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BREAKING NEWS: Racing legend Dan Gurney, dies at age 86

NEWPORT BEACH — Dan Gurney, the first driver with victories in each of the Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR Cup series, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86.

His wife, Evi, announced his death in a statement distributed by All American Racers Inc.

“With one last smile on his handsome face, Dan drove […]

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Names 2018 Class

Seven men representing six motorsports disciplines and one iconic racing facility are included in the 2018 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) inductee class. The milestone 30th annual induction ceremony, presented by Bridgestone, is set for March 13 at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach. Honorees include drag racing car builder John […]

Kye Kelly Wins $40,000 at Tucson Dragway’s “Street Outlaws Live” event

Huge crowds showed up on both Friday and Saturday for the “Street Outlaws Live” event on January 5th & 6th at Tucson Dragway. 32 of the countries quickest “Street” cars faced off in the winner take all race. On Saturday evening when the smoke and several crashes through 4 rounds of competition had cleared, […]

SEMA Update: 2017 SEMA Show Best New Product Winners Named

On the opening day of the 2017 SEMA Show, New Product Awards were presented in 16 categories during the New Product Awards Breakfast. Representing the most innovative and cutting-edge specialty automotive products to hit the market in coming year, the winners and runners up were chosen from a field of more than 3,000 products entered […]

SEMA Update: WTC to Host Open Meeting in Phoenix for Wheel and Tire Professionals

By Jenny Galvan

All wheel and tire professionals interested in learning more about the WTC and its initiatives are invited to take advantage of the general membership meeting’s learning and networking opportunities.

The Wheel and Tire Council (WTC) is hosting an open meeting in the Phoenix Sky Harbor airport area, Tuesday, February 20. All […]

NHRA Update: Four-wide construction progressing at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Four-Wide racing is coming to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway when the Denso Auto Parts NHRA Four-Wide Nationals descends upon Sin City in April. Construction is well under way at the complex just North of downtown Las Vegas, providing the opportunity for this update on the progress of the second four-lane dragstrip. The […]

NASCAR Drivers Ready for Chili Bowl

Defending winner Christopher Bell is one of the NASCAR drivers among more than 325 entries for the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Okla., that begin Tuesday with four nights of qualifying. Bell book-ended the 2017 season with two big accomplishments in his early racing career by winning the 2017 Chili Bowl […]

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Update: Changes for 2018: Part 1

A number of changes are set to take place when the 2018 NASCAR season officially kicks off at Daytona International Speedway next month. Schedule Changes For the first time in years the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule will have a much different look. A number of venue and date shifts have given the 2018 […]

XFINITY Series Update: Ryan Truex to Drive for Kaulig Racing

In the midst of off-season expansion, Kaulig Racing announced today that Ryan Truex will drive the No. 11 Chevrolet for the full 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. Truex is coming off a ninth-place finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver standings. The younger brother of current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin […]

BREAKING NEWS: NHRA Pro Stock Racing Legend Bob Glidden Passes Away at age 73

Pro Stock icon Bob Glidden from Whiteland, Ind., one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died Sunday. He was 73. In a star-studded career that spanned more than 25 years in the sport, Glidden won 85 events and 10 season championships and was voted No. 4 on the list […]