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Movers & Shakers: Yokohama’s Jim MacMaster to Retire After 39 Years

Yokohama’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jim MacMaster announces retirement after 39 years; HRE selects Kahn Media for public relations and communication initiatives; and more news from the industry.

Racing News: Harvick and Busch Sweep NASCAR Weekend in Nashville

Kevin Harvick (Nationwide) and Kyle Busch (Trucks) sweep two major NASCAR events last weekend; the SFI Foundation Inc. gives all clear for teams and drivers to use Impact Racing gear purchased in 2009 and 2010; bad weather and track conditions spoil Eldora Speedway’s opening weekend; John Andretti and Bruno Junqueira land rides for the Indianapolis 500; and more racing news. 

NHRA: Drivers Ready for a Spring Shootout in the Lone Star State

Capt. Mark Kelly, NASA Astronaut, is the grand marshal at the 23rd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals this weekend at Houston Raceway Park; NHRA drivers are ready for the 23rd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park; preferred seating offered for advanced ticket purchases at NHRA Unleashed events; and more news from the NHRA.

Movers & Shakers: Kathryn Gallagher Named Go Rhino! Marketing Manager; Holley Hires Sonnefeldt as Director of Sales

Go Rhino! Products names Kathryn Gallagher its marketing manager; Holley hires John Sonnefeldt as director of sales; Off Road Industry Magazine names Alloy USA’s Yoke Conversion Kits to its list of “10 Best Products for 2010"; STILLEN Founder Steve Millen to participate in the professional category of the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race; and more news from around the industry.

Racing News: Formula One Boss Hints at Possible New York City Race

The SFI Foundation Inc. issues “Notice of Decertification” against Impact Racing, which includes firesuits and driver restraint systems; John Force is the first winner of the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in the Funny Car class; Atlanta Motorsports Park's permits and zoning were approved for the motorsports country club, planned near Dawsonville, Georgia; and more racing news.

NHRA: Drivers Go Head-to-Head-to-Head-to-Head This Weekend at zMAX Dragway

The NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series will hold an entire event using four lanes instead of the traditional two at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway this weekend; the U.S. gold-medal-winning bobsled team will serve as honorary grand marshals for the inaugural NHRA Four-Wide Nationals; Hot Rod” Fuller was the big winner on day two of the Yas Drag Festival, taking two of three races against teammate Tommy Johnson Jr. Fuller and Johnson finished the inaugural event at Yas Drag Centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates with three wins each.
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