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SCCA To Introduce Endurance Racing Program At Sebring

The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) is launching a new program at Sebring International Raceway—the first-ever SCCA Endurance Team National…

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CTech Manufacturing Debuts STEM Air Drag Challenge

CTech Manufacturing and STEM curriculum provider STEM101 have teamed up to develop the next-generation C02 Car Challenge utilizing small 3D printed…

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Stan Lester Returns To FASTRAK, Ultimate Series

Stan Lester has resumed his position as the head of FASTRAK International, the parent company for FASTRAK Racing and the Ultimate Super Late Model…

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Dynabrade Promotes CFO To President

Dynabrade, Inc. has announced the appointment of Michael Buffamonti as the company’s new president. He replaces Hardy Hamann, who retired earlier…

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New Owners For Alabama’s Moulton Speedway

Moulton Speedway, the 3/8-mile dirt oval located in Danville, Alabama, has new owners for the 2021 season. Locals Keith and Amanda Steele have…

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Extreme E Adds New Scientific Committee Member

Extreme E, the all-electric SUV racing series that aims to raise awareness about environmental issues, has expanded its scientific committee.…

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Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Organizational Changes

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has announced several organizational changes, including Jeff Barna’s promotion to president and CEO. Barna, a…

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Evasive Motorsports, Turn 14 Go Electric For 2021 Pikes Peak

Evasive Motorsports and Turn 14 Distribution are “going electric” for the 99th running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC)…

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2021 SEMA Board Of Directors Election Candidates Announced

The following candidates are vying for a seat on the SEMA Board of Directors: Chairman-elect (one open seat): Kyle Fickler – Director, Driven…

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PPP Loan Application Period Extended To May 31

President Biden has signed into law a PRI-supported bill passed by Congress to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The deadline for filing…

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Permatex Promotes Eva Pitts

Permatex, the provider of chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has promoted Eva Pitts to Director of Sales. Pitts will manage…

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Industry Mourns Passing Of Chuck Watson Sr.

Photo courtesy of NMCA, Facebook   Chuck Watson Sr. of Watson Engineering, Inc. and Watson Racing has passed away. He was 74. “Chuck wasn’t your…

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LSI Chemical Signs New Distributor For India

LSI Chemical has announced a new international distributor for India.  Quality Group is now authorized to sell LSI Chemical oil and fuel additives…

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Limited Fans For NASCAR Races At Martinsville, Richmond

Photo courtesy of Martinsville Speedway A pair of speedways in Virginia have announced that they will host a limited amount of fans in the…

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Formula Americas Announces Two Key Members

Formula Americas Super GP has added two key hires. Ian Brown has been appointed as the chief engineer, while C.M. Land will serve as technical…

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Hurco North America Announces New Apprenticeship Program

Hurco North America has announced the launch of a new apprenticeship program. The Field Service Apprenticeship (FSA) is a two-year program,…

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DPI Off-Road Brands Acquires J.T.’s Parts & Accessories, Inc.

DPI Off-Road Brands has announced the acquisition of J.T.’s Parts & Accessories, Inc., the manufacturer of the Nitro Gear & Axle brand.  J.…

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QA1 Acquires Gerst Tubular Suspensions

QA1 has announced the expansion of its classic Mopar suspension line with the acquisition of Gerst Tubular Suspension, a manufacturer of coil-over…

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NHRA’s Atlanta Dragway Has Been Sold, Set To Host Final Season In 2021 

Photo of Ron Capps at the 2019 NHRA Southern Nationals courtesy of Atlanta Dragway Atlanta Dragway—the historic drag strip located in Commerce,…

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PRI Continues Fight Against EPA Overreach

As previously reported, PRI has intervened in an EPA enforcement case to protect the rights of racers. The U.S. District Court for the District of…

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Industry Veteran Bill McKnight Passes Away

                                   Photo courtesy of MAHLE Longtime motorsports professional Bill McKnight has passed away. He was 71. McKnight…

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New Betting Lounges Set For Richmond, Martinsville

Wynn Development President Chris Gordon, NASCAR Chief Digital Officer Tim Clark, Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell, and Richmond Raceway…

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Arizona Speedway To Cease Operations

Photo courtesy of Arizona Speedway San Tan Ford’s Arizona Speedway and ET Motopark, the dirt race track and off-road facility based in San Tan…

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New Andretti Partnership To Bring Mars Rover Tech To EV Motorsports

KULR Technology Group Inc., the developer of next-generation lithium-ion battery safety and thermal management technologies, has announced a long-…

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NHRA Postpones 2021 Winternationals At Pomona

Image courtesy of NHRA NHRA officials have announced the postponement of the 61st annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by…

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Formula 1 Adds Second Austria Race To Replace Turkey In 2021

Formula 1 has provided an update on the 2021 race calendar, with new COVID-19 travel restrictions meaning it’s no longer possible to race in Turkey…

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NHRA Reschedules Winternationals, Cancels Northwest Nationals 

NHRA and Auto Club Raceway have announced July 30–August 1 as the rescheduled date of the 61st annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by…

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IndyCar Removes Canada From 2021 Schedule

Due to ongoing COVID-19 health and safety restrictions in Ontario, Canada, organizers for the Honda Indy Toronto and the NTT IndyCar Series have…

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Applications Open For 2021 Rod Campbell Award

Photo of Rod Campbell courtesy of Jeff Swooba A group of professionals, including Sean Jones, Townsend Bell, Jeff Swoboda, Jason Campbell, David…

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TMS President To Step Down After All-Star Race

Photo of Eddie Gossage courtesy of TMS After more than three decades with Speedway Motorsports, including the last 25 years at Texas Motor Speedway…

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