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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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Scott Tapley Named Thunder Road Race Director

Thunder Road officials have appointed Scott Tapley as race director for the 2021 season. The longtime motorsports official will oversee all of the…

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California Introduces Manufacturing Tax Credit Legislation

California Assembly Member Tim Grayson (D-Concord) has introduced PRI-supported legislation (AB 904) that would create a new tax credit designed to…

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PRI Publishes ‘Back to Green Flag’ Operations Protocol

With state and local COVID-19 restrictions easing around the country, it’s finally time to get back to racing. As the green flag drops on the 2021…

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Champion Oil Adds Scott Baubie

Champion Brands—the blender and packager of automotive, racing, and heavy-duty lubricants, chemicals, additives, and motor oils—has announced the…

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Daytona Appoints Frank Kelleher As Track President

Daytona International Speedway has announced Frank Kelleher, an experienced industry veteran, has been appointed president of the historic racing…

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2021 Dates, Stops For HOT ROD Drag Week, Power Tour Announced

MOTORTREND has announced two of its annual events are returning in 2021: the HOT ROD Power Tour (August 23–27) and HOT ROD Drag Week (September 12–…

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Commentary: After Successful NCAA Tourney, Indianapolis On Track For Momentous PRI Show

Indiana loves two things: motorsports and basketball. Maybe three things, if you count safely hosting large, in-person events without a hitch. The…

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West Virginia Reintroduces Bill To Aid Construction Of Motorsports Complexes

Photo courtesy of Summit Point Motorsports Park, Facebook Legislation (S.B. 554) has been introduced in West Virginia to provide tax relief that…

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Registration Opens For SEMA Nordic Trip

Photo courtesy of Lena Peres, Speedgroup   SEMA has opened registration for the first SEMA Nordic trip set for August 25–29, 2021, in Stockholm,…

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Fans Returning To Irwindale Speedway This Weekend

Irwindale Speedway has announced that fans can return to the grandstands beginning with the April 10 race.  LA’s favorite short track will kick off…

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Starrett Appoints Director Of Sales, Metrology Systems

The L.S. Starrett Company—a global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, metrology systems, and more—has announced the appointment of…

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SCCA To Introduce Endurance Racing Program At Sebring

The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) is launching a new program at Sebring International Raceway—the first-ever SCCA Endurance Team National…

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CTech Manufacturing Debuts STEM Air Drag Challenge

CTech Manufacturing and STEM curriculum provider STEM101 have teamed up to develop the next-generation C02 Car Challenge utilizing small 3D printed…

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Stan Lester Returns To FASTRAK, Ultimate Series

Stan Lester has resumed his position as the head of FASTRAK International, the parent company for FASTRAK Racing and the Ultimate Super Late Model…

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Dynabrade Promotes CFO To President

Dynabrade, Inc. has announced the appointment of Michael Buffamonti as the company’s new president. He replaces Hardy Hamann, who retired earlier…

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New Owners For Alabama’s Moulton Speedway

Moulton Speedway, the 3/8-mile dirt oval located in Danville, Alabama, has new owners for the 2021 season. Locals Keith and Amanda Steele have…

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Extreme E Adds New Scientific Committee Member

Extreme E, the all-electric SUV racing series that aims to raise awareness about environmental issues, has expanded its scientific committee.…

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Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Organizational Changes

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has announced several organizational changes, including Jeff Barna’s promotion to president and CEO. Barna, a…

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Evasive Motorsports, Turn 14 Go Electric For 2021 Pikes Peak

Evasive Motorsports and Turn 14 Distribution are “going electric” for the 99th running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC)…

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2021 SEMA Board Of Directors Election Candidates Announced

The following candidates are vying for a seat on the SEMA Board of Directors: Chairman-elect (one open seat): Kyle Fickler – Director, Driven…

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PPP Loan Application Period Extended To May 31

President Biden has signed into law a PRI-supported bill passed by Congress to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The deadline for filing…

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Permatex Promotes Eva Pitts

Permatex, the provider of chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has promoted Eva Pitts to Director of Sales. Pitts will manage…

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Industry Mourns Passing Of Chuck Watson Sr.

Photo courtesy of NMCA, Facebook   Chuck Watson Sr. of Watson Engineering, Inc. and Watson Racing has passed away. He was 74. “Chuck wasn’t your…

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LSI Chemical Signs New Distributor For India

LSI Chemical has announced a new international distributor for India.  Quality Group is now authorized to sell LSI Chemical oil and fuel additives…

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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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