The earlier timeline, a full two months ahead of prior seasons, is the result of requests from many teams and manufacturer partners eager to confirm their plans for 2016.
Entries will be accepted for review, through 5 p.m. ET on Oct. 30, 2015.
Ken Adelson will create and oversee the NHRA television production division that will work with FOX Sports starting in 2016. He began his position on September 1 and reports to NHRA President Peter Clifford.
Adelson holds a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting from the University of Florida.
Scott Dixon, who won the 2015 crown with a come-from-behind win at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on August 30, was honored along with other drivers, teams and manufacturers during the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship Celebration.
“I’m fortunate to drive in INDYCAR and with this team for 14 years,” Dixon said.
Manufacturers earn points toward the championship at each race based on the positions of each of their top-three finishers. They earn bonus points for winning the Verizon P1 Award, leading the most laps and for each engine that reaches its 2500-mile threshold.
Points are reduced for engines that fail to reach the 2500-mile minimum.
IndyCar Series veteran Oriol Servia, Wilson’s close friend, will now have the responsibility of driving the No. 25 Andretti Autosport entry, formerly piloted by Wilson, at Sonoma.
“Justin was a true racer and advocate to our sport,” said team owner Michael Andretti.
The new Stadium SXS Series Powered by Arctic Cat will feature 10 Arctic Cat Wildcat side-by-sides driven by action sport athletes, fans and dealers, who will use the same track as the Stadium Super Trucks.
The first Arctic Cat Stadium SXS Series race will be held Sept. 18-20 in Coast Mesa, California.
Due to forecasts concerning the El Nino weather phenomenon, which is expected to be extremely violent this year, the Peruvian government has decided to make this issue a national priority by ensuring that all state services are able to mobilize if necessary to help the population that could be affected.
Inca Desafio, which was scheduled for September 11–13, has been cancelled.
Wilson, 36, was involved in a crash with Sage Karam with 21 laps to go in Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. Wilson was airlifted to Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he died Monday evening.
Wilson is survived by his wife, Julia, and two daughters.
Under Wood's guidance as Executive Director, the degree program will further enhance the real-world business experiences for its students, a key asset in the ultra-competitive motorsport world.
Chuck Olson will be leading the design and manufacturing engineers and is responsible for new product development and continuous improvement. He has worked in contract manufacturing and product design for the past 22 years.
The Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG), the parent company to a host of aftermarket brands, recently relocated headquarters from Irvine, California, to Irving, Texas. Now MAG is staffing up, starting with the addition of a new CFO, Rick Walters.
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