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zMax CARS Tour Adds West Coast Schedule for 2024

The zMax CARS Tour will expand to the West Coast in 2024 in the form of the zMax CARS Tour Pro Late Model Series West. The nine-race season will…

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USAC Announces 2024 Rules Updates

The United States Auto Club (USAC) has announced multiple rules updates and enforcements to be implemented during the 2024 USAC Silver Crown…

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NASCAR, DraftKings Reach Agreement to Expand Partnership

DraftKings and NASCAR have agreed to terms on a written designation agreement, allowing the gaming company to operate in North Carolina, pending…

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USAC Opens 2024 Licensing for Circle Track Competitors

The United States Auto Club (USAC) has opened licensing to all circle track competitors for 2024. Participants in series sanctioned by the Speedway…

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Pit+Paddock to Sponsor Yoshihara, Wittmer in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge

Pit+Paddock, the Pennsylvania-based marketing agency, will sponsor a new IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge effort campaigned by Montreal Motorsports…

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Radford Racing School Hires Mark Valentino as Director of Business Development

Chandler, Arizona-based Radford Racing School, the premier driving and racing school and official school of the Dodge SRT, has announced industry…

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QA1 Acquires Speedtech Performance USA

QA1 has acquired substantially all of the assets of Speedtech Performance USA, a Utah-based provider of chassis and suspension solutions for the pro…

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Legendary NHRA Team Owner Roland Leong, 79

Image courtesy of the NHRA.  Legendary NHRA Team Owner Roland Leong, known for his Top Fuel and Funny Cars emblazoned with the name "The Hawaiian"…

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Kreider Family Purchases Robison Racing Products

The Kreider family, a New Jersey-based family with ties to the racing industry and current USAC Silver Crown racer Mike Haggenbottom, has purchased…

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NASCAR Cup Series Champion Cale Yarborough, 84

Image Courtesy of NASCAR Cale Yarborough, a three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, has passed away at the age of 84. Yarborough, a four-time…

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2003 Indianapolis 500 Winner Gil de Ferran, 56

Image Courtesy of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Gil de Ferran, winner of the 2003 Indianapolis 500 and two IndyCar Series championships, passed…

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Xtreme Outlaw Midgets, POWRi National Midgets Partner for 2024 Challenge Series

The Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series and POWRi National Midget League have renewed their partnership for the 2024 season with 10 co-sanctioned races in…

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PRI, SEMA Bolster Editorial Team, Add A.J. Hecht and Jack Haworth

A.J. Hecht (left) and Jack Haworth.  PRI and SEMA Editorial Director Jason Mulroney has bolstered the editorial departments by adding A.J. Hecht…

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Maine Delays Vote on Proposed Clean Car Rule

Due to storm recovery efforts, Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) delayed until 2024 a vote on a PRI-opposed proposal requiring…

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The Dale Jr. Foundation Raises $1.3M in 2023

The Dale Jr. Foundation, the charitable organization founded by former NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., raised $1.3 million in 2023, the…

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PMH Powering Diversity Scholarship recipients

Applications Open for PMH Powering Diversity Scholarship

Parella Motorsports Holdings (PMH) has opened applications for the 2024 PMH Powering Diversity Scholarship. The scholarship aims to create a more…

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Extreme E

2024 Extreme E Schedule Includes First-Ever US Event

Extreme E has revealed the schedule for its 2024 season, which includes its first-ever event in the United States. The all-electric off-road series…

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Women in Automotive: Accelerate Your Career at SBN Women's Leadership Forum

The SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN) is accepting registrations for its Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF), taking place March 5-7, 2024, in Austin,…

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Drag Racing Legend Don Schumacher, 79

Image Courtesy of DSR Performance Don Schumacher, NHRA team owner and Funny Car pioneer, passed away on December 20 at the age of 79. Schumacher…

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HPD Completes Change to Honda Racing Corporation USA

Honda Performance Development (HPD), Honda's United States-based motorsports arm, has officially changed its name to Honda Racing Corporation U.S.A…

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Drag Illustrated Pro 10.5 Challenge

Drag Illustrated World Series of Pro Mod Adds Pro 10.5 Challenge

The Drag Illustrated World Series of Pro Mod has created the new Pro 10.5 Challenge to run in conjunction with the 2024 Drag Illustrated World…

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Meyer Distributing

Meyer Distributing Opens Georgia Cross-Dock

Jasper, Indiana-based Meyer Distributing has opened a new cross-dock in Savannah, Georgia. The cross-dock will have a direct feed from Meyer…

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NHRA Arizona Nationals to Return to Renamed Firebird Motorsports Park

Photo Courtesy of NHRA The NHRA will return to Phoenix for the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season for the Arizona Nationals next year…

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UTV World Championship Expands

The UTV World Championship will expand from one to three races as part of the newly formed UNLTD Off-Road Racing Championship Series. The three-…

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Action Needed: Ohio One Step Closer to Consumer Freedom in Vehicle Market

In a significant victory for consumer freedom, the Ohio General Assembly has passed PRI- and SEMA-supported legislation ensuring Ohioans, not the…

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WyoTech Reports Increase in Graduates, Graduation Rate, Job Placements

WyoTech, the Laramie, Wyoming, automotive, collision, diesel and welding trade school, recently reported an increase in enrollment, graduation and…

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Bilstein of America Wins Turn 14 Distribution Collaborative Supplier of the Year Award

Turn 14 Distribution has awarded thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, the suspension parts manufacturer with U.S. headquarters in Hamilton, Ohio, with…

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IMSA Opens Diverse Driver Development Scholarship Application Window

IMSA is currently accepting applications for the 2025-26 IMSA Diverse Driver Development Scholarship. With a potential worth of more than $300,000…

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Parella Motorsports Holdings Acquires International GT

Parella Motorsports Holdings (PMH), owner of the SpeedTour brand of racing events, has acquired International GT. The North American racing series…

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Michael Good Appointed President of Performance Racing Industry

Michael Good will join Performance Racing Industry (PRI) as president, effective February 26, 2024. Good will be based at PRI's headquarters in…

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