The new Universal Trailer facility features new semi-automated technology including robotic welding for the production of Wells Cargo and Haulmark brands cargo trailers.
The 200,000 square foot facility will employ over 200 new professionals, according to the company.
The second HROT Engine Challenge event of 2017 was held at the Summit Piston Powered AutoRama in Cleveland, Ohio, where five different teams qualified for the Dual National Championship which will be held at the SEMA and PRI Show later in the year.
Team Howards Cams from Lakeshore High School in Stevensville, MI placed first with a time of 18:05.
The North Central Division (Division 3) includes tracks in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and is home to four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events.
Conley began working with the North Central division in 2007 as a member of the certification team.
Andretti will be honored on August 31 by the IMRRC with the 2017 Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports at a gala dinner.
The dinner precedes the Verizon IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen weekend at WGI.
Dario Franchitti won 31 races in his illustrious IndyCar series career, while Bruce McLaren was a highly successful driver, designer, constructor and engineer.
The 2017 inductees were announced on "Founders Day," March 20, 2017.
Eibach, a manufacturer of performance racing suspension parts, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in the United States with an open house at its California factory on Thursday, April 6.
Factory tours and refreshments are available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST.
Larry Dixon, Melanie Troxel and Whit Bazemore have joined the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) professional competition advisory board and will work directly with IHRA president Mike Dunn.
The new board members have a combined 91 national-event wins and decades of experience.
Although Badlands Motor Speedway continues the efforts to put a new ownership group together, BMS officials confirmed that 2018 will feature a full racing and concert schedule, regardless of who will own and operate the track.
Badlands Motor Speedway's 2017 racing season will feature a condensed schedule beginning on May 13.
The FIA has dropped the rule governing Formula 1 driver conduct in braking zones as part of its bid to allow greater freedom on-track in 2017. The rule came in response to complaints about the way Verstappen moved under braking to defend his position on occasions.
The 4/10-mile asphalt bullring track located in Elon, North Carolina has an asking price of $1 million. The track opened in 1956 as a 1/3-mile dirt track. Today, the property also features a go-kart track, a tractor pull strip and a mud bog track.
For $24, college students can enjoy a ticket to the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond International Raceway on April 30 and an exclusive college pre-race party, complete with an appearance by Chase Elliott, live music, food, beverages and tailgate games.
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