Motorsports in Michigan

Did you know all Motorsports can trace their roots to Michigan as we are the birthplace of the automotive industry?

Michigan is home to the big three automotive manufactures; General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and Ford Motor Company.  Our state still produces and ships millions of vehicles every year from the state.

In Michigan, we have many different types of automotive adventures and vehicular competitions to keep you entertained during your travels.  The key is to know when and what events are available during your timeframe.


Travel Michigan Road ToursSherry and Chris on one of our Road Tours

If you are like me, you have gas and jet fuel running through your veins!

When I'm not working my 8:00 a.m. to whatever time I get to go home job in aerospace, I enjoy a variety of motorsports including driving and racing.  I like to get my speed rush any way I can!

Everybody is familiar with the whiny, "are we there yet?" question to our parents after hours of boring traveling.  You know, the time before mobile phones and Facebook took over our lives.  Even as an adult, I hate being bored while driving, so I make it fun!

The wife and I like to travel and she is my co-pilot both in life, on our drives, our drone flights and especially in our journeys.  I enjoy the journey a little more since I get to drive and fly!  We both enjoy the destinations but for me its as much about how we get there, I like my cars and I like them sporty!  As you will probably notice I like Corvettes.  My journey started a long time ago with Corvettes and if you ask anyone with one they will most likely have a similar story.  When we meet make sure and ask me.

The seasons are never long enough in Michigan but we make the best of our adventures with our cars.  We may do a road course or a long spirited drive through some of Michigan's great roads.  We do several Road Tours every year. We would love it if you joined us. 

We would love to show you all our favorite places to eat in Michigan. You can also see more about our adventures within the pages of this website.   

Michigan is the best state for driving with thousands of miles of coast lines, back roads, lakes and rivers.  We also have bridges, tree covered roads, twisty back roads, racetracks and things to do while you are traveling.  

When we leave Michigan for work we spend a good amount of time finding things to do in those areas.  We always miss something because we honestly came unprepared.  If we would have known what was going on before we arrived we would have organized our trip better.  This is why this site exists, to help you Travel Michigan like a pro!

For years we thought why doesn't someone just make a website for all the things to do in the state.  While we did find some information we never felt like we could get into what was being offered. 

Our goal is to lead you in the right direction for self discovery.  Below you will find our top destinations and favorites places to go and do involving Motorsports. 


ATV Motorsports

Race Tracks

The Top Ten Race Tracks in Michigan

  1. Michigan International Speedway
  2. Gingerman Raceway (Chris's personal favorite)
  3. Waterford Hills 
  4. M1 Consourse Race Track
  5. Berlin Raceway
  6. US 131 Motorsports Drag Strip
  7. Grattan Raceway
  8. Kalamazoo Speedway
  9. Mid Michigan Motorplex
  10. Flat Rock Speedway



Snowmobiling is an exhilarating and breathtaking experience that surprisingly is not as cold as you might think.  Spending the early years of my life growing up in the UP (Upper Peninsula) most my speed fixes were both fostered, grown and honed on the trails of northern Michigan. 

Read More About Snowmobiling Michigan here!

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    Sherry Trautman is a seasoned business owner and a multifaceted content creator, deeply entrenched in the world of travel in Michigan. With her extensive background in writing, editing, photography, marketing, website design, web mastering, social media, and publishing, she is the driving force behind the acclaimed Michigan Travel site "" A lifelong Michigander, Sherry's journey began in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan led her to St. Joseph during her formative years, and further to Kalamazoo for her higher education. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design and Fine Art from Western Michigan University. Her career initially blossomed in Battle Creek, where she contributed significantly to aviation, marketing, and the art industry.

    In 2018, Sherry, alongside her husband Chris, embarked on a passionate endeavor with the inception of This venture was not just a business but a full-time commitment to exploring and celebrating the diverse landscapes and communities of Michigan. Together, they tirelessly traverse the state, curating unique experiences, capturing stunning visuals, and weaving engaging narratives that showcase Michigan's rich cultural tapestry and natural beauty. From her early experiences in different Michigander locales to her extensive professional background, Sherry's life and work epitomize a deep-rooted expertise in Michigan travel, making her an authoritative voice in this niche.

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