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    Jul 31 2014
    The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame's (ORMHOF) 2014 Induction Ceremony will kick-off SEMA Show week, Sunday, November 2, at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. This invitation-only, black-tie affair will feature all past inductees and the Class of 2014.
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    Jul 31 2014
    Here is a brief look at some of news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry. Companies featured this week: Brake Parts Inc., Snow Performance, THI Holdings, A.R.E. and Amos Media.
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    Jul 31 2014
    Speedway motors announced its sponsorship of the SCCA Classic American Muscle Invitational Challenge; and Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST rallycross cars post fast runs in Charlotte.
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    Jul 31 2014
    The shooters at KGP Photography caught GM engineers testing several prototypes outfitted with an upgraded version of its Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine. Performance specifications are unavailable at this time, but the goal must certainly be to bump the current 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel's horsepower, torque and towing capacity to counter Ford's recently upgraded 6.7L Powerstroke V8 Turbo-Diesel.
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    Jul 31 2014
    On Wednesday, August 20, at 10:00 a.m. (PDT), Show Director Tom Gattuso will present a free comprehensive webinar that will guide exhibitors through everything from basic setup to little-known tips on getting the best return for your SEMA Show investment.
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    Jul 31 2014
    Khalid alBalooshi (Top Fuel), Courtney Force (Pro Stock), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) took home wins at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals—the second of three races in the Western Swing. In Top Fuel, alBalooshi piloted his Al-Anabi Racing dragster to a 3.912 at 309.42, defeating teammate Shawn Langdon. It was the second win of the season for alBalooshi, who celebrated his 35th birthday during race day, and fourth of his career.
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    Jul 28 2014
    Cadillac ATS-V, Land Rover Discovery Sport, ’15 Ford Mustang, and Dodge Challenger SRT8.
    SEMA News—August 2014

    INDUSTRY NEWS

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    Jul 26 2014
    How Laws and Regulations Can Stop Off-Roaders in Their TracksLike all niches of the auto hobby, off-roading is an activity enjoyed by countless enthusiasts and families all over the country. Responsible use of off-highway vehicles (OHVs) allows individuals and families to enjoy all that America’s landscape has to offer on two or four wheels. With increasing frequency, however, enthusiasts are encountering “road closed” signs on public lands. This is often the result of the U.S. Congress passing legislation establishing “wilderness” areas.
    SEMA News—August 2014

    LEGISLATIVE AND TECHNICAL AFFAIRS

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    Jul 24 2014
    Allen Johnson in his Team Mopar Dodge Dart continued his dominance of Bandimere Speedway when he recordered his sixth win at the track in his eighth consecutive final-round appearance. J.R. Todd (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also took home wins at the event.
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    Jul 24 2014
    Formula DRIFT returned to Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington, last weekend for Round 5: Throwdown, where Darren McNamara in the Falken Tire Nissan S14 took his first victory of the season.