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IHRA Announces 2023 Sportsman Programs, New Track Agreements

Officials with the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) have confirmed its Sportsman racing programs, including the IHRA Sportsman Spectacular…

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2022 Race Track Business Conference (RTBC) Set For PRI Trade Show

National Speedway Directory has announced the 11th annual Race Track Business Conference (RTBC) will take place at the Indiana Convention Center in…

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Indoor Auto Racing Series Announces Partial 2023 Schedule

Officials with the Indoor Auto Racing Series have announced some race dates for the 2023 season, which kicks off with the Ironton Global-sponsored…

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NASCAR Announces 2023 Schedules For All Three National Touring Series

NASCAR has announced the 2023 schedules for the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, and NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series. During the organization’…

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Koretsky Family Announces Updates For Maple Grove Raceway (PA)

Photo courtesy of NHRA, Maple Grove Raceway Officials from Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pennsylvania, have announced numerous track upgrades…

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Illinois Stock Car Hall Of Fame Inducts Eight

The Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame has honored eight of its latest inductees with a special banquet at the Hoffman House Restaurant in Rockford,…

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Giants RB Antonio Williams Joins NHRA’s Foley Lewis Racing (FLR)

Foley Lewis Racing (FLR)—the NHRA Top Fuel drag racing team based in Mooresville, North Carolina and headed by Doug Foley and Tim Lewis—has…

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Shopmonkey Names New Senior VP Of Marketing

Shopmonkey—the provider of cloud-based auto shop management software based in San Jose, California—has appointed Travis Bickham as its new senior…

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NMRA, NMCA Release 2023 Event Schedules

ProMedia has released the 2023 schedules for the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals series and the Red Line Oil NMCA Muscle Car Nationals series.  The…

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Hoosier Racing Tire Consolidates Dirt Late Model Tire Offerings, Adds NLMT

Hoosier Racing Tire—the Lakeville, Indiana manufacturer of motorsports tires—has introduced the purpose-built National Late Model Tire (NLMT) program…

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Meyer Distributing Acquires P&E Distributors

Meyer Distributing—the automotive specialty products marketing and distribution provider based in Jasper, Indiana—has acquired Performance &…

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Extreme E Launches Initiative For New Mechanical, Engineering Talent

Extreme E—the all-electric SUV racing series that aims to raise awareness about environmental issues—has launched a new Racing for All initiative to…

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NHRA Champion Antron Brown Warns Congress That Motorsports Is At Risk

Just days after winning the prestigious NHRA U.S Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana, Antron Brown made his way to Washington, DC, to urge…

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Organizers Launch All-New World Drag Racing Alliance (WDRA)

Businessman Don Scott—the former partner at Central Illinois Dragway in Havana, Illinois—has announced the new World Drag Racing Alliance (WDRA)…

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North Wilkesboro Speedway (NC) Cancels Dirt Events Ahead Of Track Resurfacing

Officials from North Wilkesboro Speedway—the 0.625-mile track in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina—have announced the cancellation of dirt track…

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PRI Announces Promotion, Adds New Executive Assistant

Erika Stafford, left, and Jillian Hoy, right Performance Racing Industry (PRI) has announced the promotion of Erika Stafford from executive…

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IMSA Announces Enhancements For 2023 WeatherTech Championship GTD Class

Officials with the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) have announced plans to increase recognition for Bronze-rated drivers in the IMSA…

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NHRA Announces Full 2023 Camping World Drag Racing Series Schedule 

NHRA has announced the full 2023 Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule, which will include a pair of Pep Boys NHRA All-Star Callout races in…

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Flying Lizard Motorsports Announces New HQ Set For Phoenix

Flying Lizard Motorsports—the sports car race team originally based in Sonoma, California—has announced plans to move its operations to a new 15,000…

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Honda Partners With LG To Build Battery Production Facility For EVs

LG Energy Solution (LGES) and Honda Motor Co. have announced an agreement to establish a joint venture (JV) company to produce lithium-ion batteries…

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NHRA Top Fuel champion and superstar Antron Brown

NHRA Top Fuel Champion Antron Brown To Testify In Senate Hearing

NHRA Top Fuel champion and superstar Antron Brown will testify before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee as it considers passage…

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Paul Lee Racing Adds Steven Cole To Team

Paul Lee Racing—the Orange, California-based race team headed by Paul Lee and Krista Baldwin—has announced industry executive Steven Cole will serve…

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Attica Raceway Park (OH) Announces New Director Of Operations

Attica Raceway Park—the 1/3-mile banked clay oval located on fairgrounds in Attica, Ohio—has announced Andrew Morfier as its new director of…

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Bridgestone Aims To Commercialize Natural Rubber From Desert Shrubs By 2030

Bridgestone Americas has announced plans to establish commercial operations for planting and harvesting a woody desert shrub called guayule as a…

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California Finalizes Rule To Ban Sale Of New ICE-Powered Cars By 2035

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has voted to finalize a PRI- and SEMA-opposed rule to implement California Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020 …

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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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