Loudon http://nhpr.org en In The Fast Lane: The Richard Petty Driving Experience http://nhpr.org/post/fast-lane-richard-petty-driving-experience <p>On July 14<sup>th</sup>, Brian Vickers led a group of professional NASCAR drivers to take the sprint cup at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.&nbsp; Less than a week later, a group of men and women with absolutely no racing experience took to the same track, in the same six-hundred horsepower stock cars, in hopes of hitting the same high-octane speeds as the pros.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.drivepetty.com/" target="_blank">The Richard Petty Driving Experience</a> is a payed sports adventure that lets NASCAR fans get a taste of life in the fast lane… Producer Taylor Quimby was with them in Loudon last Friday, and brought us back this audio postcard.</p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:08:34 +0000 Taylor Quimby 31741 at http://nhpr.org In The Fast Lane: The Richard Petty Driving Experience Creating A Community of Fans At N.H. Motor Speedway http://nhpr.org/post/creating-community-fans-nh-motor-speedway <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This past weekend, thousands of people braved clogged roads and crowded parking lots to watch <a href="http://www.nascar.com/en_us/sprint-cup-series.html" target="_blank">NASCAR</a> racing at the <a href="http://www.nhms.com/" target="_blank">New Hampshire Motor Speedway</a> in Loudon.&nbsp; But a small group of fans pitched tents in a grassy parking area for the duration.&nbsp; </span></p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:17:06 +0000 Amanda Loder 31311 at http://nhpr.org Creating A Community of Fans At N.H. Motor Speedway Hybrid Car Races are a Bridge from Students to Carmakers http://nhpr.org/post/hybrid-car-races-are-bridge-students-carmakers-0 <p>Last week, some of the world’s top engineering students met at the New Hampshire motor speedway to race hybrid cars of their own design and build.</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 14:07:45 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 4308 at http://nhpr.org Hybrid Car Races are a Bridge from Students to Carmakers