ARCA: Over 100 Series-Sanctioned Events In Store for 2016; Nashville Up Next on Schedule

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is the sanction’s marquee tour, and has been since its inception in 1953. However, the ARCA sanction runs a lot deeper than the national division, often including well over 100 events throughout any given season. As it shakes out in 2016, 122 events …

MIDWEST: Performance Racing Industry Trade Show Wraps Up Banner 2015 Edition

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INDIANAPOLIS – official press release — PRI photo — The “Three Biggest Business Days In Racing” lived up to the billing Saturday as the PRI Trade Show sprinted to the finish line with yet another day of crowded display booths and brisk parts sales. The 2015 edition of the world’s premier event for motorsports professionals saw tens of thousands of …

NHRA: Weld Racing Inks Multi-Year Sponsorship Extension With John Force Racing

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. – official team release — JFR photo — John Force Racing and Weld Racing announced a multi-year sponsorship extension on Saturday that will continue one of JFR’s longest running and most success partnerships. “Nobody wanted John Force but Greg Weld took a chance with me and I took a chance with them. A ton of championships later and …

Dirt Track Dominators Kinser and Schatz Highlight Final Motorsports Madness of 2014 Monday Night at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Tony Stewart Racing photo — Tony Stewart Racing teammates and multi-time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series champions Steve Kinser and Donny Schatz headline two hours of season-ending racing news and conversation Monday night on the Performance Motorsports Network as the final episode of Speed77 Radio’s Motorsports Madness for 2014 …

ARCA: Self To Pilot No. 98 Ford For Mason Mitchell Motorsports in 2015

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INDIANAPOLIS — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — MMM photo — Mason Mitchell Motorsports announced on Friday at the PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis that 18-year-old Austin Wayne Self will pilot the team’s No. 98 Ford for the 2015 ARCA Racing Series season. Mitchell set high expectations for the team he formed in December of 2013 …

USAC Sprints: Hefty 45-Race Slate Planned For USAC National Sprint Cars in 2015

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INDIANAPOLIS — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — AJ Jobe/WF Open Wheel photo — A 45-race slate spanning some of the raciest and most historic dirt tracks in the country was announced Thursday during the PRI Trade Show as the 2015 schedule for the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series. The year will kick off in …

INDY LIGHTS: Mazda To Provide Engines For Indy Lights In 2015

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — official series release — Mazda Racing photo — Mazda announced Thursday at the annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show that they will be providing engines for the all-new 2015 Dallara Indy Lights chassis. While most noted for success in sports cars, Mazda has been active in open-wheel, formula-car racing since 1984.  In recent years, that has …