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Racing News: Bondurant, Gurney, Hubbard, Downing, Hylton, Barnes Join SCCA Hall of Fame

Kathy Barnes, Bob Bondurant, Dan Gurney, Dr. Bob Hubbard, Jim Downing and Pete Hylton will be recognized as the 2014 SCCA Hall of Fame class.

Movers & Shakers: Tracie Nunez Named PWA President; LKQ Corp. to Acquire Keystone Automotive Operations

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week: Performance Warehouse Association, Advanced Clutch Technology, LKQ Corp., Toyo Tire and more.

Pegasus Race Trailers Named Official NHRA Trailer

PEGASUS RACE TRAILERS NAMED OFFICIAL TRAILER OF NHRA: Pegasus Race Trailers—a manufacturer of custom-built race trailers—has been named the official trailer of the NHRA. Beginning in 2014 in the multiyear agreement, Pegasus Race Trailers will provide the NHRA with a state-of-the-art, purpose-built trailer to be utilized at all 24 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events across the country. Read more on this story.

NHRA: Popular Former Funny Car Driver Gordie Bonin Dies

POPULAR FORMER FUNNY CAR DRIVER GORDIE BONIN DIES: Former NHRA national event-winning Funny Car driver "240 Gordie" Bonin, the world championship runner-up in 1977, died November 29. He was 65. Bonin earned his famous nickname in the ’70s when his Bobble Up Trans Am was a steady performer in the 240-mph zone. Bonin had nine NHRA national event wins in his career and for six years served as NHRA's director of marketing services. Read more on this story

Retailer Spotlight: Chuck’s Truck Accessories and Line-a-Bed Sales

Many of the most famous names in the history of the automotive specialty-equipment industry started as family endeavors.

Movers & Shakers: 2013 Winfield Award Presented to Bob Fryz's 1951 Mercury

Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week: CRP Automotive, The Marx Group, Motorz and more.

Racing News: Cameron Lawrence Takes Season Title in Trans Am TA2 Class

The NorthStar Battery CTEK Chargers 100 Race at Daytona International Speedway was held last month, and marked the final event for the 2013 Trans Am Racing Series. In addition to being the race’s title sponsor, the CTEK-sponsored Chevy Camaro, fielded by Miller Racing and driven by Cameron Lawrence, captured first place in the season-ending points total to become the 2013 Trans Am TA2 class overall champion after winning eight out of 10 races.
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