Months of careful preparation and planning by the hardworking staff at Crandon International Raceway are now coming down to the final hours as the iconic facility is set to host this weekend’s second annual celebration of speed, power and dirt better known as the Forest County Potawatomi “Super Challenge” Off-Road Weekend. The unique and interactive event kicks off today with practice sessions, driver meetings, technical inspections and the excitement of mud bog racing open to the public before two big days of competition Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10.
Earlier in the year, Nissan announced its plan to build a custom Titan pickup truck. What’s unique about Nissan Project Titan is that the Japanese automaker decided to let fans vote on the modifications to determine what the final version of the truck will be.
DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced today that Toyota Motor North America pledged $1 million toward the DIA’s commitment to raise $100 million as part of a “grand bargain” that will help the City of Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, support city pensioners and protect the museum’s art collection for the public.
“Toyota has demonstrated its commitment to Detroit and Michigan by doing its part to secure the DIA’s future while helping Detroit’s retirees,” said Eugene A. Gargaro Jr., DIA board chairman. “We are extremely grateful for Toyota’s generous support and know that it will motivate other donors and help pave the way for a bright future, both for the City of Detroit and the DIA.”
SAN ANTONIO, TX – VP Racing Fuels, Inc. today announced Davidson Oil as the newest partner in VP’s retail branding program. Based in Amarillo, TX, the company provides wholesale distribution of fuels to more than 60 retail sites in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, each of which will be evaluated for rebranding with VP Racing Fuels.
“VP’s retail brand program has so much going for it, in particular its low credit card rates which should save station owners easily hundreds, if not thousands of dollars per month,” said John Lutz, Vice President-Sales & Marketing for Davidson Oil. “VP’s program also enables stations to source unbranded fuel, which together with the low credit card rates will help reduce prices for consumers while making station owners more competitive.”
CLEVELAND (August 7, 2014) – Mr. Gasket, a performance automotive parts and accessories manufacturer celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, today announced the availability of its new “Dead Soft” Aluminum Exhaust and Collector Gaskets for a variety of Ford, Chevy, Mopar, Pontiac and AMC applications.
Tread Lightly!, the nation’s leading organization promoting responsible outdoor ethics, education and stewardship, and Land Rover North America, a founding sponsor for 25 years, have launched an online charity auction
Stow, Oh. – Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) competition continued this past weekend at Glen Helen Raceway with a total of five podium finishes for Mickey Thompson competitors in rounds nine and 10.
“The competition started off as hot as the weather which then brought in some rain in round 10,” stated Ken Warner, VP of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “The Mickey Thompson tires performed well throughout the weekend and it was really great to see these guys at the podium once again.”
STURGIS, South Dakota – Mi-Jack Products, an equipment company, is the undisputed leader in providing large equipment to the railroad and port intermodal industry. For decades, Mi-Jack has been synonymous with IndyCar and the Indy 500, and will now be represented on the #25 GUNK Pro-2, driven by Arie Luyendyk Jr.
Lansing, Mich. – Air Lift Company has engineered two new load support solutions specifically developed for the redesigned suspension system on the 2014 Ram 2500 three-quarter-ton pickup truck chassis to improve ride quality, handling and safety when towing and hauling heavy loads
Corona, CA: T-REX Grilles all-new Graphic Series Grille line is growing. The newest addition to the T-REX Grilles family of grilles adds part numbers offering a more diverse line up. T-REX Grilles Graphic Series line of automotive grilles was originally created for the active truck and SUV enthusiast looking to make a bold statement about their lifestyle. T-REX Grilles Graphic Series grilles come in four (4) distinctive finishes- Multi-Cam, Digi-Cam, Next-G2 and Avery-KW1 either on T-REX Grilles renowned framed, formed wire mesh grilles or the legendary T-REX Grilles 6061/6063 billet aluminum grilles.