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ARCA Announces Overtime Procedure Changes
 Industry News
In 2019, ARCA will move to one attempt at a one-lap green and white together finish at its two biggest speedways in 2019, Daytona and Talladega. Overtime procedures at the other 18 races on the schedule remain unchanged.
  ARCA's 2019 season kicks off with the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire on Saturday, February 9.
Speedway Motors Unveils New Look, ‘What Moves You’ Campaign
 Industry News
The Speedway Motors rebranding features a newly revamped logo while its new marketing campaign, “What Moves You,” gives the Speedway Motors community the chance to win a $300 cash prize.
  The "What Moves You" campaign ends February 1, and a winner will be announced February 8, 2019.
NASCAR Hall Of Famer, Co-Founder Of Woods Brothers Racing, Passes Away
 Industry News
Glen Wood, a pioneer in the sport of stock car racing and NASCAR, passed away Friday morning at the age of 93.
  Glen Wood was the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
World Of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Names NOS Energy Drink Title Sponsor
 Industry News
After signing a multi-year agreement with NOS Energy Drink, the well-known sprint car series will now be known as World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series.
  NOS Energy joined the Series last year as a team sponsor.
Eight Inductees For National Sprint Car HoF Class Of 2019
 Industry News
The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame (NSCHoF) has announced the names of its eight inductees for 2019, which will be honored on Saturday, June 1, during the 30th annual ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa.
  Drivers, owners, car builders, officials and media members will all be inducted.
INDYCAR Names NTT As Entitlement Sponsor Of Series
 Industry News
Global information technology and communications leader NTT has signed a multiyear agreement to become the IndyCar Series title partner. NTT also becomes the official tech partner for INDYCAR, the Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and select events.
  The premier series will now be known as the NTT IndyCar Series.
NASCAR Community Mourns The Loss Of J.D. Gibbs
 Industry News
J.D. Gibbs, the 49-year-old son of NASCAR Team Owner Joe Gibbs, passed away last week from complications following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease.
  J.D. Gibbs served as the co-chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing.
NASCAR Announces ‘Company-Wide’ Layoffs
 Industry News
According to published reports, the number of NASCAR employees affected is believed to be upwards of 50 or more. The news comes just a month before the season-opening Daytona Speedweeks and Daytona 500.
  NASCAR confirmed sizable, “company-wide” layoffs at the Daytona Beach-based sanctioning body.
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PRI 2018 — Day 3 Recap
The 31st Annual PRI Trade Show finished in grand fashion with yet another day of aisles teeming with Trade Show attendees, and exhibitors offering the very latest in motorsports products and technology.
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  • Special Report: Tariffs And The Motorsports Industry
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