Promoter Cancels Brazil IndyCar Event
 Industry News
The event was scheduled to be held at Autodromo Internacional Nelson Piquet and was set to be a return to Brazil for the Verizon IndyCar Series, which last raced in the South American country in 2013.
  This event would've been IndyCar's season opener, scheduled for March 8.
McLaren-Honda Begins New Era With MP4-30
 Industry News
In 2015 McLaren-Honda intends to maintain the momentum it achieved during the second half of 2014, when an intensive technical development program for the MP4-29 allowed the team to establish a solid position within the chasing pack.
  The new McLaren-Honda MP4-30 is McLaren’s first Honda-powered car for 23 years.
Tony Stewart To Acquire ASCoC Sprint Car Series
 Industry News
The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. The transaction between current owner Guy Webb and Stewart will proceed immediately.
  The 2015 UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions schedule boasts 50 race dates.
Brett Root Named IMCA President
 Industry News
Root succeeds his mother Kathy as president of the Vinton-based automotive racing sanctioning organization. She’d purchased IMCA and sister company CarPac Publications from the family of Keith Knaack in the mid-1990s.
  Root joined IMCA full-time as marketing director in July of 1997.
Flaming River Receives Quality Management Systems Certification
 Industry News
The ISO 9000 family of quality management system standards ensures that the company meets or exceeds the needs of its customers and the standards of manufacturing excellence as set forth by the guidelines of ISO 9000.
  The company is now ISO 9001:2008 certified.
Turn 14 Distribution Expands Its Operations Into Reno
 Industry News
With the addition of the Reno, Nevada, distribution center, Turn 14 Distribution will now be able to service 33% of the US with next day Ground shipping, 83% of the US in two days or less and 100% of the Continental United States in three days or less.
  The new Reno distribution center will be the company’s second 52,000 sq. ft. location.
Jeff Gordon To Run Final Sprint Cup Season In 2015
 Industry News
Gordon, 43, has earned four career Sprint Cup championships, 92 points-paying race wins and 77 pole positions, all for longtime car owner Rick Hendrick. He is third in all-time victories behind only NASCAR Hall of Fame drivers Richard Petty (200) and David Pearson (105).
  He announced his decision Thursday morning to the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team.
STP Out As World Of Outlaws Title Sponsor
 Industry News
The new look is reminiscent of the logo last used by the series during the 2007 season with what was then a bright red replaced with a darker cardinal red.
  The WoO also confirmed the Sprint Car Series point funds would remain the same as 2014.
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