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Reports: GRC Ceases Operations Ahead Of 2018 Season
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Lancaster Speedway, which was set to be the rallycross series’ season opener, confirmed the news via Twitter amid reports that the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) would cancel its 2018 season.
  No statements have been released by Red Bull GRC officials.
IMS Museum To Host ‘An Evening With The Unsers’
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This unique event will give fans the opportunity to hear from three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser and his nephew, two-time champion Al Unser Jr. The former “Voice of the 500” Bob Jenkins will host the event.
  The event is set for May 21 at the IMS Museum. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
COMP Performance Group Names New Director, Adds To Sales Team
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COMP Performance Group has named Matt Patrick as its new director of Product Development. The company has also appointed Brad Loden to the role of outside sales representative.
  Matt Patrick has been with COMP Performance Group for over 21 years.
New Ford Mustang Funny Car Body To Debut In 2019
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Mark Rushbrook, global director of Ford Performance Motorsports, made the announcement that Ford Performance will roll out a new Mustang Funny Car body for NHRA competition in 2019 as part of a week-long Mustang birthday celebration.
  This announcement marks the first new body for Mustang in Funny Car since 2009.
Ford Switching To Mustang In 2019 Cup Season
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Ford has announced Mustang is coming to the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series for the first time in 2019. Mustang is still going through testing and will be formally submitted to NASCAR for approval this summer.
  The Mustang is Ford’s fourth different modern Cup model, following Thunderbird, Taurus and Fusion.
Johnny Rutherford Honored By Road Racing Drivers Club
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The three-time Indy 500 champion was honored by the RRDC prior to the running of the 44th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
  Honored in front of a capacity crowd of auto racing dignitaries.
Série ACT Parts Ways With Marc-Patrick Roy
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American-Canadian Tour officials have announced that Série ACT promoter Marc-Patrick Roy will no longer be associated with the organization. ACT co-owner Cris Michaud cited differences regarding the direction of the Quebec-based Late Model series.
  Roy had been in charge of Série ACT operations since 2017 and had also worked as an official.
NASCAR Announces Marketing & Media Leadership Promotions
 Industry News
NASCAR today announced several leadership promotions across its marketing and media operations, including the promotion of Jill Gregory to executive vice president & chief marketing officer.
  NASCAR also announced the format and competition package for the May 19 All-Star Race.
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2018 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Recap
2018 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Recap
The 44th running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach took place over the weekend, with Alex Rossi taking the top spot on the podium. Check out some highlights from the IndyCar Series race.
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  • How Dynos Are Boosting Race Shops' Bottom Lines
  • Race Oil Pumps: Covering Facts And Friction
  
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