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J.R. Bishop of Federated Auto Parts (left) presents the trophy to Federated 400 winner Kyle Larson (center) and car owner Chip Ganassi (right) in the winner's circle.
STAUNTON, Virginia, Sept. 18, 2017 – With NASCAR playoff berths on the line for many drivers, the Federated Auto Parts 400 had the undivided attention of the racing world last Saturday night. Race fans packed the grandstands and, along with a nationwide television audience, watched Kyle Larson...
Tire maker will highlight its rugged GEOLANDAR®  tire line at the ‘Happiest Race on Earth’
SANTA ANA, CA – (Sept. 12, 2017) – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is Baja bound. YTC announced it has fortified its off-road racing ties as the title sponsor of the 2018 Yokohama National Off-Road Racing Association’s (NORRA) Mexican 1000. Dubbed “The happiest race on Earth,” the Mexican 1000 is a...
Long Beach, Calif. – September 8, 2017 – The Formula DRIFT PRO 2 season came to a dramatic conclusion at Texas Motor Speedway.  Florida native Kevin Lawrence in the Enjuku Racing / BC Racing / Hankook Tire Nissan 240 defies the odds and wins the event and the PRO 2 Championship. PRO 2 returned to...
SONOMA, Calif. (Sept. 7, 2017) – Chart-topping Warner Bros. Records/Warner Music Nashville recording artist RaeLynn will perform the national anthem for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Verizon IndyCar Series season finale at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 17. Hailed by People Magazine as a “...
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – September 6, 2017 – With a powertrain consisting of MAHLE Motorsports Monotherm steel pistons, Clevite bearings and MAHLE Original gaskets, non-profit organization Greenspeed Research (GsR) broke the landspeed record for diesel trucks. It reached a speed of 219.411mph at...
Second Annual Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Post-Season Event Offers $75,000 to Win, $110,000 Total Prize Pool
IRVINE, Calif. (August 9, 2017) – Mazda Motorsports today announced open registration for the 2017 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge featuring a $110,000 prize pool, with $75,000 going to the overall winner. The two-race, total points event will be hosted at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on October 12-15...
On Wednesday, August 2, Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Axalta Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports, and Craig Stephens, Director of Collision Services at AutoNation, appeared on QVC® during the “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Appreci88ion Tour” broadcast, live from the Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:...
Long Beach, Calif. – August 8, 2017 – Formula DRIFT has aligned with the Irish Drift Championship (IDC) and British Drift Championship (BDC) to form a strategic alliance to develop the future rules and regulations for drifting. “Drifting, by it's very nature, has always been geographically...
Long Beach, Calif. – August 4, 2017 – The Formula DRIFT PRO 2 season continued to Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington.  Local driver Matt Vankirk takes the win and moves to second place in the PRO 2 standings with one event remaining in the season. PRO 2 returned to Evergreen Speedway for the...
SONOMA, Calif. (July 30, 2017) – J.R. Todd powered to his first career Funny Car victory Sunday at the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious in their respective...

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