Motorsports

A Mopar dragster shoots fire from both exhausts at Bandimere Speedway’s annual Mopar Mile High NHRA Nationals.
Automotive racetracks throughout Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and western Kansas provide opportunities for all motorsports enthusiasts and spectators to enjoy the sport of racing on asphalt and dirt from spring to fall throughout 2018.   COLORADO Bandimere Speedway, an NHRA-sanctioned dragstrip in...
Larry Piper, of Wamego, Kan., starts a burnout with his Top Dragster at Heartland Motorsports Park. (Photo courtesy Daryl Hurley, www.darylsphotos.com)
Whether you prefer the chest-pounding staccato of two dragsters filling the air with acrid nitro and burned rubber fumes or a pack of alcohol-fueled sprint cars throwing dirt in the air as they dive into a corner, race fans have a wide variety of events to choose from. Parts & People has...
Racers on the track at the 2017 Pacific Northwest Historics race at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash.
Each year the Northwest region experiences an increase in the number of automotive-related motorsports and performance events from Anchorage to Boise, Seattle to Missoula, Spokane to Portland. The Northwest Car Events Calendar 2018 Edition lists hundreds of events that include cars shows, auto...
Former NASCAR driver and part owner of Federated Auto Parts Raceway Kenny Schrader will make several racing appearances at area tracks this year including Terre Haute Action Track, Macon Speedway, Tri City Speedway, and Federated Auto Parts Raceway.
The 2018 racing season is upon us in the River Valley. With Stock Cars, Warriors, Modifieds, Hornets, Late Models, and more all taking to the tracks again, this year promises to deliver excitement for the whole family. Parts & People has compiled a list of popular tracks in the St. Louis and...
Willow Springs features NASCAR-style racing on a 1.8-mile road course.
Southern California racing venues can satisfy any motorsports fan’s desire, be it road racing, drag racing, NASCAR, INDYCAR, Speedway motorcycle, rally, off-road, or Enduro. Most tracks also put on car shows, have special “track days,” and other related activities well into the fall. The following...
GERMANTOWN, Tenn., May 23, 2018 – Parts Plus driver Clay Millican won Monday’s rain-delayed 30th annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals in Topeka, Kan., earning the second national event title of his Top Fuel career and his first in the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Series. Millican entered Sunday’s...
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (May 16, 2018) – Registration for the 2018 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, taking place December 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, is now open at www.pri2018.com . The online application for the three biggest business days in racing is easy and...
Poway, California, May 4, 2018 – After an epic five days of stages, 1,365 miles of rocks, “whoops”, silt and grueling Baja desert running down the peninsula, Mark Stahl crossed the finish line winning the Legends Truck Class and qualifying as the first and fastest finisher on BILSTEIN shock...
WIXOM, Mich. - NGK Spark Plugs-backed teams racked up three wins last weekend at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina.  In addition to being a partner of Charlotte Motor Speedway, NGK also served as the title sponsor of the event and it was a huge...
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...

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