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Phoenix Raceway (AZ) Names Latasha Causey As New Track President

Phoenix native Latasha Causey has been named the new track president at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, Arizona, ahead of this weekend’s NASCAR…

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Steve Francis

Steve Francis Named World Of Outlaws Late Models Series Director

Officials with the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models have announced that current Series Competition Director Steve Francis…

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Wade Kawasaki Appointed Executive Chairman Of The Wheel Group 

The Wheel Group (TWG), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, has announced that current board member Wade Kawasaki has agreed to expand his…

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RaceTec Pistons Acquired By Taglich Private Equity

RaceTec Pistons has been acquired by Taglich Private Equity. RaceTec joins the AFR, Scat Crankshafts, and Procar By Scat family of companies.  The…

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Important Deadline Approaching For PRI Show Exhibitors 

Important Deadline Approaching For PRI Show Exhibitors 

The Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show team is looking forward to welcoming exhibitors to the 34th annual PRI Trade Show, Dec 8–10. We …

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Billy Godbold Launches Motorsports Engineering Firm

Billy Godbold, the former valvetrain engineering group manager at COMP Cams/Edelbrock Group, has announced a new venture, Godbold Engineering, based…

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New Money-Saving Benefits Available To PRI Members

SEMA and PRI have launched a new, first-of-its-kind benefits program for the automotive and motorsports communities. Through SEMA and PRI…

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Christopher Sulprizio Becomes President Of United Engine & Machine (UEM)

Scott Sulprizio, the longtime owner of United Engine & Machine (UEM), has announced Christopher Sulprizio has been named company president.…

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Talon Crate Engine for off-road Talon racers

Honda Performance Development (HPD) Announces Talon Crate Engine

Honda Performance Development (HPD) has announced the expansion of its crate engine portfolio to include the Talon Crate Engine for off-road Talon…

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Announces 2023 Schedule 

Officials with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour have announced 19 race dates for the 2023 schedule. The season opens at New Smyrna Speedway in New…

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Lauri Eberhart To Headline Race Track Business Conference (RTBC) At PRI 2022 

National Speedway Directory has announced the 11th annual Race Track Business Conference (RTBC) will be headlined by keynote speaker Lauri Eberhart…

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Formula 1 To Race In Mexico City Through 2025

Formula 1 has announced that the Mexico City Grand Prix will remain on the calendar until 2025 following an agreement with The Government of Mexico…

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Betsy Grindlay, Melissa Ward, and Erin Bond. Photos courtesy of Speedway Motors

Speedway Motors Announces Three Promotions

Betsy Grindlay, Melissa Ward, and Erin Bond. Photos courtesy of Speedway Motors Speedway Motors—the manufacturer, retailer and distributor of…

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Flatrock Motorsports Park and Motorclub in Westel, Tennessee

Flatrock Breaks Ground On New Tennessee Motorsports Park

Flatrock Motorsports Park and Motorclub in Westel, Tennessee, has announced a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate its first phase of construction…

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Tony Stewart To Make Top Alcohol Dragster Debut In Las Vegas

Photos courtesy of NHRA The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has announced that Tony Stewart will make his Top Alcohol dragster debut during the…

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Wharton Automotive Group

Wharton Automotive Group Acquires PowerTrain Technology (PTT)

Wharton Automotive Group President Paul Lee has announced the acquisition of the small-diameter racing clutch and drivetrain component line of…

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Total Seal, Melling & NHRA Announce React4Racing To ‘Save Our Racecars’ 

Total Seal, Melling, and the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)—all PRI Members—have volunteered to host “React4Racing” at the 2022 PRI Show. As a…

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PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer and SEMA Chairman of the Board James Lawrence walking toward the US Capitol

PRI’s Website Makes It Easy To ‘Vote Racing’ In The Midterm Election 

PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer and SEMA Chairman of the Board James Lawrence walking toward the US Capitol The 2022 midterm election will be held on…

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USAC Racing Confirms 2023 Sprint Car Schedule To Open In Florida

USAC Racing has announced that the 2023 season for the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship will open February 16–18, during the 14th annual…

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Force Indy Announces Expansion For 2023 

Image courtesy of Force Indy   Force Indy—the race team created to develop talent with a diverse group of individuals—has announced an expansion for…

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Kash Singh

Shelby American Adds Kash Singh To Management Team 

Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc., has announced that industry veteran Kash Singh has joined the…

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Track Enterprises’ Bob Sargent Forms National Series for Pavement Super Late Models

Track Enterprises President Bob Sargent has announced the formation of a national series of pavement short track races for Super Late Model cars in…

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ABB Formula E Announces Cape Town Joins Season 9 Calendar

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is set to race in Cape Town, South Africa, for the first time on February 25, 2023, following approval at…

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Trackhouse Karting Career Advancement Award

IMSA, NASCAR’s Trackhouse Racing Announce Karting Career Advancement Award Winner

IMSA, in conjunction with NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick and NASCAR team Trackhouse Racing, has announced this year’s recipient of the Trackhouse…

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Brembo Announces Venture Capital To Invest In Startups

Brembo—the Italian provider of high-performance braking systems with North American headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan—has launched Brembo Ventures…

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SCCA EV Advisory Committee Announces Guidelines, Rules

SCCA’s Electrified Vehicle Advisory Committee (EVAC) has released proposed guidelines and rulesets for EVs and three EV racing classes.  SCCA Area…

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Katie Lucas Named Chief Administrative Officer Of Lucas Oil

Lucas Oil Products has announced the appointment of Katie Lucas, the company’s vice president of Strategy and Philanthropy, to the position of chief…

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39 Events Highlight 2023 NOW600 Micro Sprint National Schedule

Officials with the Dirt2Media NOW600 Micro Sprint National Championship presented by the Hi Plains Building Division have announced the 2023…

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SPEED SPORT, Obsession Media & Industry Execs Create SPEED SPORT 1 

SPEED SPORT has partnered with the television network development group, Obsession Media, and a consortium of motorsports and television executives…

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Several Tracks Renew IHRA Sanctioning Agreements

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) has announced several new and renewed track sanctioning body agreements.  Albuquerque Dragway—the 1/4…

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