Connor Zilisch to Pilot Spire Motorsports Chevy Silverado in Select NCTS Races

Today, Spire Motorsports announced Connor Zilisch will make his NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series (NCTS) debut in next weekend’s XPEL 225 at Circuit of the Americas (COTA). In addition to next weekend’s 42-lapper at the 3.14-mile Austin, Texas road course, Zilisch will be at the controls of the No. 7 Chevy Silverado later this season at […]

FIRST PLACE! AHF Kids Race to Win Gold at the Chattanooga Green Prix

We are so excited to announce that AHF’s “E-Racing” team won first place at the Chattanooga Green Prix on Friday! This was our first year with our “E-Racing” program, a name that is two fold: Not only did the kids build and race an Electric vehicle, but the program also embodies the essence of the […]

Austin Hatcher Foundation’s “E-Racing” Team Gears Up for Chattanooga Green Prix Race; Powered by Hixon Motor Sports

Excitement is building as the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer’s “E-Racing” team, powered by Hixon Motor Sports, prepares to hit the track at the Chattanooga Green Prix this Friday. The Green Prix, hosted by Green Spaces Chattanooga, is a thrilling event where students race electric cars, go-kart size, around a challenging racetrack. This “E-Racing” program is […]

Zilisch Doubles Up in Mazda MX-5 Cup at Road Atlanta

It was a day of repeats for the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires. Connor Zilisch (No. 72 Hixon Motor Sports) was a repeat winner at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta and Jared Thomas (No. 96 JTR Motorsports Engineering) became the first repeat champion in Mazda MX-5 Cup history. Veteran racer Selin Rollan (No. […]

Clever Defense Earns Zilisch Mazda MX-5 Cup Win at Road Atlanta

A masterful last lap pass earned Connor Zilisch (No. 72 Hixon Motor Sports) the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires Round 13 win at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta on Thursday. Zilisch led Tyler Gonzalez (No. 35 Saito Motorsports Group) across the finish line by just 0.144-second, while championship contender Jared Thomas (No. 96 […]

Austin Hatcher Foundation and Hixon Motor Sports Launch Rollan Wedding Campaign

In just over one month’s time, long-time Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires and Hixon Motor Sports driver will take the green flag for his final race before becoming a commercial airline pilot. Shortly after that weekend, Rollan will be married to his long-time girlfriend and current fiancé, Erin, as he has the perfect sendoff after a solid 2023 season. […]

Zilisch Returns as Rollan and Annunziata Bring Momentum into VIR for Hixon Motor Sports

Fresh off a winning weekend at Watkins Glen that featured multiple podium results in the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires (MX-5 Cup) series, Hixon Motor Sports (HMS) is taking to the track yet again next weekend. Bringing eight drivers to the fast and flowing VIRginia International Raceway (VIR), Connor Zilisch will return to the HMS stable providing another […]

Championship Battle Intensifies as Season Reaches Halfway Point at Watkins Glen

The Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires travels to upstate New York and the historic Watkins Glen International circuit for Rounds Seven and Eight this weekend. While all eyes might be trained on IndyCar veteran and NBC Sports analyst James Hinchcliffe (No. 3 JTR Motorsports Engineering) making his series debut, the incredibly close […]

Hixon Motor Sports Powers Austin Hatcher Foundation’s E-Racing Industrial Arts Therapy Program

Pediatric cancer patients, survivors and siblings work together to build & race Formula Goblin The STEM-based program works to advance education in sustainable engineering & technology for young people Backed by support from Hixon Motor Sports (HMS), the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer (AHF) is kicking off another STEM-based program called “E-Racing” through its […]

Zilisch Adds Second Mazda MX-5 Cup Win of 2023 in Monterey

Current Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires point leader Connor Zilisch (No. 72 Hixon Motor Sports) battled to the front from fifth on the grid to win Saturday’s Round Five race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. He was followed across the line less than a half-second ahead of reigning series champion Jared Thomas […]