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Nitro Rallycross unveils updated 2021 schedule

June 17th 2021

Nitro Rallycross has unveiled an updated schedule for its debut 2021 series. The cross-country itinerary now includes a Southern California stop on its five-race calendar.Nitro Rallycross 2021 is still set to kick off at Utah Motorsports Campus on the weekend of September 24–25, after which it will …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW! Tech Webinar - JUNE 23

June 17th 2021

No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UPWednesday, June 23 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #107 - “Hamke Racecars: Powered by Innovation, Driven for Success”Cody Glick, General Manager, Hamke Racecars, and Tom Buzze, Owner, Buzze Racing. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM ch 90, Late Shift.CLICK HERE TO …

Fans set to return to FIA WEC next month at Monza

June 16th 2021

Fans will be in attendance at an FIA World Endurance Championship event next month for the first time since February 2020 at Circuit of The Americas, when the series heads to Monza, Italy for Round 3 of the 2021 season.The maximum capacity hasn’t yet been set for the July 16-18 event, though the org …

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

June 16th 2021

Wednesday, June 23 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #107 - “Hamke Racecars: Powered by Innovation, Driven for Success”Cody Glick, General Manager, Hamke Racecars, and Tom Buzze, Owner, Buzze Racing. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM ch 90, Late Shift.No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UPTo watch past …

SRX reduces race lengths ahead of Knoxville

June 16th 2021

SRX has taken the lessons learned from last weekend’s inaugural event at Stafford and implemented changes to the race format ahead of this weekend’s visit to Knoxville.In what the series described as a response to fan feedback, the two timed heat races will be reduced from 15 minutes to 12 minutes. …

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June 16th 2021

The Presentation will Start Today at 9:00 AM PST:"Diamond Nano-Lubricant for Motorsport Applications" by BestLine RacingPerry Anderson, CEO; Mark Heywood, Tribologist and Chris Davis, NHRA Team Owner. Hosted by Brad Gillie from SiriusXM ch 90, Late Shift.We want to get your questions! Click on the ' …

Local short tracker Coby claims inaugural SRX win

June 14th 2021

The series created to unite racing stars from across the motorsports world in spec cars on paved and dirt short tracks started off with a win for an ace of the short track discipline.Local star Doug Coby held off Greg Biffle and series co-founder Tony Stewart to win the inaugural round of the Campin …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW! Tech Webinar - JUNE 19

June 12th 2021

No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UPWednesday, June 16 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #106 - "Diamond Nano-Lubricant for Motorsport Applications" by BestLine RacingPerry Anderson, CEO; Mark Heywood, Tribologist and Chris Davis, NHRA Team Owner. Hosted by Brad Gillie from SiriusXM ch 90, Late Shift.CLI …

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June 11th 2021

Aldan American, a leader in aftermarket suspension, is proud to announce the launch of their new website at AldanAmerican.com.  The new Aldan site features a completely updated theme and design that provides faster load speeds and a streamlined design to easily find the right suspension pa …

McLaren announces Extreme E program

June 11th 2021

McLaren has become the latest racing team to commit to Extreme E and will enter the all-electric off-road series in 2022.Extreme E aims to use racing to promote sustainability and diversity, and is currently tackling its inaugural season. Having so far held events in Saudi Arabia and Senegal, there …

Superstar Crew Chiefs Join Camping World SRX Series

June 11th 2021

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Drivers aren’t the only superstars of the Camping World SRX Series. Three veteran NASCAR crew chiefs have joined the six-race short-track series that debuts this Saturday night at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway, and they’ll be joined by their local all-star counterparts at each …

Le Mans to host spectators at 20 percent capacity

June 11th 2021

Spectators are expected to return to the Le Mans 24 Hours this August for the first time since June 2019, with the ACO announcing today that 50,000 fans will be allowed to attend this year’s edition.The rescheduled event will therefore run at just 20% capacity, though this will come as a huge relief …

RANDYS Worldwide Names Mike Naish VP of Sales

June 10th 2021

RANDYS Worldwide has promoted Michael Naish to the position of vice president of sales for the organization, the company announced.For over 15 years, Naish has overseen sales organizations from dealerships in the motorcycle industry to automotive parts sales for RANDYS Worldwide. Naish’s tenure at R …

Ferrari confirms AF Corse partnership for Le Mans Hypercar

June 10th 2021

Ferrari is to partner with long-term collaborator AF Corse to manage the team that will work alongside its Competizioni GT department on the marque’s Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) program. The team will compete in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) as Ferrari – AF Corse.Ferrari notes that its ongoing p …

DOUBLE FEATURE: RACE INDUSTRY NOW! - June 9

June 8th 2021

No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UPWednesday, June 9:9:00 AM PST:Episode #104 - "Understanding the Science behind Vibratory Finishing and Metal Surface Enhancement" by Giant FinishingMark Oryszczak, Technial Director and Jason Coan, President, Coan Engineering. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from Sir …

Hot Shot’s Secret Donates Funds to Battle Scarred Motorsports to Help Wounded Veterans Race

June 8th 2021

Mt Gilead, OH, (June 8, 2021) – Hot Shot’s Secret, the fastest growing performance lubricant brand and longtime supporter of veteran causes, is proud to announce a donation of  $6,000 to Battle Scarred Motorsports. The funds will be used to convert donated police cars into hand-controlled race …

EPARTRADE is Celebrating its 3rd Year Anniversary with Setting Records in both Buyers and Suppliers’ Participation

June 7th 2021

On June 5th, 2018, the EPARTRADE Platform went live and we are celebrating our 3rd Year Anniversary with setting records in both buyers and suppliers’ participation.We thank you, the Racing Industry, for supporting this platform and we applaud you for making it work!In 3 years, EPARTRADE is connecti …

McLaren F1 shareholder Mansour Ojjeh dies at aged 68

June 7th 2021

McLaren has announced that long-time shareholder Mansour Ojjeh has died at the age of 68.Ojjeh’s TAG Group became a shareholder of McLaren in 1984 and was central to the team’s domination of Formula 1 that followed. Having switched allegiance from Williams and formed a close partnership with Ron Den …

Special Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Webinar

June 4th 2021

Join us on Wednesday, June 9 for a special Race Industry Now Business Webinar on Pikes Peak.  No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP10:00 AM PST:Episode #105 - "Inside Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC)" by Racer.comMegan Leatham, Executive Director, PPIHC and Fred Veitch, PPIHC's …

RACER.com Hits New Hights

June 3rd 2021

As we near the midpoint of 2021, auto racing is roaring back to full vibrancy as the world begins to emerge from the dark shadow of the pandemic that brought so much suffering and hardship to so many.Thanks to the passion and optimism of our RACER audience — inspired by the excitement surrounding so …

FUELAB Debuts Lifetime Warranty On All Products

June 1st 2021

‘”Forever Fixed” warranty provides complete coverage on all FUELAB products. Collinsville, IL – June 1, 2021 – FUELAB has launched a “Forever Fixed” lifetime warranty on all FUELAB branded products, the company announced today. The new warranty covers the original purchaser against all material …

Honda celebrates 14th Indy 500 victory

June 1st 2021

Honda is celebrating its 14th victory at the Indianapolis 500, and a pair of back-to-back pole positions and wins since 2020, with the spellbinding achievement on Sunday by the Meyer Shank Racing team and the newest member of the four-time winner’s club, Helio Castroneves.“This is absolutely amazing …

Heat Stress Webinar: Lessons From Corvette Drivers at Le Mans with Doug Fehan and Dr. Terry Trammell

May 28th 2021

Wednesday, June 2 at  9:00 am PST - CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UPPresenters Doug Fehan and Dr. Terry Trammell know this subject well. Doug was Program Manager for the GM Corvette program, leading the Pratt & Miller team to eight class victories in two decades at the LeMans 24 hour race, while Dr. T …

TURN 14 DISTRIBUTION ANNOUNCES RETURN OF T14 MEET ON JUNE 12, 2021

May 27th 2021

Horsham, PA (May 27, 2021) — Turn 14 Distribution, the industry leader in performance automotive parts distribution, has announced the return of its popular show, the T14 x Pit+Paddock Meet presented by KW Suspensions. The event will take place June 12, 2021, from 11 am to 3 pm at the company's 234, …

FIA introduce new regulations for motorsport seats

May 27th 2021

The FIA has announced an update to the long standing 8855-1999 seat standard that applies to closed-cockpit cars, with the aim of improving the safety of the most popular motorsport seats used worldwide.With R&D carried out by D2H Advanced Technologies, the new 8855-2021 standard now requires se …