Engine News
BorgWarner Announces New Aftermarket Segment Spin-Off

BorgWarner—the American automotive supplier based in Auburn Hills, Michigan—has announced its spin-off fuel system and aftermarket segment will be a separate, publicly traded company named “PHINIA Inc.”  PHINIA is designed to provide fuel systems, starters, alternators, and aftermarket distribution components among commercial vehicle, light vehicle, and aftermarket end markets. The proposed spin-off is expected to

Don Schumacher Motorsports Announces $10.5M Expansion

Don Schumacher Motorsports—the manufacturing arm of Don Schumacher Racing—has announced plans for a $10.5 million expansion in Brownsburg, Indiana, according to published reports.  A total of $7 million will be used to add manufacturing equipment to its already existing 20,000-square-foot space, while $3.5 million has been allotted to create a complementary 32,500-square-foot building adjacent to

First-Ever Alaska Speed Week Set for June

Michelle Lackey Maynor, co-owner and president of Alaska Raceway Park in Palmer, Alaska, has announced that the first-ever Alaska Speed Week is happening June 11–16. Dubbed the “toughest and most scenic Drag-And-Drive event,” Alaska Speed Week will be supported by Sick the Mag, which hosts the iconic Sick Week 2023 presented by Gear Vendors across

Deatschwerks Announces Matt Patricks as Technical Director

DeatschWerks—the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based high-performance fuel systems manufacturer—has appointed Matt Patrick as its technical director.  In this newly created role, Patrick will lead the company’s product development, product management, engineering, and technical support functions. “Matt’s extensive engineering and product development experience will enable DeatschWerks to launch more innovative and impactful products both in aftermarket fuel systems

NCMA Names Greg Walter Chairman of the Board

The North Carolina Motorsports Association (NCMA) has announced Greg Walter has been named chairman of the NCMA Board of Directors. Walter is the executive vice president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Walter will step into the role previously held by Greg Fornelli, president of Stock Car Steel & Aluminum/SRI. 

WISSOTA Names New Director of Operations, Executive Assistant

St. Cloud, Minnesota-based WISSOTA Promoters Association has announced longtime employee Callie Sullivan has been named director of operations.  Sullivan, from Dassel, Minnesota, has been employed with WISSOTA since 2001 and was the organization’s first full-time employee in 2007 when she was named office administrator and points and licensing director—roles she’s held since the recent appointment. 

NASCAR Announces New Campus Lab Program at Bethune-Cookman University

NASCAR has announced a new Campus Lab Program that will launch in the fall semester at Bethune-Cookman University based in Daytona Beach, Florida. This program targets students interested in pursuing careers in the fast-paced sports industry and will provide them with hands-on experience through a specialized curriculum. “The NASCAR Campus Lab Program will provide B-CU

NASCAR Technical Institute Awards $76,000 in Tuition Grants to High Schools

NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech), a division of Universal Technical Institute, Inc (NYSE: UTI) and a leading workforce solutions provider of transportation and skilled trades education programs, welcomed high school students from around the region to compete for a total of $76,000 in grants using in-demand automotive technology skills and knowledge in two separate competitions,

Cummins Announces New X10 Engine

Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced it will launch the next engine in the fuel-agnostic series, the X10, in North America in 2026. This engine, named as part of the X engine family, is uniquely positioned to replace both the L9 and the X12 with the versatility to serve both medium and heavy-duty applications. It

DEI Adds New VP of Sales & Marketing

Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) is excited to announce the addition of Brad Bricker to its sales team.  As the new Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Bricker will manage the inside sales team focused on DEI’s automotive aftermarket products, as well as work with automotive aftermarket representatives, outside representatives in the RV and Powersports groups, and DEI’s

Holley Announces Tom Tomlinson Retires, Interim President and CEO

Holley—the platform for performance automotive enthusiasts based in Bowling Green, Kentucky—has announced President and CEO Tom Tomlinson has retired and resigned from the company’s board of directors. He has served as the president and CEO of Holley since 2009.  Michelle Gloeckler, a current director, will serve as interim president and CEO while the board conducts a

Pat Musi Racing Engines, Edelbrock Group Extend Partnership

Mooresville, North Carolina-based Pat Musi Racing Engines and Olive Branch, Mississippi-based Edelbrock Group has extended its longtime partnership through 2023. The Edelbrock/Musi Signature product line, including the popular Edelbrock/Musi 555 crate engine and race-ready cylinder heads and manifolds, will continue to be developed and offered as part of the collaboration.  “It means a lot to me