World Racing Group’s Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series presented by Toyota has named Tyler Bachman as the new series director. Bachman is a longtime official and safety director within the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing family. He served as competition director for the Xtreme Outlaw Series in 2022 and aims to expand the Midget tour in 2023.
The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) based in Glendora, California, has announced the promotion of Mike Rice as the new NHRA senior director of competition. Rice, who started with NHRA in 2001, served as the division director of the Pacific Division (Division 7) for 16 years. In his new role, Rice will lead tower operations
Track Enterprises President Bob Sargent has announced veteran racing official Joe Balash as the director of Race Operations for the new STARS National Series in 2023. Balash first sprang onto the national scene with American Speed Association (ASA) in the late 1990s. He later served as the NASCAR Busch and Nationwide Series Director from 2004–2012. Following, Balash
World Products has appointed Lance Stillwell as the director of Operations. Stillwell will oversee the development and manufacturing of World Products’ engine blocks and cylinder heads, plus interact with customers. In 1997, Stillwell founded the parts provider and engine builder Motorsports Unlimited in Terra Haute, Indiana. Today, he has over 25 years of engine machining experience
The WISSOTA Promoters Association has announced Rod Lindquist as the interim executive director during its search for a permanent position. He will officially start on March 1. Lindquist brings years of motorsports and business experience. He was a former WISSOTA Late Model sponsor, car owner in several racing series, primary sponsor in the former ASA Midwest
Last week in Nashville, TN, the Production Engine Rebuilders Association (PERA) held its annual convention. During which, current president Frank Owings honored outgoing directors and announced incoming directors.