Motor Sports

Auto City Speedway
See "Where the Thunder Rolls" at one of the Midwest's most exciting and friendly asphalt speedways�

Dixie Motor Speedway

East Lansing Kart Track/ Driving School
Beginners and experts from age 5 to 65 rub tires at this kart track for the whole family...

Flat Rock Speedway
Short-track racing zooms into the 21st century at this newly-remodeled speedway...

Galesburg Michigan Speedway
This race track is the original home of school bus racing!

Kalamazoo Speedway
How fast is fast? Discover who holds the fastest lap record of 10.746 seconds at this 3/8 mile high banked paved oval track.

Kart 2 Kart Indoor Karting/Driving School
Can you do a lap in 30 seconds?

Michigan International Speedway
The home to Michigan NASCAR racing, this track has seen all the great drivers. Now you can too!�

Milan International Dragway
Experience the place where Shirley Muldowney holds a track record of 306 MPH in her top fuel dragster...

Owosso Speedway
Engines roar and rubber burns all summer long at this track just outside Owosso

Spartan Speedway
Engines roar at "The track the Stars Call Home," just south of Lansing�

US 131 MotorSports Park
Street cars race down the smooth quarter mile track...

Waterford Hills Raceway
Amateur road racers flock here to squeal around Bluff Bend and Skeethouse Turn before speeding to a photo finish�

Print this PageGoto Top of PageShare This Article
Story of the Week:

Published: 10.22.2014
Sounds of the 1960's: Remembering great car music
By: Robert Tate, Automotive Historian/Researcher
Images: Courtesy of Billy D' s Record Collection.

The great music and the sensational singing groups of the 1960's remain as some of the most memorable moments in our American culture. These tunes often highlighted the popular Hot Rods and the car culture during that time period. Our society has always been fascinated with music and cars. Today, when I attend many car shows, you still can hear those great songs from the Beach Boys. You might even groove to the famous Rip Chords and their popular song Hey Little Cobra, which was one of the highest ranking hot rod songs of all time.

Explore MotorCities:

MotorCities National Heritage Area
200 Renaissance Center, Suite 3148, Detroit, MI 48243
Phone: 313.259.3425  |  Fax: 313.259.5254