Anne Proffit

Anne Proffit has worked in the automotive field since - well, not telling you that. She's been a car salesperson (before it was popular to hire women), a service advisor, vendor to the refinish trade (that's body shops for you at home) and even a jewelry artist's representative. How's that for diversity? Her love of all things motorsports led Anne to be the first editor of the IMSA Arrow newsletter, a racing timer & scorer for national and international series including F1, race reporter for every major magazine and for major racing websites (she was among the first to write race reports online back in the early 1990s), race driver and photographer. Anne has also been reviewing cars since the late 1980s and now has a wide knowledge base of all vehicles - together with photos of every car she's reviewed. When not on the road Anne lives in Long Beach, CA with her hearing dog Leah, a Chihuahua. Both Anne and Leah love to travel to bring all the racing and vehicle news to readers of www.motorauthority.com.

Articles

INDYCAR Tweaks Push-To-Pass For Mid-Ohio Race

INDYCAR Tweaks Push-To-Pass For Mid-Ohio Race

Although the racing has been exceptional this year with new Dallara chassis, new Chevrolet, Honda and Lotus engines, an excellent driver corps and the inevitable grid swaps due to "unapproved engine changes," the IZOD IndyCar Series continues to tweak competition rules as though it were lacking for...

August 1, 2012
 
Giorgio Pantano

Pantano Steps In For Kimball At Mid-Ohio INDYCAR Race

On Monday, Italian open wheel driver Giorgio Pantano tweeted that he was on his way to Indianapolis. Immediately, the prognosticators wondered whether he was coming over to... read more July 31, 2012


 
2011 Team USA Scholarship winners Trent Hindman, Spencer Pigot and Neil Alberico

23rd Annual Team USA Scholarship Candidates Revealed

Hard to believe this year marks the 23rd annual Team USA Scholarship, Briton Jeremy Shaw's project that supports America's racing future. Some previous scholarship winners... read more July 31, 2012


 
Jimmie, Genevieve Marie and Chandra Johnson kiss Indy's bricks - NASCAR photo

5-Time Champ Johnson Earns 4th Indy NASCAR Win; Earnhardt Jr Takes Point Lead

When Jimmie Johnson was growing up, Rick Mears was one of his heroes. Now he's joined INDYCAR legends Mears, A.J. Foyt, Al Unser, Formula One's Michael Schumacher (who has... read more July 30, 2012


 
Photo courtesy Ford Racing

NASCAR Okays New 2013 Sprint Cup Cars

NASCAR formally announced that all four of its OEM manufacturers' 2013 Sprint Cup Series race car bodies have been approved for competition, allowing Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford... read more July 30, 2012


 
Lewis Hamilton took his second win of the season - Lotus photo

Lewis Hamilton Takes Win At Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

Formula 1 takes its mid-season imposed break after a 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix that saw pole man Lewis Hamilton take the checkered flags for McLaren, albeit hounded by the... read more July 29, 2012


 
Helio Castroneves at his "day job" - Anne Proffit photo

Castroneves Returns To Dancing With The Stars In All-Star Competition

With the Indy cars on hiatus for a week before heading to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the Honda Indy 200, the focus shifts to testing and mirror balls. Mirror balls? What... read more July 27, 2012


 

 
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