May 28th, 2013
Tori is set to be the host of an upcoming TV show called “Style TV” that will air in the Lake & Sumter County areas beginning in August of 2013. This video is a sneak peek of the show open to this magazine-style show that will feature community events and stories in the area. Check [...]
May 22nd, 2013
They say when life hands you lemons, you should make lemonade. Or, if you’re IndyCar driver Sarah Fisher, you start your own race team and become one of the leading businesswomen in sports. The “lemon” that Fisher was dealt came in 2007 in the form of a sour engineer. She already had made a name [...]
Apr 14th, 2013
Tori won the title of Miss Marion County USA in March and now she is on her way to the Miss Florida USA pageant in July! Find out more about how to book Tori for an event or sponsor her for the state pageant under the “Miss Marion County USA” tab.
Mar 17th, 2013
Don Schumacher Racing clinched its 200th win Sunday at Gatornationals with a pair of victories from Johnny Gray and Antron Brown in Funny Car & Top Fuel respectively at Gatornationals on Sunday “That’s an incredible number. Never thought it would happen, never even considered it,” owner Don Schumacher said of the milestone, reflecting over how [...]
Mar 15th, 2013
Gatornationals is popular with local fans, but what you may not know is many of these drivers learned their trade right here in Gainesville – and so can you. Tori visits Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School for WUFT and finds out what it’s really like to be a drag racer.
Mar 4th, 2013
Speedweeks. It’s a term usually used to describe the events staged at Daytona International Speedway to rev up for the Daytona 500. For two years now, I have covered these few weeks of racing in February for ESPN Radio Ocala/Gainesville. This year, however, my Speedweeks got a little extra speed. Between trips to Daytona, I [...]
Feb 27th, 2013
Thanks to her friends at ESPN and SPEED Channel broadcaster Matt Clark, Tori had the chance to experience the Daytona 500 pre-race buzz with an inside look. She sat in on set for SPEED’s Raceday show and saw Matt & his fellow broadcasters Kyle Petty, Kenny Wallace, John Roberts, & Larry McReynolds in action.
Feb 22nd, 2013
Cheap Seats is a ESPN Radio Gainesville/Ocala student-hosted radio talk show. On Thursday, February 21, 2013, the Cheap Seats crew called Tori Petry to hear her take on the NASCAR Budweiser Duels in Daytona.
Feb 21st, 2013
Danica Patrick went into the history books on Sunday afternoon when she won the pole position for the Daytona 500. Her 196.434 mph lap made her the first woman ever to win a pole for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event. With her record-setting performance has come hoards of media attention and talk of what [...]
Feb 19th, 2013
Tori anchors the sports segment for WUFT’s First at Five February 19, 2013.