Performance Trends A/F Checker
Now you can dial in most any A/F from 10 to 17 and verify you’re A/F measurements are accurate. This method checks the entire system from end to end, including sensor function and calibration settings in the data logger and software.
Champion Racing Oil National Open Returns to Williams Grove Speedway
Champion will again be the title sponsor of the Williams Grove National Open sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on September 29 thru October 1 in Mechanicsburg, PA. The Champion Racing Oil National Open is an event with more than 50 years of history.
HUBB’s High Performance Filter Wins Gold at International Design Excellence Awards
HUBB Filters has announced that its breakthrough performance filter has earned a Gold Award in the 2016 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) Competition, an initiative of the International Design Society of America (IDSA). The judging is based upon design innovation, benefit to the user, benefit to the client, benefit to society and appropriate aesthetics.
Jasper Authentic Joins Gas Division in New Work Area
The Jasper Authentic Custom Drivetrain Division recently moved from its second floor layout within the Wernsing Road engine remanufacturing facility in Jasper, Indiana. The division now has its own Authentic production work area, or POD, located on the first floor, joining the rest of the Gas Division associates.
Audi’s Five-Cylinder Engine Turns 40
Forty years ago, Audi presented the first five-cylinder gas engine in the second-generation Audi 100. Enhancements and new developments followed, with turbocharging, emissions control and four-valve technology, rally engines and five-cylinder diesel units. Today, the 2.5 TFSI in the Audi TT RS Coupé and Roadster carries on the great tradition of five-cylinder powerplants.
Sterling Celebrates 80 Years of Remanufacturing and Distributing Engine Parts
Sterling Engine Parts, a Missouri-based warehouse distributor of engine parts and machine shop supplies, is celebrating its 80th anniversary this month.
Unifor Autoworkers Authorize Strike
In votes held recently, workers at each of the Detroit Three automakers authorized Unifor’s bargaining committees to initiate strike action, if a fair and reasonable settlement is not reached before a September 19th deadline.
Jim Markle Joins Lesjöfors Springs America Inc. as VP Sales & Marketing, IAM Division
Robert Glynn, vice president and general manager of aftermarket operations for Lesjöfors Group, has announced the appointment of Jim Markle to this key role within the group’s US operation. Markle has many years of experience in the automotive aftermarket.
MAHLE Plans Expansion of North American Powertrain Operations
MAHLE Powertrain is opening a new North American facility in Plymouth, Michigan/USA later this year as a part of a $16 million North American expansion that will create new jobs and accelerate a variety of advanced engine-development programs.
Edelbrock Promotes Terry Pattigno To Vice President of Manufacturing
Edelbrock has announced the promotion of Terry Pattigno to the position of vice president of manufacturing at Edelbrock LLC. Terry brings 35 years of manufacturing and operations experience to his new position.
Hot Rod Drag Week Coming to Norwalk in September
From Sept. 11-16, 2016, the 12th annual HOT ROD Drag Week puts an unprecedented 400 cars through a grueling test over five days of drag racing through four cities in the Midwest, starting and ending in Hebron, Ohio. Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio is the host drag strip for Day 2 of racing.
PRI Gears Up for 2016 Trade Show
Dozens of workshops, seminars, and special events have been confirmed and finalized for the 2016 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, taking place December 8–10, 2016, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.