NASCAR's New Safety Measures Aim To Protect Drivers' Legs, Feet
 Industry News
The changes, sparked by the accidents to Kyle Busch and Austin Dillon last year, are optional for 2016, mandatory for the Daytona and Talladega races in 2017 and then all tracks in 2018.
  NASCAR will gradually implement changes to strengthen the car by modifying the floorboard.
New Front Wing Revealed For Formula E Car
 Industry News
The new two-tier wing makes the fully electric single-seater look more aggressive and unlike any other racing car in the world. The first public outing for the new-look Formula E car will be at the opening group test at Donington Park on August 23.
  The 2016–2017 Formula E Car.
Maine's Oldest Stock Car Track Is Sold
 Industry News
Longtime Unity Raceway owner Ralph Nason, who has owned the stock car racing oval in Unity for more than 35 years, has agreed to a sale of the track to George Fernald.
  Fernaald previously leased the track for five years.
IHRA Outlines Australian Expansion Following Successful 400 Thunder Season Debut
 Industry News
The International Hot Rod Association is the current sanctioning body for 400 Thunder as well as Australia's four world class quarter-mile venues.
  The growth in licence holders has seen unprecedented support.
Coler Named NHRA VP Of Marketing & Brand Strategy
 Industry News
In the newly created position, Kasey Coler will develop and oversee the NHRA’s overall brand strategy, including communicating the strategy to internal and external audiences, all aimed to build lasting emotional connections with customers and fans.
  Since 2014, Coler has been a part of the senior management team of the Professional Bull Riders.
Nico Rosberg Signs New Mercedes Deal
 Industry News
Rosberg was due to be out of contract with the F1 team at the end of this season, but has now agreed a fresh two-year deal to keep him at Brackley until the end of 2018.
  Come the conclusion of the new deal Rosberg will have spent nine years with Mercedes.
Sauber Formula One Team Under New Ownership
 Industry News
Monisha Kaltenborn, who is to continue as team principal and CEO, commented: “We are very pleased that by reaching an agreement with Longbow Finance S.A., we can secure the future of Sauber at the pinnacle of motorsport."
  The deal means Sauber remain under Swiss ownership.
NASCAR Foundation Board Of Directors Adds Two Members
 Industry News
Katie Palmer, Florida Personal Lines Leader with Daytona Beach-based Brown & Brown Insurance, and Sunoco LP Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Cynthia Archer will join the board.
  The NASCAR Foundation is NASCAR’s charitable arm that works to improve the lives of children in need.
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