Isaac Schreurs, who lost the use of his legs at the age of 14, led all 25 laps of the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) Midwest Region event to score his first sprint car victory.
Schreurs became the first paraplegic to win a major sprint car race.
Based on the production, four-cylinder Honda K24 engine from the Honda Civic Si and developed for racing by Honda Performance Development and USAC, the sealed engines are now available through USAC.
The Honda/HPD Midget Series is designed as an entry-level category.
Pictured left to right are Luke Van Woensel, Special Projects Manager-EPWI; Dusty Dodge, Director of Marketing-EPWI; Chet Staron, CEO-Topline; Paul Van Woensel, President-EPWI.
Topline Automotive was tabbed as Vendor of the Year; Jesse Waddell of Mahle was the top Rep.
The group’s goal, according to an RTA release, is to create an open forum for the teams to explore areas of common interest and to work collaboratively on initiatives to help preserve, promote, and grow the sport of stock car racing.
The RTA is comprised of race teams participating in Sprint Cup.
Shay, who produces a regular column on the PRI website covering best practices for racing and performance businesses, believes there are clear parallels between motorsports and retailing.
Shay has developed a special presentation on small business marketing.
Steve Broad has joined the group to further develop Pedders growing portfolio of national and export markets.
Broad joins Pedders as Export Manager - Europe with an additional focus on special projects.
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart was involved in an on-track incident during a Canandaigua Motorsports Park event August 9 in New York in which fellow sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr. spun out, then appeared to confront Stewart on foot when he was subsequently struck and dragged several feet.
Ward's website said he began racing go-karts in 1998 at age 4.
Founded in 1997, Airaid manufacturers a line of performance open-element cotton gauze filters and intake kits which dramatically increase air flow, horsepower and torque while improving overall engine performance.
Motovicity will stock a wide selection of Airaid products.
Continuing a long tradition of vintage racing at Portland Int’l Raceway, the Portland Vintage Festival, will take place July 9-12, 2015. With the prior addition of the Sonoma Historics, SVRA completes its vision to become a true national sanctioning body for vintage racing.
Financial terms of the renewal have not been released. As part of the deal the company will continue to have image and advertising rights to the team, as well as hospitality at races across America. DHL first signed up as an Andretti Autosport sponsor in 2011.
ARRIS Group, Inc. will sponsor Edwards in the No. 19 Toyota Camry for 17 races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with JGR expanding its operations to include a fourth team. Edwards is currently eighth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings.
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