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BMW Unveils LMDh Prototype Race Car

BMW Unveils LMDh Prototype Race Car

Ahead of the testing phase for the LMDh prototype for the 2023 season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, BMW M Motorsport has announced…

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Martin & Company Announces New Communications & Traffic Manager

Martin & Company Announces New Communications & Traffic Manager

Martin & Company (M&C)—the full-service marketing solutions firm specializing in national automotive aftermarket brand building based in…

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USAC Announces ‘Golden Greek’ Award In Memory Of Johnny Capels

Photo of Johnny Capels courtesy of USAC The United States Auto Club (USAC) has announced its Chief Mechanic of the Year Award will be named “The…

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Lori Collier Waran Named Richmond Raceway Track President

Richmond Raceway—the 0.75 miles, D-shaped asphalt race track in Richmond, Virginia—has announced Lori Collier Waran as track president. She will…

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Universal Technical Institute Announces 15 New Programs 

Universal Technical Institute (UTI)—the technical training college with locations throughout the US—has announced 15 new programs across its campus…

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SCORE Names Kurt Miller As Marketing Sales Manager 

SCORE Names Kurt Miller As Marketing Sales Manager 

SCORE International Off-Road Racing—the off-road racing sanctioning body based in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico—has appointed Kurt Miller to the…

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West Coast Stock Car/Motorsports Hall Of Fame Inducts Class Of 2022 

The West Coast Stock Car/Motorsports Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2022, which includes industry pioneers representing the west’s short…

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Race Winning Brands Acquires CORSA Performance, Volant Performance

Race Winning Brands (RWB), a portfolio company of MiddleGround Capital, has announced the acquisition of CORSA Performance, CORSA Performance Marine…

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AWE Promotes Dane Pellicone To Engineering Manager 

  AWE, the precision engineering and manufacturing firm outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has promoted Dane Pellicone to engineering manager.    …

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New Owners For Lancaster National Speedway (NY)

Lancaster National Speedway, the motorsports facility in Lancaster, New York, has been purchased by a group of investors headed by drag racer Mike…

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Jody Deery

Industry Mourns Passing Of Prominent Track Promoter Jody Deery

Photo courtesy of Rockford Speedway Jody Deery, the longtime promoter at Rockford Speedway and a pillar of the motorsports community, has passed…

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Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Visits Formula Drift In NJ 

Left photo: PRI General Manager Jim Liaw, left, and Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman and U.S. Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) at the…

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Shopmonkey Announces Jeff Haynie As Chief Technology Officer

Shopmonkey, the cloud-based auto shop management platform, has announced Jeff Haynie as chief technology officer. He joined the company in May to…

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Pro Street Legend Tony Christian Passes Away

Photos courtesy of NHRA    Pro Street drag racing driver Tony Christian has passed away at the age of 74. Christian was one of the pioneers of the…

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SuperSprings International Announces Adam Weisner As President 

SuperSprings International—the manufacturer of suspension solutions and products based in Carpinteria, California—has announced Adam Weisner as…

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NASCAR Diversity Internship Program Welcomes 2022 Class

The NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) has announced its 21st class of undergraduate and graduate students, including interns from nine…

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NHRA Announces D.R.A.G. Program, First Female Division Director 

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has announced a new program called NHRA D.R.A.G., designed to cultivate, grow, and improve drag racing…

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Mike Carpenter

Mike Carpenter Named COO Of Drag Illustrated 

Drag Illustrated Media has announced Mike Carpenter as its new chief operating officer (COO). In his new position, he will oversee the day-to-day…

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Edelbrock Announces Next Phase Of HQ Relocation, Renovation

Edelbrock Announces Next Phase Of HQ Relocation, Renovation

The Edelbrock Group has announced a milestone in its headquarters relocation plan with a dedication and ribbon-cutting scheduled for June 10 at 11 a…

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Toyota GR Cup To Debut Under SRO Banner 

Photo courtesy of Toyota   Beginning in 2023, SRO America will sanction the new, single-make racing series, the Toyota GR Cup, recently announced…

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RPM Act Co-Sponsors On Ballots In ME, NV, ND, & SC

Maine, Nevada, North Dakota, and South Carolina will hold their 2022 primary elections on Tuesday, June 14, and it’s important to know which…

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Automotive Specialty-Equipment Sales Increase To $50.9 Billion 

Automotive Specialty-Equipment Sales Increase To $50.9 Billion 

Sales of specialty-equipment parts reached a new high in 2021, increasing to $50.9 billion in retail sales for the first time in history—up from $47…

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Get Ready For The 2022 PRI Trade Show

It’s time to start preparing for the 2022 PRI Trade Show, the three biggest days in the racing business! The PRI team is planning for one of the…

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Shaila-Ann Rao Named Interim F1 Executive Director, FIA Secretary General 

The FIA has announced the departure of Peter Bayer, who served as secretary general for Motor Sport since 2017 and as F1 Executive Director since…

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Jose Abed

OMDAI President, F1 Promoter José Abed Passes Away

Photo of José Abed courtesy of FIA The Mexican Organization of International Automobile Sport (OMDAI) has announced the passing of José Abed, the…

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Watson Racing Cobra Jet Showdown Returns To NMCA All-American Nationals

The National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) has announced the Watson Racing Cobra Jet Showdown will return to NMCA’s All-American Nationals Presented…

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Legacy EV Announces Accredited College EV Education Program 

Tempe, Arizona-based Legacy EV—the provider of electric vehicle (EV) aftermarket applications and education—has announced a new EV certification…

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Racing Ally Rep. Mullin (R-OK)

Racing Ally Rep. Mullin (R-OK) Advances To US Senate Runoff Election 

US Representative Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) was the leading vote-getter in Oklahoma’s June 28 Republican primary for US Senate, which featured more…

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Track Enterprises To Acquire ARCA Midwest Tour 

Photo courtesy of Track Enterprises  Macon, Illinois-based Track Enterprises has reached an agreement to acquire the regional ARCA Midwest Tour…

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USAC Announces 2022 Hall Of Fame Inductees  

The United States Auto Club (USAC) has announced its class of 2022 inductees into the USAC Hall of Fame.   The list includes car owner/mechanic…

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