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NHRA: Todd Looking Forward to Season of Racing

NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel standout J.R. Todd finished his 2014 season by racing in Pomona. He will start the 2015 season back at the historic drag-racing venue in Southern California with the Circle K NHRA Winternationals, February 5–8, at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

SEMA Council & Network News: Tiana Weber, SBN Member of the Month

Tiana Weber is the business development manager for 3pConnect LLC in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and SBN’s Member of the Month.

Racing News: Gus Vildsola Jr. Posts Three-Peat at 29th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250

Mexico’s Gus Vildsola Jr. captured the Overall and SCORE Trophy-Truck win for the third consecutive year at last Saturday’s 29th Bud Light SCORE San Felipe 250 desert race.

Movers & Shakers: JC Whitney Celebrates 100 Years; Fidanza Redesigns Website

Here is a brief look at some of the news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry.

SEMA Council & Network News: DiBartolomeo Receives 2015 Robert E. Petersen Award

John DiBartolomeo, editor of Drag Racing Action, was presented with the 2015 Robert E. Petersen Award at last week’s Media Trade Conference in Santa Ana, California.

Racing News: ESAB Welding & Cutting Products to Sponsor 2015 Nitto King of the Hammers

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products will be the official welding sponsor of the 2015 Nitto King of the Hammers (KOH)—a grueling off-road race that combines high-speed desert racing and rock crawling in a 165-mile course set in Johnson Valley, California.

Movers & Shakers: Lund International Acquires Bushwacker

Here is a brief look at some of the news and updates from around the specialty-equipment industry.

Turn 14 Distribution Expands Operations to Reno

Turn 14 Distribution has opened a new distribution center in Reno, Nevada. Plans to develop operations in Reno were initiated by customer and supplier demand for increased distribution and market penetration in the Western United States.
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