Motorsports

Wixom, MI –  NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. has announced its event sponsorship schedule for 2018. The schedule features a continuation of the NGK Spark Plugs F1 Powerboat Championship Series, as well as NGK’s sponsorship of the Charlotte Motor Speedway and zMAX Dragway. New this year are the title...
PALMETTO, Fla, and INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.(April 25, 2018) – Royal Purple Synthetic Oil – the Official Oil of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires – will once again headline all six rounds of competition at the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 11 and 12 as competitors on all three...
Joliet, IL.  – Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Junior Engine Challenge completed their first ever STEM Day Friday April 20th at the Universal Technical Institute in Lisle, IL.Ninety-Four 5th Graders from Ranch View Elementary School in Naperville, IL came on a field trip to the UTI location to learn about...
Formula DRIFT – the world’s premier competitive drifting series – is delighted to announce a new partnership with Summit Racing Equipment. This is especially good news because it focuses on the Pro2 category, which attracts up and coming drivers as they refine their skills before stepping up to the...
With new cars, drivers and teams attacking the corners for the long-awaited opening round of Formula DRIFT, the Streets of Long Beach promised a great deal of excitement and did not disappoint. Highlights among the 2018 field included 2016 FD champion, Fredric Aasbo, driving his Rockstar Energy...
Evansville, IN – NGK Spark Plugs is extending their sponsorship with NHRA Top Sportsman Driver and US Army Veteran Don O'Neal through the 2019 season, taking the primary entitlement spot on the hood of his 632 Big Block Chevy. "I was lucky enough to join the NGK Team a few years ago. Being able to...
San Antonio, Texas. – April 5, 2018 – The U.S. Air Force has renewed its partnership with Formula DRIFT for the 2018 race season. This marks the ninth consecutive season with the Series. "We’re pleased to partner with the team at Formula Drift for another season," said Maj. Ross McKnight, chief of...
LONG BEACH, Calif. – At the upcoming DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas, Top Fuel racer Clay Millican will fly down the track at speeds of more than 300 mph with DENSO on his side. The company’s logo will wrap around the champ’s dragster to celebrate the longstanding...
PHOTO: Louis Yio / Larry Chen, Papadakis Racing
NEW YORK – Nexen Tire Motorsports unveiled the all-new Rockstar Energy / Nexen Tire 2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback during Toyota’s press conference at the118th annual New York International Auto Show. World Champion Formula DRIFT driver, Fredric Aasbo, will compete this season in the vehicle...
Formula DRIFT – the world’s premier competitive drifting series – is pleased to announce a new halftime show for the 2018 season. Sponsored by AEM Induction Systems, the show will be available to event spectators as well as viewers of the Formula DRIFT livestream broadcast. AEM Induction Systems...

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