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Bill Introduced In U.S. House Of Reps. To Prevent ICE Bans

U.S. Representative John Joyce (R-PA) has introduced H.R. 1435, the “Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act,” a bill designed to protect…

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Photo of Summit Point Motorsports Park, in Summit, West Virginia, by Mike Adaskaveg

Pro-Motorsports Legislation One Step Closer To WV Law

Photo of Summit Point Motorsports Park, in Summit, West Virginia, by Mike Adaskaveg West Virginia lawmakers have passed PRI-supported legislation…

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2023 Drag Racing Sponsorship Summit

Discover The Steps To Profitable Partnerships At The Drag Racing Sponsorship Summit

Racers, teams, promoters and sponsors at all levels of competition are invited to join sponsorship guru Alex Striler and more than a dozen top…

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Ben Haws, Chris Lane

Lubrication Specialties Announces Additions To Marketing Team

Lubrication Specialties (LSI)—the Mt. Gilead, Ohio-based manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret (HSS) brand of additives, oils, and fluids—has announced…

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West Coast Stock Car/Motorsports Hall Of Fame Names Five Members For 2023

NASCAR Cup Series champions Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick, winners of nearly 100 premier division races, including the Daytona 500 and other crown…

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Cummins Announces Accelera Green-Tech Power Business 

Cummins—the Columbus, Indiana-based specialist of diesel and alternative fuel engines, generators, and related components—has launched Accelera by…

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More Details Revealed For The Future Of Auto Club Speedway (CA) 

More details have been revealed about the recent sale of NASCAR’s Auto Club Speedway—the 2-mile, low-banked D-shaped oval superspeedway near Fontana…

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Longtime Beech Bend Track Owner Dallas Jones, 82

Photo of Dallas Jones courtesy of Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame Dallas Jones, the longtime owner of Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green,…

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Legends Nitro Funny Cars Series Announces Nine Races For 2023 

Officials with the Legends Nitro Funny Cars series have announced its schedule will feature nine events in 2023. Teams campaign Funny Cars fueled by…

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Öhlins Racing Joins NASCAR Competition Partner Program

Öhlins Racing—the racing suspension supplier based in Stockholm, Sweden, with a USA branch in Hendersonville, North Carolina—has joined the NASCAR…

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South Boston Speedway (VA) Exploring Options To Sell 

South Boston Speedway—the 4/10-mile asphalt oval in South Boston, Virginia—has confirmed the owners are exploring options to sell the venue.  “The…

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NHRA Pro Mod To Feature New Playoff-Style Points In 2023 

Finish Line Consultants and National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) officials have announced a new points system will be introduced for the FuelTech…

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Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus

Motorsports Caucus Names Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) Co-Chair 

PRI congratulates U.S. Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) on being named the Co-Chair of the Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus.…

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NASCAR To Announce New Short Track, Road Course Rules 

Officials with NASCAR have announced plans to debut new aerodynamic rules designed to enhance NASCAR Cup Series racing at short ovals and road…

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Speedway Motorsports Announces Five Promotions

In keeping with the company’s commitment to elevating dedicated and effective leaders from within, officials with Concord, North Carolina-based…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Announces Women In Motorsports Internship Class

Photo courtesy of Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR)  Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) and PNC Bank have selected the class for the second year of their women-only…

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Gary Henthorn; Image courtesy of BendPak

Business Owner, Former BendPak VP Gary Henthorn, 52

Gary Henthorn, the founder of three automotive service equipment brands and son of BendPak owners Don and Ginger Henthorn, has passed away. He was…

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Race Winning Brands Adds Bob Cook Sales

Race Winning Brands (RWB)—the Mentor, Ohio-based portfolio company of MiddleGround Capital in Lexington, Kentucky, and manufacturer of high-…

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WEC’s Hertz Team JOTA Partners With NFL Legend Tom Brady

Image courtesy of Hertz Team JOTA Hertz Team JOTA has revealed that its livery for the upcoming FIA WEC season will prominently feature NFL star…

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Fox Factory Enters Agreement To Acquire Custom Wheel House 

Fox Factory—the Duluth, Georgia-based designer and manufacturer of performance products for applications including off-road vehicles, side-by-sides…

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Reports: NASCAR Sells California’s Auto Club Speedway

According to published reports, NASCAR has sold land on the site of Auto Club Speedway, the 2-mile, low-banked D-shaped oval superspeedway near…

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Bottom row: WV Senator Ben Queen, WV Senator Mark Maynard, Kiley Chapley (SEMA/PRI), Laura Bowman (WV Motorsports Committee), Jared Frederick (Summit Point Motorsports Park), Christian Robinson (SEMA/PRI). Top row: Tim Cotter (MX Sports), Jeff Johnson (Summit Point Motorsports Park), Tom Deery (PRI), Edwin Pardue (Summit Point Motorsports Park).

PRI Raising Awareness For Race Track ‘Responsibility’

Bottom row: WV Senator Ben Queen, WV Senator Mark Maynard, Kiley Chapley (SEMA/PRI), Laura Bowman (WV Motorsports Committee), Jared Frederick (Summit…

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PRI, SEMA Hire Alicia Steger As PAC Manager 

PRI and SEMA have hired Alicia Steger as their Political Action Committee (PAC) manager. Based in the Government and Public Affairs office in…

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Extreme E Reveals New Sporting Format, 10 Races For Next Season

Officials with Extreme E—the off-road racing series featuring electric SUVs and founded by the same team behind Formula E—have revealed updates for…

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New Director Of Race Operations For Circle City Raceway (IN)

Officials with Circle City Raceway—the 1/4-mile dirt track at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana—have announced Will Greenwell…

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Porsche Deluxe female driver development program. Madeline Stewart, left, and Chloe Chambers, right.

Porsche, Deluxe Corporation Expand Female Driver Development Program

Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) has announced Deluxe Corporation has expanded the Porsche Deluxe female driver development program with two…

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Paul 'Ziggy' Harcus

Paul 'Ziggy' Harcus Honored With Robin Miller Award

Photo courtesy of Penske Entertainment Longtime IndyCar crewmember Paul "Ziggy" Harcus of Andretti Autosport was awarded this year's Robin Miller…

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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Raises $1.7 Million for Victory Junction

Officials with the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America have announced it raised more than $1.7 million following the 27th Anniversary Ride, which…

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Formula E Announces Leadership Transition

The Board of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship have announced that Jamie Reigle will step down as CEO and will be replaced by Jeff Dodds on…

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Brembo Completes Mexican Caliper Plant Expansion, Announces Plans for Global Expansions

Brembo--the Italian designer and manufacturer of high-performance braking systems with a North American office in Plymouth, Michigan--has completed…

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