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Centerville Dragway, IHRA Reach Multi-Year Sanction Agreement

Centerville Dragway and the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) have entered into a multi-year sanction agreement.  Centerville Dragway…

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Mountune Racing Launches Classic Engines Division

Photo courtesy of Mountune    Mountune Racing—the designer and manufacturer of race engines and performance parts with locations in the US and UK—…

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Goodyear Makes Leadership Changes After Cooper Tire Acquisition

Following the company’s recent announcement of its acquisition of Cooper Tire, Goodyear has announced that Ryan Patterson, currently president of…

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Meyer Distributing Announces Bear, Delaware, Location

Meyer Distributing, Inc, the automotive specialty products marketing and distribution provider, has announced the addition of its Bear, Delaware…

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zMax Dragway To Host Limited Fans For 4-Wide Nationals

Officials with Charlotte Motor Speedway have announced a limited capacity for the NGK NTK NHRA 4-Wide Nationals event, set to return to zMAX Dragway…

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Exhibit Space For In-Person PRI Trade Show Now Available

Businesses in the racing industry can now secure their booth space for the 2021 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, in what promises to be…

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Junior Late Model Series Set To Launch In July

Photo courtesy of JRLMSS   A new racing series designed to lower the cost for young Late Model racers is set to launch this July at Crisp…

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Holley To Become Public Company After Merger

Holley, the performance automotive aftermarket company based in Bowling Green, Kentucky, will become a public company as part of a definitive merger…

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The Mint 400 Announces New EV Class for 2021

Photo of Hummer EV courtesy of The Mint 400 Officials from The Mint 400, dubbed The Great American Off-Road Race, have announced the launch of an…

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NASCAR Hires Eric Ryan As Vice President Of Communications

NASCAR has announced that Eric Ryan has been named to the position of Vice President of Communications. Ryan will provide leadership across…

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NASA Names New WERC Series Leader

The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) has announced a new series leader for the New Western Endurance Racing Challenge (WERC) Series. Peter…

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Dynabrade CEO And President Hardy Hamann Retires

Dynabrade Inc. has announced the retirement of President and CEO Hardy Hamann, effective March 31. “Over the past four decades, I have been able to…

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IHRA Announces 2021 Sportsman Spectacular Schedule

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA), the grassroots drag racing sanctioning body, has announced the 2021 schedule for the IHRA Sportsman…

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Knights Of Thunder 360 Sprints To Debut In Canada

A new, touring 360 sprint car series is set to debut in Eastern Canada this season. Dubbed the Knights of Thunder (KoT) 360 Sprint Car Series, the…

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Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Closer To NASCAR Race

Photo courtesy of BMS Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, and Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) have entered into a letter of…

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IMSA Shifts Dates For 2021 Michelin GT Challenge, Motul Petit Le Mans

Photo courtesy of IMSA IMSA has announced date changes for the Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) and the season-ending…

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PRI Announces New Initiatives, Return Of In-Person Trade Show In 2021

A return to Indianapolis for the annual PRI Trade Show, an all-new membership drive launching next week, and a 2.0 version of the renowned PRI Road…

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The Tuning School Announces Building Upgrade, New Programs

The Tuning School has announced fresh education programs and virtual training courses, along with a building upgrade as part of its new rebranding…

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IMS Hall Of Fame Adds Michael Schumacher, Paul Page

Seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher and longtime Indianapolis 500 broadcaster Paul Page comprise the 2021 class of the…

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LSI Chemical Signs Trinidad And Tobago Distributor 

LSI Chemical has signed a new distributor for the dual-island Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago and the country of Guyana. TechMotive Imports…

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Fans Approved For Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg

Officials from the City of St. Petersburg and Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC (GSSP) have announced that spectators will be in attendance at the…

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University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) Motorsports Marketing

UNOH Launches Motorsports Marketing Degree

The University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) has announced a new degree in Motorsports Marketing. Known as one of the leaders in training high-…

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NHRA Prepares For EV Racing Expansion, Asks for Industry Input

To align with the advancement of electric drag racing, the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has announced a call for manufacturer and industry…

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PRI Challenges EPA’s Motorsports Regulations in Court

PRI has filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Gear Box Z. Inc. (GBZ), arguing against EPA’s…

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Steve Whipple Joins JEGS Private Label Department

Longtime industry veteran Steve Whipple has joined JEGS as its new director of private label sourcing, where he will work with racing manufacturers…

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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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Rod Campbell

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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