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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 www.NHRA.com.

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.

NHRA: Millican and Tuttle Partner for 2014 Season

Clay Millican received the holiday gift he was hoping for when he finalized a multiyear partnership with Parts Plus on Christmas Eve. The start of the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season will mark a new era in Millican’s career as he will collaborate with Dexter Tuttle and Tuttle Motorsports. The Parts Plus sponsorship will provide funding for Millican and the team for several years, giving Tuttle the security that comes with a multiyear contract.

Racing News: International Drag Racing Hall of Fame Banquet Announced

Donna Garlits, general manager of the Don Garlits Drag Racing Museum (Ocala, Florida) has announced tickets for the 24th Annual International Drag Racing Hall of Fame Induction Banquet presented by Lucas Oil Products, Thursday, March 13, 2014, are now available.

Movers & Shakers: Motul Names Ron Aparicio Director of Sales and Marketing; Camee Edelbrock Named ProMedia Director of Marketing

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