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New Owner For Caddo Mills, Texas Drag Strip

Jacob McNeal has purchased I-30 Dragway and rebranded the 1/8-mile drag strip in Caddo Mills, Texas, as Poseidon Raceway Park.  Track surface…

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Motorsports Icon Tony Stewart To Kick Off 2022 PRI Trade Show

Tony Stewart, left, and Ralph Sheheen   Motorsports icon, championship-winning driver and team owner Tony Stewart will help kick off the three…

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Jeff Trout Purchases Sprint Car Chassis Business

Jeff Trout has agreed to purchase the pavement sprint car chassis business owned by Jimmy Riddell, according to a LinkedIn post written by Trout,…

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Jessi Combs Foundation Announces Scholarships For WyoTech Students

The Jessi Combs Foundation (JCF) has awarded three students with scholarships to WyoTech—the automotive, diesel, and collision trade school…

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Tony Spiteri Named General Manager Of NASCAR Canada 

NASCAR has announced that long-time Canadian motorsports executive Tony Spiteri has been named general manager of NASCAR Canada. In this newly…

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Vote Racing: Midterm Elections Held On Tuesday, November 8

The 2022 midterm election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, and it’s important to know which candidates support racing when going to the polls or…

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Magnuson’s Kim Pendergast Named To Forbes’ 50 Over 50 

Magnuson Products Founder Kim Pendergast has been named to Forbes’ 50 Over 50 list, a designation that spotlights women who are “shattering age and…

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Racing Industry Prepares to Showcase New Products, Technology at 2022 PRI Trade Show

More than 1,000 of the world’s premier motorsports companies—including iconic brands, race sanctioning bodies and emerging manufacturers—are…

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NASCAR Foundation Announces Four Finalists For Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award 

Four NASCAR fans dedicated to providing resources and support to children have been recognized by The NASCAR Foundation as finalists for the 12th…

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Ultra4 Racing Announces 2023 Schedule

Ultra4 Racing—the national race series featuring unlimited 4-wheel drive race vehicles—has released its eight-race schedule for 2023. “New places,…

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Engine Performance Expo Returns Online This January

The fourth installment of the Engine Performance Expo has been confirmed for January 13–14. The live, virtual, educational event will be streamed on…

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NGK Spark Plugs Announces Kirt Denman As Director Of Aftermarket

NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc.—the manufacturer of ignition parts and sensors based in Wixom, Michigan—has announced Kirt Denman has joined the…

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FIA Approves 2023 World Endurance Championship (WEC) Calendar

The FIA World Motor Sport Council has approved the seven-round 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) calendar, shown below, with the 6 Hours…

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eNASCAR International Series’ Announces Details For Five-Race Schedule

The eNASCAR International iRacing Series will return with a five-race schedule, including a virtual race livestreamed at the ADAC SimRacing Expo in…

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​​​​​​​Total Seal Piston Rings Announces New Hires

Total Seal Piston Rings—the manufacturer and provider of high-performance and racing piston rings based in Phoenix, Arizona—has announced two new…

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SEMA Hires Karen Bailey-Chapman To Lead Public And Government Affairs 

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has hired Karen Bailey-Chapman to lead its Washington, DC, office as Senior Vice President, Public…

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New Hampshire Motor Speedway Adds Rob Lofland

Speedway Motorsports has announced that Rob Lofland, the current vice president of corporate partnerships at Dover Motor Speedway, will add New…

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W Series Cancels Remainder Of 2022 Schedule ‘To Focus On Fundraising For 2023’

W Series—the all-female, single-seater racing championship—has announced that it will not host the final three races of its scheduled 2022 season,…

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Dave Connolly, Jennifer Folk Purchase Competitive Suspension

NHRA Crew Chief Dave Connolly and race promoter Jennifer Folk have purchased Competitive Suspension, the provider of shock absorber services,…

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AWDA Names Ted Hughes Executive Director

The Auto Care Association has appointed Ted Hughes as its new senior director of community engagement and executive director of the Aftermarket…

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Calistoga City Council Approves Sale Of Napa County Fairgrounds

Calistoga Speedway is one step closer to reopening. The city of Calistoga, California, is moving ahead with its plan to purchase the Napa County…

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Race Winning Brands Announces Changes To Leadership Team

Race Winning Brands (RWB)—a portfolio company of MiddleGround Capital based in Lexington, Kentucky—has announced the addition of Scott Neely as the…

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Indy Autonomous Challenge Announces Texas Motor Speedway Event In November

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) has announced that the IAC powered by Cisco will take place at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on…

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2022 Hood Master Challenge Set For This Friday

FinishMaster—the distributor of automotive refinish and industrial coatings and supplies based in Indianapolis, Indiana—will host the third annual…

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Race Announcer Rick Eshelman, 61

Photo courtesy of World Of Outlaws, Facebook The longtime World of Outlaws Late Model Series announcer Rick Eshelman has passed away at 61. …

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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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