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TURN 14 DISTRIBUTION ANNOUNCES ADVANCED CLUTCH TECHNOLOGY AS THE WINNER OF THE 2023 SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

February 26th 2024

Turn 14 Distribution, the industry leader in performance parts distribution, has awarded Advanced Clutch Technology with its Supplier of the Year Award for 2023. The Supplier of the Year Award is presented annually to Turn 14 Distribution’s leading supplier to recognize its merit in the industry and …

Nitrocross adds SxS PRO class for Las Vegas season finale

February 26th 2024

Nitrocross has announced an additional class for its season finale next weekend, with Side-by-Side PRO joining the bill at the double-header event at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.Running as well as the championship’s usual Side-by-Side class (pictured) – which features identical Can-Am Maverick X3s …

IndyCar revises restart procedure for new season

February 26th 2024

With visions of messy restarts at IndyCar’s season finale at Laguna Seca, where drivers routinely ran into each other before they rounded the final corner leading onto the front straight, the series has devised a new restart procedure that should curb the embarrassing crashes that happen prior to cr …

Wilson Fittipaldi, 1943-2024

February 26th 2024

Wilson Fittipaldi Jr., older brother of two-time Formula 1 world champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi, and an F1 racer in his own right, has died in his native Sao Paulo at the age of 80.Like his younger brother, Wilson Fittipaldi made his way into F1 after advancing from karts to …

IndyCar completes successful hybrid test

February 26th 2024

Four cars and 12 drivers took part in the NTT IndyCar Series’ latest hybrid powertrain test across three days at Homestead-Miami Speedway’s roval, and like the last test at the same track, the news coming out of southern Florida was extremely positive.With the familiar Chevrolet testing teams of Arr …

Goodyear’s new tire tech launches at WEC

February 26th 2024

Goodyear Racing is debuting LMGT3 tires in this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and has dedicated months to developing an advanced tire specification for the new category.Development for the LMGT3 category began in 2022, focusing on creating tires to meet the diverse demands of modern …

IndyCar mandates new rear suspension components for Indy 500

February 26th 2024

The NTT IndyCar Series and official chassis partner Dallara have informed its teams of new rear suspension uprights the Italian firm has in production that will become mandatory for all teams to use on ovals starting in April at the Indy Open test, and then in competition beginning at May’s Indianap …

Schedule change for FIA WEC Prologue

February 23rd 2024

The two-day Prologue was due to take place this weekend from Saturday 24 – Sunday 25 February but will now start on Monday 26 February (8:30am - 12pm,  2pm - 5pm, 6:30pm - 10pm) and run until Tuesday 27 February (9am - 1pm).The schedule change is a result of the ongoing geopolitical situation w …

MAVTV Select now available on Amazon Freevee

February 23rd 2024

MAVTV has announced a significant expansion of its global and FAST [free ad-supported] Channel presence, marking a milestone in the network’s rapid expansion plans following its relaunch last year. MAVTV Select is now available on Amazon Freevee in the U.S., UK, Germany and Austria, while a new MAVT …

Extreme E announces Kempower as charging partner

February 23rd 2024

The FIA’s international off-road racing series that uses electric SUVs to race, Extreme E, has announced Kempower as its Official Charging Partner. Founded in 2017, Kempower specializes in designing and manufacturing EV chargers and software to facilitate user-friendly DC fast-charging.In motorsport …

Sweeping safety upgrades made to IMS ahead of Indy 500

February 23rd 2024

Widespread safety upgrades have been made to the fencing and barriers Indianapolis Motor Speedway ahead of the 108th running of the Indianapolis 500.The full roster of NTT IndyCar Series teams will get their first look at the improvements made by Penske Entertainment, which owns the track and series …

FIA WEC confirms U.S. coverage on Max

February 22nd 2024

The FIA World Endurance Championship has extended its broadcast coverage with Max, the on-demand over-the-top streaming service, which will show every round of the 2024 season including the 24 Hours of Le Mans for U.S. subscribers.Alongside Max, Warner Brothers Discovery’s channels and platforms wil …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW, The Weekly Webinar Series From EPARTRADE

February 22nd 2024

Wednesday, February 28 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #440 - "Trends in Cylinder Head Design" by Curtis BoggsCurtis Boggs, Induction Engineer/Consultant and previous Owner and Founder of Race Flow Development. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM ch 90, Late Shift.No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UPW …

TotalEnergies, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest and Le Mans Endurance Management Extend Their Partnership to 2028

February 22nd 2024

Supporting the ACO’s energy transitionCommitted to an ambitious strategy entitled “Race to 2030”, ACO’s goal is to achieve net zero by 2030, cutting its carbon emissions by 30% and developing a carbon offset program. Under the terms of the partnership, TotalEnergies will provide its energy transitio …

NHRA Honors program to salute military and first responders during 2024 season

February 22nd 2024

NHRA has announced that a special NHRA Honors program will take place during the 2024 season, beginning with the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on March 7-10.The program will honor all military members, veterans, first responders, and community heroes, and each will be celebrated t …

Gibson Technology puts chassis business up for sale

February 22nd 2024

Renowned race engine builder Gibson Technologies has placed its chassis business up for sale.The company built a range of successful sportscar chassis from 2002-2016. The sale includes not only parts and chassis molds but also all IP associated with these cars, consisting of everything from CAD mode …

Parella Motorsports Holdings acquires International GT

February 22nd 2024

Just as it prepares to kick off its 11th season, International GT has officially become part of Parella Motorsports Holdings. In February, PMH acquired the North American racing series, which includes three different championships for late-model Ferrari and Porsche GT3-spec sports cars.“We’re thrill …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW Tech Webinar - FEBRUARY 28

February 21st 2024

Wednesday, February 28 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #440 - "Trends in Cylinder Head Design" by Curtis BoggsCurtis Boggs, Induction Engineer/Consultant and previous Owner and Founder of Race Flow Development. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM ch 90, Late Shift.No charge to attend. CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UPP …

VP RACING JOINS IDA ZETTERSTRÖM IN HER CAMPAIGN FOR 2024 NHRA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

February 21st 2024

San Antonio, TX (February 21, 2024) – VP Racing Fuels, Inc., the global leader in performance fuels, lubricants, and additives, announced today that VP Racing is an associate partner of Ida Zetterström and JCM Racing for the 2024 NHRA season, as Zetterström chases the Rookie of the Year honors, in t …

Scag Racing acquires Paul Richards Racing

February 21st 2024

Scag Racing has acquired Paul Richards Racing, and driver Dave Richards and the Versatran/BlueBird Funny Car team will race under the Scag Racing banner beginning at the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.“This is a best-c …

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

February 21st 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 …

TURN 14 DISTRIBUTION ANNOUNCES GIRODISC AS THE WINNER OF 2023 NEW SUPPLIER AWARD

February 21st 2024

Turn 14 Distribution, the industry leader in performance parts distribution, has awarded GiroDisc with its New Supplier Award for 2023. Turn 14 Distribution’s New Supplier Award is presented to a supplier with whom the company began doing business over the last twelve months. GiroDisc was awarded th …

IMSA Diverse Driver Development Scholarship Application Window Open

February 21st 2024

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2025-26 IMSA Diverse Driver Development Scholarship. The scholarship has grown every year, and this fourth year is no exception. With Skip Barber Racing School coming onboard as a new partner, the potential worth of the scholarship is now more than $ …

MATV to broadcast full Trans-Am schedule live in 2024

February 21st 2024

The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli’s 2024 broadcast package will include live coverage of every National Championship race this season. Continuing its partnership with MAVTV, Trans Am’s TA/XGT/SGT/GT and CUBE 3 Architecture TA2 Series events will air live on MAVTV’s linear television network a …

Automotive Hall of Fame announces class of 2024 inductees

February 21st 2024

The 2024 Automotive Hall of Fame's Induction & Awards Ceremony will take place on September 19, to recognize a selection of global mobility pioneers. Widely considered the single greatest honor an individual can receive in the automotive industry, induction into the Automotive Hall of Fame is re …

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