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Nitrous Supply Acquires Edelbrock’s Nitrous Line

Hungton Beach, CA – Nitrous Supply, owned by Mike Thermos and based in Huntington Beach, California, is the manufacturer of nitrous oxide parts and accessories. The company also provides custom plumbing, system testing, and bottle refills.

Mike Thermos, the co-founder of NOS and owner of Nitrous Supply, has acquired the complete inventory of nitrous oxide-related components from Edelbrock.

Edelbrock offers nitrous oxide kits, accessories, controllers, bottles, jets, nozzles, and more.

“Back some twenty years ago when we sold NOS to Holley, Vic Edelbrock, Jr. saw an opportunity and expanded his company into nitrous oxide…which included hiring some of our former employees who did not want to relocate.

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FORGELINE’S NEW FORGED MONOBLOCK BEADLOCK AND ‘SKINNY’ DRAG RACING WHEELS CAPTURE GLOBAL MEDIA AWARDS AT 2019 PRI SHOW

DAYTON, OH – Forgeline’s new Forged Monoblock Single Beadlock and 18 x 5.0 Forged Monoblock “Skinnies” wheels earned Global Media Awards at the 2019 PRI Show.

Developed for drag racing applications, the wheels offer strong, lightweight construction and, in the case of the new Forged Monoblock Single Beadlock wheel, the assurance of positive wheel-and-tire engagement in extreme-performance conditions.

“We are extremely proud that both of these new, innovative wheel designs have been recognized for Global Media Awards at the PRI Show,” said Forgeline president Dave Schardt. “Our Forgeline team continues to demonstrate that everything is possible through dedication and a commitment to innovation.”

PRI’s Global Media Awards program recognizes products for their likely interest by a worldwide motorsports audience, as determined by a panel of racing and performance journalists from around the world. Forgeline’s new wheels were highlighted for the contribution to drag racing performance.

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RPM Act Introduced In US House Of Representatives

Washington – The Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2019 (RPM Act) protects Americans’ right to convert street vehicles into dedicated race cars and the motorsports parts industry’s ability to sell products that enable racers to compete.

US Representatives Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA) have introduced H.R. 5434, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2019 (RPM Act of 2019). The bipartisan RPM Act of 2019 protects Americans’ right to convert street vehicles into dedicated race cars and the motorsports parts industry’s ability to sell products that enable racers to compete.

SEMA is urging all racing industry members and enthusiasts to contact their members of Congress and ask them to support the bill. To send a letter to your members of Congress (it takes less than 30 seconds), visit sema.org/rpm.

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PRI TRADE SHOW ATTRACTS MOTORSPORTS PROFESSIONALS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE  

Product innovations, supply partners, business conferences and networking opportunities draw overseas attendees to Indianapolis in December

ALISO VIEJO, CA — Motorsports professionals from all over the world will discover the newest racing and performance products, hear from leading experts, and connect with industry professionals during the 2019 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, held December 12-14 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. With a vast array of exhibitors, expanded educational program, and dedicated international business center complete with interpreters, the PRI Show provides incredible value and opportunity for overseas attendees.

“Thousands of industry members from more than 70 countries attend the PRI Show every year to see the hottest products, newest technology, and latest trends in racing,” said PRI Trade Show Director Karin Davidson. “Because of this worldwide appeal, the Show offers plenty of services to further facilitate international communication, business and exposure.”

New for 2019, the Show’s International Center inside the Indiana Convention Center’s 500 Ballroom will feature private meeting rooms, free Wi-Fi, printer access, and interpreters from several countries who are available by appointment at no charge to assist during meetings.

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SONNY LEONARD BUILDS 1400-HORSEPOWER ENGINE FOR SUNNEN CHARITY SWEEPSTAKES AT PRI 2019

Tickets to win the 762 cubic-inch, high-horsepower engine are available now at victoryjunction.org/sunnen-sweepstakes

ALISO VIEJO, CA – Performance Racing Industry (PRI) and Sunnen have teamed up with well-known manufacturers and legendary engine builder Sonny Leonard from Sonny’s World Class Racing to raffle a high-performance engine during the PRI Trade Show, December 12-14, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Tickets for the 31st annual Sunnen Engine Charity Sweepstakes are available now at victoryjunction.org/sunnen-sweepstakes, with all proceeds going to Victory Junction, a camp founded by NASCAR’s Petty family for children with serious illnesses.

“It’s such an honor to have Sonny Leonard and his team generously volunteer their time to build another engine for the Sunnen Engine Charity Sweepstakes,” said PRI Trade Show Director Karin Davidson. “Their engine last year raised a record amount for Victory Junction, and we’re looking forward to the excitement that this second, more powerful engine will generate.”

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2016 PRI Trade Show Finishes with Whirlwind of Activity

Race industry professionals from throughout the world gathered last week in Indianapolis, Indiana, for the three biggest business days in racing, also known as the 2016 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show. Featuring thousands of manufacturers, new products and industry announcements, the annual trade event was a resounding success, as Showgoers left prepared and eager for more business heading into the 2017 racing season.

From the pre-Show seminars and special events, to the Grand Opening Breakfast with Rick Mears and Jeff Gordon, and the product debuts and unveilings on the Show floor, the race industry’s premier Trade Show was filled with education, networking and sales.

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Big Business Makes For Banner Day Two Of PRI Trade Show

Motorsports parts and equipment buyers packed the booths and overflowed into the aisles of the Indiana Convention Center on Friday during one of the busiest days in Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show history.

Day Two of PRI 2016 kicked off with a trio of Show-sponsored seminars focused on enhancing business and marketing, making connections and achieving success on- and off-track, and the themes carried over onto a Show floor that more than lived up to host city Indianapolis’ tag as the Racing Capital of the World.

Douglas Robbie, who has been attending the PRI Show for five consecutive years, was among the many who attended “The Look from the Sponsor Side: 4 Keys to Successful Strategic Relationships” seminar Friday morning. Hoping to expand his marketing knowledge and learn how to improve sponsor relations for his modified race team, Robbie left the seminar with “a clearer picture of how to do it and how to work with my marketing person to get it.”

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