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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Women in Grassroots Racing: Careers in every aspect of the sport

FROM CONTINGENCY CONNECTION Kingsport, TN It’s an intriguing contradiction: Grassroots racing is known as a family sport and  Motorsports racing events around the country see audiences that are almost equally split between men and women; yet fewer and fewer women are making their careers in the industry. So if women are enthusiastic enough to attend […]

King of Custom: Kooks’ reign continues as new facility expands capabilities

STATESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Kooks Headers and Exhaust started the way many performance manufacturing companies do: by solving a problem. Founder Papa Kook used a gas torch to fabricate his first set of custom headers and exhaust for the family race car. Because of his innovative solutions and winning combinations, Kooks became the industry leader. From […]


San Rafael, CA: Since 1985, Stage 8 Locking Fasteners has been in the business of keeping things from moving, and in their continued dedication to supplying dealers and customers with the best user experience possible, the company recently launched a new website. Focused on product education, optimized dealer location and captivating visuals, the all new […]

New date, still great: ididit moves iconic Car Show & Open House to September

TECUMSEH, MICHIGAN: The hot rods, street rods, muscle cars, sports cars and trucks that line up for the highly-anticipated annual ididit Car Show & Open House never disappoint. The 30-year old company’s car show is a favorite event for enthusiasts from throughout Michigan and the Great Lakes Region. Michigan weather isn’t always as consistent as […]

A family thing: Father and son racers find success with the help of Contingency Connection’s Racer Rewards program

Father John Sherrick, two-time champion at National Trail Raceway with “The Gambler” (S-10 Chevy Truck) and “White Lightening” (1980 Mercury Zepher), and his son Nathan Sherrick, two-time Sport Compact Champion at National Trail Raceway (2015 and 2016 stock Colbalt) talk about how Contingency Connection’s Racer Rewards program helps get them to the winner’s circle all […]