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STURGIS, S.D. (Aug. 5, 2015)—Second, first, first, first. Those are Keegan Kincaid’s finishes here at The Legendary Buffalo Chip Powersports Complex after he broke out the broom to sweep the Battle of the Chip, TORC’s return to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. In a near exact replay of Tuesday’s race...
STURGIS, S.D. (Aug. 5, 2015)—An impressive crowd at the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally watched part-time TORC Series PRO Light driver Kyle Kleiman earn his first-ever class victory Tuesday at the Battle of the Chip at the Legendary Buffalo Chip Powersports Complex. It was a hard-fought,...
Detroit, Mich. — Mike Freeman, market segment manager for BASF R-M Automotive, spoke to Parts & People at NACE about enhancements to the company’s Onyx HD refinishing system, which combines waterborne and low-VOC solvent into a single line, sharing a common set of toners. “Our big focus is...
Detroit, Mich. – Limited to 30 attendees, the Young Technicians Symposium offered the first time this year at CARS for technicians making the jump from general repair to diagnostics.      Led by Jim Wilson, senior training instructor-Automotive Aftermarket, Robert Bosch LLC, the all-day intensive...
IRVINE, Calif. (August 3, 2015) – The first of five annual signature club racing events is in the books with the completion of the National Auto Sport Association (NASA)  2015 Western States Championships at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  74 Mazda entries across multiple classes meant ample...
Warren, Mich.—OTC has released a set of synthetic body tools, designed especially for use on aluminum panels. As many high-volume vehicles are using aluminum in body components, there is potential challenge and opportunity for collision repair shops to be prepared with the necessary tools and...
Hoffman Estates, Ill.—I-CAR has announced that its third quarter product launch includes important course updates on aluminum welding, Toyota vehicle repair and custom painting techniques. As part of the I-CAR Professional Development Program (PDP), the updated training courses are designed to keep...
The AAPEX Remanufacturing Section – co-hosted by the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) and the Auto Care Association – is sold out for 2015, with more than 40 exhibitors set to grow their remanufacturing business before an international audience of more than 39,000 buyers....

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