Matt Weaver


  • Associate motorsports editor for Autoweek magazine
  • Former NASCAR reporter for various media outlets


Matt Weaver is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who contributed three articles on NASCAR. He is the associate motorsports editor of Autoweek. He helped launch Mike Calinoff's Popular Speed, a NASCAR-centric website, and has contributed to numerous print publications including the Mobile Press Register and Dawson Advertiser., USA Today, RACER magazine. He was also a co-editor of SB Nation Motorsports.  He has has appeared on Sirius Satellite Radio, NBC Sports Radio and various local racing programs in North Carolina and the surrounding southern states. 


Matt Weaver is a graduate of the University of South Alabama (2013) with a bachelor's degree in communications and print journalism. 

Matt Weaver

Matt Weaver is the associate motorsports editor of Autoweek. A NASCAR enthusiast and expert,  his articles have appeared in numerous print publications, including the Mobile Press Register and Dawson Advertiser., USA Today, and RACER magazine.

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