Whelden enters Mazda Prototype Lites for 2016

World Speed Motorsports announced today that it will be entering Michael Whelden in the 2016 Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires Championship. “Michael has won multiple championships with our team,” noted World Speed Principal Telo Stewart. “He’s fast and focused, and we’re glad we were able to get this program together in time for Sebring. We have been wanting… Read more →

USTCC Round 2 at Miller

The United States Touring Car Championship started for Whelden in round 2 at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah.  It was a hot weekend with temperatures in the high nineties.  Michael was driving the Life’s Good Racing #10 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart in the Touring Car class.  The car is AWD and turbo charged, which posses a unique opportunity to learn new… Read more →

2015 United States Touring Car Championship

Michael Whelden has joined forces with Life’s Good Racing and Mitsubishi for half of the United States Touring Car Championship presented by Nitto. Whelden will be competing with co driver Mauricio Lastres. Whelden will be racing the #10 Mitsubishi Lancer in rounds 2,3, and 4. This weekend of June 19-21 marks round two of the USTCC. The event is being… Read more →

2014 FCC PFM National Champion

Michael Whelden returned to defend my Pro Formula Mazda national championship title in 2014 at the NASA Western States Championships.  It was a three race format, with two qualifying races and a championship race.  Points across all three races would constitute the national title in the Formula Car Challenge.  Whelden qualified second for the first race and got a great… Read more →

National Championship Schedule

Michael Whelden is competing this weekend.  Here is the real schedule for this weekends Formula Car Challenge presented by Goodyear National Championship. Thursday Test: 8:55-9:30, 10:55-11:25, 1:35-2:05, 3:25-3:55 Friday: P10:20-10:40, Q2:30-2:50, R4:25-4:55 Saturday: R11:10-11:40, R2:50-3:20 Saturday Night Banquet: 5:30-7:30 World Speed Shop Read more →

Formula Car Challenge National Championship

November 6-9, 2014 will be the Formula Car Challenge presented by Goodyear National Championship.  The Formula Car Challenge will be running with the NASA Western Championship presented by Toyo Tires.  It will be a weekend full of action packed racing.  The #3 World Speed Pro Formula Mazda will be ready to start where it left off with last years National… Read more →

United States Touring Car Championship

Michael Whelden is competing this memorial day weekend in the United States Touring Car Championship sponsored by Nitto Tires.  Whelden will be racing with Life’s Good Racing in their 2005 Lexus IS300 #21.  Michael is getting his first taste of touring car racing in his career.  “It is going to be a great learning experience driving a larger car than… Read more →

VMB Driver Development Rising Star Award Judge

I will be heading down to ButtonWillow on March 3rd to be a judge for the inaugural VMB Driver Development Rising Star Award.  This is a competition between young drivers around the country for a full season in the Formula Car Challenge presented by Goodyear in the FormulaSPEED2.0 class.  I won both the regional and national championships in this car… Read more →

I Survived The 25

We finished the 25 Hours of Thunderhill , and I am very proud of what we at N1 Racing and Lexus accomplished. The car was on the showroom floor just over two months ago, and finished a grueling 25 hour race. We had brake problems from the beginning and spares were sparse.  Driving at night was a pleasure with this car. I… Read more →