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USAC Announces 2023 Hall of Fame Class

USAC officials have announced the 11th class of USAC Hall of Fame inductees, which features champion driver Bobby East; safety innovator Ted Halibrand; champion driver Tracy Hines; television producer Terry Lingner; vice president/general manager/editor/media/general manager Bill Marvel; and team owners and contributors, The Wilke Family. The official 2023 USAC Hall of Fame induction ceremony will

Wiseco Launches New Website

Wiseco Performance Products, a prominent name in the Race Winning Brands (RWB) family and renowned icon in automotive and powersports forged pistons and performance products, is thrilled to announce the launch of its all-new website. This dynamic digital platform aims to provide enhanced support to customers and fellow racers while delivering a seamless shopping experience

SEMA Awards More than 100 Scholarships to Automotive Aftermarket Students

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has issued a total of $245,000 in scholarship and loan forgiveness awards through its SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund to help 104 individuals pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket industry. The winners include 87 students who received scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 and 17 employees of SEMA-member companies

2024 Unlimited Off-Road Racing Series Schedule Released

The Martelli Brothers have announced their new three-race 2024 Unlimited Off-Road Racing Series, which features The Parker 400, The BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 and The California 300 off-road races. Unlimited Off-Road Racing will host all desert car, truck and UTV classes, and host motorcycles at two of their marquee events, The Mint 400 and The California 300. The new series will

CEO of Lucas Oil Transitions to Chairman

Lucas Oil Products–the Indianapolis, Indiana-based distributor of high-performance automotive additives and lubricants–has announced the transition of Forrest Lucas from CEO to chairman of Lucas Oil. In his new role, Lucas will step away from the day-to-day activities and move into an advisory role to help guide the company’s strategic direction. The transition also gives Lucas

Ultimate Motorsports Park Set for Grand Re-Opening on August 26

Ultimate Motorsports Park–the 3/8-mile dirt oval in Elkin, North Carolina, formerly known as Friendship Motor Speedway–will host its grand re-opening event on Saturday, August 26, headlined by a $7,500-to-win/$500-to-start Ultimate Super Late Model Series program. The track is now owned by Bobby and Jessica Koehler, owners of the Koehler Motorsports team fielding Dirt Late Model entries for their

NASCAR Xfinity Series to have a New Home on the CW Network

The CW Network will become the exclusive home to the NASCAR Xfinity Series beginning in 2025 and extending through the 2031 season. The CW will broadcast 33 live NASCAR Xfinity Series races annually and practice and qualifying events each weekend.  Starting in 2025, for the first time in series history, every NASCAR Xfinity Series race will be available on

LIQUI MOLY USA and Sally McNulty Accelerate to New Heights in Partnership

LIQUI MOLY USA and racing sensation Sally McNulty, the driving force behind @teamsallyracing, are storming through the mid-season with an explosive partnership. Dominating the track, they have become a force to be reckoned with, leaving competitors in awe. Sally McNulty’s exceptional talent and unwavering dedication have propelled her to new heights, securing numerous podium finishes, and

Brian Flynn Named Executive VP, General Manager at Sonoma Raceway

Distinguished motorsports business veteran Brian Flynn has been named the new executive vice president and general manager at Sonoma Raceway, the road course and 1/4-mile drag strip in Sonoma, California. With 30 years of senior motorsports and business management experience, Flynn will serve for the first time as a sports venue executive after consulting for

ATCO Dragway (NJ) Closes

Atco Dragway, the NHRA-sanctioned 1/4-mile drag strip in Atco, New Jersey, has shuttered its doors.  The following was posted to atcodragway.com: Effective immediately, Atco Dragway is permanently closed. Thank you for your valued business and support [over] the last 63 years. Special thank you to our 29th annual Pan American Nationals racers and crowd for making Atco

Gaige Herrera Makes it Five Pro Stock Motorcycle Wins at NHRA Northwest Nationals

A week after becoming the last-ever Pro Stock Motorcycle race winner at Denver’s Bandimere Speedway, Vance & Hines/Mission Suzuki rider Gaige Herrera became the first-ever Pro Stock Motorcycle winner at the Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Washington, on Sunday. Race Highlights Picking up where he left off last week in Denver, Herrera

NASCAR’s Nominees for 2024 Hall of Fame Class

NASCAR has announced the 15 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024 and the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel will meet in person to discuss and vote for the Class of 2023 and Landmark Award on Wednesday, August 2.