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The Mint 400 Announces New EV Class for 2021

Photo of Hummer EV courtesy of The Mint 400 Officials from The Mint 400, dubbed The Great American Off-Road Race, have announced the launch of an…

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NASCAR Hires Eric Ryan As Vice President Of Communications

NASCAR has announced that Eric Ryan has been named to the position of Vice President of Communications. Ryan will provide leadership across…

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NASA Names New WERC Series Leader

The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) has announced a new series leader for the New Western Endurance Racing Challenge (WERC) Series. Peter…

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Dynabrade CEO And President Hardy Hamann Retires

Dynabrade Inc. has announced the retirement of President and CEO Hardy Hamann, effective March 31. “Over the past four decades, I have been able to…

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IHRA Announces 2021 Sportsman Spectacular Schedule

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA), the grassroots drag racing sanctioning body, has announced the 2021 schedule for the IHRA Sportsman…

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Knights Of Thunder 360 Sprints To Debut In Canada

A new, touring 360 sprint car series is set to debut in Eastern Canada this season. Dubbed the Knights of Thunder (KoT) 360 Sprint Car Series, the…

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Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Closer To NASCAR Race

Photo courtesy of BMS Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, and Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) have entered into a letter of…

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IMSA Shifts Dates For 2021 Michelin GT Challenge, Motul Petit Le Mans

Photo courtesy of IMSA IMSA has announced date changes for the Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) and the season-ending…

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PRI Announces New Initiatives, Return Of In-Person Trade Show In 2021

A return to Indianapolis for the annual PRI Trade Show, an all-new membership drive launching next week, and a 2.0 version of the renowned PRI Road…

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The Tuning School Announces Building Upgrade, New Programs

The Tuning School has announced fresh education programs and virtual training courses, along with a building upgrade as part of its new rebranding…

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IMS Hall Of Fame Adds Michael Schumacher, Paul Page

Seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher and longtime Indianapolis 500 broadcaster Paul Page comprise the 2021 class of the…

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LSI Chemical Signs Trinidad And Tobago Distributor 

LSI Chemical has signed a new distributor for the dual-island Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago and the country of Guyana. TechMotive Imports…

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Fans Approved For Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg

Officials from the City of St. Petersburg and Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC (GSSP) have announced that spectators will be in attendance at the…

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University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) Motorsports Marketing

UNOH Launches Motorsports Marketing Degree

The University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) has announced a new degree in Motorsports Marketing. Known as one of the leaders in training high-…

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NHRA Prepares For EV Racing Expansion, Asks for Industry Input

To align with the advancement of electric drag racing, the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has announced a call for manufacturer and industry…

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PRI Challenges EPA’s Motorsports Regulations in Court

PRI has filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Gear Box Z. Inc. (GBZ), arguing against EPA’s…

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Steve Whipple Joins JEGS Private Label Department

Longtime industry veteran Steve Whipple has joined JEGS as its new director of private label sourcing, where he will work with racing manufacturers…

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Meyer Distributing Announces London, Ontario, Canada Location

Meyer Distributing, Inc, the automotive specialty products marketing and distribution provider, has announced the addition of its London, Ontario,…

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Alaska Raceway Park Names New President

Michelle Lackey Maynor, courtesy of Alaska Raceway Park, Shiloh Powell Images  Michelle Lackey Maynor has been promoted to president and majority…

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Evolve Transporters Adds Marketing Exec To Team

Evolve Transporters, based in Painesville, Ohio, has announced Seth Kimberlin as its new director of partnerships. In his new position, Kimberlin…

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CMS Announces 30% Capacity For Coca-Cola 600

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and state health officials have announced a plan to allow outdoor sports venues, including Charlotte Motor…

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VP Racing Fuels Names New Lubricants Sales Manager

VP Racing Fuels Inc., the provider of performance fuels, lubricants, and additives, has announced motorsports veteran Freddie Turza as its new…

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PerTronix Performance Brands Acquires Taylor Cable

PerTronix Performance Brands, with key brands in the ignition, exhaust, and fuel delivery segments, has acquired Taylor Cable Products, Inc.,…

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New Hires For Berlin Raceway

Berlin Raceway and Entertainment Complex, the half-mile asphalt track in Marne, Michigan, has announced the addition of Jeff Striegle to its staff…

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Ferrari Commits To FIA WEC With New Hypercar

Ferrari has confirmed that it will enter the FIA World Endurance Championship’s new Hypercar category in 2023. “Today is a great day for endurance…

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Charlotte Motor Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Greg Walter, 2020 Promoter of the Year. Photo courtesy of Charlotte Motor Speedway

Greg Walter Named Promoter Of The Year For 2020

Photo of Greg Walter courtesy of Charlotte Motor Speedway Speedway Motorsports officials have honored Charlotte Motor Speedway Executive Vice…

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The Mint 400 Announces Official ‘Military Vehicle’ Class 

Officials with The Mint 400 have announced an all-new military vehicle class for the 2021 event set for December 1–5, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The…

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PRI Announces All-New Business Membership

Companies are invited to help support the motorsports industry by joining together under Performance Racing Industry’s landmark program. Racing and…

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New Ownership Group For Lime Rock

After 37 years of ownership, Skip Barber has announced a new ownership structure for Lime Rock Park.  Lime Rock Group, LLC, comprised of General…

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SuperSprings Announces Changes To Leadership

SuperSprings International has announced the restructuring of its leadership team in response to the growth the company has experienced this year.…

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