“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.
The Lucas Oil Products International Drag Racing Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will take place at the Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites on the Thursday before the NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway in Gainesville.
Lucas is being honored for his longtime support of drag racing at all levels.
The NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series is the premier auto racing series in Mexico. It traditionally runs a 15-race schedule, and for the second year in a row will kick off the season at Phoenix International Raceway.
The 2014 season will mark the 11th overall for the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series.
The Road Racing Drivers Club Evening with Mario Andretti presented by Firestone will be held on Thursday, April 10, at the Hilton Hotel, 701 West Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, California, with cocktails at 6 p.m., and dinner at 7:15 p.m.
For the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, Optima Batteries will be a Presenting sponsor on one CBS telecast and four CBS Sports Network and MAVTV telecasts, as well as be a Title sponsor on a NBC Sports Network telecast of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
For the Lonestar/I-30 Speedway and Duck River/Tazewell swings, competing teams will be restricted to using Hoosier 1300, 1350, 1450, 1600 and 55-compound tires or American Racer 44-, 48- and 56-compound rubber.
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