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Over 300 Drivers Kick Off 2021 At The Chili Bowl

A total of 309 midget drivers were on hand for the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, located…

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NHRA Cancels Arizona Nationals, Exploring New Event

NHRA and Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park have made the decision to not host the 2021 NHRA Arizona Nationals, leaving an opening on this season's…

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SCCA Runoffs Return To VIR 2022 & 2023

Following a successful running of the event in 2019, the SCCA National Championship Runoffs will return to Virginia International Raceway (VIR) for…

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Superstar Pitbull Joins Trackhouse Racing Ownership

GRAMMY Award-winning global superstar Pitbull has become a co-owner of the NASCAR Cup Series team Trackhouse Racing. Armando Christian Perez (…

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Photo by Matt Sullivan, courtesy of DIRTcar

2021 Schedule Announced For Super DIRTcar Series

The Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified 2021 schedule has been released, which features several premier race tracks in the eastern US. The…

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New Promoters For West Georgia Speedway

Mayes Massey and Doug Stevens have signed a lease for West Georgia Speedway in Whitesburg, Georgia. The 3/8-mile red clay track features Saturday…

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Formula DRIFT Announces 2021 Schedule

Formula DRIFT has announced a full schedule for the 2021 season, which kicks off in May at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The traditional season…

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Dallara-built IAC race car at IMS

Indy Autonomous Challenge Unveils Race Car For Indy Event

Officials from Energy Systems Network (ESN), IMS, and the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) have unveiled the race car that will be autonomously…

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LSI Chemical Signs NanoTech Petroleum As South African Distributor

LSI Chemical, the manufacturer of additives and lubricants, has signed NanoTech Petroleum as a new international distributor.  Located in South…

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F1 Announces 2021 Schedule, Set To Open At Bahrain

Formula 1 has revealed a revised calendar for the 2021 season. The F1 schedule retains a record 23 races, but the 2021 season will now start a week…

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36 Races For USMTS In 2021

Officials from the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) have announced the richest and boldest schedule of events in the history of the…

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Joe Didato, new Sales Director at Digital Throttle

Joe Didato Joins Digital Throttle Sales Team

Joe Didato has joined the Digital Throttle sales team as its new Sales Director. Based in Detroit, Michigan, Didato will be responsible for…

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M1 Concourse To Host Motor Bella Event This September

M1 Concourse will host an all-outdoor even called Motor Bella this September. The event will be held in conjunction with the North American…

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Sonny Leonard, pictured above, at the 2019 PRI Trade Show

Industry Mourns Loss Of Engine Building Icon Sonny Leonard

Performance Racing Industry (PRI) is mourning the loss of industry legend Sonny Leonard of Sonny's World Class Racing. The iconic engine builder…

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McLaren Racing Secures Option To Join Formula E

McLaren Racing and Formula E have announced an agreement granting McLaren Racing the option to enter the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship when…

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NHRA Tables Plans For A/Fuel Classification In Top Alcohol Funny Car

NHRA has announced the Top Alcohol Funny Car Rules Committee has elected to table the proposal to include an injected nitromethane A/Fuel…

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Eight Cup Series Events To Be Held With Practice, Qualifying In 2021

Eight NASCAR Cup Series races will be conducted with practice and qualifying in 2021. A majority of NASCAR national series races last season were…

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XS Power Batteries Announces Las Vegas Distribution Point

XS Power Batteries, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, has announced the start of operations at its new Las Vegas distribution and manufacturing…

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Tommy Strup, new outside sales contractor for Wilwood

Wilwood Racing Division Hires Tommy Strup

Wilwood Disc Brakes' racing division has announced the edition of Tommy Strup as the newest outside sales contractor. Strup brings decades of racing…

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Canada's new Nissan Sentra Cup vehicle

Nissan Sentra Cup To Debut In Canada In 2021

A new grassroots racing series is coming to Canada. Nissan Canada and JD Promotion & Competition have announced the launch of the Nissan Sentra…

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Sophia Polsinelli Joins MBE Group As Account Coordinator

Marx Buscemi Eisbrenner Group (MBE Group), the full-service marketing communications agency focused on the automotive, mobility, trucking, tech, and…

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former recipients of the SEMA Memorial Scholarship and Loan Forgiveness Program

SEMA Accepting Scholarship, Loan Forgiveness Applications

SEMA is now accepting applications for the 2021 SEMA Memorial Scholarship and Loan Forgiveness Program at sema.org/scholarships. Scholarships are…

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Phoenix To Host Limited Fans For 2021 NASCAR Spring Weekend

As NASCAR returns to the Valley of the Sun for Phoenix Raceway’s annual spring event weekend (March 12-14), Phoenix Raceway will host a limited…

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IndyCar Announces 2021 NTT IndyCar Series Schedule

Officials from IndyCar have announced the NTT IndyCar Series schedule for 2021. The 2021 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach has been rescheduled for…

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Evan Bader

Evan Bader Promoted To Track Manager At Summit Motorsports Park 

Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, has announced that Evan Bader has been named Track Manager. Bader began working part-time at the famed…

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Industry News

Over 300 Drivers Kick Off 2021 At The Chili Bowl

A total of 309 midget drivers were on hand for the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, located…

Read More
National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Camping World Drag Racing Series logo

NHRA Cancels Arizona Nationals, Exploring New Event

NHRA and Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park have made the decision to not host the 2021 NHRA Arizona Nationals, leaving an opening on this season's…

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SCCA Runoffs Return To VIR 2022 & 2023

Following a successful running of the event in 2019, the SCCA National Championship Runoffs will return to Virginia International Raceway (VIR) for…

Read more
Trackhouse Racing logo

Superstar Pitbull Joins Trackhouse Racing Ownership

GRAMMY Award-winning global superstar Pitbull has become a co-owner of the NASCAR Cup Series team Trackhouse Racing. Armando Christian Perez (…

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Photo by Matt Sullivan, courtesy of DIRTcar

2021 Schedule Announced For Super DIRTcar Series

The Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified 2021 schedule has been released, which features several premier race tracks in the eastern US. The…

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