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NASCAR race cars turning a corner at Martinsville Speedway

Limited Fans For NASCAR Races At Martinsville, Richmond

Photo courtesy of Martinsville Speedway A pair of speedways in Virginia have announced that they will host a limited amount of fans in the…

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Formula Americas Announces Two Key Members

Formula Americas Super GP has added two key hires. Ian Brown has been appointed as the chief engineer, while C.M. Land will serve as technical…

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Hurco North America Announces New Apprenticeship Program

Hurco North America has announced the launch of a new apprenticeship program. The Field Service Apprenticeship (FSA) is a two-year program,…

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DPI Off-Road Brands Acquires J.T.’s Parts & Accessories, Inc.

DPI Off-Road Brands has announced the acquisition of J.T.’s Parts & Accessories, Inc., the manufacturer of the Nitro Gear & Axle brand.  J.…

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QA1 Acquires Gerst Tubular Suspensions

QA1 has announced the expansion of its classic Mopar suspension line with the acquisition of Gerst Tubular Suspension, a manufacturer of coil-over…

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Photo of Ron Capps at the 2019 NHRA Southern Nationals courtesy of Atlanta Dragway

NHRA’s Atlanta Dragway Has Been Sold, Set To Host Final Season In 2021 

Photo of Ron Capps at the 2019 NHRA Southern Nationals courtesy of Atlanta Dragway Atlanta Dragway—the historic drag strip located in Commerce,…

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Porsche race cars on track

PRI Continues Fight Against EPA Overreach

As previously reported, PRI has intervened in an EPA enforcement case to protect the rights of racers. The U.S. District Court for the District of…

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Bill McKnight in MAHLE Clevite logo shirt and professional DSLR camera on the side of the drag strip

Industry Veteran Bill McKnight Passes Away

                                   Photo courtesy of MAHLE Longtime motorsports professional Bill McKnight has passed away. He was 71. McKnight…

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New Betting Lounges Set For Richmond, Martinsville

Wynn Development President Chris Gordon, NASCAR Chief Digital Officer Tim Clark, Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell, and Richmond Raceway…

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Photo of San Tan Ford’s Arizona Speedway dirt track and grandstands with a blue sky

Arizona Speedway To Cease Operations

Photo courtesy of Arizona Speedway San Tan Ford’s Arizona Speedway and ET Motopark, the dirt race track and off-road facility based in San Tan…

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New Andretti Partnership To Bring Mars Rover Tech To EV Motorsports

KULR Technology Group Inc., the developer of next-generation lithium-ion battery safety and thermal management technologies, has announced a long-…

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NHRA Postpones 2021 Winternationals At Pomona

Image courtesy of NHRA NHRA officials have announced the postponement of the 61st annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by…

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Centerville Dragway, IHRA Reach Multi-Year Sanction Agreement

Centerville Dragway and the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) have entered into a multi-year sanction agreement.  Centerville Dragway…

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Mountune Racing Launches Classic Engines Division

Photo courtesy of Mountune    Mountune Racing—the designer and manufacturer of race engines and performance parts with locations in the US and UK—…

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Goodyear Makes Leadership Changes After Cooper Tire Acquisition

Following the company’s recent announcement of its acquisition of Cooper Tire, Goodyear has announced that Ryan Patterson, currently president of…

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Meyer Distributing Announces Bear, Delaware, Location

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

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zMax Dragway To Host Limited Fans For 4-Wide Nationals

Officials with Charlotte Motor Speedway have announced a limited capacity for the NGK NTK NHRA 4-Wide Nationals event, set to return to zMAX Dragway…

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Exhibit Space For In-Person PRI Trade Show Now Available

Businesses in the racing industry can now secure their booth space for the 2021 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, in what promises to be…

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#21 race car with the Jr. Late Model Spectacular Series (JRLMSS) logo on the hood. In a garage setting

Junior Late Model Series Set To Launch In July

Photo courtesy of JRLMSS   A new racing series designed to lower the cost for young Late Model racers is set to launch this July at Crisp…

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Holley To Become Public Company After Merger

Holley, the performance automotive aftermarket company based in Bowling Green, Kentucky, will become a public company as part of a definitive merger…

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Photo of the rear of the Hummer EV courtesy of The Mint 400

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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NHRA and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona

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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Photo of Bubba Wallace courtesy of NASCAR

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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Aerial image and logo courtesy of Skagit Speedway, Facebook 

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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