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RACE INDUSTRY NOW, The Weekly Webinar Series From EPARTRADE

July 12th 2024

Wednesday, July 17 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #457 - "Measuring Temperature, Pressure, and Vibrations in Motorsports" by TexysJeff Kitchen, Operations Manager and Miles Gunty, Technical Service & Support Manager. Hosted by Brad Gillie from SiriusXM, Ch. 90, Late Shift.No charge to attend. CLICK HERE …

Hy-Vee and IndyCar announce extension of their event partnership at Iowa Speedway.

July 12th 2024

Building on the momentum of what has become one of the most popular and unique weekends in motorsports, Hy-Vee and INDYCAR announced July 11 an extension of their partnership for the annual NTT INDYCAR SERIES event at Iowa Speedway.Under the new, multiyear agreement, Hy-Vee – the Iowa-based and empl …

With its sights set on Dakar, Ford Performance unveils new Ford Raptor T1+

July 12th 2024

With its sights set on the grueling off-road Dakar Rally, Ford Performance and some of the best minds in off-road racing have designed and engineered the new Ford Raptor T1+ – the pinnace of Raptor design and capability.The truck applies learnings from this year’s Dakar Rally to deliver an advanced …

Jon Gunner appointed CTO at Zenvo Automotive

July 12th 2024

Danish supercar manufacturer Zenvo Automotive has appointed Jon Gunner as chief technical officer as part of its Aurora development program, which is nearing its next critical phase. This appointment has been made to enhance the company’s core technical team and ensure that the sportscar Aurora meet …

Firestone brings new tire compound to Iowa

July 12th 2024

NTT IndyCar Series teams have been informed of a change to the right-side Firestone tires they will use for this weekend’s Hy-Vee doubleheader at Iowa Speedway.The move comes in reaction to a heat management issue that arose at the recent test at the 0.875-mile oval where extremely high temperatures …

Nismo selects rFpro for DIL simulation

July 11th 2024

Nismo, the motorsport division of Nissan, has selected rFpro as its driver-in-the-loop (DIL) simulation software provider for the development of the race cars across its racing programs, including Super GT.rFpro is an engineering-grade simulation environment designed for the automotive and motorspor …

Nitrocross reveals Richmond track layout

July 11th 2024

Nitrocross has unveiled the track layout for its 2024-25 season opener, which will take place at Richmond Raceway on Sept. 7-8.The venue is the first NASCAR track to be featured on the Nitrocross schedule, and first to be used for a U.S. rallycross race since Gateway Motorsports Park hosted the seco …

Friends of Laguna Seca receives $500,000 donation

July 11th 2024

Friends of Laguna Seca has received a $500,000 donation from the Laguna Seca Raceway Foundation (LSRF) in partnership with the Monterey County Parks Foundation (MCPF). This significant donation comes with the full endorsement from both the LSRF and MCPF as Friends begins its appointed stewardship of …

IndyCar limits downforce for Iowa

July 10th 2024

The combination of higher cornering speeds due to the recent repaving of Iowa Speedway and the recent addition of 105 lbs of weight with the NTT IndyCar Series’ new energy recovery systems has led the series to dial back downforce for this weekend’s Hy-Vee doubleheader on the 0.875-mile oval.“We’re …

Austrian Grand Prix implements Drone detection system to enhance security

July 10th 2024

A high-speed drone detection system was deployed to enhance security during the Formula 1 Qatar Airways Austrian Grand Prix 2024 in Spielberg on June 30. The Aartos DDS system, developed by German electronics manufacturer Aaronia, was operated from a mobile unit in a Mercedes Sprinter to prevent ill …

John Force leaves Richmond hospital for brain injury rehab center

July 10th 2024

NHRA Funny Car legend John Force was released Tuesday from VCU Medical Center and boarded an AirMed ambulance for a flight to a neurological rehab center at which treatment for the traumatic brain injury (TBI) he suffered in his June 23 accident will continue. The departure from the facility wh …

NHRA reveals 2025 Mission Foods Drag Racing Series schedule

July 10th 2024

Featuring three races celebrating a 25th anniversary in 2025, NHRA today announced the 2025 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series schedule.As previously revealed, the 2025 campaign will open at legendary Gainesville Raceway for the third straight year, as the 56th annual Gatornationals kick off the …

RACE INDUSTRY NOW Tech Webinar - JULY 17

July 10th 2024

Wednesday, July 17 at 9:00 AM PST:Episode #457 - "Measuring Temperature, Pressure, and Vibrations in Motorsports" by TexysJeff Kitchen, Operations Manager and Miles Gunty, Technical Service & Support Manager. Hosted by Brad Gillie from SiriusXM, Ch. 90, Late Shift.No charge to attend. CLICK HERE …

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July 10th 2024

The Presentation will Start Today at 9:00 AM PST / 12:00 PM EST:Episode #456 - "Simplifying LS Swap Engine Management" by HaltechAndrew DiMartino, Special Projects Manager. Hosted by Jeff Hammond from SiriusXM, Ch. 90, Late Shift.We want to get your questions! Click on the 'Chat' option at the botto …

Hot Shot’s Secret Introduces Red Diamond Ultimate Passenger Car Motor Oil

July 9th 2024

Hot Shot’s Secret®, the fastest growing performance lubricant brand in the USA, is introducing exclusively to their authorized dealers a new passenger car motor oil - Red Diamond™ Ultimate. This new motor oil is formulated to fully meet the General Motors dexos™1 Gen 3 specification and others but i …

Cardile confirmed as chief technical officer at Aston Martin

July 9th 2024

Aston Martin has announced the signing of Enrico Cardile as chief technical officer, following his departure from Ferrari.Cardile was Ferrari’s technical director (chassis area) but the team issued a statement on Monday that he had handed in his notice and would be leaving the company after nearly 2 …

Cardile to leave Ferrari technical director role

July 8th 2024

Ferrari technical director (chassis area) Enrico Cardile has handed in his notice and will leave the company, with team principal Fred Vasseur taking on his role temporarily.Cardile has been part of Ferrari since 2005 and joined the Gestione Sportiva – the racing division – in 2016 as head of aerody …

McLaren Automotive announces collaboration with Divergent Technologies

July 8th 2024

McLaren Automotive has announced a multi-year collaboration with California-based industrial digital manufacturing company, Divergent Technologies. The collaboration will further develop the usage of additive manufacturing to enhance vehicle performance, sustainability and production efficiency.Dive …

John Force out of intensive care; continuing to progress

July 8th 2024

John Force Racing statement:Less than two weeks after 16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), among other injuries that included a fractured sternum and a right wrist injury, following an engine explosion that sent his Funny Car into a concrete guard …

NHRA reveals future building plans for Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park

July 8th 2024

NHRA has announced its future building plans at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, unveiling a multi-phase plan for the legendary facility that includes a new Wally Parks Tower, renovated suites, a new entrance for fans, and moving the Professional pits to the west side of the facility.As part of …

Genesis unveils high-performance X Gran Racer Vision Gran Turismo Concept

July 8th 2024

South Korean luxury vehicle manufacturer Genesis has unveiled the X Gran Racer Vision Gran Turismo (VGT) Concept at the Busan International Mobility Show 2024 (BIMOS), which is taking place June 28-July 7.The X Gran Racer VGT Concept is part of the Genesis Magma program and is the first Magma vehicl …

NASCAR, ABB reveal EV prototype and launch electrification innovation partnership

July 8th 2024

NASCAR and ABB, a global leader in electrification and automation, announced today the ABB NASCAR Electrification Innovation Partnership and revealed a new EV prototype at the Chicago Street Race. ABB becomes the first Official Partner of NASCAR Impact, the sanctioning body’s platform driving NASCAR …

ADESS launches the 'AD25' 2025 LMP3 car

July 8th 2024

ADESS has revealed its latest LMP3 car, the AD25, which will be eligible to compete in the ELMS (European Le Mans Series) and Michelin Le Mans Cup from 2025. The introduction of a new engine to the series, a Toyota-based, 3.5-liter, twin-turbo V6, required a complete redesign of the rear bodywork to …

Cowell to replace Whitmarsh as Aston Martin Group CEO

July 3rd 2024

Former managing director of Mercedes High Performance Powertrains (HPP) Andy Cowell will become the new Aston Martin Group CEO later this year, taking over from Martin Whitmarsh.Cowell was viewed as instrumental in ensuring Mercedes had the dominant power unit when the V6 turbo hybrids were introduc …

Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) announces today introduction of HSR NASCAR Classic presented by Petty’s Garage racing series

July 3rd 2024

Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) officials announced today the introduction of the HSR NASCAR Classic presented by Petty’s Garage, a racing series for HSR’s growing Group 8 Historic Stock Cars division. The NASCAR Classic presented by Petty’s Garage debuts at VIRginia International Raceway during the …

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