<

Why Taylor Swift Is A Better Spokesmodel For Wet 'N' Wild Than IndyCar

No, no. Not because Wet ‘N’ Wild makes nail polish on the cheap and Swift’s a fancy lady. Look at the track conditions at Belle Isle. Clearly, an opportunity to co-brand (read = “get more dinero”) this car was lost. Not only did Tony Kanaan wipe out in his Taylor Swiftmobile, but three other cars wiped out with him.
»5/30/15 5:29pm5/30/15 5:29pm

United SportsCar's Detroit Race Ends With Chaotic Four-Car Pile-Up

Not one, but four cars at ate the wall outside the Belle Isle Grand Prix circuit’s Turn 1, and the second-place car spun at the last moment as well, throwing away his close battle for the win. Here’s how the last-lap insanity unfolded and why this was a pile-up that probably never should have happened in the first… »5/30/15 3:20pm5/30/15 3:20pm

Detroit's 2008 Belle Isle Grand Prix: ALMS Results And Mega Gallery

In addition to the IRL racing on Belle Isle »9/03/08 7:00am9/03/08 7:00am, we also had the fun and hard-charging swagger of ALMS racing. We has the opportunity to tag along with Corvette Racing, who snagged a swank chalet location right on the corner of turn seven this year, a perfect spot to watch the Jake-emblazoned Corvette C6.R's doing their…

Detroit's 2008 Belle Isle Grand Prix: IRL Race Result Tainted By Controversy, Prickish Fans

Last weekend saw the second iteration of the reborn Belle Isle Grand Prix and we were right there, enjoying the spectacle played out in weather so perfect Roger Penske couldn't have paid for better. Aside from a couple spin outs, Sunday's Indy Racing League run was largely unremarkable until lap 72, when things got… »9/02/08 7:00pm9/02/08 7:00pm

Emerson Fittipaldi To Pace 2008 Detroit Grand Prix in E85 Corvette Z06

At today's NextCruise announcement, automakers dragged out their leanest, meanest, greenest vehicles as a backdrop for the action. Of course, the fact that they were all SUVs was a bit ironic. But also on hand was a hot Corvette Z06 modified for Detroit Grand Prix pace duty and sipping E85 fuel. While no announcement… »7/23/08 4:00pm7/23/08 4:00pm