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Racing News: Axalta and Jeff Gordon Will Unveil 2014 No. 24 Chevrolet SS Paint Scheme

Axalta Coating Systems will officially unveil the 2014 Brilliant Flames paint scheme on the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS race car driven by four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon.

Movers & Shakers: The Travel Channel Presents "Backroad Gold" With Corky Coker; Gantt-Thomas Hires Denise Perkins

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week: Corky Coker, Gantt-Thomas, Race Technologies and more.

NHRA: Stanfield, Isbell Team Up for 2014 Season

Pro Stock veteran Greg Stanfield and Jeff Isbell, a former national event winner in Top Alcohol Dragster, will team up for the 2014 season in the Pro Stock ranks. Stanfield will drive the Chevy Camaro Pro Stock entry owned by Isbell and built by Jerry Haas.

Movers & Shakers: Tim Sayers Joins The Marx Group; Toyo Grows Partnership With Anaheim Ducks

Tom Marx, president and CEO of The Marx Group, has announced the addition of Tim Sayers as an account executive/product and market specialist. Based in the Knoxville, Tennessee, area, Sayers will support clients in the automotive, heavy-duty and high-performance/specialty segments of the aftermarket.

Racing News: RealTime Racing to Campaign New Acura TLX in Pirelli World Challenge GT

During the unveiling of the ’15 Acura TLX Prototype at the North American International Auto Show, Acura Motorsports surprised the crowd with a dual unveiling of the Acura TLX GT race car, which it announced would be campaigned by RealTime Racing in the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge GT Championship.

NHRA: Improvements Continue at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUE AT WILD HORSE PASS MOTORSPORTS PARK: Massive facility upgrades continue at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park located outside of Phoenix, for the upcoming CARQUEST NHRA Nationals, February 21–23. Seven hundred feet of concrete have been poured in the launch pad; new CompuLink timing, new public-address systems and new scoreboards will be installed prior to the event. A full story on the improvements can be found on

Movers & Shakers: Advanced Clutch Names Sonnefeldt Director of Sales, Marketing; Autobytel Acquires AutoNation Inc.'s AutoUSA

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week: Advanced Clutch, ProMedia, Perfect Equipment and more.

Racing News: Flowmaster Sponsors NMCA Events for 2014

ProMedia Events has announced that Flowmaster has renewed its title sponsorship of the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals and the NMCA WEST Street Car Nationals series for the 2014 season.
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