the most eclectic museum I’ve ever been to! “It’s more than a museum . . .  it’s a journey,” says the brochure. Yes, the name is Tallahassee Automobile Museum, however there’s much more to see and discover inside this two story treasure chest of over 160 cars. Besides race cars, show cars, classic cars, movie cars and antique cars, there are also pedal cars, horseless carriages, motorcycles,… Podcast Dave Seyse – Docent, Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Tour (Part 4)

In this final interview with docent Dave Seyse, we get to go into the restricted area of the MSHF to see one of the most fascinating SCCA Can-Am cars of all time. To go along with Dave’s stories, check out the photos below to get a better appreciation for this super cool car. There’s also a bonus via his special access about another race car that is not to… Podcast Jim Coleman – Docent, Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Tour (Part 3)

In Part 2, we had a personal tour of the MSHF by its president George Levy. During that tour, he introduced me to a couple of the knowledgeable docents to get even more behind the scenes stories. In this interview, you’ll hear from docent, Jim Coleman, who talks about “The Fabulous Hudson Hornet” that’s on display and interesting stories behind that car. He also talks about a Southern California… Podcast George Levy – President, Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Tour (Part 2)

In Part 1, we had an introduction to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHF) from the Hall’s President George Levy while at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. As it turned out, Daytona Beach was in my travel plans so I had the opportunity to not only visit with George again, but also get a personal tour of this fantastic facility. In this interview you’ll come… Podcast George Levy – President, Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Interview (Part 1)

During the 2022 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, there was more than just racing action on the track. On Saturday of race weekend, the “Racing Goes Safer, Driver Safety Seminar” was held in the Long Beach Convention Center. This almost annual (not held during COVID) seminar is hosted by the Stand 21 Safety Foundation. This year, a video featuring Romain Grosjean kicked off the meeting, and then special… Podcast CHP Officer Craig Mosley Interview

During the weekend of the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, I stopped by the California Highway Patrol display in the Expo area. Officer Craig Mosley works for the CHP and as it turns out is a former student at Fast Lane Racing School. We had a nice chat about his experience at Fast Lane and how that’s helped him and his fellow officers when it came time to…