News | Performance Racing Industry
News
  Industry News
January 8, 2018
Twenty race dates have been scheduled for the Sooner Late Model Series (SLMS) in 2018 with four doubleheader weekends on tap. The season opens March 17 at Super Bowl Speedway in Greenville, OK, and concludes on Oct. 20–21 at Enid Speedway in Enid, OK.
  Industry News
January 8, 2018
Motorsports industry veteran Robby Benton will join Team Penske in 2018, serving as NASCAR Team Manager. Benton, who has spent time as a driver and owner in a number of different series, will report to Competition Director Travis Geisler.
  Industry News
January 8, 2018
Honorees for the class of 2018 in the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America include John Buttera, Carl G. Fisher, Jeff Gordon, Howard Hughes, Fred Merkel, U.E. Pat Patrick and Bob Tullius.
  Industry News
January 5, 2018
Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced major organizational promotions. Jeff Barna, who joined YTC in January of 2017 as COO, was named the president of YTC. YRC corporate officers Hideto Katsuragawa and Shinichi Takimoto were also promoted.
  Industry News
January 5, 2018
Mazda Motorsports has added a new member to the team, Josh Smith, who will be supporting the company’s entire motorsports program through consultations and support. This is part of a company initiative to focus on grassroots racing in the Southeast.