Engine News
Melling Names Executive Vice President, Introduces Two New Hires

Melling Engine Parts announces long time Melling employee Thomas Trosin as Executive Vice President, plus the addition of two new key employees. Mark Melling has announced that 25+ year employee Thomas Trosin will be Executive Vice President of Melling. “Tom has been with the company for many years and has worked closely with all departments to grow the

Red Kap Covers 2013 SEMA Show as Official Crew Gear Partner

SEMA Corporate employees, show management staff and many other show workers will wear Red Kap work shirts and jackets throughout the course of the show. Red Kap, an automotive apparel provider, has partnered with the organization representing the $31 billion specialty automotive industry, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), to provide show attire for this year’s 2013

NHRA Champ John Force To Visit with Darton Sleeves at PRI Show

Force will share stories on his career and the sport of drag racing at Darton Sleeves’ booth #2301 John Force, 15 time world NHRA Funny Car Champion, will be appearing at the Darton Sleevesbooth, #2301, at the Performance Racing Industry(PRI) trade show in Indianapolis, Friday December 13, 2013 from 2 to 4 PM, to talk about his career,

Garrett Develops New SFI Spec Turbos for Drag Racing

The company is also providing a conversion program to allow drivers to upgrade current turbos to meet new SFI specs. Building on the success of its popular drag racing turbochargers, Honeywell Turbo Technologies, through its Garrett Aftermarket Performance division, has created a range of new SFI 61.1 Spec turbochargers for use in accordance with new

EPWI Presents 2012 Vendor and Rep of the Year Awards

Engine & Performance Warehouse named the late Jerry Nunez of Innovative Marketing Services as the EPWI 2012 Representative of the Year. Federal-Mogul was named the EPWI 2012 Vendor of the Year. Engine & Performance Warehouse (EPWI) recently named its 2012 Vendor Of The Year and Representative Of The Year at an awards dinner held during EPWI’s

MAHLE Clevite Kicks Off Third Annual Champion Technician Contest

Contest to reward one talented and forward-thinking engine technician or specialist with a VIP NASCAR-themed trip to Las Vegas. MAHLE Clevite Inc. recently announced the third annual MAHLE Clevite Champion Technician Contest, a contest designed to spotlight talented and forward-thinking engine technicians and specialists nationwide. By answering a series of five questions, one grand prize

Top Performance Engine Builder to be Named at AETC in Indy

Applications for the second annual Performance Engine Builder of the Year Award, presented by Engine Builder and Driven Racing Oil, are now being accepted at topperformanceshop.com. The winner will be announced at a special presentation during the 2013 Advanced Engineering Technology Conference (AETC) in Indianapolis, December 8-11. The winner will receive a $1,000 prize, an

PERA Fall Convention in Dallas to Include Tour of Cowboys Stadium

The 68th Annual Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA) Conference will be held Sept. 18-20 in Dallas, TX, and will include tours, tech sessions and a trip to Dallas Cowboys Stadium. This year’s PERA Conference will include a modified AERA Tech and Skills Conference on September 18. The tabletop displays and tech seminars will be held

ARCA To Hold 2013 Post-Season Awards Banquet Alongside PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis

Top drivers, special award winners and the 2013 champion will be honored during the series’ annual festivities, which take place Dec. 14 at the Indiana Convention Center, site of the 26th Annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show. For the second consecutive year, the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Racing Series presented by Menards

Major Engine Parts Companies Sponsor Classic Hot Rod Exhibit

Several major automotive parts manufacturers were on hand for the opening reception of a classic hot rod exhibit recently held at The Gilmore Car Museum in Michigan. One of the vehicles featured in the American Legends: Hot Rods and Customs exhibit is the three-window 1932 Ford that was pictured on the Beach Boys’ 1963 album, Little Deuce Coupe.

Design Engineering Inc. Partners With Ohio Technical College

  [box type=”shadow” align=”aligncenter” width=”600″ ]Design Engineering Inc. (DEI) will provide instructor training and product resources to help support education and training for careers in the automotive and powersports aftermarket.[/box]As a worldwide leader in the development of performance thermal tuning and acoustic control products, Design Engineering is sharing its expertise and product resources with students at Ohio Technical

APRA Gets Social

Bill Gager, president of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA), announced that the association is increasing its presence on social media platforms.   “We have come to realize that these are great tools we can use to connect more consistently with our members,” Gager said. “With a billionusers on Facebook and YouTube each month and