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Sunnen Acquires German Dealer Hommel Präzision 

Photo courtesy of Sunnen Sunnen Products Company—the St. Louis, Missouri-based manufacturer of innovative honing solutions—has acquired German…

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Nominations Open For SEMA Hall Of Fame

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame program, now through March 17, 2023. The award…

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Swainsboro Raceway (GA)

Swainsboro Raceway (GA) Reopens With New Owner

Photo courtesy of Swainsboro Raceway, Facebook Swainsboro Raceway—the 3/10-mile dirt oval in Emanuel County, Georgia—has been purchased by J.J.…

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Holley Announces 2023 Event Dates

Holley Performance Parts has revealed the dates for its popular high-performance race events.  Holley is again bringing its LS Fest to the west for…

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2023 Drive For Diversity Driver Development Class Announced

NASCAR and Rev Racing have announced the next generation of drivers participating in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Development Program.…

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Virginia Governor Pledges To Repeal Internal Combustion Engine Ban 

Photo courtesy of Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin During his annual State of the Commonwealth address, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin reaffirmed…

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New River All-American Speedway (NC)

NASCAR To Sanction New River All-American Speedway (NC)

Jacksonville, North Carolina-based New River All-American Speedway, formerly known as Goodyear All American Speedway (and Coastal Plains Raceway…

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Northern Radiator Adds Dave Amato

Northern Radiator—the Willmar, Minnesota distribution-based supplier of cooling system components for high-performance, automotive, and more markets…

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Venom F5 Revolution Coupe by Hennessey Performance

Hennessey Performance Unveils Venom F5 ‘Revolution’ Hypercar

Hennessey Performance—the Texas-based hypercar manufacturer and high-performance vehicle creator—has unveiled a new, lighter-weight, track-focused…

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New Owner For Ohio Valley Speedway (WV)

Ohio Valley Speedway—the 3/8-mile dirt track located just south of Lubeck, West Virginia—has a new owner. Rich Michael Jr., of Ischua, New York, has…

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2023 SEMA Scholarship Applications Now Open

The 2023 SEMA Scholarship application period for students preparing for careers in the automotive or performance parts industries is now open and…

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Dan Jesel

Jesel Valvetrain Founder Dan Jesel, 81

Jesel—the valvetrain parts manufacturer based in Lakewood, New Jersey—has announced the passing of company founder Dan Jesel. He was 81. “With…

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NHRA Releases Nine-Race Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has announced the nine-race schedule for the 2023 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series, which will feature a…

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Meyer Distributing Announces New Waterbury, CT Location 

Jasper, Indiana-based Meyer Distributing has announced the addition of its Waterbury, Connecticut cross-dock. The facility will have a direct feed…

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K&N Engineering Enters Restructuring Agreement 

K&N Engineering—the Riverside, California-based manufacturer of air filters, cold air intake systems, oil filters, and more performance parts—…

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Updates Announced For R&D Tax Credit For Businesses

PRI’s DC-based advocacy team has announced an important update for businesses that make research and development (R&D) investments. When the “…

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New Ownership Group For CARS Tour

Former and current NASCAR drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick, and Justin Marks have announced their acquisition of the Solid…

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Cody Pollage Named IHRA Southern Divisions Director

Cody Pollage has been named the International Hot Rod Association’s (IHRA) new Southern Divisions director of tracks. Prior to the appointment,…

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Yokohama Tire Announces Promotions 

Yokohama Tire Corporation recently announced a trio of organizational changes. The following executives have been promoted to new positions:  …

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Menlen Named Series Director For CRA 

Track Enterprises and Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS (CRA) have announced that Scott Menlen will take over as series director for CRA…

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LSI Promotes Josh Steinmetz To Hot Shot’s Secret Brand Manager 

Lubrication Specialties (LSI)—the manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of additives, oils, and fluids—has announced the promotion of Josh…

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AAM Group, Engine Parts Group Finalize Agreement

The AAM Group—the automotive aftermarket program distribution group and specialty marketing firm based in Piney Flats, Tennessee—has finalized an…

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Off-Road Racing Pioneer Robbie Pierce, 63

Image courtesy of Jimco Racing Robbie Pierce, the off-road racing pioneer, has passed away after an accident while scuba diving on Tuesday. He was…

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ACT Announces New Mighty Mini Series For 2023

Photo courtesy of Erik Tavares, ACT The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced a new stock car touring division called the Mighty Mini Series,…

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New Law Passed To Protect Manufacturers, Retailers

A new law has been passed that will help protect consumers from bad actors peddling counterfeit and stolen goods. The PRI-supported INFORM Consumers…

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All Star Circuit Of Champions Promote Kevin Nouse As Series Director 

Officials with the Brownsburg, Indiana-based Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 organization have announced Kevin Nouse has…

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NASA Names Replacement For Retiring Jerry Kunzman 

Officials with the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) have announced co-founder and executive director, Jerry Kunzman, will retire in 2023. He…

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Formula DRIFT Outlines New Format, Technology Set For 2023

Officials with Formula DRIFT have announced updates ahead of the opening of its 20th anniversary season in 2023.  A brand-new qualifying format…

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IMCA Announces Composite Body Panel Mandate

Officials with IMCA Racing have announced mandates for the composite body panels allowed beginning this season in the Modified and Late Model…

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Formula 1 To Launch Female ‘Formula Academy’ Series In April

Officials with Formula Academy—the Formula 1-backed all-female driver series—have confirmed five teams will compete during its inaugural season,…

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