SEMA eNews Vol. 20, No. 4, January 26, 2017

Racing News: ididit Inc. Outlaw True Street Added to NMRA Spring Break Shootout; Rally America Extends Spec Fuel Agreement With VP Racing Fuels

Compiled by SEMA Editors

  Outlaw True Street
For the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, ididit Inc. will present Outlaw True Street, a special race category running on Saturday, March 4.
   

ididit Inc. Outlaw True Street Added to NMRA Spring Break Shootout in Bradenton, Florida

The most recognized Mustang street racers will converge on Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, the weekend of March 2-5, 2017, for the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout. ididit Inc., the steering column specialists, will present Outlaw True Street, a special race category that will run on Saturday evening, March 4.  It’s a special street car challenge that will top off a great day of Ford drag racing with a 275/28x10.5 inch tire shootout in “no time" format. For more information on ididit Inc., visit www.ididitinc.com. More information on the NMRA Bradenton, Florida, event is available at www.NMRAdigital.com/FL.

Policaro Automotive Family Launches New Motorsport Division

Policaro
The Policaro Automotive Family will return to the track once more, this time under the new flag of Policaro Motorsport
 
   

The Policaro Automotive Family will bring their leadership and passion to the track once more, this time under the newly minted flag of Policaro Motorsport, which will take to the track alongside their proven partner, Alegra Motorsports. Policaro will enter into the four endurance races of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship at Daytona, Sebring, Watkins Glen and Atlanta. Taking the wheel for the team will be Daniel Morad, Jesse Lazare, Michael Christensen, and 17-year-old Michael de Quesada, who will also be wearing the team colours in the Platinum Class of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama series.

Sports Cars Boutique's SCB Racing will also be fielding a Policaro Motorsport-sponsored vehicle: a BMW M235iR that will be entered in the 2017 Canadian Touring Car Championship in the ST Class. SCB Racing, now in its seventh season, will look to 22-year-old racer and former Formula 1600 and Formula 1600 Super Series National champion, Michael Adams, to lead the team in the #58 BMW.

For more information on the Policaro Motorsport, visit www.policaromotorsport.com.

NHRA Nitro Training to Take Place at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

For the second consecutive year, NHRA Nitro Spring Training is headed to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona, February 1-4, where fans will have an opportunity to join NHRA’s elite drag racers as they gear up for the 2017 season. Defending champions and rookies will take to the track for the first time in 2017 to prepare for the 24 race NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. With a purchase of a one-day ticket to the NHRA Arizona Nationals, February 24–26, fans will be able to attend the test session on Saturday, February 4, for $15. Visit racewildhorse.com.

  Rally America

Rally America has designated VP Racing Fuels as the Official Fuel of the Rally America National Championship through 2019.
   

Rally America Extends Spec Fuel Agreement With VP Racing Fuels

Officials with Rally America announced an extension of its agreement with VP Racing Fuels designating VP as the Official Fuel of the Rally America National Championship through 2019. Under the agreement, VP will continue to provide technical expertise and fuel delivery for each Rally America national event, with VP’s Rally Max, MS100 and MS109E racing fuels designated as Spec Fuels for Rally America’s Open Class.

2017 Rally America National Championship Schedule

  • January 27-28, Sno*Drift Rally - Atlanta, Michigan
  • March 17-18, Rally of the 100 Acre Wood - Salem, Missouri
  • May 19-20, Southern Ohio Forests Rally – Chillicothe, Ohio
  • July 21-22, Rally Colorado – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • August 5, Sno*Drift Rally - Atlanta, Michigan
  • August 25-26, Rally Wyoming – Caspar, Wyoming
  • October 7, Show-Me Rally – Potosi, Missouri
  • October 20-21, Lake Superior Performance Rally - Houghton, Michigan

Both Regional and National rally teams must pre-order VP Rally Max, MS100 or MS109E Racing Fuel from VP’s regional distributors in advance of each round. Pre-ordered fuel will be delivered to teams at all events during a specified delivery time on the same day that Tech inspection occurs.

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