For the program’s initial phase, SEMA imported a Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger T6, Mitsubishi L200 and a UAZ Hunter, none of which are sold in the US but have strong followings in other countries.
SEMA has been awarded part of a $2.2M federal grant.
The program’s custom data acquisition systems record driver inputs such as throttle, steering, and braking; along with other vehicle parameters such as engine RPM, vehicle speed, and accelerations.
It's headquartered at Thompson (Connecticut) Speedway Motorsports Park and Golf Club.
The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series will hold six race weekends involving seven European countries, highlighted by the addition of Raceway Venray, a half-mile oval in Venray, Limburg, Holland, on the border of Germany.
The series will also feature a new championship round site: Circuit Zolder in Belgium.
Program hours for 2014 were set to make it easy for attendees to participate in the education sessions without major travel adjustments or additional costs.
Details and a complete schedule are available online at www.pri2014.com, under the Events tab.
Attendees will learn how Dickens manages his 6000-square-foot shop, how he promotes the business, how he’s cultivated partnerships and business opportunities, and much more.
The seminar will feature an interview-style presentation with Dickens and PRI Editor Dan Schechner.
The president of Motorsports Management International stands among a lineup of distinguished industry leaders scheduled to take the stage at the daylong event presented by National Speedway Directory.
The daylong event organized by NSD takes place December 10, at the Indiana Convention Center.
Trade Show News
‘New’ is a powerful word in racing, and it’s key on the PRI Trade Show exhibit floor, as first-time exhibitors unveil new speed secrets.
Throngs of buyers filled the aisles at last year's PRI Trade Show.
His extensive product and application knowledge covers the full range of automotive aftermarket segments, from street rods and hot rods to vintage and modern muscle, lowriders, drag racing and even circle track racing.
Kass has been an integral part of QA1’s success to many of QA1’s dealers and end users.
Highlighting the 2015 schedule will be a return to IHRA's home state of Ohio for the first time since 2006 as the series travels to Dragway 42 in West Salem the weekend of September 11-12. The series will also travel to the great state of Washington for the first time ever.
The program will feature the introduction of the 2014 inductees—John Abbott, Al Bergler, Frank Hawley, Tom Hoover, Forrest Lucas and Warren Johnson, and Founder’s Award recipient Kenny Youngblood; and their acceptance speeches.
The Brasília Indy will be held on March 8. INDYCAR previously sanctioned a Verizon IndyCar Series street race in São Paulo from 2010-13. CART raced in Rio de Janeiro from 1996-2000 on an oval circuit named for Nelson Piquet.
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