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New Bob Glidden “85/10” Honor To Be Awarded At PRI
 Industry News
Ford Performance will present the new award to the Ford drag racer who best epitomizes the grit and determination of the hall of fame racer during the PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis each December.
  The “85/10” symbolizes Glidden’s Pro Stock victories and championships in the NHRA during his career.
Aeromotive Promotes Jon Pestinger To VP Of Sales
 Industry News
Fuel delivery systems and component manufacturer Aeromotive announced the promotion of Jon Pestinger to vice president of sales. Formerly the company’s national sales manager, Pestinger began his new position earlier this year.
  Jon Pestinger, pictured, holds a B.B.A. in Business Administration and Management.
MIR (TN) Adds Marketing Specialist
 Industry News
Brendan O'Brien, public relations and marketing professional, has been named Marketing Specialist for Memphis International Raceway (MIR) in Millington, Tennessee. O'Brien is an avid motorsports enthusiast and will report to MIR President Pam Kendrick.
  Newly hired Brendan O'Brien will maximize MIR's presence and work with both local and national media.
Heartland Motorsports Park (KS) Adds To Team
 Industry News
Shelby Ebert has been named Heartland Motorsports Park’s digital marketing and sales coordinator. Ebert currently races drag boats for Shelby Ebert Racing, LLC in the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series.
  Heartland Motorsports Park is a multi-purpose racing facility featuring five tracks in Kansas.
New This Year: High School Students Can Apply For A SEMA Scholarship
 Industry News
Applications are now open for the 2018 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund, created for students preparing for careers in the auto or auto-parts industries. The deadline is March 1.
  Previously only for full-time college students, high schoolers and part-time students can now apply.
NASCAR Awards Drive For Diversity Recipients
 Industry News
Pioneers of diversity were honored Thursday during the 11th annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity Awards. The Awards highlight exceptional accomplishments by drivers, motorsports professionals, industry facilities and organizations, and more.
  Among the awards, Cup Series driver Joey Logano received the National Series Driver Award for 2018.
IMSA Appoints Two To Race Director Roles
 Industry News
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) appointed veteran race officials Todd Snyder and John Maesky to new race director roles for IMSA-sanctioned single-make and challenge series.
  Both directors will be present during the two days of IMSA-sanctioned testing next week at Sebring.
Turn 14 Distribution Adds Wilwood To Line Card
 Industry News
Wilwood Engineering is said to have on-shelf stock of more than 300 different brake calipers, 200 rotor designs, 100 master cylinder designs and a wide assortment of brackets, fittings, valves and brake lines.
  Wilwood Engineering's high-performance disc brake systems are now available through Turn 14.
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