Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am


The finalists, and their hardware, for the DynoMax Power to the Wheels Dyno Tour Championship.

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am

Filler for eNews

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am

NEWS NUGGETS

SCHUMACHER, WILKERSON DISTANCE THEMSELVES FROM FIELD AFTER MEMPHIS: With only three races remaining in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, both Tony Schumacher and Tim Wilkerson have slowly pulled away from the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes after both picked up wins at last week’s O’Reilly NHRA Mid-South Nationals in Memphis.

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am

PULLING OUT: Having supported the Hooters Pro Cup Series since its creation in 1994, Hooters Restaurants of America will end its sponsorship of the touring stock-car series at the end of the 2008 season. United Speed Alliance Racing, the sanctioning body for the series, is seeking a replacement sponsor.

GOING TO INDY: Hollywood stuntman and NASCAR driver Stanton Barrett will race full-time in the IndyCar Series next season, driving for Beck Motorsports. Also, Vitor Meira has been hired to drive for A.J. Foyt Racing in the IndyCar Sries next year.

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am

It has come to SEMA's attention that some SEMA members have received a one-page notice offering a "free" listing in The Fair Guide operated by Construct Data Verlag (also known as Construct Data AG) based in Austria. However, the small print at the bottom of the page notes that by signing and returning the document, you have entered into a three-year, non-retractable contract to pay up to $1,000 a year for the listing.

Example of Fair Guide solicitation:

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to update the new performance tests for motorcycle brakes, first adopted in 1972. The test requirements are part of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No.

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am

Although wrapped in camouflage, auto spy photographer Brenda Priddy says there's no mistaking that this is the all-new high-performance Ford Taurus prototype. Photos of a clay version leaked months ago, Priddy says, and this one carries over familiar styling cues from Ford's stylish European model, the Mondeo.

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am

SEMA members are invited to attend SEMA’s Street Performance Council (SPC) Youth Focus Panel during the Formula Drift Final Fight Event.
 
The panel features dozens of youth speaking candidly about their hobby. Hear what young enthusiasts really think as they uncover what they want from the automotive specialty-equipment market.
 
When: Saturday, October 11, 3:00 p.m.
 
Where: Irwindale Speedway
500 Speedway Drive
Irwindale, California 91706
 
RSVP Required

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am

Let your competitor complain about the tough economy while you prosper. Brian Offenberger of BizGrowth Search Engine Solutions will tell you why a tough economy is the best time to capture profitable market share and show you how to incorporate 10 proven steps to increase profit, avoid lowering prices and install a "recession-proof" strategy that actually grows your business in good times and bad.

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 12:00am

New Products Showcase Deadline

The deadline for exhibitors of the 2008 SEMA Show to register products for the SEMA Show New Products Showcase is this Friday, October 3. For more information and to register your product, click here.

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