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"Measuring Temperature, Pressure, and Vibrations in Motorsports" by Texys

July 20th 2024

Texys Enhances Precision in Motorsport with Cutting-Edge Sensor TechnologyTexys, a pioneer in advanced sensor technology, continues to transform the motorsport industry with innovative solutions for measuring temperature, pressure, and vibrations. The Race Industry Now webinar, "Measuring Temperatur …

Superformance and Safir to unveil special GT40 during 60th Anniversary Reunion at Pittsburgh Grand Prix July 26-28

July 19th 2024

Florida-based Superformance and Safir Engineering will host the public unveiling of a special one-off car, Chassis GT40P-1150, during the GT40 Reunion at the Pittsburgh Grand Prix in Wampum, PA, July 26 through 28, 2024. Built in the likeness of one of the first GT40s (GT-104), which was a prototype …

Don DeSalle, USAC Indiana Sprint Week champion car owner, passes away at 76

July 19th 2024

Don DeSalle, a three-time winning USAC National Sprint Car owner whose team captured the 2001 Indiana Sprint Week title, passed away on July 16, 2024.  He was 76 years old.DeSalle, of Anderson, Indiana, owned the distinctive Tonka and Arctic Cat sponsored cars driven on the USAC National Sprint …

Pirelli adapts tire strategy for demanding Autodrom Mos circuit in WorldSBK Championship

July 19th 2024

Pirelli has chosen harder tire combinations for the upcoming round of the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) at Autodrom Most in the Czech Republic.The circuit’s challenging layout, characterized by high speeds and numerous corners, places heavy demands on tires, necessitating solutions tha …

ERS activation issues plague IndyCar teams at Iowa

July 19th 2024

The NTT IndyCar Series faced its share of troubles last weekend at Iowa Speedway in its attempts to remotely activate and deactivate the new energy recovery systems (ERS) carried in its field of Dallara DW12s.With rules in place that disallow drivers from using the ERS units on pit lane to harvest o …

Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame announces 2024 class

July 18th 2024

The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF) received fifty-four nomination packets for individuals to be considered for the Class of 2024. A committee of off-road industry professionals was convened to evaluate and review the submissions. At the end of a day-long discussion and review, a vote was …

Isotta Fraschini makes senior management changes

July 18th 2024

Isotta Fraschini, the Italian hypercar manufacturer, has made changes in its senior management. Claudio Berro, the motorsport manager who has been a key figure in the company’s racing initiatives, has departed. This change comes as recently appointed CEO Miguel Valldecabres assumes Berro’s responsib …

Avenue Sports Fund acquires a minority stake in Trackhouse Entertainment Group

July 18th 2024

Avenue Sports Fund has acquired a minority stake in Trackhouse Entertainment Group, both sides announced Wednesday.Trackhouse Entertainment Group is the parent company of Trackhouse Racing, which fields entries in NASCAR and MotoGP. The investment from Avenue Sports Fund, which launched in 2023 and …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW, The Weekly Webinar Series From EPARTRADE

July 17th 2024

Wednesday, July 24 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #458 - "The High-Performing Shop Playbook" by ShopmonkeyBrett Kinsfather, Sr. Industry Marketing Manager, Shopmonkey and Tad Timbrook, Business Manager, KSR Performance & Fabrication. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM, Ch. 90, Late Shift.No charge to …

Turn 14 Distribution Announces Promotions in its Leadership Team

July 17th 2024

Turn 14 Distribution, the industry leader in performance parts distribution, is recognizing its leaders for their contributions to the organization’s growth and improvement. Mike Hall has been named the Vice President of Operations. Hall has contributed 14 years of service to Turn 14 Distribution. H …

DIRTVision launches 'Driven to Dirt' docu-series

July 17th 2024

DIRTVision will immerse fans deeper into the world of dirt racing with the new “Driven to Dirt” docu-series, going behind the scenes with the stars of the World of Outlaws and the year’s biggest events.The first round of the new series will feature drivers from the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink …

Cup Series teams to have option tire at Richmond

July 17th 2024

NASCAR Cup Series teams will have the option tire to use during next month’s race at Richmond Raceway, the series announced Tuesday.It will be the same premise as the NASCAR All-Star Race from North Wilkesboro Speedway, where teams will have both the Goodyear primary and option tires. The option tir …

You are in! Welcome to this session of RACE INDUSTRY NOW!

July 17th 2024

The Presentation will Start Today at 9:00 AM PST / 12:00 PM EST:Episode #457 - "Measuring Temperature, Pressure, and Vibrations in Motorsports" by TexysJeff Kitchen, Operations Manager and Miles Gunty, Technical Service & Support Manager. Hosted by Brad Gillie from SiriusXM, Ch. 90, Late Shift.W …

Utica-Rome Speedway ownership transition – Deyo/Broedel partnership purchase complete

July 17th 2024

On Friday, June 28, a new era began for Utica-Rome Speedway. Effective 9 a.m., Jason Broedel and I officially took ownership of the property from the Cole family. This transition of ownership began in 2021 with the “Home of Heroes” season opener.  After more than three years of behind-the-scene …

Participants in EPARTRADE, RACER and SPEED SPORT Webinar Series include:

July 17th 2024

Michael Andretti, CEO & Chairman of Andretti Global; Ross Brawn, winner of 20 F1 World Championships (Ferrari, Williams, Benetton and BrawnGP); Zak Brown,Chief Executive Officer, McLaren Racing; Chip Ganassi, Owner of Chip Ganassi Racing; Rick Hendrick, Owner of Hendrick Motorsports, Adrian Newe …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW Tech Webinar - JULY 24

July 17th 2024

Wednesday, July 24 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #458 - "The High-Performing Shop Playbook" by ShopmonkeyBrett Kinsfather, Sr. Industry Marketing Manager, Shopmonkey and Tad Timbrook, Business Manager, KSR Performance & Fabrication. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM, Ch. 90, Late Shift.No charge to …

bp to develop FIA-specified Advanced Sustainable fuel for Audi’s F1 entry in 2026

July 16th 2024

Audi and bp are joining forces in an extensive new strategic partnership in Formula 1. Under the new partnership, bp and its specialist lubricants business Castrol will help deliver Audi’s ambition to combine technology and innovation to achieve success in Formula 1. (Earlier post.) The parties have …

Haas extends Ferrari PU deal through 2028

July 16th 2024

Haas has announced an extension of its technical partnership with Ferrari, including the use of power units, through to at least the end of the 2028 season.Ferrari has supplied Haas with multiple components – including power unit, gearbox and suspension – as part of its deal since the American team …

Ferrari Challenge North America releases 2025 schedule

July 16th 2024

Ferrari Challenge North America revealed its schedule for the 2025 season, featuring familiar venues from 2024, in addition to an exciting new addition and a popular stop from years’ past.The calendar reveal comes amidst an exciting first year of global competition for the Ferrari 296 Challenge race …

The 5th Annual RACE INDUSTRY WEEK will be held, Dec 2 - Dec 5, 2024

July 16th 2024

EPARTRADE, RACER and SPEED SPORT are providing 4 Days of LIVE Webinars from Race Industry Leaders, Race Sanctioning Organizations, and Promoters from around the world.No charge to attend.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTERPast Speakers include Michael Andretti, Ross Brawn, Zak Brown, John Force, Chip Gana …

SPEED SPORT 1 launches on Pluto TV

July 15th 2024

SPEED SPORT 1, The Live Racing Network, has announced its debut on Pluto TV — the leading free-streaming television service. Pluto TV boasts hundreds of live linear channels and thousands of free on-demand titles. With SPEED SPORT 1, Pluto TV will gain an impressive lineup of live and pre-produced d …

Kazakhstan GP cancelled, Misano to host Emilia-Romagna GP

July 15th 2024

The FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports announce the cancellation of the Grand Prix of Kazakhstan. Operational and logistical issues arising from the earlier flooding across the region have rendered the event impossible to hold in 2024.Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli will instead host the Emilia-Romagn …

Subaru Motorsports unveils Project Midnight

July 15th 2024

Subaru Motorsports USA introduced its latest one-off creation, Project Midnight, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed last week. Building on its rallying and rallycross success, this car aims to be the fastest ever produced by Subaru’s motorsport partner, Vermont SportsCar.Project Midnight follows in t …

Newey-designed RB17 hypercar unveiled at Goodwood

July 15th 2024

The RB17 hypercar, which will stand as the final Red Bull car designed by Adrian Newey, was unveiled at Goodwood on Friday.Designed and manufactured at Red Bull Advanced Technologies, the RB17 track car features a two-seat carbon fiber monocoque chassis with a semi-stressed mid-mounted V10 engine an …

Hy-Vee and IndyCar announce extension of their event partnership at Iowa Speedway.

July 12th 2024

Building on the momentum of what has become one of the most popular and unique weekends in motorsports, Hy-Vee and INDYCAR announced July 11 an extension of their partnership for the annual NTT INDYCAR SERIES event at Iowa Speedway.Under the new, multiyear agreement, Hy-Vee – the Iowa-based and empl …

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