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All 10 Teams Reach New Formula 1 Concorde Agreement

  Formula 1 has announced that all 10 teams have agreed to the new Concorde Agreement, which sets out the terms under which teams will compete in F1…

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Fans Allowed At Inaugural Drag Weekend 500 Set For Sept. 11-13

  The inaugural Drag Weekend 500 has been announced and is set for September 11-13, 2020. The event will require teams to drive their street-legal…

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Williams Racing on track. Photo courtesy of Williams Racing

F1’s Williams Racing Acquired By Dorilton Capital 

  Williams Racing, the British Formula 1 team and constructor, has been acquired for $179.5 million by Dorilton Capital, a US-based company known…

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PRA Tours, SMART Mods Combine Tours For 2020 

  Officials from the PRA Tours and the reborn Southern Modified Auto Racing Teams (SMART) have announced a new partnership that combines the two…

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INDYCAR vehicles on track during the 2019 Grand Prix of Portland at PIR

Grand Prix Of Portland Set Through 2023

The Grand Prix of Portland featuring the NTT INDYCAR SERIES will return to Portland International Raceway (PIR) through at least 2023, according to…

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LSI Promotes Todd Cawley To President Of New Division LSI Chemical 

  Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), the manufacturer of performance additives and oils and custom lubrication solutions for the automotive…

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World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at Williams Grove Speedway

Williams Grove Set For Sprint Cars National Open

The 58th annual Champion Racing Oil National Open at Williams Grove Speedway, scheduled for October 2-3, is set to be the highest-paying winged…

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Flat Rock Speedway Cancels Season

  Flat Rock Speedway in Ash Township, Monroe County, Michigan, will not contest any races for the remainder of the 2020 season, according to a…

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Aeroscreen Engineering Team Wins 2020 Louis Schwitzer Award

  The 54th annual Louis Schwitzer Award was presented to eight engineers for their engineering excellence in developing the innovative Aeroscreen…

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NPW Completes Acquisition Of Auto Plus Assets 

  National Auto Parts Warehouse (NPW), a family-owned automotive aftermarket parts distributor with a nationwide presence, has completed the…

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Dr. Jamie Meyer: PRI To Boost Industrywide Advocacy Efforts

  Performance Racing Industry (PRI) has deployed a host of new tools and resources in recent months—a relaunched website, an ambassador program, and…

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Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Among States Allowing 100% Fan Capacity  

  Although some race tracks have axed their 2020 plans due to coronavirus—noting that events without fans are not financially feasible—several…

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NHRA Cancels Maple Grove Raceway Event 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHRA and Maple Grove Raceway have canceled the 2020 Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil, originally…

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Speed Demon 715 piston-powered landspeed vehicle at Bonneville Salt Flats

Speed Demon Streamliner Breaks Land Speed Record 

The Speed Demon 715, the piston-powered land speed streamliner, has made history by clocking 470.016 mph at Bonneville Salt Flats. The effort marks…

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Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, left, and Bruce Flanders, right, in 2016. Photo by Andy Witherspoon, courtesy of The Press Telegram

Veteran Announcer Bruce Flanders Passes Away

Bruce Flanders, the veteran announcer known as the voice of the Long Beach Grand Prix and Irwindale Speedway, has passed away at 75 years old.…

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Lime Rock Festival Now Non-Spectator Event

Lime Rock Park, the natural-terrain motorsports road racing venue located in Lakeville, Connecticut, has announced the annual Labor Day Historic…

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GT World Challenge America

COTA To Host SRO America On Sept. 17-20 

Officials with the GT World Challenge America powered by AWS have announced the series will visit the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin,…

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Ransomville Speedway Cancels 2020 Season

Ransomville Speedway, the dirt track in Niagara County, New York, has announced it will not contest any more races during the 2020 season due to the…

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Formula DRIFT cars at Irwindale Speedway in 2019

Formula DRIFT To Resume Schedule Sept. 4-6

Formula DRIFT has revised its 2020 PRO and PRO2 Championship schedule, which features several rounds at four tracks, and resumes September 4-6, at…

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Wisconsin Int'l Raceway Listed For Sale

Wisconsin International Raceway (WIR), the motorsports facility in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, is listed for sale with an asking price of $11 million.…

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Edelbrock Hires Two New Product Managers

Edelbrock, the manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket performance parts, has announced the appointment of two new product managers. William…

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Leavine Family Racing (LFR) No. 95 car on track

Spire Motorsports Purchases LFR, Expands To Two Cars

Spire Motorsports has completed an agreement to purchase the assets of Leavine Family Racing (LFR). As part of the purchase, Spire Motorsports will…

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NASCAR, BetMGM Announce Multi-year Sports Betting Partnership

NASCAR and BetMGM, a sports betting and iGaming platform, announced a multi-year sports betting partnership. As an Authorized Gaming Operator of…

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Darlington Raceway cars on track

Darlington To Host Limited Fans For Southern 500

The Southern 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Darlington Raceway will host limited fans on Sunday, September 6. The "Official…

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USRA Announces Deal To Host Nationals Event At Lucas Oil Speedway 

United States Racing Association (USRA) officials have announced a new agreement with the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, to host the…

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Photo of Victory Lane by Steve Bischoff courtesy of World of Outlaws

World Of Outlaws Increases Sprint Car Purses, Points Fund

Officials from the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series have announced the series is increasing its single-day and two-day event…

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PRI Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday

Performance Racing Industry (PRI) will be closed for the week of Thanksgiving, beginning Monday, November 23, through Friday, November 27. We will…

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2021 Schedule Set For NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

NASCAR has announced the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2021 schedule, which is highlighted by trips to traditional and new tracks alike,…

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OCRS Names Terry Mattox As New Co-Owner

Oil Capital Racing Series (OCRS) owner Kerry Gorby has announced that Terry Mattox has purchased an interest in the series and is now a co-owner.…

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Jenna Jefferies, PerTronix

Jenna Jefferies Joins PerTronix Performance Brands

PerTronix Performance Brands has announced that industry veteran Jenna Jefferies has joined the company as its new national account manager. …

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