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Full Schedule Released for Online RACE INDUSTRY WEEK, November 29–December 3, 2021

November 28th 2021

5 Days and 55 Hours of LIVE Technical and Business Webinars from leading industry suppliers and race industry leaders from around the world. Please see the full schedule listed below.Business-to-Business.  No charge to attend.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTERMichael Andretti, Ross Brawn, Antron Bro …

Sir Frank Williams dies at 79

November 28th 2021

Sir Frank Williams, the founder of one of Formula 1’s most successful teams that carries his name, has died at the age of 79.Williams first entered a car in F1 in 1969 under Frank Williams Racing Cars but it was the creation of Williams Grand Prix Engineering in 1977 that would lead to numerous vict …

Sir Frank Williams 1942 - 2021

November 28th 2021

Before we begin RACE INDUSTRY WEEK 2021, we will observe a moment of silence now in memory of Sir Frank Williams (April 16, 1942 - November 28, 2021).

Welcome to Online RACE INDUSTRY WEEK: DAY 1

November 28th 2021

All webinar attendees will be on mute the entire time so it can proceed without distractions or interruptions. The presentation will start at 6:45 AM PST. 6:45 AM PST:"Welcome" by EPARTRADE and RACERSpecial Guest:  Steve Lewis7:00 AM PST:Featured Speaker:  Michael AndrettiMichael Andr …

The 2nd Annual Online RACE INDUSTRY WEEK will be held, Nov 29 - Dec 3, 2021

November 27th 2021

5 Days and 55 Hours of LIVE Technical and Business Webinars from leading industry suppliers and race industry leaders from around the world. Please see the full schedule listed below. Business-to-Business.  No charge to attend.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTERMichael Andretti, Ross Brawn, Antron Br …

TURN 14 DISTRIBUTION ADDS RIDETECH TO THE LINE CARD

November 24th 2021

Turn 14 Distribution, the industry leader in performance parts distribution, continues to grow its line card with suspension components geared toward hot rods with the addition of Ridetech to the line card."Ridetech produces suspension systems geared to improve handling and ride quality of muscle ca …

TURN 14 DISTRIBUTION ADDS MSS AUTOMOTIVE TO THE LINE CARD

November 23rd 2021

Turn 14 Distribution, the industry leader in performance parts distribution, has added premium suspension solutions by MSS Automotive to its continuously growing line card. "MSS Automotive is a European-geared brand with its roots in the UK that recently entered the US market with great traction. Th …

The 2nd Annual Online RACE INDUSTRY WEEK will be held, Nov 29 - Dec 3, 2021

November 23rd 2021

EPARTRADE and RACER are providing 55 hours, over 5 days, of Live Technical and Business Webinars from leading Industry Suppliers and Race Industry Leaders from around the world.The live webinars will run from 7:00am to 6:00pm PST, November 29 through December 3, 2021. The full schedule is available …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW Technical & Business Webinars Series - Every Wednesday

November 20th 2021

EPARTRADE's Race Industry Now Webinar Series will resume in January 2022. In the meantime, you can watch the past 130 episodes listed below.Please join us for the 2nd Annual Online RACE INDUSTRY WEEK, Nov 29 - Dec 3, 2021No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO REGISTERMichael Andretti, Antron Brown, Zak …

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Announces New Executive Director

November 18th 2021

Colorado Springs, CO – The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has announced Bob Bodor as Executive Director. Bodor follows Megan Leatham who led the organization for the past ten years. At the helm of the second oldest motorsports race in America, Bodor will usher in a new era on the mountain, begi …

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) Hires James Palasota to Serve as Chief Operating Officer

November 18th 2021

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) is pleased to announce the addition of James Palasota as the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). Palasota has an extraordinary record of developing startups into global brands, conceptualizing strategic direction and developing the internal processes to e …

Roush rebrands to RFK Racing with addition of Keselowski

November 17th 2021

Roush Fenway Racing has been rebranded to RFK Racing now that Brad Keselowski is officially on the job as both driver and minority owner.The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the car that Keselowski will test the two days on display. Keselowski will drive the N …

Sydney Davis Yagel named VP of Event Operations for Parella Motorsports

November 17th 2021

Parella Motorsports Holdings (PMH) named Sydney Davis Yagel as Vice President of Event Operations, overseeing SpeedTour events and other select programs within the portfolio.After announcing the PMH and SCCA Pro Racing partnership expansion last week, the hiring move ensures that these events and se …

Toyota reveals Supra Funny Car

November 15th 2021

A Toyota Racing project that began at the start of 2020 will finally get on track in February as the manufacturer introduced its Toyota GR Supra Funny Car on NHRA championship Sunday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.J.R. Todd, the 2018 champion, and former U.S. Nationals winner Alexis DeJoria will pil …

TURN 14 DISTRIBUTION WINS 2021 SEMA WD OF THE YEAR AWARD

November 12th 2021

Horsham, PA (November 11, 2021) — Turn 14 Distribution, the industry leader in performance parts distribution, has been awarded the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Warehouse Distributor of the Year Award for 2021, its third time earning the accolade in the last five SEMA Shows. "T …

Corvette Racing confirms C8.R program for 2022 IMSA and WEC

November 11th 2021

Corvette Racing will turn its two-car IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship program into a two-pronged assault next season with the No. 3 Corvette C8.R and drivers Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor moving to the series’ new GTD Pro class while the sister No. 4 car and line-up of Tommy Milner and Ni …

ETS Racing Fuels Hires Kyle Moose as Sales Manager

November 10th 2021

This year marks Kyle’s 15th year in the motorsports industry and his 7th year in racing fuels. Moose started as a mechanic and engine Builder for the 2 wheel off-road industry at Varner Motorsports. He then went to Hinson Clutch Components, a clutch manufacturer for the off-road motorcycle indu …

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

November 10th 2021

The Presentation will Start Today at: 9:00 AM PST:Episode #129 - "Progression in Safety" by K1 RaceGearJR Twedt, GM/ Director of Operations. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM ch 90, Late Shift.10:00 AM PST:Episode #130 - "Inside A Sanctioning Body - What’s Driving USAC"Kevin Miller, President &am …

Speedway Motorsports purchases Dover Motorsports

November 9th 2021

Speedway Motorsports has reached an agreement to purchase Dover Motorsports, Inc.On Monday night, both organizations jointly announced a deal that sees Speedway Motorsports acquire the company that operates Dover International Speedway and Nashville Superspeedway for $3.61 per share in cash for an a …

Della Penna Motorsports Next Gen Foundation at LA Auto Show - Nov 18th

November 8th 2021

The Della Penna Motorsports Next Gen Foundation will be at this year’s LA Auto Show with a special booth featuring our 1998 Indy car and other vintage memorabilia. Please come by and say hi. Check our social channels for special events and autograph opportunities.  Instagram @dpmnextgenTwi …

Applied Nano Surfaces partners with Precision Finishing, Inc to support its wear and friction reduction treatment technology, Triboconditioning® CG in North America

November 6th 2021

In its drive for innovative solutions to problematic component wear and friction, Applied Nano Surfaces has expanded its North America footprint through a technology development and production partnership with Precision Finishing, Inc.Uppsala Sweden, November 5, 2021. Applied Nano Surfaces (ANS …

Ford to release limited edition Baja racing Bronco

November 5th 2021

Ford has unveiled a limited production run racing version of the Bronco for the Baja 1000 desert race. Based around the production Bronco chassis, the racer is equipped with a Ford Coyote 5.0-liter V8, producing in excess of 400bhp, while the running gear is similarly uprated with additions such as …

John Kilroy's Celebration of Life

November 4th 2021

On behalf of everyone at EPARTRADE, thank you for all your heartfelt messages in regards to John Kilroy. John was one of a kind and we will miss him tremendously. John's Celebration of Life1 p.m. • Saturday, January 8, 2022 Orange Mining Company10000 Crawford Canyon RoadSanta Ana, CA 92705If yo …

Martin & Company Raises Funds for Randy Martin Memorial Arts Scholarship at UT Southern

November 4th 2021

Whites Creek, TN (November 1, 2021) - Martin & Company co-founder and President, Zan Martin announces the Randy Martin Memorial Arts Scholarship at UT Southern. The fund will provide scholarships for budding young artists attending the former Martin Methodist College that is now a part of the Un …

DOUBLE FEATURE: RACE INDUSTRY NOW Tech Webinar - NOV 11

November 4th 2021

Wednesday, November 10 - Double Feature:  9:00 AM PST:Episode #129 - "Progression in Safety" by K1 RaceGearJR Twedt, GM/ Director of Operations. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM ch 90, Late Shift.10:00 AM PST:Episode #130 - "Inside A Sanctioning Body - What’s Driving USAC"Kevin Miller, Pres …