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Holley Performance Brands Names New Senior VP of Safety and Electronics

April 18th 2024

Holley Performance Brands (NYSE: HLLY), a leader in automotive aftermarket performance solutions, today announced Jordon Musser has joined the organization as Senior Vice President, Safety and Electronics Product Categories. Musser joins the organization as part of Holley’s ongoing efforts to accele …

ASCS rules update for 2024

April 18th 2024

The 2024 rules and procedures for the American Sprint Car Series have been updated and posted.Rules, including the recently announced nighty format, can be downloaded at https://www.ascsracing.com/downloads/get.aspx?i=928221. The updated rules package includes a technical bulletin detailing the rule …

“Racing Goes Safer” Seminar in Long Beach, Saturday, April 20, 2024

April 18th 2024

A free safety seminar for all racers, crew, sanctioning bodies, and engineering students, will again be held during the Acura Grand Prix at Long Beach on Saturday morning, April 20th, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Location: Room 203 in the Long Beach Convention Center. The speakers will include Dr. …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW, The Weekly Webinar Series From EPARTRADE

April 18th 2024

Wednesday, April 24 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #447 - "Benefits of Heat Treatment in Suspension" by Hellwig Suspension ProductsMelanie White, CEO, 4th Generation; Mark Hellwig, 3rd Generation and Neil Krentz, Engineering Manager. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM, Ch. 90, Late Shift.No charge to atte …

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion accepts 400-plus entries for 50th anniversary gathering

April 18th 2024

The coveted letters of acceptance have been delivered to the final selection of entrants into this year’s Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The cars are among the world’s best and all carry on the 50-year standard of being period-correct and with proven race provenance.The Golden Anniversary celeb …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW Tech Webinar - APRIL 24

April 17th 2024

Wednesday, April 24 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #447 - "Benefits of Heat Treatment in Suspension" by Hellwig Suspension ProductsWith Melanie White, CEO, 4th Generation; Mark Hellwig, 3rd Generation and Neil Krentz, Engineering Manager. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM, Ch. 90, Late Shift.No charge to …

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

April 17th 2024

Michael Andretti, CEO & Chairman of Andretti Global; Ross Brawn, winner of 20 F1 World Championships (Ferrari, Williams, Benetton and BrawnGP); Zak Brown,Chief Executive Officer, McLaren Racing; Chip Ganassi, Owner of Chip Ganassi Racing; Rick Hendrick, Owner of Hendrick Motorsports, Adrian Newe …

Alpine’s Alpenglow to run alongside MissionH24 at Spa

April 17th 2024

With hydrogen fuel firmly on the cards for the WEC in future, May’s running of the Spa Six Hours will see Alipne’s Alpenglow concept car take to the track for the first time in public to run demonstration laps alongside the MissionH24 prototype.Whereas the MissionH24 car runs a hydrogen fuel cell an …

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April 17th 2024

The Presentation will Start Today at 9:00 AM PST / 12:00 PM EST: Episode #446 - "Working with Legends, Ron Shaver and “Dyno” Don MacAskill - Ford Performance, the TSR 410 Sprint Car Engine” by Shaver Specialties Racing EnginesRon Shaver and “Dyno” Don MacAskill. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM, …

Red Bull and AVL collaborate on lightweight, high-power fuel cell system

April 16th 2024

Red Bull Advanced Technologies, the high-performance arm of Red Bull Racing Group, is partnering with mobility technology company AVL to develop what the companies call the “next generation of ultra-high-power density fuel cell technology”. The target is to create a solution that is two-thirds light …

Updated Formula E car set for Monaco reveal next week

April 16th 2024

Formula E is set to unveil its latest race car next week ahead of the Monaco E-Prix.Dubbed the GEN3 Evo, the car will be revealed on Thursday, April 25, and will be raced in Seasons 11 (2024-25) and 12. Formula E says the new car will “deliver even more dramatic wheel to wheel racing,” and have “imp …

NHRA to celebrate 70th anniversary of U.S. Nationals in Indy

April 15th 2024

The NHRA U.S. Nationals, the world’s biggest drag race, will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year, as “The Big Go” will put all the stars of the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series on the sport’s biggest stage from Aug. 28-Sept. 2 at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park.The highly anticipated 7 …

Great cars from IndyCar's past prepare to take to the streets of Long Beach

April 15th 2024

The oldest is an Eagle from 1966. It was built 30 minutes down the road in Santa Ana, one of the first race cars made by Dan Gurney’s All American Racers, who also co-founded the Long Beach Grand Prix. It’s owned by Rob Dyson and will be driven by Formula 1 and IndyCar legend Stefan Johansson.The ne …

Williams establishes advanced engineering services company

April 15th 2024

Williams has announced the launch of a new company, Williams Grand Prix Technologies, that will turn its F1 expertise to tackling clients’ engineering challenges in other sectors. Sitting alongside the racing operation, and also owned by Dorilton Capital, the new company will be based at the team’s …

NXT Gen Cup dropped from Formula E schedule

April 12th 2024

In a blow for the fledgling all-electric motorsport market, the NXT Gen Cup, aimed at up and coming touring car drivers, will now not be appearing on the Formula E calendar this year.The series, which runs identical electric Mini race cars, built by Lestrup Racing Team in Sweden, was due to run as t …

The CW Network to exclusively broadcast final eight races of NASCAR Xfinity Series this fall

April 12th 2024

The CW Network today announced it will be the exclusive broadcast home for the final eight races of the 2024 NASCAR Xfinity Series this fall. Live coverage begins on Friday, September 20 with the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The series continues through the fall with the fin …

2025 F1 season to start with Australia-China double

April 12th 2024

The 2025 Formula 1 calendar has been released, with next season set to start with back-to-back races in Australia and China due to the impact of Ramadan on events in the Middle East.The change from the recent schedule of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia opening the season has been necessitated by the timing …

Andretti officially opens F1 facility at Silverstone

April 11th 2024

Andretti Global has officially opened its Formula 1 facility at Silverstone, as it continues preparations for a potential entry in 2026.The 48,000 square foot facility is based at the Silverstone Park technology and business park at the home of the British Grand Prix, and has a current workforce of …

Super Grip named title sponsor of NHRA Bristol Thunder Valley Nationals

April 11th 2024

Bristol Dragway and NHRA officials announced today a multiyear partnership agreement with Super Grip, a Piney Flats, Tenn., corporation that is a world-wide leader in creating high-quality tires for the industrial tire market.In the agreement, Super Grip will become the entitlement sponsor for the p …

Bell Integration forms strategic technology partnership with Forsetti Motorsport

April 11th 2024

Systems integrator Bell Integration has announced a three-year strategic partnership with UK-based GT team Forsetti Motorsport.The collaboration aims to promote sustainability within Forsetti’s racing ecosystem by advancing eco-friendly practices through digital innovation, AV infrastructure and IT …

VP RACING LEADS THE FIELD IN PHOENIX WITH WINS BY GLENN and ANDERSON

April 11th 2024

VP Racing Fuels, Inc., regarded worldwide as the leader in performance fuels and automotive fluids, greased the skids on the way to two wins at the NHRA Arizona Nationals last weekend. Running on VP’s Pro Grade Racing Oil, Dallas Glenn, and Greg Anderson raced to the podium on Saturday and Sunday.“V …

Former F1 team owner Ted Toleman passes away at 86

April 11th 2024

The founder of the Formula 1 team that has evolved into the current Alpine entry — Ted Toleman — has died in Manila at the age of 86 after a long illness.Coleman promoted a successful family transportation business through powerboat and circuit racing. After winning the Formula 2 championship in 198 …

Jason Smith Appointed as President of USAC Racing

April 10th 2024

USAC Racing, the esteemed governing body overseeing various competition divisions within the United States Auto Club, proudly announces the appointment of Jason Smith as its new President.This significant leadership change reflects USAC’s remarkable growth over the past decade, marked by its expansi …

Portuguese tire brand Camac acquired by Nova Motorsport

April 10th 2024

Nova Motorsport, the emerging global motorsport brand specializing in premium competition and specialist tires, has finalized the acquisition of Camac, Portugal’s national tire manufacturer.This move follows Nova Motorsport’s recent acquisition of Avon Motorsport and Avon Racing assets. With the add …

PREMA confirms two-car IndyCar program for 2025

April 10th 2024

PREMA Racing has confirmed its intent to join the NTT IndyCar Series in 2025 with a pair of Chevrolet-powered cars.The powerhouse European junior open-wheel team, which also runs Lamborghini’s IMSA GTP program from the brand’s base in Michigan, will establish a dedicated IndyCar facility in Indiana …

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