A 22-year-old economics and management student from France has followed in the footsteps of Jann Mardenborough and Lucas Ordonez by winning Nissan's GT Academy gamer-to-racer competition.
Romain Sarazin will now embark on Academy's driver development program.
Operating in a brand-new facility will have numerous benefits, including quicker development timetables, increasing production schedules and bringing newly designed parts into the racing and high-performance aftermarket industries.
The new facility being built in Washington, Indiana, should be ready by the year's end.
NHRA will bring together some of its most successful women in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, and they will discuss their memories and legacies in the world’s most diverse motorsport.
The NHRA Breakfast at the SEMA Show will be held Wednesday, November 4, from 7:30 to 9 a.m.
HR 3668 preserves a total of 300,000 acres of the California desert for off-roading and expands OHV recreation areas by over 60,000 acres.
Contact your US Representative to request support for HR 3668.
A total of 3.8 million dollars in scholarships opportunities will be available to the teams competing in the Dual Championship. The University of Northwestern Ohio, Ohio Technical College and the School of Automotive Machinists are all returning college sponsors.
40 teams total have qualified to compete for the Engine Challenge National Championship.
David McGrath, 51, joined the speedway in November 2011 as director of advertising and promotions. He was voted by his peers as the speedway's "Employee of the Year" in 2012 and promoted to vice president of marketing and promotions in January 2013.
McGrath was promoted to vice president of corporate sales in January 2014.
It uses updated Fast Burn cylinder heads with beehive-style valve springs inspired by the LS engine family—a feature that enhances high-rpm capability, enabling the new engine to achieve 405 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque.
Chevrolet Performance offers the ZZ6 crate engine in Turn Key and Base versions.
Shelton is currently in his second term as chairman of the SEMA Board of Directors, accumulating 18 years of serving on the board. In those 18 years, he founded the Motorsports Parts Manufacturing Council.
Shelton was inducted into the hall of fames for SEMA, MPMC and National Parts Warehouse Hall.
Both Pirelli—F1’s designated tire supplier since the 2011 season—and Group Michelin had submitted bids earlier this year to be the tire supplier for the 2017-19 seasons. Bernie Ecclestone confirmed the deal to Pirelli Chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera.
As in has in previous years, the PSCA season ends with the granddaddy of them all: Street Car Super Nationals 11 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Nov. 19-22. More information regarding the home of doorslammer records will be released in coming weeks.
Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend will feature NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying on Feb. 26, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series racing on Feb. 27 and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on Feb. 28.
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The 2015 Advanced Engineering Technology Conference will be held December 8–9. The two-day event will feature special speakers, the newest industry advances and over $30,000 in sponsored prizes.
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