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January 4, 2018
Hastings Manufacturing Co. and Piston Rings Komarov of the Czech Republic have announced the two global designers of piston rings for the OEM and aftermarket channels have merged businesses.
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January 3, 2018
The Joliet City Council and Chicagoland Speedway of Illinois have signed on for a multi-year relationship. The new 20-year agreement covers the Chicagoland Speedway as well as The Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois.
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January 3, 2018
Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced that long-time racing executive Doug Duchardt has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the multi-series racing corporation. Duchardt begins his role immediately in preparation for the upcoming 2018 seasons.
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January 3, 2018
The Verizon IndyCar Series has hired Kyle Novak as its new race director. The series previously announced former race director Brian Barnhart had left for a position as president of the Harding Racing IndyCar team in late November 2017.
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January 3, 2018
Officials of Orangeburg Drag Strip in Orangeburg, South Carolina, have announced that, among renovations, the track will be renamed the South Carolina Motorplex going into the new racing season.