Root succeeds his mother Kathy as president of the Vinton-based automotive racing sanctioning organization. She’d purchased IMCA and sister company CarPac Publications from the family of Keith Knaack in the mid-1990s.
Root joined IMCA full-time as marketing director in July of 1997.
The ISO 9000 family of quality management system standards ensures that the company meets or exceeds the needs of its customers and the standards of manufacturing excellence as set forth by the guidelines of ISO 9000.
The company is now ISO 9001:2008 certified.
With the addition of the Reno, Nevada, distribution center, Turn 14 Distribution will now be able to service 33% of the US with next day Ground shipping, 83% of the US in two days or less and 100% of the Continental United States in three days or less.
The new Reno distribution center will be the company’s second 52,000 sq. ft. location.
Gordon, 43, has earned four career Sprint Cup championships, 92 points-paying race wins and 77 pole positions, all for longtime car owner Rick Hendrick. He is third in all-time victories behind only NASCAR Hall of Fame drivers Richard Petty (200) and David Pearson (105).
He announced his decision Thursday morning to the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team.
The new look is reminiscent of the logo last used by the series during the 2007 season with what was then a bright red replaced with a darker cardinal red.
The WoO also confirmed the Sprint Car Series point funds would remain the same as 2014.
At HPD, Miller played several key roles during Honda's highly successful Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) years, becoming supervisor of the engine shop in 1997, and serving as assistant manager from 2000 to 2002.
Miller will be assisted in his new role by three veteran Honda engineers.
Scholarships are available in several categories, including accounting, sales and marketing and engineering; awards ranging from $2,000–$3,000 will be given out, with $5,000 going to the top student.
The deadline for the 2015 program is April 1, 2015.
Sonny's Racing Engines will post contingency winnings for racers in Crower Pro Mod and US Bounty Hunters Pro Stock with IHRA's Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series, as well as with Good Vibrations Top Sportsman and Good Vibrations Top Dragster sportsman competitors.
Sonny's Racing Engines will pay a $1000 bonus to Pro Mod and Pro Stock champions.
Unser, a member of one of racing’s most exclusive clubs as a four-time Indianapolis 500 winner in 1970, 1971, 1978 and 1987, will receive special recognition from Firestone during the Public Driver’s Meeting and will participate in a question and answer session.
Rev Racing, the program’s competition arm, has played a key role in the development of 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year Kyle Larson and NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers Darrell Wallace Jr. and Daniel Suarez.
A multi-year deal was signed late Wednesday between track owner Kevin Whitaker and the 2014 NWAAS National Points Champion, Anthony Anders, to lease the historic Greenville Pickens Speedway facility starting with the 2015 season.
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