By SEMA News Editors
The Amelia to Honor Rick Hendrick in 2024
The Amelia Concours d'Elegance, a motoring event held annually at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida, will honor Rick Hendrick during next year's event, February 29-March 3.
Rick Hendrick is the winningest team owner in NASCAR Cup Series history.
Founded in 1984, Hendrick Motorsports has accumulated 14 championships and 301 points-paying race victories in the NASCAR Cup Series.
"For my entire life, I've loved automobiles and racing. The Amelia is truly a celebration of both of those passions," Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports, said. "The list of past honorees is filled with names I respect and admire, and it's incredibly humbling to be mentioned in the same breath. The wonderful success our organization has enjoyed has only been possible because of the many, many people who helped build it over the years. I look forward to experiencing The Amelia and sharing this very special honor with all of them."
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SCCA Announces 2023 Board of Directors Election Results
The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) has released its 2023 board of directors election results for four of its 13 geographic areas, the organization announced.
Lyn Hodges Watts of Silver Springs, Florida, retained her seat as Area 3 director after running unopposed. Incumbent Dayle Frame of Dewitt, Michigan, also retained his seat as Area 4 director. David Vodden of Willows, California, ran unopposed in Area 9, taking over for Charlie Davis as he concludes his final term later this year. Additionally, Peter Bollenbecker of San Diego, California, will become Area 11 director after sitting board member Dale Shoemaker opted not to run for a second term.
The new board of directors members will officially take their seats on January 1, 2024
For more information and full election results, visit the SCCA website.
NASCAR Rebrands Canadian Series
NASCAR's Canadian stock car series will be known as the NASCAR Canada Series beginning in 2024, the sanctioning body announced. Evirum and Pinty's will serve as Presenting Partners for the series.
Additionally, longtime motorsports executive Alan Labrosse has been named general manager of NASCAR Canada. He will be responsible for growing and promoting NASCAR throughout Canada, which includes oversight of the NASCAR Canada Series.
For more information, visit the NASCAR Canada Series website.
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