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Chip Ganassi Racing To Enter Extreme E With GMC

GMC has announced a new multiyear sponsorship with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) for the team’s first electric racing venture in the inaugural Extreme E…

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New Owners For I-75 Raceway (TN) 

Shannon and Denise Littleton, along with Ken Brewster, have taken ownership of I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, Tennessee. The group has purchased the 1/…

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Cometic Gasket Acquires Klotz Synthetic Lubricants

Cometic Gasket, the provider of gaskets and engine sealing solutions, has announced the acquisition of Klotz Synthetic Lubricants, according to…

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IndyCar Announces Update for 2021 Opener

INDYCAR officials have announced the NTT IndyCar Series season opener at Barber Motorsports Park has been rescheduled from Sunday, April 11, to…

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40 Races For Inaugural BMR Drivers Academy Season

Bill McAnally Racing (BMR) has released the 40-race schedule for the inaugural BMR Drivers Academy, which begins on March 26, at the All American…

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Utica-Rome Speedway (NY) Listed For Sale

Utica-Rome Speedway, the historic, 1/2-mile clay oval in Central New York, has been listed for sale. Located in Vernon, New York, the multi-use…

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LSI Chemical Signs Pioneer New Material Technology Co., Ltd.

LSI Chemical has announced a new distribution partner located in Luoyang, China. Pioneer New Material Technology Company, Ltd. is now authorized to…

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POWRi Releases 2021 Schedule For Southwest Lightning Sprints 

Entering into the second season under the Performance Open Wheel Racing Incorporated (POWRi) sanctioning body, the POWRi Lucas Oil Southwest…

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Chevrolet Names First Sports Car Racing Program Manager

Chevrolet has named Laura Wontrop Klauser as its newly created Sports Car Racing Program Manager as the manufacturer continues its shift toward an…

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HPD Announces Super Formula Scholarship

Honda Performance Development (HPD) and Honda Motor Company have announced a new scholarship program to support the Formula Regional Americas series…

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Honda Announces Electric Drag Racing, Hill-Climbing Vehicles

Honda has announced the details for a new, lightweight, electric drag racing vehicle, which was revealed at the 2021 Tokyo Auto Salon.  The Honda e…

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PRI Accepting Speaker Proposals For 2021 Trade Show

Performance Racing Industry (PRI) is now accepting speaker proposals for its world-class education program at the annual PRI Trade Show in December…

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Female-Led Ownership Group Launches New NTT IndyCar Series Team

Paretta Autosport, a new NTT IndyCar Series race team spearheaded by female automotive and motorsports executive Beth Paretta, has announced its…

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John Covan Joins Digital Throttle Sales Team

Digital Throttle has announced John Covan, formerly a long-term Senior Sales Manager for Speedway Illustrated, has joined its sales team as Sales…

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Hero Motors Acquires Strategic Stake In EV Transmission Specialist 

Automotive component manufacturer Hero Motors Company (HMC) has secured a strategic stake in UK’s Hewland Engineering Ltd for an undisclosed sum.…

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Meyer Distributing Announces Wytheville, VA Location

Meyer Distributing, Inc, the automotive specialty products marketing and distribution provider, has announced a new Wytheville, Virginia location.…

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Perris, Ventura Launch So Cal Sportsman Sprint Car Series

Perris Auto Speedway (PAS) promoter Don Kazarian has released the rules for the brand new So Cal Sportsman Sprint Car Series that will debut in 2021…

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Over 300 Drivers Kick Off 2021 At The Chili Bowl

A total of 309 midget drivers were on hand for the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, located…

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NHRA Cancels Arizona Nationals, Exploring New Event

NHRA and Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park have made the decision to not host the 2021 NHRA Arizona Nationals, leaving an opening on this season's…

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SCCA Runoffs Return To VIR 2022 & 2023

Following a successful running of the event in 2019, the SCCA National Championship Runoffs will return to Virginia International Raceway (VIR) for…

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Superstar Pitbull Joins Trackhouse Racing Ownership

GRAMMY Award-winning global superstar Pitbull has become a co-owner of the NASCAR Cup Series team Trackhouse Racing. Armando Christian Perez (…

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2021 Schedule Announced For Super DIRTcar Series

The Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified 2021 schedule has been released, which features several premier race tracks in the eastern US. The…

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New Promoters For West Georgia Speedway

Mayes Massey and Doug Stevens have signed a lease for West Georgia Speedway in Whitesburg, Georgia. The 3/8-mile red clay track features Saturday…

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Formula DRIFT Announces 2021 Schedule

Formula DRIFT has announced a full schedule for the 2021 season, which kicks off in May at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The traditional season…

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Indy Autonomous Challenge Unveils Race Car For Indy Event

Officials from Energy Systems Network (ESN), IMS, and the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) have unveiled the race car that will be autonomously…

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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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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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