Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

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Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

Dates and locations for several upcoming SEMA-sponsored shows and activities have been announced. Details are:

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

The latest news from SEMA councils and committees:

Professional Restylers Organization (PRO)

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

Yokohama Tire Corporation added two seasoned employees to its team: Gregg Vandermar, performance marketing manager, and Rusty Taylor, new manager of finance & administration, business division. Vandermark's responsibilities include corporate and consumer ride and drives, dealer training and working with automotive enthusiast groups and car clubs. He has more than eight years of tire-industry experience, formerly serving in several positions at Toyo Tires.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

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Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

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Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

JERSEY: International Speedway Corporation officials are again talking to officials with the Meadowlands Sports Complex about the possibility of building a race track around the existing horse track in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

FINED: Crew chiefs Steve Letarte and Chad Knaus were each fined $100,000 and suspended six races, while their Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson were each docked 100 points, as well as team owner Rick Hendrick, because both cars failed pre-qualifying inspection at Infineon Raceway last Friday.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

NEWS NUGGETS

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

Working with state off-road enthusiasts, SEMA helped defeat a bill that sought to restrict modified 4x4 trucks to minimally maintained roads and to the area specifically designated for their use. The legislation defined 4x4 trucks as four-wheeled motor vehicles manufactured to operate on public roads and subsequently modified with special tires, suspension or other equipment.

For details, contact Steve McDonald at stevem@sema.org.

 

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 12:00am

SEMA-model legislation to amend the vehicle titling and registration classification for street rods was introduced in Delaware. Under the bill, a street rod is defined as an altered vehicle manufactured before 1949. Importantly, replica street rods would be assigned a certificate of title bearing the same model-year designation as the production vehicle they most closely resemble.

For further details, contact Steve McDonald at stevem@sema.org.

 

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