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Wade Kawasaki Named Executive Director of SEMA and PRI Political Action Committees

The SEMA Board of Directors has appointed industry veteran Wade Kawasaki to serve as the first executive director of SEMA’s and PRI’s respective…

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PRI Members Invited To Register For The 2022 Washington Rally 

Mad as heck with Washington politics? The Washington Rally is your chance to do something about it. PRI and SEMA will host the Washington Rally on…

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RPM Act Co-Sponsors on Ballot in Florida Primary 

Florida will hold its 2022 primary election on Tuesday, August 23, and it’s important to know which candidates support racing when going to the…

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Lincoln Electric Announces New Role For Peter M. Pletcher

Lincoln Electric Holdings—based in Cleveland, Ohio—has announced that Senior Vice President, President International Peter M. Pletcher will oversee…

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Nostalgia Drag Racing League (NDRL) Announces Modified Production Class

Officials from the Nostalgia Drag Racing League (NDRL) have announced the addition of a modified production class after Midwest Modified Production…

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Team Canada Scholarship Announces Drivers For Inaugural 2022 TCS Shootout 

Team Canada Scholarship has announced the six young drivers that will compete for the chance to represent Canada in the Formula Ford Festival and…

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Speedway Motorsports Promotes Ramage, Hires Faber To Executive Leadership Positions

Speedway Motorsports—the marketer, promoter, and sponsor of motorsports entertainment—has announced Texas Motor Speedway General Manager Rob Ramage…

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Larry Jeffers Purchases IHRA From IRG Sports + Entertainment

World championship car builder Larry Jeffers has taken over ownership of the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) from IRG Sports + Entertainment…

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Construction To Begin On State-Of-The-Art NASCAR Productions Facility

NASCAR has announced that construction will begin on a state-of-the-art production facility later this summer. The 58,000-square-foot space will…

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2023 Pikes Peak Int'l Hill Climb Set For June 25

Officials with the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) have revealed the 101st Running of the Race to the Clouds will take place on Sunday,…

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Thunder Valley Raceway Park (OK) Listed For Sale

Photo courtesy of Keller Williams Realty, Facebook  Thunder Valley Raceway Park—the 1/4-mile drag strip in Noble, Oklahoma—is for sale for $2.85…

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Vista Outdoor Announces Acquisition Of Fox Racing

Vista Outdoor—the Anoka, Minnesota-based parent company of 40 brands that design, manufacture, and market sporting and outdoor products—has…

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Meet Chucky From ‘Street Outlaws’ At M1’s Roadkill Nights 

Join PRI at MotorTrend Presents Roadkill Nights powered by Dodge on Saturday, August 13, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Michigan…

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RPM Act Co-Sponsors On Ballots In Alaska, Wyoming 

Alaska and Wyoming will hold their 2022 primary elections on Tuesday, August 16, and it’s important to know which candidates support racing when…

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The California 300 Desert Cleanup Set For Saturday, October 8

The California 300 Off-Road Race—set for October 12–16 in Barstow, California—will host the California 300 Desert Cleanup powered by Clean Dezert on…

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Matt Jones Purchases Art Morrison Enterprises (AME)

(left to right) Matt Jones, Jeanette Morrison, and Art Morrison   Matt Jones, who joined Art Morrison Enterprises (AME) in 2005, was selected by…

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PRI Trade Show To Be Honored As Top 100 Trade Show Of 2021

Trade Show Executive Media Group, the Chicago, Illinois-based media firm covering the trade show industry, has announced the PRI Trade Show has…

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Save The Salt Foundation Repairs Breaches At Bonneville Salt Flats Motorsports Venue

The Save The Salt Foundation has made vital repairs to breaches at the Bonneville Salt Flats, the location of the Bonneville International Raceway…

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Hall Of Famer Steve Francis Joins World Of Outlaws Late Models 

Officials with the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series have announced Steve Francis as its new director of competition…

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BorgWarner Acquires EV-Charging Solutions Company 

BorgWarner—the American automotive supplier based in Auburn Hills, Michigan—has acquired Rhombus Energy Solutions, a provider of charging solutions…

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Torqued Distribution Opens Detroit Warehouse

Torqued Distribution—the motorsports and automotive performance warehouse distributor—has opened an all-new warehouse and national sales office in…

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Australian Drag Racing League Purchases IHRA Australia, IHRA New Zealand

The Australian Drag Racing League (ADRL) has completed the purchase of the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Australia and the IHRA New…

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Darlington Raceway Signs First NASCAR Owned Track NIL Deal With Grayson McCall

Darlington Raceway Signs First NASCAR Owned Track NIL Deal With Grayson McCall

Image courtesy of Darlington Raceway   Darlington Raceway—the NASCAR-owned track in Darlington, South Carolina—has announced an agreement with…

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South Bend Motor Speedway (IN) For Sale

Photo courtesy of South Bend Motor Speedway, Facebook South Bend Motor Speedway—the 1/4-mile paved oval in South Bend, Indiana—is for sale,…

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RPM Act Co-Sponsors On Ballots In Minnesota, Wisconsin 

Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN], Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI], and Rep. Angie Craig [D-MN] Minnesota and Wisconsin will hold their 2022 primary elections on…

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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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