SEMA eNews Vol. 17, No. 40, October 2, 2014

Racing News: Unser to Race Speedway G-Comp Nova at Goodguys Lone Star Nationals

Compiled by SEMA Editors

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Robby Unser will pilot the Speedway Motors G-Comp ’65 Nova for his Goodguys AutoCross debut, October 3, at the Goodguys Lone Star Nationals in Ft. Worth, Texas.
   

Robby Unser to Race Speedway G-Comp Nova at Goodguys Lone Star Nationals

Robby Unser will make his Goodguys AutoCross debut, October 3, at the Goodguys Lone Star Nationals in Ft. Worth, Texas. Unser’s appearance represents Speedway Motors’ first foray into Goodguys AutoCross competition. He will pilot the Speedway Motors G-Comp ’65 Nova, outfitted with Speedway’s new G-Comp Front Suspension Kit and a full complement of AFCO coil-over shocks. The Nova is powered by a BluePrint 454ci Pro Series small-block engine backed by a Tremec five-speed transmission, and features a host of aftermarket performance parts from Billet Specialties, Dynatech, MSD, ProCar and Weld Racing.

In addition to powering the Speedway Motors G-Comp Nova through the Goodguys AutoCross course, Unser will be available for autographs at the Speedway Motors Big Rig and in the AutoCross pit area. Watch for him at upcoming Goodguys events in Charlotte, North Carolina; Pleasanton, California; and Scottsdale, Arizona.

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The 8th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout will take place at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, October 9–12, 2014.
   

8th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout at NMCA World Finals, October 9–12

The NMCA and Chevrolet Performance present the 8th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout, which will take place at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, October 9–12, 2014. The event, held in conjunction with the NMCA World Finals, will feature LS-powered racing and the LSX Shootout, which includes index-style and True Street racing for competitors of all levels, an all-LS-powered car show. For more information, class rules, purses, car show details, ticket pricing, vendor space and hotel arrangements, visit the NMCA's website.

VP Racing Fuels Doubles Donations From Pink Motorsport Containers in October to Benefit Cancer Foundation

VP Racing Fuels has announced it is marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month by doubling the amount of money it donates with each sale of its pink VP Motorsport Container. The pink containers were created to support Breast Cancer Awareness when introduced in late 2012. Since then, a portion of the proceeds from each sale throughout the year has been donated to the Prevent Cancer Foundation, but during each October the amount of the donation is doubled.

VP’s pink Motorsport Containers can be ordered online at VPRacingFuels.com, or by contacting the appropriate regional VP distribution center to locate the nearest VP dealer. Regional VP offices are listed online. For more information about the Prevent Cancer Foundation, visit preventcancer.org.

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The 14th round of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series will be rescheduled for Thursday, October 23.
   

Lazer Star Lights Racer Corry Weller Turns it Around in Las Vegas

Lazer Star Lights-sponsored drivers Corry Weller, Garrett George and Chad George took to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 13th and 14th rounds of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, September 19–20. Extreme weather forced race officials to postpone Round 14, which will be rescheduled for Thursday, October 23, preceding the final rounds of racing at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park. Weller will start on the pole for the Round 14 makeup at Elsinore. Chad George led the way for Funco Motorsports in Las Vegas, sitting in fourth place in the standings, and will compete for the top spot in the Pro Buggy championship.

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