The team’s Vice President and Sporting Director Chris Dyson also named the program’s first member, 16 year-old Skip Barber Racing Series and US F2000 graduate Matt McMurry.
Racer Matt McMurry
The series aims at developing drivers interested in entering professional motorsports, including those who seek to make the leap from karting to open wheel racing.
The Formula Lites carbon composite chassis is built to FIA F3 2014 technical regulations.
“This new format includes two exciting days of on-track action, all culminating on Sunday with the Fast Nine Shootout,” said Mark Miles, CEO, Hulman Motorsports. “Fans get to watch their favorite drivers battle to make the field on Saturday, and then fight for a pole position on Sunday."
Qualifying will now feature three sessions of time trials over two days.
The company will also be posting contingency awards in all Pro and Sportsman classes as well as special-event classes, and will be on site at most events offering trackside support.
The NMRA launches its 2014 season at Bradenton (Florida) Motorsports Park this weekend.
In his seventh season with DSR and fifth as an assistant crew chief to Rahn Tobler, Collins has been promoted to crew chief for the Make-A-Wish team with driver Tommy Johnson Jr.
Replacing Collins on the NAPA team will be Eric Lane from John Force Racing.
For 2014, the dollar figure at the top has jumped 50 percent to $15,000. The hefty Winner’s Circle Program is still in place providing tow money to the top 10 drivers with perfect attendance in the championship standings.
The highest fund ever paid in MLRA was $10,000 to the year-end champion.
David Goode is the new promoter and co-owner with Jerry Frydrych of Heart O’ Texas Speedway. The quarter-mile oval opens for its 20th consecutive season of IMCA racing this Friday, March 7.
Goode was the former promoter at Texas Thunder Speedway.
The top 50 performers in the categories of exhibit space, exhibitors and attendance were selected based on the percentage of growth from 2012 to 2013. A total of 90 trade shows made the list in at least one of the three categories.
The PRI Show made all three categories: total attendance, exhibit space and exhibiting companies.
Mike Laheta has been hired as manager, corporate partnerships. He will be responsible for developing corporate partnerships, sponsorship sales and activation opportunities for the NASCAR Hall of Fame with current and prospective partners.
The $1000 Friday night preliminary event as part of the 22nd annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 will include all past Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 winners, but will now also include all former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series champions.
This partnership represents the first time that the Motor Trend YouTube channel will broadcast live coverage of a motorsports series. Fans can expect a fully produced web broadcast that will bring them all 14 rounds of racing from the 2014 TORC season.
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