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Movers & Shakers: Covercraft’s Beth Velarde Named National Sales Director

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week:

NHRA: Massey Excited for Busy Stretch Starting at Bristol Dragway

MASSEY EXCITED FOR BUSY STRETCH STARTING AT BRISTOL DRAGWAY: After back-to-back victories in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Spencer Massey suffered a first-round loss at the most recent event in Englishtown. But to hear the ever-optimistic Top Fuel standout talk, he may be as thrilled to get back in his 10,000-hp Battery Extender by Schumacher Electric dragster as he has been at any point in 2014.

Movers & Shakers: Jim Blayne Joins Truck Accessories Group

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week: CURT Manufacturing, Goodguys, Motovicity, Truck Accessories Group and more.

Racing News: Vaughn Gittin Takes His Second Consecutive Formula DRIFT Victory

Formula DRIFT entered Homestead–Miami Speedway for the first time for Round 3: Miami Heat. Vaughn Gittin Jr. in the Monster Energy/Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR battled Chris Forsberg in the Hankook Tire Nissan 370Z for his second consecutive victory.

NHRA: Six Decades of Drag Racing to Be Celebrated During Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

SIX DECADES OF DRAG RACING TO BE CELEBRATED DURING CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS: The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals will celebrates its 60th anniversary during the traditional Labor Day weekend showcase of speed and high performance. For six decades, the event has been a proving ground for the best NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series teams, and a victory at this event can elevate a driver to legendary status. Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased by calling the NHRA Ticket Sales Center at 800-884-NHRA (6472), or online at www.NHRATIX.com.

Movers & Shakers: Motovicity Relaunches Tokico Brand in North America

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry.
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