Category: EVENTS/COVID-19 NEWS

Lubrication Specialties Inc., Manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret, Announces Production of Hand Sanitizer in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Lubrication Specialties Inc., Manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret, Announces Production of Hand Sanitizer in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Mt Gilead, OH, (April 9, 2020) – Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret performance oils and additives and other specialty lubrication products, announced today they are redeploying a portion of the company’s Mt Gilead, OH manufacturing facility and headquarters to make alcohol-based hand sanitizer to assist with preventative care during the COVID-19 […]

April 11, 2020 More
Temporary Shut Down  due to Corona Virus Health Order  Until Further Notice

Temporary Shut Down due to Corona Virus Health Order Until Further Notice

Dear Valued Customer: Last night on March 19th, 2020 California Governor Gavin Newsom issued “a Stay at Home Order for the entire state effective March 19th at 11:59pm. This order is to further restrict and limit the spread of the virus and to ensure the healthcare delivery system is capable of serving all.” We at […]

March 28, 2020 More
ATI’s Pro Mod Racers Win Big!

ATI’s Pro Mod Racers Win Big!

Alex Laughlin wins Pro Mod at the Doorslammer Nationals at Orlando! Alex Laughlin added another milestone moment to his doorslammer drag racing career Sunday evening when he turned on the final-round win light at the inaugural Drag Illustrated World Doorslammer Nationals at Orlando Speed World Dragway and took home a check for $50,000. Driving the […]

March 15, 2020 More
TechForce Foundation Announces 2020 FutureTechs Rock Awards

TechForce Foundation Announces 2020 FutureTechs Rock Awards

TEN TRANSPORTATION TECHNICIAN STUDENTS TO BE RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS AS ROLE MODELS AT SCHOOL AND IN THEIR COMMUNITIES SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — March 10, 2020 — TechForce Foundation’s annual FutureTechs Rock Awards season has begun, and now’s the chance to nominate an up-and-coming student tech! As a nonprofit dedicated to helping student techs achieve their […]

March 13, 2020 More
Race Wrap — Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, Round 1 | Coverage by Edelbrock

Race Wrap — Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, Round 1 | Coverage by Edelbrock

Santa Ana, CA (March 10, 2020) Drivers of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series set in motion a new season of racing with the 18th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem presented by Holbrook Racing Engines, March 5-8 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida. If they were in need of seat time after several months off, the […]

March 12, 2020 More
VP RACING FUELS MAINTAINS SUPPORT FOR £85K ‘THE DOORSLAMMERS’ RACE

VP RACING FUELS MAINTAINS SUPPORT FOR £85K ‘THE DOORSLAMMERS’ RACE

The Doorslammers Santa Pod Raceway Fri.15 – Sun.17 May 2020   With £85,000 prize money on the line, ‘The Doorslammers’ is a unique event in European drag racing. And Santa Pod Raceway is proud to announce that VP Racing Fuels will continue to support the race this year.   As Associate Sponsor of the event, […]

March 11, 2020 More
FORD PERFORMANCE WINS WITH A 1-2 FINISH AT PHOENIX

FORD PERFORMANCE WINS WITH A 1-2 FINISH AT PHOENIX

PHOENIX, AZ – March 9, 2020 – Ford Performance wins at Phoenix Raceway with Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick coming in first and second. Logano drove the Team Penske Pennzoil Mustang to Team Penske’s 122nd NASCAR Cup Series race win while recording a milestone 200th win for the Ford FR9 engine, since it’s racing debut […]

March 10, 2020 More
USAutomotive.co.uk to Sponsor 2020 Dragstalgia Cannonball Featuring Rivals Rat Trap and Havoc

USAutomotive.co.uk to Sponsor 2020 Dragstalgia Cannonball Featuring Rivals Rat Trap and Havoc

Bedford, England — USAutomotive.co.uk is excited to announce that they will be sponsoring the 2020 Dragstalgia Cannonball featuring the Rat Trap and Havoc AA/Fuel Altereds. Chairman of USAutomotive.co.uk, Stewart Bassett said, “USAutomotive has been involved with Ron Hope’s Rat Trap and Nick Davies’ Havoc for a number of years now and to be instrumental in […]

March 2, 2020 More
Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout

Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout

The NMRA blasts into a new season and starts the year off at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals Series has a little bit of everything for the racing fan all weekend long – from the hardcore VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw class that features insane turbo and supercharged door-slammers, […]

February 25, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson in the Thick of a Mustang Rivalry

Mickey Thompson in the Thick of a Mustang Rivalry

Building on a rivalry years in the making, Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has again signed on as sponsor of an exclusive Ford Mustang drag race showdown, in addition to its continued support of the National Mustang Racers Association. The NMRA Cobra/Terminator vs. GT500 Shootout class runs at two of the largest NMRA events on […]

February 21, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson Again Backing the Bikes

Mickey Thompson Again Backing the Bikes

Returns as title sponsor of the NHRA Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series STOW, OHIO – Feb 4, 2020 – Back by popular demand, the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series will be featured at 10 events during the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. “The Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels […]

February 13, 2020 More
Musi Racing Opens 2020 Season in Style with Pro Mod Victory at U.S. Street Nationals

Musi Racing Opens 2020 Season in Style with Pro Mod Victory at U.S. Street Nationals

After a productive off-season, Lizzy Musi and the Musi Racing team didn’t waste any time showing the results, winning the first race of the 2020 season at the U.S. Street Nationals in Bradenton. It was a wire-to-wire performance in the Frank Brandao-owned Edelbrock / Lucas Oil “King Kong 7” 2018 Dodge Dart, as Musi qualified […]

February 10, 2020 More
Modern Racing Support of PDRA Mid-Atlantic Showdown

Modern Racing Support of PDRA Mid-Atlantic Showdown

Modern Racing, a one-stop-shop for motorsports electronics, wiring and fabrication services, will continue its role as the presenting sponsor of the second race on the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) 2020 No Warning Labels Tour. The 2020 PDRA Mid-Atlantic Showdown presented by Modern Racing will take place May 7-9 at Virginia Motorsports Park in Dinwiddie, […]

February 3, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson Returns as an NHRA Major Sponsor

Mickey Thompson Returns as an NHRA Major Sponsor

The 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is just around the corner, and Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels will again have a prominent sponsorship presence to showcase its championship lineup of racing products. “Drag racing is an important part of what we do and who we are,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing, […]

January 31, 2020 More
NHRA 2020 Season to see Countdown to Championship Points System Change

NHRA 2020 Season to see Countdown to Championship Points System Change

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of RPM Magazine, it’s staff, management or owners. The NHRA 2020 season is nearly here and the wait is almost over for the competition’s 65th season to begin. The 2020 season, sponsored by […]

January 29, 2020 More
Quebec Grudge Wars and Ontario Grudge Wars Gather Forces to Bring Nitrous to the Front

Quebec Grudge Wars and Ontario Grudge Wars Gather Forces to Bring Nitrous to the Front

Quebec Grudge Wars and Ontario Grudge Wars have always maintained a similar rule set between each other and this time is no different. With the ever growing popularity of the Limited28s class and the low ets it continuously sees we realized the separation of the combos needs a fix!

January 6, 2020 More
Dragstar Racing Components to Award ISP Pour in Seat for 2020 Ontario Grudge Wars

Dragstar Racing Components to Award ISP Pour in Seat for 2020 Ontario Grudge Wars

We are very excited to announce the addition of our newest Marketing partner for 2020! Dragstar Racing Components will be awarding a custom ISP Pour In Seat for the racer that ends up with the most points 2020 total!

January 4, 2020 More
IHRP Releases 2020 Schedule

IHRP Releases 2020 Schedule

Ian Hill Racing Productions (IHRP) is pleased to release our 2020 race schedule. The 7-race schedule will see the Heads Up Street Car Shootout Series – powered by Maxima Racing Oil and the RPM Magazine Smackdown4 races being held at St. Thomas Raceway Park will Unfinished Business returns to NYIRP – Lancaster Dragway in NY.

January 3, 2020 More
Merry Christmas from all of us at RPM Magazine!

Merry Christmas from all of us at RPM Magazine!

The Christmas Season is a very special time of year….a time to be thankful for our family and friends.  It is a time to gather together to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas.  To have the Christmas Spirit and be hopeful for times to come. At this time, the Management and Staff of RPM Magazine […]

December 24, 2019 More
RPM MAGAZINE IS NOT GOING ANYWHERE!

RPM MAGAZINE IS NOT GOING ANYWHERE!

With the recent news of losing a number of performance automotive/drag race industry publications in print from TEN Publishing, RPM MAGAZINE is stepping up to help enthusiasts, and reassure them that RPM is here to stay in print, and online!   The fact is that RPM print subscription readers have increased each and every month […]

December 11, 2019 More
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