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Racing News: PRI Show to Showcase Latest Performance Parts and Innovations

The Featured Products Showcase returns to the 2023 PRI Show, helpingPRI FPS manufacturers promote their products to buyers and media throughout the event, December 7-9, at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.

The PRI Show is the epicenter of the motorsports industry and gives race teams, racers, resellers, buyers and media access to the industry's top products and trends. Relocated this year to the ICC Capitol Connector, the Featured Products Showcase highlights the newest and most popular motorsports products. 

In addition to attracting buyers and media at the Show, participation in the Featured Products Showcase includes:

  • Access to professional photographs of all Showcase products taken on-site for promotional use.
  • Product promotion via PRI social networks and PRI Magazine, the racing industry publication distributed to thousands of industry professionals, many with purchasing influence.
  • Access to the Featured Products Awards program.
  • Feature listing in the online exhibitor search and exhibitor floorplan listing.

"The Featured Products Showcase provides the highest visibility to the racing industry's newest products," said PRI Trade Show Director Karin Davidson. "It's an exclusive, cost-effective opportunity for our exhibitors to increase product awareness." 

All 2023 PRI Show exhibitors are eligible to participate in the Featured Products Showcase and may enter up to five products. 

Submissions made before the Friday, December 1, early-bird pricing deadline are $50 for the first product and $75 for additional products (five products maximum per exhibitor). After the deadline the cost is $100 for the first item and $125 for each additional product. For more information and to enter, visit here.

The 2023 PRI Show will feature more than 1,000 exhibitors showcasing the latest products, services, machinery, simulation, and testing technologies, and trailers for the racing industry in a single location. PRI encompasses all forms of motorsports and attracts attendees from all 50 states and all over the world, including professional race teams, retail shops, warehouse distributors, engine builders, fabricators, dealers, installers, jobbers, and media. To register, visit

Keystone Automotive Operations Names Mike Katz VP of Sales

Keystone Automotive Operations, the Exeter, Pennsylvania-based distribution company for the automotive aftermarket, has announced that Specialty Segment Vice President of Sales Fred Petrivelli will retire after 13 years with the company and effective at year's end. 

Mike Katz, a long-time aftermarket industry professional, will join Keystone as vice president of sales, assuming the same responsibilities and reporting relationships of the existing position held by Petrivelli.

Petrivelli served in multiple sales roles throughout his tenure with the company prior to being promoted to vice president in 2015. Over the course of a career spanning more than 40 years, he has held positions with the MSD Performance Group as well as Champion Spark Plug/Cooper Industries before joining Keystone in 2010.

Katz brings an extensive aftermarket industry background that includes a lengthy tenure with Weather Guard/Werner and, most recently, spending six years with HD Supply/Whitecap.

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