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Tulsa Speedway Announces Operational Changes, Track Upgrades

Tulsa Speedway, the quarter-mile dirt oval dirt track based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has announced co-owner Keith Haney has taken over daily operations…

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Trans Am Announces New Name, Start Date For West Coast Championship 

Trans Am Race Company officials have announced that its West Coast-based championship will be renamed the “Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli…

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NASCAR Announces Two Key Competition Personnel Promotions 

NASCAR has announced that Brad Moran has been promoted to NASCAR Cup Series Managing Director, and Seth Kramlich will transition to NASCAR Camping…

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Chris Kersting To Retire From SEMA, PRI

Following more than 30 years of service to SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association), President and CEO Chris Kersting will be stepping down at…

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Nissan To Establish New Vehicle Customization And Motorsports Company

Nissan Motor Corporation has announced plans to establish a new company through the integration of two affiliated companies, Autech Japan Inc. (…

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iRacing Acquires Monster Games, Orontes Games 

iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, the provider of the iRacing simulation gaming platform, has announced the acquisition of Orontes Games.  Founded…

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SEMA Young Executives Network (YEN) Announces Rebrand 

The Young Executives Network (YEN), a SEMA group dedicated to cultivating talent in the automotive aftermarket, is now the Future Leaders Network (…

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Autonomous Challenge Set For Las Vegas Competition 

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced that Energy Systems Network, the organizer of the Indy Autonomous Challenge, will host a head…

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IndyCar Announces Contract Extension With Chassis Manufacturer Dallara 

IndyCar has announced a multiyear extension with chassis manufacturer Dallara. The contract runs parallel to the current agreements with engine…

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XS Power Batteries Purchases Knoxville Building With Plans To Expand

XS Power Batteries—based in Knoxville, Tennessee—has purchased a building in Knoxville, as reported by Knox News. XS Power Batteries owner Scottie…

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PRI Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Biggest Show Ever

PRI Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Trade Show Featuring Legends Penske, Castroneves, Boles, Gov. Holcomb

Performance Racing Industry (PRI), the motorsports industry’s leading professional organization, concluded its annual week of trade show-related…

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Eckelberg Named First Director Of High School Racing Association 

The newly-created High School Racing Association (HSRA) has named Jonathan Eckelberg as its first director. In his new position, Eckelberg will help…

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New Ownership, Name For Texas’s Rocket Raceway Park

New ownership has taken over the Rocket Raceway Park. The Petty, Texas, dirt oval formerly known as 82 Speedway will see new branding and an…

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Advocacy Corner

U.S., E.U. AGREE TO END STEEL AND ALUMINUM TARIFFS, U.S. NOW IN TALKS WITH JAPAN

The United States and the European Union have agreed to end a three-year dispute over steel and aluminum tariffs. As a result, effective January 1,…

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Salem Speedway Appoints Will Greenwell Track Announcer

Salem Speedway (Salem, Indiana) and Dirt2Media.com have announced Will Greenwell as the new track announcer for 2022.  Greenwell has previously…

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NASCAR Announces Next Gen Rules Configuration

NASCAR officials have announced the baseline rules configuration for the Next Gen vehicle set for its NASCAR Cup Series debut in 2022. A 670-…

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Randy Martin Memorial Arts Scholarship To Benefit UT Southern 

Randy Martin Memorial Arts Scholarship To Benefit UT Southern 

Martin & Company (M&C), a full-service marketing solutions firm specializing in both traditional and digital branding for the performance…

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SuperSprings Announces New Leadership Structure

SuperSprings Announces New Leadership Structure

SuperSprings International (SSI) has announced changes to its leadership team.  SSI has restructured to establish five defined business units led by…

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Mohammed Ben Sulayem Elected FIA President

Mohammed Ben Sulayem has been elected President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). He succeeds Jean Todt, who has served the…

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SCAT Enterprises, Air Flow Research Join Forces 

SCAT Enterprises has announced that it has been acquired by Taglich Private Equity, which recently acquired Air Flow Research Heads, the…

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Total Seal Adds Victor Wise As Director Of Quality 

Total Seal Adds Victor Wise As Director Of Quality 

Total Seal Piston Rings, the provider of high-performance piston rings, has announced Victor Wise as its new director of quality. He will focus on…

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Longtime Executive Don Hawk To Depart Speedway Motorsports

Longtime Executive Don Hawk To Depart Speedway Motorsports

After more than 14 years in a variety of executive roles across the company, Speedway Motorsports’ Chief Racing Development Officer Don Hawk will…

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NTPA Awards Hot Shot’s Secret Manufacturer Of The Year For 2021

NTPA Awards Hot Shot’s Secret Manufacturer Of The Year For 2021

Hot Shot’s Secret was recently honored as Manufacturer of the Year by the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA). The award was presented to…

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GRIDLIFE Announces New Lime Rock Park Event For 2022

GRIDLIFE Announces New Lime Rock Park Event For 2022

GRIDLIFE has announced plans for a new festival event to be hosted at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut on August 19–20. The event, called…

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Indiana Governor Tours 2021 PRI Show

Indiana Governor Tours 2021 PRI Show

It’s often said that you should never mix business with pleasure. For Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, who is a lifelong racing fan, that’s easier…

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Industry News

FIA World Rally Championship Debuts All-New Hybrid Rally1 Cars 

Image of the Ford Puma Rally1 courtesy of WRC The FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) has debuted the new hybrid Rally1 race cars.  In the presence…

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Photo of Maurizio Reggiani courtesy of Lamborghini 

Lamborghini Appoints Maurizio Reggiani As Vice President Of Motorsports

Photo of Maurizio Reggiani courtesy of Lamborghini    Lamborghini has announced Maurizio Reggiani as vice president of Motorsports.  Reggiani will…

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Superstar Racing Experience (SRX)

SRX Announces Don Hawk As CEO

Longtime Speedway Motorsports executive Don Hawk has been announced as the new CEO for the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX), the racing series…

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U.S. Representative Bob Latta Visits Callies Performance Products 

U.S. Representative Bob Latta Visits Callies Performance Products 

Callies Performance Products, a PRI Membership Founding Member, hosted U.S. Representative Bob Latta (R-OH) to tour the company’s Fostoria, Ohio…

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Bonneville Salt Flats

SEMA, PRI Support Public-Private Effort To Save The Bonneville Salt Flats

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and Performance Racing Industry (PRI) welcome the installation of a new water well and weather and…

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