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Champion Oil Now Offers Full-Synthetic Racing Power Steering Fluid

September 17th 2021

Champion Oil, a PLZ Aeroscience Company and a recognized leader in racing and specialty lubricants, now offers Champion Full-Synthetic Racing Power Steering Fluid. Part #4370H https://www.championbrands.com/champion-full-synthetic-racing-power-steering-fluid/“Racing power steering fluid (PSF) i …

TURN 14 DISTRIBUTION ADDS SPL PARTS TO LINE CARD

September 15th 2021

Horsham, PA (September 15, 2021) — Turn 14 Distribution, the industry leader in performance parts distribution, has broadened its assortment of high-performance suspension components with the addition of SPL Parts to its line card."SPL Parts manufactures various exceptional suspension components, in …

Rottler Manufacturing become Primary Sponsor on Matt Hartford’s NHRA Pro Stocker for Carolina Nats

September 15th 2021

Rottler Manufacturing will take over as Primary Sponsor on Matt Hartford’s NHRA Pro Stocker for the Dewalt Carolina Nationals at ZMAX Dragway in Charlotte, September 17 - 19. “Rottler and Total Seal Piston Rings are such a great fit together. We discuss honing with customers daily and Rottler is cer …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW! Live Technical & Business Webinars - Every Wednesday

September 15th 2021

Wednesday, September 22 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #121 - "Turbo System Design - 3 Mistakes the Aftermarket Industry Makes" by Full Race MotorsportsGeoff Raicer, Founder; Mathew Velders, Lead of Product Engineering /Management and Nero Deliwala, President, Titan Motorsports. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from …

NASCAR moves 2022 Clash to LA Memorial Coliseum

September 15th 2021

NASCAR will head back to Southern California early next year with an exhibition race held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.The NASCAR Clash will move from Daytona Beach, Florida, to the Coliseum on February 6, 2022. Officials will construct a temporary quarter-mile asphalt short track inside the …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW! Tech Webinar - SEPT 22

September 15th 2021

Wednesday, September 22 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #121 - "Turbo System Design - 3 Mistakes the Aftermarket Industry Makes" by Full Race MotorsportsGeoff Raicer, Founder; Mathew Velders, Lead of Product Engineering /Management and Nero Deliwala, President, Titan Motorsports. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from …

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

September 15th 2021

The Presentation will Start Today at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #120 - "Un-Fanning the Flames – Making your Racecar as ‘FIREPROOF’ as Possible" by Fire Suppression Engineering (FSE)Scott Heintz, Owner, FSE and Steve Francis, Veteran Dirt Racer and Technical Director for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series …

New HQ an advantage for Aston over biggest teams - Stroll

September 14th 2021

Lawrence Stroll believes Aston Martin’s new $200 million factory and wind tunnel will provide his team with an advantage over the biggest teams in Formula 1 since it is designed specifically for the current era.A number of big teams such as Mercedes, Red Bull and Ferrari are having to downsize as a …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW! Tech Webinar - SEPT 15

September 13th 2021

Wednesday, September 15 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #120 - "Un-Fanning the Flames – Making your Racecar as ‘FIREPROOF’ as Possible" by Fire Suppression Engineering (FSE)Scott Heintz, Owner, FSE and Steve Francis, Veteran Dirt Racer and Technical Director for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Hosted b …

Jim Liaw Hired as General Manager of PRI

September 13th 2021

Jim Liaw has joined Performance Racing Industry (PRI) as the General Manager leading the staff and operations out of the Aliso Viejo, Calif., office. Having co-founded Formula Drift in 2003, Liaw introduced the sport of drifting to America and built what is now the top drifting series in the world. …

Turn 14 Distribution Becomes Exclusive U.S. Distributor Of Remus

September 10th 2021

Turn 14 Distribution, the industry leader in performance parts distribution, has been established as the sole U.S. Distributor of REMUS Performance Sport Exhausts, a leading global producer of exhaust components and complete exhaust systems for premium sports cars and motorcycle applications."REMUS …

BMW confirms Dallara as IMSA LMDh chassis supplier

September 10th 2021

BMW has confirmed Dallara as its LMDh chassis supplier.The Italian chassis constructor, which builds Cadillac’s current DPi model and will also produce its LMDh chassis for the new hybrid prototype formula that debuts in 2023, came to terms with the German auto manufacturer for its LMDh project that …

TED VAN ZELST NAMED CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER OF JOHN FORCE RACING

September 9th 2021

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (Sept. 08, 2021) – In an effort to continue to grow partnerships and overall revenue, John Force Racing announced today that they have hired Ted Van Zelst as their Chief Commercial Officer. In this new role, Van Zelst will be responsible for creating new partnerships, enhancing b …

Porsche reveals next-generation all-electric Mission R concept

September 8th 2021

Porsche has released details of its Mission R concept car, a fully electric race car it says has performance similar to that of a 911 GT3.The concept measures 4,300mm x 1,900mm, making it slightly shorter than the company’s 918 Boxster. Keeping on a sustainability message, Porsche says it has utiliz …

Audi RS 3 LMS to reach customers in Q4 2021

September 8th 2021

The second-generation version of the Audi RS 3 LMS will be available to customers later this year, the auto maker has announced. “This market launch has been long awaited by many customers,” commented Chris Reinke, head of Audi Sport customer racing. “Our customers have clinched more than 300 r …

SRO AMERICA SERIES SET TO VISIT EIGHT VENUES IN 2022

September 8th 2021

The SRO America Series has finalized its 2022 schedule, which visits some of the most iconic road courses in North America.In 2022, the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS will contest its fourth full season as part of SRO Motorsports Group. Sonoma Raceway retains its position as …

K1 Circuit Update: Our Outdoor Go Kart Track Is Now Under Construction!

September 7th 2021

Indoor kart racing operator K1 Speed has broken ground on the nation’s first professional outdoor electric kart racing course. K1 Circuit will be based in Winchester, California, approximately 80 miles from downtown Los Angeles and San Diego, 70 miles from Orange County, and 30 miles from Riverside. …

Fuelab’s New 868 Filters Round Out Their New “PRO Series” Line

September 7th 2021

 Fuelab has rounded out their new “PRO Series” line by introducing the 868 “PRO Series” filters. With a 10gpm rating, these filters offer huge flow capacity with very little pressure drop. “First we developed the 6.0gpm “PRO Series” spur gear pump, then we refreshed the 565 regulator to go …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW! Tech Webinar - SEPT 8

September 3rd 2021

Wednesday, September 8 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #119 - "A Special Presentation: Join us as we share our experiences and thoughts on the racing industry and its future when it comes to the use of new technology to generate business” by the Founders of EPARTRADEWith Judy Kean and Francisque Savinien. Ho …

Labor Day Weekend POL Cruise 9/5

September 3rd 2021

This Sunday, Sept 5th, the POL Cruise SoCal natives have come to love will be dedicated to the 13 Servicemen and Women who died in Kabul last week while serving our country.The cruise will start at 9 AM at the TGI Fridays on 2996 Cabot Dr. Corona, CA.In remembrance of the 13 brave servicemen and wom …

Miami F1 circuit to be called Miami International Autodrome

September 2nd 2021

The organizers of the Miami Grand Prix have announced the official name of the track will be the “Miami International Autodrome.”Miami will join the Formula 1 calendar in May next year, ensuring there are two grands prix in America alongside Circuit of The Americas in Austin. The track around Hard R …

Eight NASCAR teams to track-test Next Gen cars at Daytona next week

September 1st 2021

Eight NASCAR Cup Series teams will run their Next Gen cars at Daytona International Speedway next week as part of a Goodyear tire test next week at Daytona International Speedway.The two-day test, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 7, and Wednesday, Sept. 8, will mark the first multi-car test for …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW Tech Webinar - SEPT 1

September 1st 2021

Wednesday, September 1 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #118 - "Modern Piston Design and the Importance of Alloy Selection" by Mahle MotorsportJoe Maylish, Sales & Program Manager, Mahle Motorsport. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM ch 90, Late Shift.No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP

United Autosports expanding to two entries 2022 WEC season

August 30th 2021

American-British LMP2 outfit United Autosports confirmed it will campaign a pair of ORECA LMP2 cars in the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship season, with driver Filipe Albuquerque also returning for a sixth season with the team to pilot one of the entries.Albuquerque, the reigning FIA WEC and EL …

Performance Steering Components (PSC) hires Robert Sager as Senior Account Manager

August 26th 2021

Allen Performance Resources (APR) is excited to announce that they have hired Robert Sager as a Senior Account Manager for Performance Steering Components (PSC). Robert’s role will be integral in helping facilitate, develop and grow sales opportunities for the PSC product lines. With 45-years o …