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Chevrolet unveils first GT3-spec Corvette

January 28th 2023

Corvette Racing has written quite a history over the last quarter-century, including 15 team championships, eight 24 Hours of Le Mans victories and four Rolex 24 At Daytona wins. But an entirely new chapter begins in January 2024 when the Corvette Z06 GT3.R makes its competition debut at the 62nd Ro …

DAYCO RECRUITS CRAIG FROHOCK AS ITS NEW AFTERMARKET/BELT CEO

January 28th 2023

Dayco, a leading engine product and drive systems manufacturer for the automotive, heavy-duty and industrial market segments is delighted to announce that Craig Frohock accepted the opportunity to join Dayco Aftermarket and Belts as its new Chief Executive Officer. Effective from January 16, 2023 an …

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

January 27th 2023

Participants in the Webinar Series include:Michael Andretti; Ross Brawn; Zak Brown; John Force; Chip Ganassi; Ray Evernham; Roger Penske; Bobby Rahal; Justin Marks, Founder and Team Owner of Trackhouse Racing; Steve Phelps, President of NASCAR; Pat Symonds, Chief Technical Officer, Formula 1; Doug Y …

USAC announces rule updates for 2023 season

January 27th 2023

USAC has announced a number of rule updates and enforcements to be implemented beginning with the 2023 season for USAC’s Silver Crown National Championship, AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship and NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship.Rule updates were discussed and voted upon by USAC co …

IndyCar, NBC confirm 2023 broadcast schedule

January 27th 2023

NBC Sports and IndyCar today announced the race broadcast start times for the 2023 NTT IndyCar Series. The first seven races of the season will air on NBC and Peacock, starting on the streets of St. Petersburg on Sunday, March 5, at noon ET, and concluding with the new Detroit street circuit on Sund …

Alfa Romeo names Alunni Bravi new F1 boss

January 27th 2023

Alfa Romeo’s Formula 1 team will not have a team principal as part of its new structure but instead will be led by Alessandro Alunni Bravi in the role of team representative.Alunni Bravi joined the board Sauber Group in 2017 and has been the managing director since 2022, a role the Italian will cont …

IndyCar completes successful first track test of 2024-spec hybrid

January 26th 2023

The NTT IndyCar Series’ revised 2024 hybrid engine package recently completed its first track test at Sebring International Raceway.Although the series and its manufacturers would not disclose details about the first outing for the current 2.2-liter twin-turbo V6 engine and the new MAHLE-designed su …

FloRacing's Legends of Racing Docuseries premieres January 31

January 26th 2023

Legends of Racing, a series of documentaries highlighting the sagas of auto racing’s greatest drivers and personalities, will premiere on Tuesday, January 31 at 7 p.m. ET, exclusively on FloRacing.A FloSports Studios original, in association with the United States Auto Club (USAC), the first of many …

World of Outlaws Late Model Expands Winner's Circle program

January 26th 2023

The World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series is raising the stakes even higher for the 2023 season.After tremendous support from Dirt Late Model teams during the season’s opening weekend at Volusia Speedway Park, the Winner Circle program announced in December will expand from …

HPD releases documentary on development of the Acura ARX-06

January 26th 2023

Honda Performance Development is giving racing fans an inside look at the creation of its latest race car, the ARX-06 LMDh car, with a YouTube documentary on the car’s development. One of four manufacturers contesting IMSA’s new Grand Touring Prototype class along with BMW, Cadillac and Porsche, Acu …

JCM Racing merges with Tim Wilkerson, expands partnership with Scag

January 25th 2023

JCM Racing has teamed up with 22-time NHRA Funny Car winner Tim Wilkerson. The Maynard Wilkerson Racing Funny Car operation also will see the addition of JCM Racing partner Scag Power Equipment as its primary sponsor.JCM Racing has teamed up with 22-time NHRA Funny Car winner Tim Wilkerson. Wilkerso …

Skip Barber Racing School launches GT4 America entry

January 25th 2023

Skip Barber Racing School is expanding its presence at the highest levels of motorsports with a Toyota GR Supra GT4 in the Pirelli GT4 America 2023 season. Matt Forbush will pilot the new entry with Skip Barber lead instructor Carter Fartuch as co-driver.Forbush competed in TC America in 2020 and ad …

MotorTrend celebrates 75 years of Hot Rod with five-city Power Tour event, June 12-16

January 25th 2023

MotorTrend Group, a Warner Bros. Discovery company, today announced the 2023 HOT ROD Power Tour in celebration of HOT ROD’s 75th anniversary. The HOT ROD Power Tour Driven By Continental Tire will be heading south to Georgia, the Carolinas and Tennessee visiting five cities over five days in June. A …

Mazda MX-5 Cup returns to Racer.com for 2023 livestreams

January 25th 2023

Fans will be able to catch some of the best racing in the country live from their computers or phones as the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires will once again be streamed live at RACER.com in 2023.The hugely competitive series will open its seven-event 2023 championship season as …

New Lambda to CAN control units from Aviorace

January 25th 2023

Italian electronics specialist Aviorace has released two new Lambda to CAN control units, the LCU and LCU4. The units are able to control and read up to four Bosch LSU 4.9 lambda sensors; a single one for the LCU and four for the LCU4.The output of the units is via CANbus and is fully compatible wit …

Cosworth Carbon Wheel Mk3 race steering wheel launched

January 25th 2023

Cosworth has launched its latest-generation professional motorsport steering wheel, the Cosworth Carbon Wheel Mk3 (CCW Mk3), at the 2023 Autosport International Show in Birmingham, UK.Building on the company’s experience of high-end motorsport componentry, the CCW Mk3 is FIA-certified and produced u …

Lucid reveals its motorsport EDU, as used in Formula E Gen 3

January 25th 2023

Lucid, the ambitious US EV maker, has released details of its motorsport-specific electric drive unit, which is used as the spec front drive motor (though currently only for regen) in Formula E.“With incredible power density of 14.7hp/kg and immense energy recuperation, this drive unit will once aga …

Parella Motorsports Holdings launches Prototype Sprint Series Association

January 25th 2023

The Prototype Sprint Series Association presented by Hankook (PSSA) will be the newest motorsports series to join SpeedTour events in 2023. Founded by Parella Motorsports Holdings (PMH), the series is designed to host prototype race cars in a sprint race format at some of the most iconic road course …

Meyer Distributing announces Hurricane, UT location

January 24th 2023

Meyer Distributing, Inc., a leader in automotive specialty products marketing and distribution, announces the addition of its Hurricane, UT crossdock. The cross-dock will have a direct feed from Meyer’s Kingman, AZ distribution hub, which houses one of the largest inventories of automotive accessori …

Speedway Motorsports promotes veteran leadership at Dover Motor Speedway

January 24th 2023

Speedway Motorsports officials announced promotions today recognizing outstanding professional performance at Dover Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway, while also expanding leadership responsibilities across all Speedway Motorsports venues. Jim Hosfelt was named vice president of safety and sec …

Paffett named sporting director for McLaren's Extreme E team

January 24th 2023

Gary Paffett has been announced as sporting director for McLaren’s Extreme E team, a position he will fill alongside his team manager role in the company’s Formula E squad.The two-time DTM champion has a long history with McLaren, serving as a test driver for its Formula 1 team between 2006-14. Duri …

USAC licensing now open

January 24th 2023

USAC licensing is now open to all circle track competitors for the 2023 season.Competitors may purchase their competition license for the upcoming season at www.usaclicense.com.Please note that participants in each series must be licensed in order to compete for championships, for inclusion in the s …

Miami GP grandstand capacity boosted by 3,000 for year two

January 24th 2023

The 2023 Miami Grand Prix will host an increased capacity compared to the inaugural race, with event organizers adding 3,000 grandstand seats.Last year’s first grand prix at the Miami International Autodrome featured an intentionally limited capacity to try and keep on top of traffic and access chal …

Star-studded MHSFA Class of 2023 inductee ceremony set

January 24th 2023

A luminous lineup of legendary motorsports stars will be on hand to laud the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) Class of 2023 at the MSHFA’s milestone 35th Annual Induction Ceremony presented by Toyota Racing at the Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., Tuesday, March 7. Th …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW Technical & Business Webinars Series - Every Wednesday

January 24th 2023

The Next Season of EPATRADE's Race Industry Now Weekly Webinar Series will start in Mach 2023.  To watch past episodes, please click on the "Watch Recording" links below or to search through the entire library, please CLICK HERE. All webinars are also available on podcasts: LISTEN HEREEpisode # …

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