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ISC Promotes Julie Giese To ISM Raceway President
 Industry News
Beginning in November 2018, current ISC Managing Director For ISC Design & Development Julie Giese will assume oversight of promotion and operation of the all-new ISM Raceway, formerly Phoenix Raceway.
  Giese’s first major event will be part of the Raceway’s Opening Weekend on Nov. 9–11.
Clarendon Specialty Fasteners Names Franco As Sales Account Manager
 Industry News
Donny Franco brings a wealth of technical knowledge and experience in supplying the motorsports industry to his new role, which includes further strengthening the current team, according to the company.
  Franco first joined Coast Fabrication in 2001 as a technical consultant for the Formula Atlantic series.
IndyCar Details Improved Concussion Diagnosis Process
 Industry News
INDYCAR has released a short video detailing the I-PAS test, an eight to ten minute test that every driver must go through to familiarize themselves with the new protocol.
  INDYCAR's new video details the concussion testing process that was implemented in May.
National Trail Raceway (OH) Adds To Management, Ownership Group
 Industry News
Columbus, Ohio, citizen Jay Livingston has been named as the NHRA-sanctioned 1/4-mile track's new general manager and co-owner, who will help finish out the track's 2018 season.
  Jay Livingston previously competed in NHRA's Super Comp and Top Alcohol Dragster classes.
IndyCar Team Owners Form Lexus IMSA Team
 Industry News
IndyCar team owners Jimmy Vasser and James Sullivan have expanded into sports car racing with the announcement of a new team in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
  The new team, Aim Vasser Sullivan, is backed by automaker Lexus and AIM Autosport.
Early-Bird Rates For Engine Technology Conference (AETC) Extended Through Friday
 Industry News
AETC kicks off December 4, with an interactive panel discussion with All-Star Engine Builders and concludes December 5, with a Happy Hour event.
  Hear from some of the greatest minds in engine building during the AETC at PRI 2018.
NASCAR Reveals 12 Drivers For Drive For Diversity Combine
 Industry News
Drivers from across the US and abroad have been invited to try out for NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Development Program in Florida on October 22–23.
  The NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Combine evaluates overall talent for the 2019 class.
FIA Approves 2019 F1 Calendar, Rule Changes
 Industry News
Next year’s 21-race Formula 1 calendar, along with a handful of 2019 rule changes, have been signed off by F1’s governing body, the FIA, following a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) on Friday.
  For the third time ever, the world championship will be contested over a record 21 Grands Prix.
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First 500 MPH Run
On October 2, 2018, Team Vesco's Turbinator II with Dave Spangler driving became the first wheel drive car to exceed the 500 mph barrier.
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