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Racing News: New U.S. Formula One Team Names Jose Maria Lopez First Driver

Argentine driver Jose Maria Lopez named the first of two drivers for new U.S. Formula One team; NHRA professional racing teams prepare to compete four wide at the inaugural NHRA 4-Wide Nationals; Tony George resigns from Indianapolis Motor Speedway Board of Directors; and more racing news.

Racing News: IndyCar Champ Dario Franchitti Receives Jerry Titus Award

IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti was presented the annual Jerry Titus Award by the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association; Third-generation racer Kevin Swindell wins the 24th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals; legendary midget racing mechanic Bob Higman dies at age 84; and more racing news.

Movers & Shakers: Babcox Promotes Greg Cira and Jeff Stankard to VP Positions; Goodguys Builder's Choice Award Returns for 2010

Movers & Shakers: Babcox Promotes Greg Cira and Jeff Stankard to VP Positions; Goodguys Builder's Choice Award Returns for 2010

SEMA Heritage: L.A. Roadsters Make a Hollywood Rod Run Circa '59

"The old familiar sight of several roadsters at a Southern California drive-in is fast fading away," wrote Tex Smith in the July 1959 issue of Hot Rod magazine. Even 50 years ago, rodders were concerned about the changes in their hobby.

Movers & Shakers: Edward Concialdi Scores Two Plane Tickets Through Post-SEMA Show Survey; Chris Ripper Joins Aftermarketer Club

Movers & Shakers: Edward Concialdi Scores Two Plane Tickets Through Post-SEMA Show Survey; Chris Ripper Joins Aftermarketer Club

Wheel & Tire Council Develops New Hall of Fame

The SEMA Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) announced the establishment of a new WTC Hall of Fame on Wednesday, November 5, 2009. The announcement came during the annual WTC industry reception, held this year at the Renaissance Hotel in Las Vegas during the 2009 SEMA Show.

Racing News: Bob Tasca Sr. Dies at Age 83

Don “The Snake” Prudhomme retires from NHRA drag racing, disbands his NHRA Top Fuel team; Randall Walker burns competition at the the Ice Bowl dirt-late-model event at Alabama’s Talladega Short Track; Andrew Gurtis promoted to vice president of operations at Daytona International Speedway; Bob Tasca Sr. dies at the age of 83; and more racing news.
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