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


Gronholm Released From Los Angeles Hospital After X Games Crash

Gronholm Released From Los Angeles Hospital After X Games Crash

Marcus Gronholm, injured in a freak practice accident during the Global RallyCross (GRC) competition in last weekend's X Games in Los Angeles is leaving the Los Angeles hospital where he's been treated since hitting an exposed concrete post immediately following the table ramp on the closed course...

July 7, 2012
Erica Enders in action against Shane Gray - Anne Proffit photo

Erica Enders Finds Magic In First NHRA Pro Stock Victory

Good things come to those who work hard and persevere. That's what Erica Enders discovered last weekend when she became the first female Pro Stock driver to bring home a... read more July 5, 2012

Dario Franchitti at Long Beach - Anne Proffit photo

Franchitti Ready To Defend INDYCAR Toronto Title

As the IZOD IndyCar Series heads north of the U.S. border for the Honda Indy Toronto, Dario Franchitti--the current IndyCar champion and now three-time Indianapolis 500... read more July 4, 2012

Olvier Quesnel and Jacques Nicolet - DPPI photo

Former Peugeot Citroen Chief Olivier Quesnel Joins OAK Racing

Further proof that Peugeot's racing program is truly winding down came on Monday when OAK Racing announced Olivier Quesnel joined the board of owner Jaques Nicolet's JN... read more July 3, 2012

IZOD IndyCar Series logo

INDYCAR Remaining Engine Count Revealed

With engine competition for the first time since 2005 and with new rules that limit teams to five engines per season, the IZOD IndyCar Series has announced the status of... read more July 2, 2012

Ken Block's Ford Fiesta barely clears the ramp - Anne Proffit photo

Loeb Conquers X Games RallyCross Track And Competition

The X Games RallyCross race went to eight-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb in a Citroen, after he dominated the finals in the absence of former WRC rival and World... read more July 2, 2012

Stoner sprays Dovizioso on Assen MotoGP podium- Bridgestone photo

Stoner Wins Crash-Marred Assen MotoGP Race

Reigning MotoGP champion Casey Stoner received a "gift" from San Carlo Gresini Honda rider Albaro Bautista in the Iveco Assen TT Grand Prix on Saturday. When Bautista lost... read more July 1, 2012


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