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An Auto Racing Enthusiast’s Advice on Inclusivity

By Michaela Garretson | Aug 16, 2023

Get ready for a thrilling ride in this episode of The Walk Around podcast. We explore the amateur racing circuit and discuss how the organization Out Motorsports is supporting an inclusive community for LGBTQ car and motorsport enthusiasts. Plus, don’t miss some helpful tips for dealers to better create authenticity in business from an experienced automotive editor and reviewer.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • The creation of Out Motorsports and how the organization seeks to create community for LGBTQ car and motorsport enthusiasts
  • How dealers can be a part of the community
  • Whether you’ll find electric vehicles on racetracks any time soon
  • The importance of authenticity throughout the car sales process
  • If we're experiencing a golden age for gasoline-powered vehicle enthusiasts
  • What techy car component is no good in Jake’s opinion and more!

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Jake Thiewes is the owner of Out Motorsports, an organization for LGBTQ car and motorsport enthusiasts and the President of the Washington Automotive Press Association. An avid enthusiast himself, Jake competes wheel-to-wheel with the National Auto Sport Association in his Spec3 BMW 325is.

He is a knowledge force when it comes to vehicles, as a reviewer. When not behind the wheel – a rarity – he enjoys traveling to explore new places and eating his way through the DC metro area’s restaurant scene.

For more about Jake, visit his LinkedIn.

Watch the full episode above or on your favorite podcast streaming site.

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