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October 20th, 2014

FUSE5 SUPPORTS KEN SCHRADER RACING’S PINK CAMPAIGN

Concord, N.C. (October 17, 2014) – Fuse5, an associate sponsor for the Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. team, has been supporting the annual KSR PINK campaign with its pink decals on Schrader’s Federated       Auto Parts cars during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Ken Schrader Racing/Fuse5 fans can purchase a PINK ribbon that will be included on Schrader’s car ($10 each) by visiting http://givenortheastfoundation.org/donate.

October 17th

Formula DRIFT PRO 2 Round 4 at Irwindale Speedway Results; Jeff Jones Takes Competition Victory and Dan Savage is Crowned PRO 2 Champion

Long Beach, Calif. – October 10, 2014 – Formula DRIFT PRO 2 finished the season at Irwindale Speedway with final round of 2014. Jeff Jones in the CX Racing Nissan S14 takes the event victory, while Dan Savage in the Sikky Manufacturing Mazda RX-8 is crowned PRO 2 champion.

Mazda Motorsports SCCA Runoffs Recap

October 13, 2014 (MONTEREY, Calif.) — Mazda club racers added five more championships to the cumulative Mazda tally at the 51st annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs this past weekend.  Making this years’ competition even sweeter for the Mazda racers was the venue, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

CARDONE Industries, Inc. Appoints Michael Cardone III and Christin Cardone McClave to New Leadership Positions

(Philadelphia, PA - October 13, 2014) CARDONE Industries, the largest privately-held remanufacturer of aftermarket auto parts in the world, is pleased to announce that Michael Cardone III and Christin Cardone McClave have assumed new positions to help lead the business and drive future growth.

October 15th

Independent’s new facility built to offer the best of dealership and independent worlds

New location features parts department with full-time staff and lifts in every bay

Boulder, Colo.—When Independent Motors outgrew its facility on West Pearl Street, where it had operated for more than 30 years, Owner Bill Bender decided to build a new facility from the ground up instead of buying an existing building.

“It’s funny how it worked out, but we moved on August 2, 2013, exactly 30 years and a day after we opened in 1983,” Bender said.

October 13th

Bosch Community Fund donates $100,000 to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation for scholarships

Farmington Hills, Mich.—The Bosch Community Fund, along with the Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Business Division has established a $100,000 fund for the University of the Aftermarket Foundation to provide approximately 25 automotive scholarships each year over a three-year period. The fund is an important element in Bosch’s comprehensive strategy to help equip the automotive workforce of the future in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math or STEM education.

Lincoln Technical Institute teams with Motor Trend on ‘HOT ROD Garage’ Web series

West Orange, N.J.—Lincoln Educational Services Corporation has partnered with Motor Trend to produce “HOT ROD Garage,” a new Web series that offers a hands-on, high-energy look at the automotive industry. “HOT ROD Garage,” an exclusive YouTube series, is hosted by Mike Finnegan and David Freiburger of “Roadkill,” the Motor Trend Channel’s automotive counterculture program.

Mitchell 1 names Jonathan Hladney 2014 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student

POWAY, Calif. – Aug. 4, 2014 – Jonathan Hladney from Brackenridge, Pa. was recently named the 2014 Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student during the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference held in Greenville, S.C. Each year, Mitchell 1 recognizes one U.S. or Canadian high school senior for outstanding achievement in automotive technology and auto shop repair scholastics.

October 7th

Formula Drift Wins Within Reach for Scion Racing

Scion Leads Competition for Manufacturer’s Cup; Driver Fredric Aasbo in Second Place

Long Beach, Calif. – October 7, 2014 – Formula DRIFT victory is close enough to taste. Scion Racing sits in first place going into the series’ final round, competing for its first-ever Formula DRIFT manufacturer’s cup. Leading the team’s success is 2014 Hankook tC driver Fredric Aasbo, currently in second place. If Aasbo wins the driver’s championship, it would lead to Scion Racing’s first Formula DRIFT Cup, as well.

October 3rd

Auto Drive-In Facilities are Operational in Aurora and Greenwood Village Helping Customers Recover

Denver, Colo., October 3, 2014 - State Farm®, the largest insurer in Colorado, brought in additional resources to help customers in and around the Denver metro area recover from the severe weather earlier this week.  As of Friday, more than 3,800 auto claims and approximately1,000 homeowner claims have been reported to the company.