Brian Bielanski - Award Winning Storyteller, Host, Content Creator, Photographer, Photographer

Brian Bielanski has lived a parallel life of motorsports and journalism for more than 30 years. He started in motorsports in 1986 as his father’s 16-year-old “crew chief” on SCCA FV, Sports Renault and IT Honda CRX efforts. He has also competed in, and plans to compete again, in SCCA Club racing, Autocross and Road Rally. As a journalist he’s worked in news in network staff positions with CNN and CBS and local news in seven markets from LaCrosse, Wisconsin to New York and Los Angeles. In 2009 he founded RacingWire, one of the first web-only motorsports news services given credentialed access at NASCAR, IndyCar, and NHRA events. He currently hosts several podcasts including “Inside the SCCA” and is an editor/producer for KNX News 97.1 FM in Los Angeles.
Brian launched the "Inside the SCCA" Podcast, the RacingWire Podcast Network and The Racing Network on YouTube in 2021.  "Inside the SCCA" was named the best podcast of 2023 by the National Motorsports Press Association.
Behind the camera... Brian's photographic journey began nearly 40 years ago as one of the shooters for his high school yearbook. His photographs have been published in newspapers, magazines and on the internet. As a videographer his images have appeared on newscasts from coast to coast and internationally. 
Brian was born in Chicago, raised in Wisconsin, and he's a graduate of Winona State University. He married his wife Leslie in 1999, his teenaged daughter is the brains of the operation, she's also a budding young photographer -- she took the image above!
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