Motorsports of all varieties and the products that support them are acknowledged as the unchallenged cornerstones of the specialty equipment market. Performance manufacturer sales reached $2.43 billion in 2007, up 44% in the last 5 years and up 72% from 1993. Manufacturer sales of performance parts for the light-truck market, for example, have grown a total of 33% since 2001, with a jump of 4.3% between 2006 and 2007. Across the United States, there are 1,010 oval tracks, 776 dirt tracks, 238 paved tracks, 292 dragstrips and 76 road courses. This means that on any given weekend, there are potentially more than 100 racing events taking place across the country.