Drifting down Sandstone Mountain

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Forty drift cars, including four Formula Drift champions, burned up Pluto Road in Raleigh County last month for the third stage in an exciting new motorsports adventure on the backroads of West Virginia. Pluto Road is located in Raleigh County (at the top of Sandstone Mountain). With deep echoes of roaring […]

Snowshoe to host Hillfest, a motorsports festival, this summer

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV While Snowshoe Resort may be known for their cold-weather sports, the mountain roads will be on fire this August! The inaugural West Virginia Hillfest will be held this August 9-11 on Snowshoe Mountain. It will feature a variety of motorsports including a time trial hillclimb, drifting, scenic drives, and a car […]

Motorsports tourism coming to West Virginia roads for a good cause this weekend

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV How long does it take to get from Seneca Rocks to Point Pleasant? On the “Run for the Hills” fundraiser hosted by Backroads Appalachia, it will take 24 hours on all types of terrain throughout West Virginia.  “We have over 75 vehicles signed up from across the country,” explains Jed Smith […]