Road & Track Leaving California for Michigan

The employees at Road & Track will soon be trading the Newport Beach sun for the snow of Ann Arbor, Mich., as Hearst announced the automotive magazine will relocate this year.

The departure from Southern California was announced in conjunction with the hire of Larry Webster as their new editor-in-chief.

Road & Track is the magazine that turned me into a car enthusiast, so it’s an incredible honor to be asked to get behind the wheel of this iconic brand,” Webster said in a statement. “Moving the team to Ann Arbor will put us right in the middle of all the exciting developments this industry has to offer, and that’s something I’m thrilled about.”

Car and Driver and Automotive are also based in Ann Arbor along with Webster, who was previously the automotive editor for Popular Mechanics.