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PERA Announces New Board of Directors

Randy Bauer, of Jasper Engine & Transmission Exchange, Jasper, IN; and  Robert Stanley of The Armakleen Company, Princeton, NJ, were elected to the board of directors of the Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA) at the organization’s 68th Annual Conference held recently in Dallas, TX. Bauer and Stanley replace board of directors Bill Levy, U.S. Tool & Mfg. Company, 

Engine Pro Honors Top Suppliers

Engine Parts Group, Inc. (Engine Pro) honored six top suppliers at its recent winter shareholders meeting. Companies recognized as Featured Suppliers were B & P Rods, Durabond Bearing Co., Ferrea Racing Components, Hastings Manufacturing Co., Melling Engine Parts and SA Gear Co. Shareholders select the Featured Suppliers from more than 90 companies providing engine parts

Flowmaster Designated as Exclusive Performance Exhaust Of NASCAR

Flowmaster celebrates new NASCAR partnership with “Show Us Your Flows” contest that will reward one lucky Flowmaster fan with an all-access trip to the Daytona 500. INDIANPOLIS – Exhaust technology brand Flowmaster announced last week from the floor of the 2013 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show that it has been named the Exclusive Performance Exhaust

MSD Performance Group Acquired by Hot Rod Brands

MSD Revved Up for the Future with new Owner Z Capital. MSD Performance Group, one of the world leaders in vehicle aftermarket performance parts, announced today that the company has been acquired by Hot Rod Brands, LLC an affiliate of Z Capital Partners, LLC. MSDP sells products under the MSD, Racepak, Powerteq, Edge and Superchips

NASCAR Buddy Shuman Award Presented to Toyota, Ford And General Motors

Ford Motor Co., Chevrolet Division of General Motors Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. have received the 2013 NASCAR Buddy Shuman Award from Federal-Mogul’s Champion spark plug brand. The three automakers received the award in recognition of their joint development of the Generation 6 car now used in Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series competition. Presented annually

SEMA Announces 2014 Webinar Series

SEMA will kick off its 2014 webinar series Thursday, Jan.  9, with popular SEMA Show speaker and noted author Christine Corelli (www.christinespeaks.com), who will deliver “Twenty Ideas in 20 Minutes — Driving Business Growth and Fueling High Performance: How to Create a Sales-Service Excellence Culture.” Getting customers is one thing. Between the challenges of escalating

VW’s Turbocharged 1.8L Engine Named to “2014 Ward’s 10 Best Engines” List

New EA888 Gen 3 turbocharged and direct-injection powerplant recognized by coveted award On the heels of the introduction of the new EA888 engine in the 2014 Jetta and Passat, Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that its new turbocharged, direct-injection four cylinder has been named to the “Ward’s 10 Best Engines” list for 2014.  

Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2002 Daytona ‘500’ NASCAR Parade Car – Up for Auction at Russo and Steele

Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2002 Daytona ‘500’ NASCAR Parade Car to Set the Pace at Russo and Steele’s Signature Scottsdale Collector Automobile Auction Celebrating the end of 35 years of continuous Pontiac Firebird production in 2002, the fully-equipped, limited-production Trans Am Collector’s Edition (including just 1,041 convertibles) was selected to pace that year’s edition of NASCAR’s

Performance Product Catalog Introduced by Fluidampr

Fluidampr announces the release of a new catalog for 2014. Inside features complete performance damper offerings and fitment applications. Highlighted sections include the circle track inspired CT Gold series, popular Honda applications and top selling Performance Diesel dampers, the Official Damper of DIESEL Motorsports. Included also is valuable content such as Why Your Engine Needs

The Art of the Build: Rods & Kustoms At the AACA Museum

 The Art of the Build: Rods & Kustoms celebrates the cars and their creators that dared to be different by individually customizing their vehicles. Hershey, PA – A new year will begin with an unusual display at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum in Hershey. A new featured exhibit The Art of the

2013 Performance Engine Builder Named at PRI Show

Kroyer Racing Engines of Las Vegas, NV, was named the 2013 Performance Engine Builder of the Year at a press conference held Thursday at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) tradeshow in Indianapolis. The award, presented by Engine Builder magazine publisher Doug Kaufman, was sponsored by Driven Racing Oil. The staff of Kroyer Racing Engines was

‘Visible Vette’ Shows off ‘427 Mystery Engine’

In a twist on the “Visible V8” model you may have built as a kid, Kevin Mackay built a visible lifesized ’Vette.   Then, he made it even more unusual by stuffing it with a famous racing engine that was used in an ultra-rare Corvette racing car that went 180 mph at the 12 Hours