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


RallyCross Accident Stops X Games Practice

RallyCross Accident Stops X Games Practice

Practice began for the RallyCross part of the X Games Los Angeles on Friday, which will feature Sunday eliminations on a rollicking course near Staples Center at LA Live in downtown. Friday's practice was held to acquaint drivers with the double-ramped open jump adjacent to their garage area so...

June 29, 2012
Ben Spies photo courtesy MotoGP

Spies Leads Assen MotoGP Practice

With the game of "musical saddles" already begun in MotoGP, some riders are certainly working to save their seats, including American Ben Spies of Factory Yamaha Racing. The... read more June 28, 2012

Will Phillips, INDYCAR vice president of technology - Anne Proffit photo

INDYCAR Brings Back Push-To-Pass, Fines Schmidt Hamilton

INDYCAR is bringing back push-to-pass on the road courses, which means it'll be in use for every single one of the races remaining save the finale, a 500-miler on Auto Club... read more June 28, 2012

Matt Kenseth - Anne Proffit photo

NASCAR Points Leader Kenseth Leaving Roush Fenway Racing

NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series silly season found a new gear today when Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth said he'd be leaving Roush Fenway Racing at the close of the 2012 season;... read more June 26, 2012

Randy Bernard needs to firmly take the reins at INDYCAR. Photo: Anne Proffit

INDYCAR Season Remains At 15 Races With No China Replacement

After announcing on June 13 that the intended inaugural race at Qingdao, China was cancelled for at least this year, the IZOD IndyCar Series surveyed its options to replace... read more June 25, 2012

Hunter-Reay celebrates amid Iowa fireworks - INDYCAR/LAT USA

Hunter-Reay Survives Wild Iowa INDYCAR Race For 2nd Straight Win

Ryan Hunter-Reay won his second race in a row, taking an interesting and somewhat bizarre Iowa Corn 250 IZOD IndyCar Race under a sixth caution flag, with teammate Marco... read more June 25, 2012

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso the winner of the 2012 Formula 1 European Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso Wins Formula 1 European Grand Prix In Spain

Fernando Alonso won his 29th Formula 1 race on a home track at Valencia, Spain, coming from 11th on the grid to take the 2012 European Grand Prix yesterday. He finished 6.4... read more June 24, 2012


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