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Join us for the next episode of EPARTRADE LIVE!

October 27th 2020

"Fine Tuning Your Engine Building Process… Machining Tips That Make a Difference," with Bob Dolder of Sunnen and Chuck Lynch of AERA.Hosted by John Kilroy, Chief of Content & Audience Development, EPARTRADE.No charge to attend. Presentation will be available live at 9 am PST, Wednesday, October …

Join us for Online Race Industry Week, November 30–December 4

October 27th 2020

Online Race Industry Week is a Business-to-Business event for members of the Racing Industry. No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO REGISTERDozens of racing industry companies have already committed to providing technical webinars and RACER.com will host 15 live panels of Race Industry Leaders, in …

Competion Clutch Introduces Clutch Kits For EJ25T & FA20DIT Engines With 5-Speed & 6-Speed Transmissions

October 27th 2020

Competition Clutch, Inc. (CCI) has released several clutch kits for the EJ25T and FA20DIT engine with 5-speed and 6-speed transmissions used in Subaru models (06-14 WRX, 15-17 WRX, 01-06 Forester, 07-12 Legacy GT) and the 05-06 Saab 9-2X. CCI products are available from Turn 14 Distribution. CC …

ONLINE RACE INDUSTRY WEEK - ALL TOGETHER NOW

October 22nd 2020

EPARTRADE, the Global Platform for the Performance and Racing Industry, and RACER.com have join forces to produce —Online Race Industry Week— with the appropriate theme for this challenging year of, "ALL TOGETHER NOW."The week of Monday through Friday, November 30 – December 4, 2020, will be a "2021 …

ONLINE RACE INDUSTRY WEEK UPDATE

October 21st 2020

List Of Industry Leaders In Jam-Packed Week Of Webinars Continues To Grow!Racing industry leaders are committing to sharing their insights into today's racing industry during Online Race Industry Week, Nov. 30 – Dec. 4. The growing, impressive list of industry leaders includes Chip Ganassi, Bryan He …

Competition Clutch, Available Through Turn 14 Distribution, Introduces Clutch Kits For The 2010-14 Hyundai Genesis

October 21st 2020

Competition Clutch, Inc. (CCI) has released several clutch kits for the Theta 2.0T engine and 6-speed transmission used in the 2010-14 Hyundai Genesis. The Competition Clutch product line is available through Turn 14 Distribution. CCI’s new clutch kits for the Hyundai Theta 2.0T include all com …

ONLINE RACE INDUSTRY WEEK UPDATE

October 21st 2020

Chip Ganassi To Be A Featured Speaker!Chip Ganassi, one of the most successful as well as innovative race team owners anywhere in the world, has joined the impressive, growing list of featured webinar speakers during Online Race Industry Week, Monday through Friday, November 30 – December 4, 2020."W …

RACE ENGINE MACHINING STRATEGIES TO BE FEATURED IN UPCOMING EPISODE OF EPARTRADE LIVE! WITH SUNNEN AND AERA

October 21st 2020

Race engine builders will not want to miss the October 28 episode of EPARTRADE LIVE!, the popular tech webinar series for the racing trade, that features engine machining experts discussing, "Fine Tuning Your Engine Building Process… Machining Tips That Make a Difference.” Sunnen veteran Bob Do …

Akrapovič Releases Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Slip-On Line Titanium Exhaust for 2017–2020

October 21st 2020

Akrapovič has released its Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Slip-On Line (Titanium) exhaust. This product can be found at Turn 14 Distribution, the sole U.S. automotive distributor for Akrapovič.  This exhaust is constructed from high-grade lightweight titanium and finished with eye-catchin …

NASCAR Reinstates Kyle Larson, Effective Jan. 1, 2021

October 20th 2020

NASCAR officials have reinstated Kyle Larson, more than six months after his suspension for his use of a racial slur during an iRacing event. Chip Ganassi Racing fired Larson on April 14, one day after NASCAR barred him indefinitely as part of a behavioral penalty. Larson was mandated to comple …

Next EPARTRADE LIVE! on Driver Safety

October 19th 2020

"Driver Safety in Racing – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," with Joe Marko, President/Founder of HMS Motorsport, Co-author of “Guide to seatbelt installation” from SFI, National Safety Steward for BMW CCA Club Racing, Frequent Lecturer on Motorsport Safety, and Tom Gideon, Retired, Safety Manager at …

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Releases 2021 Schedule: 62 Feature Events, 32 Tracks, 21 States

October 16th 2020

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series released its 2021 schedule, which features a lineup of 62 feature events, at 32 different venues, across 21 states. All 62 events will be live streamed in conjunction with four live on the MAVTV Motorsports Network. There will be 37 original events televised …

MAHLE Motorsport Celebrates A Century Of Automotive Innovation With $100 PowerPak Piston Rebate

October 14th 2020

In celebration of MAHLE’s 100 years of automotive innovatio, MAHLE Motorsport is announcing a $100 discount on all PowerPak piston kits. The discount is available starting October 15 via a mail-in rebate. Now high performance enthusiasts and sportsman class racers alike can take their engine builds …

Fenway Sports Group, Owner Of Roush Fenway Racing, In Talks To Go Public

October 13th 2020

John Henry, the owner of Roush Fenway Racing, Boston Red Sox, the English soccer team Liverpool Football Club  and other sports businesses is in talks to join with an investment vehicle for an $8 billion deal that would take his famed sports holdings public, according to a report in the Wall St …

Hot Shot’s Secret Introduces Blue Diamond G56 Severe Duty Transmission Fluid

October 9th 2020

Hot Shot’s Secret introduces a new addition to their Blue Diamond Severe Duty Transmission Fluid family. Now joining their Multi-Vehicle ATF and Ford Type F & Allison C4 is an all new formula—Blue Diamond G56 6-Speed Manual Transmission Fluid, specially formulated to resolve problems associated …

Doug Lockwood To Manage USAC Western Midget & 360 Sprint Series

October 9th 2020

Doug Lockwood has assumed a new role with the United States Auto Club (USAC) to manage and oversee race related operations, planning and scheduling of events for both the USAC Western States Midget and West Coast Sprint Car divisions. Lockwood will begin work in this position, effective immedia …

Next EPARTRADE LIVE! with Fury Race Cars

October 9th 2020

“Fury Race Cars F.A.S.T. Program and The Latest Rear End Technology in Short Track Racing,” with Darius Grala, President/Owner of Fury Race Cars, Jeff Fultz, Owner/Short Track Racer and Tony Eury Jr, Owner/ General Manager Fury Race Cars.Hosted by John Kilroy, Chief of Content & Audience Develop …

Bryan Herta To Discuss Strategies For Developing A Winning Race Team At Online Race Industry Week

October 8th 2020

Bryan Herta, the former IndyCar driver who has gone on to win two Indy 500s as a team owner, will share his insights on developing a successful race team during Online Race Industry Week, being organized by EPARTRADE. RACER is also organizing webinar content for Online Race Industry Week. "We a …

Performance Racing Industry Embarks On First-Ever Road Tour

October 8th 2020

Performance Racing Industry (PRI) is launching a new cross-country campaign to gather and share news and updates from dozens of racing-related businesses. Dubbed “The PRI Road Tour,” the campaign takes the PRI team directly to manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, race teams, race tracks, and more, …

Next EPARTRADE LIVE! with Mark Cronquist and Lake Speed Jr.

October 6th 2020

“Health Checks For Multi Race Engines,” with Mark Cronquist, Head Engine Builder at Joe Gibbs Racing and Lake Speed Jr., VP Sales & Marketing at Total Seal Piston Rings.Hosted by John Kilroy, Chief of Content & Audience Development, EPARTRADE.No charge to attend.Presentation will be availabl …

Optima Batteries To Host Hi-Performance Expo At COTA November 1–3, 2020

October 6th 2020

Optima Batteries is hosting the 2020 Hi-Performance Expo powered by Optima Batteries, November 1 – 3, 2020, at Circuit Of The Americas. Optima Batteries released this statement about the event, "Are you done with being cooped up and held back?  Have your favorite activities been paused — o …

Camping World Enters Multi-Year Deal As NHRA Pro Series Sponsor

October 5th 2020

Camping World, the nation’s largest retailer of recreational vehicles (RVs), RV accessories, and RV-related services, has partnered with the world’s largest motorsports sanctioning body to become the sponsor of NHRA’s premier professional series, which will be known as the NHRA Camping World Drag Ra …

Superstar Racing To Partner With Fury Race Cars To Design & Build Custom Chassis

October 2nd 2020

Superstar Racing Experience announced an exclusive partnership with FURY Race Cars, Mooresville, North Carolina, to design and build custom chassis for the series' car. FURY Race Cars designs and builds race cars for competition in various forms of oval and road racing series around the world. …

Honda To Leave Formula 1 At The End Of 2021

October 2nd 2020

Red Bull and AlphaTauri are on the search for a new power unit supplier after the shock announcement that Honda will withdraw from Formula 1 at the end of 2021. The Japanese engine manufacturer returned to the championship in 2015 with McLaren, having been inspired by the new breed of power uni …

AEM Announces Sale Prices for Select Products For Month Of October

October 1st 2020

Effective October 1st, 2020 through October 31st, 2020 or until supplies are exhausted, AEM Performance Electronics is putting a broad range of items on sale. All CD Carbon Digital Dash Displays are now up to 30% off. Also, for the first time (and possibly the only time), the venerable Inf …