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Contingency Connection Delivers Hundreds of Thousands in Awards to Grassroots Racetracks

Remarkably, after 30 years, Contingency Connection remains a pioneer in the performance industry successfully operating the national Racer Rewards program and the AERA sponsored Engine Professional & Performance Shop Rewards program. Both programs provide consistent support to racers, tracks, performance shops, and sponsors–establishing Contingency Connection as a trusted partner in the motorsports community. Jackie Ressa of Contingency Connection tells us, “Manufacturers that understand

Niterra North America Inc. Receives Honda Excellence in Delivery and Quality Award

Niterra North America Inc., formerly NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Inc. has recently received the 2022 Excellence in Delivery and Quality Award from Honda. This prestigious award is given to the top original equipment manufacturer (OEM) suppliers in North America who have demonstrated exceptional performance in supplying Honda with parts and materials during the previous year. 

First Brands Group Announces Race Team Award Winners for 2022

First Brands Group™ has announced its race team award winners for sponsored drivers and teams across multiple racing series’ in recognition of their successes on the track and in the community in 2022.   “It’s been an exciting racing season, and we’ve been thrilled to be part of the competition,” said Carl Weber, senior marketing director,

Kyle Larson Wins Best Driver Award at 2022 ESPYs

The 2022 Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY) Awards presented by Capital One recently celebrated athletes, teams, and moments in the world of sports. Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Larson received the honor of “Best Driver,” beating out Max Verstappen (Formula One), Steve Torrence (NHRA), and Alex Palou (IndyCar). The driver of the No.

SEMA Industry Awards to Recognize Growing Community Contributions

Updates to the SEMA Industry Awards reflect changes in the automotive specialty-equipment industry and give winners greater recognition for their contributions. As ecommerce expands and data-driven transactions become more routine, the SEMA Warehouse Distributor of the Year award has evolved and is rebranded as the new Channel Partner of the Year award. This award honors

Carroll Shelby International Honors Peter Brock with “Carroll Shelby Spirit Award”

Carroll Shelby International will honor Peter Brock’s achievements with the coveted “Carroll Shelby Spirit Award” during the renowned 2022 Monterey Collector Car Week. Mr. Brock will be celebrated at the Team Shelby VIP Experience dinner on Saturday, August 20, 2022, in Carmel Valley.   “An astute judge of talent, Carroll Shelby surrounded himself with brilliant people

Three Receive 2022 Wendi Allen Scholarship Fund Award

The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) has announced the ninth annual Wendi Allen Scholarship Fund recipients. Named and established by the family of Wendi Allen, the scholarship honors the multi-time Solo National Champion who supported SCCA’s autocross community.  Maia Kirk (Cal Club region), Layne Lindemann (Atlanta region), and Chelsea Tattershall (Colorado region) will each receive

NASCAR Announces Nominees for Hall of Fame Class of 2023, Landmark Award

NASCAR has announced the 15 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s (NHOF) Class of 2023, a group that will comprise the first Hall of Fame ballot in two years following the pandemic.   Lesa France Kennedy joins the Landmark Award ballot, an award given for outstanding contributions to the sport. Award winners are also eligible

PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer Among Inaugural Drag Illustrated Awards Nominees

Drag Illustrated, the drag racing Magazine and content producer, has announced the nominees for the inaugural Drag Illustrated Awards.  PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer has been nominated in the “Special Award for Ambassadors to the Sport of Drag Racing” category for PRI’s advocacy and membership efforts to support the sport of drag racing. He appears alongside

PRI Honors Top Products at 2021 Trade Show

The motorsports industry’s best and brightest products were honored at the 33rd annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show in Indianapolis earlier this month. In all, nearly 30 exceptional parts and accessories were recognized by a panel of 12 judges representing traditional and new media, as well as sanctioning bodies and race tracks, from more

National Tractor Pullers Association Awards Hot Shot’s Secret Manufacturer of the Year for 2021

Hot Shot’s Secret was recently honored with the award title Manufacturer of the Year by the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA). The award was presented to Josh Steinmetz, Lubrication Specialties Inc. E-commerce Manager on Saturday, December 4 at NTPA’s 50th Awards Banquet. The annual banquet recognizes the people and organizations who give support to tractor

Motor State Distributing’s Joe Petlick Awarded 2017 NSRA Person of the Year Award

The National Street Rod Association presented Joe with the 2017 NSRA Person of the Year Award during the recent 48th Annual Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky.