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FIA Announces New Electric GT Category

The FIA has announced new technical regulations for electric-powered GT cars, featuring several technological innovations, including fast charging…

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Formula DRIFT Partners To Help At-Risk Youth

Formula DRIFT has announced a partnership with Acceler8—a California-based automotive education and workforce development program—as part of ongoing…

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PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indy 500 Scores Victory For Racing Industry

PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer at Indianapolis Motor Speedway The motorsports industry scored a major victory on April 21 with the announcement that…

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Ford Performance Parts Shelby

Ford Performance Debuts Lightweight Carbon Fiber Upgrade Parts

Ford Performance Parts has revealed four new aftermarket carbon fiber components for the exterior of the Mustang Shelby GT500 at a GT500 track tour…

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NMRA Announces All-Female True Street Set For Ohio

The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals has announced an All-Female True Street category will compete at its upcoming Ohio event. Presented by Baer Brake…

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Old World Industries Names New CEO

Old World Industries—the Northbrook, Illinois-based company with brands including PEAK Performance Automotive—has announced the appointment of…

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SEMA Announces Reverse Trade Mission For July

SEMA has announced the first-ever SEMA Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) is set for this July. Participants will have the opportunity to meet global trade…

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​​​​​​​Darrick Dong, the longtime director of motorsports at PFC Brakes

Industry Mourns Passing Of PFC’s Darrick Dong

Darrick Dong, the longtime director of motorsports at PFC Brakes, has died, according to a company statement. Dong was a cornerstone at PFC for some…

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F1 Announces 2022 Miami Grand Prix

Formula 1 has announced that the brand-new Miami Grand Prix will join the F1 calendar in 2022. The race—set to be the first one hosted in Florida…

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Photo of Novelis Supermodifieds at Oswego Speedway courtesy of Oswego Speedway. Packed granstands overlook the front strecth, and pit crew workers are lined up

New York Eases Restrictions, 20% Capacity Allowed

Photo of Novelis Supermodifieds at Oswego Speedway courtesy of Oswego Speedway Race tracks and facilities in the state of New York can now operate…

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Holley Acquisition Expected To Boost AEM EV Conversion Development

Holley, the Bowling Green, Kentucky-based performance automotive enthusiast platform, has announced the acquisition of AEM Performance Electronics,…

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New Management, Non-Wing Event For Casper Speedway In 2021

Casper Speedway, the ½-mile dirt oval based in Casper, Wyoming, has a new management team for the 2021 season. Casper Mountain Racers Association…

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Boninfante Group, ProTorque Add Tom Kundrik

The Boninfante Group has hired Tom Kundrik as ProTorque’s director of motorsports and sales.  “ProTorque has added an industry icon to our team,”…

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Jim Sweener Joins MyRacePass Digital Ads Network

MyRacePace (MRP) has announced auto industry veteran Jim Sweener as the director of advertising sales and business development for the MRP Digital…

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UTI To Open Austin, Texas, Campus In 2022

Universal Technical Institute Inc., the provider of transportation technician training, has announced plans to open a new campus in Austin, Texas,…

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ATI Announces First Chief Transmission Technology Officer

ATI Performance Products, based near Baltimore, Maryland, has announced the appointment of Vince Fourcade as Chief Transmission Technology Officer (…

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Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Garage in Detroit, Michigan

New SEMA Garage Planned In Michigan

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has purchased a 45,000-square-foot building in the Detroit, Michigan, area to be used as a second…

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Capital City Motorsports Park drag strip with NHRA Member Track logo

Capital City Motorsports Parks Signs Agreement With NHRA

                               Image courtesy of NHRA   Capital City Motorsports Park has signed on as the newest NHRA member track in the NHRA…

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Bondurant Racing School To Relaunch At New Location

Race car champion Bob Bondurant has announced the iconic Bondurant School of High Performance Driving (Bondurant Racing School) will relaunch in a…

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LSI Adds Thomas Robinson As Manager

LSI Chemical—the manufacturer of high-performance oil and fuel additives for downstream oil, petrol, and diesel fuel production— has announced…

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3rd Dimension Acquired By Addman Engineering Group

Addman Engineering Group, an additive manufacturing solution provider, has announced the acquisition of 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing based…

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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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Mint 400 Military Challenge, two military vehicles on track

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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2022 NHRA Internationals Returns To Traditional February Date As Season Opener

Image courtesy of NHRA NHRA and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona have announced the dates of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season…

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Texas Motor Speedway Appoints Rob Ramage As Senior VP, GM

Veteran Texas Motor Speedway executive and general counsel Rob Ramage has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Texas Motor…

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Toyota Racing Forms ‘The Dream’ Experiential Endowment

Photo of Bubba Wallace courtesy of NASCAR Toyota Racing has announced the establishment of the Dream Experiential Endowment in partnership with…

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Fifty Five Promotions Acquires Skagit Speedway

Image courtesy of Skagit Speedway, Facebook    Fifty Five Promotions will take over ownership of Skagit Speedway, the dirt track based in Burlington…

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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Announces Mini Ride For Fall

  This fall, Kyle Petty will host the “Charity Ride Revival (CRR),” a one-time only, miniature version of his annual Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across…

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