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Racing and Performance: The Past, Present and Future

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The racing and performance segment of the specialty-equipment industry—rich in history and tradition—is also predictive, often foreshadowing trends that ripple through other markets. Those SEMA News readers who have been around the block once or twice may recall the early days of the hot-rod scene and how it progressed from the street to the strip, spawning countless businesses and institutions. 

Those SEMA News readers who have been around the block once or twice may recall the early days of the hot-rod scene and how it progressed from the street to the strip, spawning countless businesses and institutions. 

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Movers & Shakers: Jeffries to Retire from Federated Auto Parts; Vantage Awarded Patent for Rear Suspension on Wheelchair Minivan

Federated Auto Parts announced that Gene Jeffries,
a 50-year veteran of the automotive aftermarket, would begin his
retirement at the end of December after having worked for Federated
Auto Parts distributors for the past 13 years. Jeffries began his
career in the automotive aftermarket 50 years ago working as a
technician and shop owner in Indianapolis. His career also includes
stints with Monroe Equipment Co., Unit Parts Company and Raybestos. In
1997, Jeffries joined Federated as president, a position he held for 10
years before transitioning into a reduced schedule as director of
membership development, the position he currently holds.

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