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Photographer Bob Sheldon, 87

Bob Sheldon

Former auto racing photographer and long-time racing historian, Bob Sheldon, 87, passed away on May 4. A longtime resident of Burnham, Ill., Sheldon was an active racing photographer from 1947 to about 1959

Stock Car Legend Don White Dies At 89

Don White poses next to his Ray Nichels-prepared Dodge in 1966. (Stan Kalwasinski Collection Photo)

Don White, a two-time champion of the USAC Stock Car Series, died Friday evening at his home in Keokuk, Iowa. He was 87 years old.

Simpson Reveals HANS Pro Ultra Lite

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The HANS Pro Ultra Lite, 30 Degree has been approved by The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), making the device one of the lightest weight 30 degree HANS Devices available to FIA and SFI sanctioned racers.

Wimble, NASCAR Sportsman Champ, 84

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Two-time NASCAR National Sportsman division champion Bill Wimble, 84, died late Sunday afternoon from complications that developed after he suffered a brain hemorrhage in late February.

Motorsports Hall Receives Petersen Grant

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The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America has received a $2.5 million grant from the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation of Los Angeles, with the money targeted to fund construction and development of the Robert E. Petersen Theater in the hall’s new permanent home at Daytona Int’l Speedway

Chicagoland Racer Dave Evans, 71

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Dave Evans, formerly of Crystal Lake, Ill., passed away last Saturday (April 16) in Necedah, Wis., at the age of 71

Roush Partners With Drifter Pawlak

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Professional drifter Justin T. Pawlak has partnered with ROUSH Performance Pawlak to drive a 2016 ROUSH Supercharged Mustang with a Ford Performance Aluminator crate engine during the Formula Drift campaign.

Universal Trailer Tabs Howes As V.P.

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Universal Trailer Corporation, a leading trailer manufacturer in the United States, has hired Jeff Howes as Vice President of Marketing.

Former Talladega PR Man Jim Freeman Dies

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Jim Freeman, the former public relations director at Talladega Superspeedway, died Sunday morning in Murfreesboro, Tenn. He was 73 years old.

Oetiker Group Acquires Jiffy-Tite

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Oetiker Group, a leading international manufacturer of connecting solutions, has acquired all shares of Jiffy-tite Group effective March 1.

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