Holley LS Fest Invades Texas Motor Speedway June 17-18, 2022
Holley’s next installment of its LS Fest series, Holley LS Fest Texas, will be held June 17–18, inside the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. The event will feature drifting, drag racing, burn-out contests, a show-n-shine, autocross, a dyno and more. LS Fest Texas drag racing will take place on pit road at Texas Motor Speedway, and will be a true no-prep-style 1/8th-mile drag race. Race cars, drift cars, street rods, rat rods, musclecars, trucks and late models powered by an LS engine are welcome at LS Fest Texas. Event/class champions will be crowned as well as an overall event champion for those that want to compete in multiple events. Participant packages and spectator tickets are available at lsfest.com.
Hemmings Names Douglas R. Glad Head of Editorial
Hemmings has announced that President Jonathan Shaw has appointed Douglas R. Glad as head of editorial. Terry McGean, who has been acting as editor-in-chief since 2005, will remain at the company in an editorial capacity. Glad’s employment will commence this month. Glad has more than 20 years’ experience in the automotive publishing industry, including a decade of editorial planning and direction at automotive performance magazines and websites, most recently acting as group performance director, Motor Trend Group. Prior to that, Glad served as content director for the Mustang and Chevy groups at TEN: The Enthusiast Network, and as editorial director for HOT ROD magazine.
As group performance director at Motor Trend Group, Glad successfully combined a group of leading performance and aftermarket brands into the HOT ROD Network. Before the creation of the HOT ROD Network, Glad grew the grassroots publication Car Craft magazine into a leader in the hands-on enthusiast space, and created the cult-classic magazine Elapsed Times.
Power Automedia Announces “PAM FIRST,” a New Education Webinar Series
Power Automedia has announced the creation of “PAM FIRST,” a new education webinar series. Taking inspiration from the editorial division’s annual seminar, “PAM FIRST” expands on the idea of continued education to provide a platform for this discourse to continue throughout the year. The webinars cover a variety of content-related topics and are open to all Power Automedia employees.
“PAM FIRST” is a monthly webinar series that covers a variety of topics, going beyond simply crafting digital content to include subjects on self development with the latest and most innovative techniques from world renowned thought-leaders. Each webinar comprises an hour-long presentation by a Power Automedia employee, followed by a question-and-answer session. The first webinar took place back in November 2021 and focused on stress management while later webinars in the series delved into subjects such as SEO, indoor photography tips, and even video production.
Race Winning Brands Acquires PAC Racing Springs
Race Winning Brands Inc., a portfolio company of MiddleGround Capital, announced the acquisition of PAC Racing Springs (PAC), a leading manufacturer of high-performance valve springs serving the automotive and powersports performance and racing aftermarket. PAC represents the ninth add-on acquisition for Race Winning Brands.
PAC is headquartered and operates out of Southfield, Michigan, just outside the industry-famous “Motor City,” Detroit. With roots in engineering and manufacturing dating back over a century, PAC Racing Springs has combined their manufacturing expertise with involved, high-performance racing experience to focus on developing and producing best-in-class valve springs and valvetrain components.
PAC’s manufacturing and supporting operations will remain based out of the company's current Southfield, Michigan headquarters.
Meyer Distributing Announces Reading, Pennsylvania, Location
Meyer Distributing Inc. has announced the addition of its Reading, Pennsylvania, location. The cross-dock will have a direct, next-day feed from Meyer's East Hanover, New Jersey, and Scranton, Pennsylvania, distribution hubs, which house some of the largest inventories of automotive, RV and marine accessories and replacement parts as well as outdoor lifestyle, janitorial/sanitation and industrial products in the region.
VP Racing Fuels Announces Factory-Fill Agreement With Zenvo Automotive
Zenvo Automotive produces limited-edition hypercars in Denmark.
VP Racing Fuels Inc. has announced an agreement with Zenvo Automotive to be the company’s official fuels and technical fluids partner. Zenvo Automotive is a producer of limited-edition hypercars based in Denmark. Founded in 2007, Zenvo was formed with the aim of combining the latest technologies and innovation with an analogue feel, offering the driver a true connection and performance. Production of all Zenvo models is limited to just five cars per year, all manufactured in Denmark and available to collectors and enthusiasts worldwide.
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