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Chevrolet Names First Sports Car Racing Program Manager

Chevrolet has named Laura Wontrop Klauser as its newly created Sports Car Racing Program Manager as the manufacturer continues its shift toward an…

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HPD Announces Super Formula Scholarship

Honda Performance Development (HPD) and Honda Motor Company have announced a new scholarship program to support the Formula Regional Americas series…

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Honda Announces Electric Drag Racing, Hill-Climbing Vehicles

Honda has announced the details for a new, lightweight, electric drag racing vehicle, which was revealed at the 2021 Tokyo Auto Salon.  The Honda e…

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PRI Accepting Speaker Proposals For 2021 Trade Show

Performance Racing Industry (PRI) is now accepting speaker proposals for its world-class education program at the annual PRI Trade Show in December…

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Female-Led Ownership Group Launches New NTT IndyCar Series Team

Paretta Autosport, a new NTT IndyCar Series race team spearheaded by female automotive and motorsports executive Beth Paretta, has announced its…

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John Covan Joins Digital Throttle Sales Team

Digital Throttle has announced John Covan, formerly a long-term Senior Sales Manager for Speedway Illustrated, has joined its sales team as Sales…

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Hero Motors Acquires Strategic Stake In EV Transmission Specialist 

Automotive component manufacturer Hero Motors Company (HMC) has secured a strategic stake in UK’s Hewland Engineering Ltd for an undisclosed sum.…

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Meyer Distributing Announces Wytheville, VA Location

Meyer Distributing, Inc, the automotive specialty products marketing and distribution provider, has announced a new Wytheville, Virginia location.…

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Perris, Ventura Launch So Cal Sportsman Sprint Car Series

Perris Auto Speedway (PAS) promoter Don Kazarian has released the rules for the brand new So Cal Sportsman Sprint Car Series that will debut in 2021…

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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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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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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 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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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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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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