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Racing News: Four Past Winners Among the 40 Entries Filed for 2010 Indianapolis 500

Seventy-eight cars comprise the 40 entries filed for the 2010 Indianapolis 500, including four past winners and four women.

NHRA: Force Snaps Spring Curse, Takes Third Win of the Season

John Force takes win in Vegas snapping his spring curse on the strip; NHRA will go four-wide in Charlotte in all four Full Throttle categories for 2011; and more news from the NHRA.

Keith Evanosky of Keystone Automotive, YEN Member of the Month: "As Long as You Stay Focused, You Can Do Anything"

At 34 years old, Keith Evanosky of Keystone Automotive sets a good example on how to successfully manage working in a high-paced automotive aftermarket environment while raising a family of five. Amazingly, he still makes the time to volunteer for charitable organizations. Evanosky’s dedication and ability to give 110% in everything he does has helped make him a fixture in the national accounts department at Keystone, where he has had the opportunity to work with automotive aftermarket retailers big and small.

Racing News: Indy 500 Adopts Shootout Style Qualifying

Indianapolis 500 adopts new “shootout-style” qualifying format this year; Kasey Kahn to join Hendrick Motorsports for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driving the No. 5 Chevrolet; Adams-Hansen Inc. purchased Rice Lake Speedway from former owners Smith-Bisonette Inc.; and more racing news.

Movers & Shakers: Rodger Olson to Manage Global Sales for Eaton Vehicle Group

Rodger Olson to manage global sales for Eaton Vehicle Group;  Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) early registration increases for the 2010 event;

NHRA: Larry Dixon Becomes Eighth Driver to Reach 50-Win Milestone

Funny Car driver and sophomore sensation Matt Hagan powered his DieHard Dodge Charger to his first career win while Top Fuel veteran Larry Dixon became only the eighth driver in NHRA history to earn 50 career wins with his victory over Antron Brown at Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park.

Movers & Shakers: Nate Siebens to Manage SCCA PR; Rory Krupp Joins S&W Sales Team

The Sports Car Club of America Inc. (SCCA) names Nate Siebens public relations manager of the SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Series for the 2010 season, Rory Krupp joins the S&W sales team; J. Craig Jordan to succeed Charles “Bud” Wise as vice president, human resources, at PPG Industries; and more news from around the industry.

Racing News: Race Team Owners Say No More 4-Wide Drags

NHRA’s Professional Racers Owners Organization (PRO) says it will not participate in another four-wide competition for points; North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue creates the Governor’s Motorsports Advisory Council designed to protect and expand the motorsports industry in North Carolina;  the Friends of Hinchliffe Stadium received a $32,000 grant to conduct a study and plan for preservation of the stadium in Paterson, New Jersey; and more racing news.
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