SEMA-Ignited-2015-6-25-15DIAMOND BAR, Calif. – Auto enthusiasts and consumers can now visit www.semaignited.com to purchase tickets to attend SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show after party that connects the general public with industry leaders, celebrities and award-winning custom vehicles.

The Friday night festival takes place immediately after the SEMA Show closes on November 6, from 3:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. As vehicles exit the Las Vegas Convention Center, they will parade across the street and congregate in what is known as the Gold Lot. The customized rides will be displayed in either a hot-rod, truck, sport-compact or general village area for consumers to get up close with vehicles that feature new and innovative products from the coveted trade-only SEMA Show.

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Suwanee, Ga. – Rugged Ridge, a leading manufacturer of high-quality Jeep parts and accessories, today introduced its new Spartan Grille and Mesh Inserts for 2007-2015 Jeep Wrangler (JK).

Rugged Ridge’s new Spartan grille and mesh inserts for 2007-2015 JK Wrangler provides added cooling benefits in addition to dramatic and quick styling changes.

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Compton, California
– Transamerican Auto Parts (TAP) subsidiary, 4 Wheel Parts, the global leader in off-road aftermarket performance product sales and installation, is advancing an aggressive expansion strategy with the grand opening of their newest location this Saturday, June 13, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in addition to the simultaneous grand reopenings of their retail showrooms in Denver and

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– The new BOLT(r) J-Mount(tm) bracket mounting system allows Jeep TJ and JK off-road enthusiasts to securely attach their hi-lift jack to the side of their vehicle for easy, vertical access.

SEMA-Logo-1-3-13DIAMOND BAR, Calif. – Wade Kawasaki of the Coker Group has been elected the chairman-elect of SEMA and joins the newly elected Board members to help lead the association for the 2015–2017 term. Kawasaki fills the position held for the past two years by Doug Evans of Luken Communications. Evans will begin serving his term as chairman in July. The newly elected SEMA Board volunteers are Susan Carpenter of JR Products, Laurel Dasher of Powerteq and Dan Kahn of Kahn Media Inc. Jim Bingham of Winner’s Circle Speed & Custom Inc. and Nick Gramelspacher of Meyer Distributing were re-elected and will serve another term.
2015-2016 SEMA Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board: Doug Evans, Executive Vice President, Luken Communications
Chairman-elect: Wade Kawasaki, President, Coker Group

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Cypress, Calif. (June 9, 2015) – Southern California is the birthplace of “car culture” as we know it today. Everything from traditional hot rodding to the emergence of the Japanese car culture in the US can trace its origins back to “SoCal.” Celebrating all of this history, Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc., a leading manufacturer of off-road and street performance tires, created the Auto Enthusiast Day event – a free car show designed to bring together every facet of the automotive world in one place. Now in its third year, Auto Enthusiast Day promises to be the biggest one yet when it comes to Angel’s Stadium in Anaheim, California on August 1st.

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– Maradyne High Performance Fans has launched an updated website to showcase the wide range of universal electric cooling fans available for cost-effective cooling power for high-performance vehicles or daily drivers.

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After sweeping the SCORE International Desert Racing series last year and helping put champion racers back on the podium, BFGoodrich® Tires is poised to continue its string of seven consecutive overall SCORE desert race wins at the Bud Light SCORE Baja 500 in Ensenada, Mexico, starting Saturday, June 6.

The outstanding run of successes last year included overall wins at the SCORE Baja 500 and SCORE Baja 1000, and coincided with the introduction of the latest in desert race tire technology with the BFGoodrich Tires Baja T/A® KR2. The tire has been adopted by race teams in various classes and now has amassed 11 overall desert race wins.

Menzies Looks To Make History
BFGoodrich Performance Team member Bryce Menzies captured last year’s SCORE Baja 500 after missing an opportunity to claim three in a row in 2013. Nonetheless, Menzies, who will drive the No. 77 Red Bull Ford F-150, has claimed the overall win in three of the last four years in this race and looks to join an elite group of just five racers who have four overall SCORE Baja 500 wins.

Carson-Motorsports-BRC-6-3-15CARSON CITY, NV (June 3, 2015) — Carson Motorsports (CMS) launches its inaugural BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) membership program in support of BRC’s efforts to ensure continued OHV access to public lands in Nevada.

The program highlights CMS’s commitment to helping ensure continued motorized access to roads, trails and areas on lands managed by the Forest Service and BLM.
Keith Serpa, President and CEO of Carson Motorsports, states, “Considering the many current and future Forest Service and BLM planning efforts that will directly impact OHV access to roads and trails in the Carson City and Reno areas, I am proud to announce our efforts to help educate and involve our customers in helping keep trails open.  As part of our program, CMS will be including a full BRC membership with the purchase of any new motorcycle.”

Drake-Off-Road-JK-Wrangler-Inserts-5-27-15Add a hardcore look to any 2007-2015 Jeep JK with Drake Off Road black aluminum door handle inserts. These cast-aluminum inserts feature a race-inspired design with a durable satin black finish.