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Representatives from all of SEMA’s councils will once again hit the greens for the Council Cup, a friendly golf competition among council members to prove who has the better hackers as they swing their way towards the “coveted” SEMA Council Cup Perpetual Trophy. The competition takes place during the annual SEMA Charity Golf Tournament, set for Friday, July 25, at the Strawberry Farms Golf Course, Irvine, California.
Rick Passek was hired by Laser Design Inc. to serve as sales manager for the company’s headquarters in Minnesota. He will build and manage Laser Design’s equipment sales, primarily in the United States. Passek has more than 25 years of experience with leading CAD/CAM companies, such as CAMAX Systems, Zycad and the Structural Dynamics Research Foundation (SDRC).
MAC IS BACK! McCLENATHAN AND WILKERSON BREAK WINLESS STREAKS IN VEGAS; LINE GETS FIRST WIN OF 2008: Continuing the role of winless streaks being broken in 2008, Top Fuel pilot Cory McClenathan and Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson both found the winner’s circle Sunday at the ninth annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. For McClenathan, it had been nearly a year and a half since his last victory, dating back to Richmond in 2006. Wilkerson’s last win came three years earlier, when he beat John Force in Sonoma in 2004.
JOINED: Stock-car driver David Stremme has joined Penske Racing as a test driver. Penske fields full time Sprint Cup efforts for Kurt Busch, Ryan Newman and Sam Hornish Jr.
FINED: NHRA hit team owner Don Schumacher with a record $100,000 fine when sanctioning body officials found unapproved (illegal) nitromethane in the team’s pit area. There was no evidence that the fuel from a supplier other than NHRA’s official fuel provider (VP) was used in competition.
SEMA-supported legislation that would amend state law governing antique motor vehicles to expand their permissible use was approved by the West Virginia state Legislature and signed into law by Governor Joe Manchin.
SEMA-supported legislation to create classic motor vehicle project titles for vehicles at least 25-years old, not road-worthy, and currently without a title or with a title from another state, was approved by the Kentucky State Legislature.
The Tennessee State Legislature has approved a version of SEMA-model legislation to create a vehicle registration and titling classification for custom vehicles. The bill defines a custom-built car as a vehicle that is built for private use and is not constructed by a licensed manufacturer or remanufacturer.
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