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Movers & Shakers: Holley Launches Event for Electric Vehicle Enthusiasts

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HolleyHolley Launches Event for Electric Vehicle Enthusiasts

Holley has announced it will host an event for all-electric vehicles, November 13–14, at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Holley’s “High Voltage Experience” will offer multiple high-performance driving events and an opportunity for the emerging EV culture to come together. Motorsports events will include autocross, road course, drag racing and the 3S Challenge, which combines performance aspects of all of the above. Driving instruction will also be available by professional driver and EV lap record holder, Randy Pobst, on the full Sonoma Raceway road course. The event will also feature a dedicated car show along with daily drifting exhibitions and drag racing passes by the world’s first 200-mph EV dragster. Influencers, builders, cars, and drivers such as Rich Rebuilds, Bisimoto Engineering, Jehu Garcia and more are expected to be in attendance. For more information, visit holleyhighvoltage.com.

Dynabrade Acquires Supplier Manth Manufacturing

Dynabrade has recently acquired one of its strategic suppliers, Manth Manufacturing, located in Tonawanda, New York. Manth was founded as a tool and die shop in 1962 and has evolved into a high-tech production machine shop with more than 40 CNC turning, milling and grinding machines.

Fuelab Partners With ASAP Trading USA for Latin American Sales

Fuelab has announced a new partnership with ASAP Trading USA—the sales and marketing agency with offices in San Diego, California, and Lima, Peru. The news was announced by Fuelab President and Founder Brian Paitz. ASAP Trading USA may now represent, promote and sell Fuelab products as its exclusive authorized sales representative for Mexico, Central and South America.

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BIGFOOT 4x4 Inc. Hosts First Open House in More Than Two Years

On September 25, BIG FOOT 4x4 Inc. held its first open house in more than two years. The 15th Annual Open House, presented by the Bommarito Auto Group, with event sponsors Vinyl Images and Big Boys Towing, featured old- and new-school car crushes, with the old-school guys showing the evolution of car crushing. Christian Norman was in BIGFOOT, Rebecca Schnell in the Midwest Madness BIGFOOT and a surprise crush by Darron Schnell in Race Ace. Current and past BIGFOOT drivers and crew Bob Chandler, Jim Kramer, Dan Runte, Darron and Rebecca Schnell, Norman, Gene Patterson, Ken Koelling, George Smith, Dale Kuehn and others spoke with the crowd of about 5,000 and signed autographs. In addition, the United States Army Kansas City Recruiting Battalion and West County Recruiting Station Commander SSG Caleb Church merited BIGFOOT with the U.S. Army Patriotic Public Service Award at the 2021 Open House.

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Juncos Hollinger Racing Partners With Purdue University

Purdue University and Juncos Hollinger Racing have partnered to expand experiential education opportunities for Purdue students who want to explore careers in the motorsports, automobile and mobility industries. The three-year partnership establishes several internships with Purdue students, targeting the College of Engineering, Purdue Polytechnic Institute and Krannert School of Management. Juncos Hollinger Racing fields cars in the IndyCar, Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000 and IMSA, and is also involved with the Indy Autonomous Challenge. For more information, visit juncosracing.com or purdue.edu.

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