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STOTT IN PURPLE?

The 1963 LeeBoy Equipment Corvette, powered by Torco Race Fuels will make its
first public appearance at the Performance Racing Industry Show. The PRI is the
world’s largest racing trade show featuring the latest in motorsports technology
from 1,400 companies in 1,000,000-square-foot exhibit hall.


CRUZ ON WALL STREET

Cruz Pedregon, owner / driver of the Advance Auto Parts NHRA Nitro Funny Car,
joined executives of Advance Auto Parts at the New York Stock Exchange on
November 29, 2006 to celebrate the company’s fifth public anniversary.  In honor of the occasion, Chairman, President
and CEO of Advance Auto Parts Michael N. Coppola rang The Closing
BellSM.

 

After touring the Exchange floor
with Advance executives, Cruz Pedregon appeared along with the Advance Auto
Parts showcar and simulator outside the Exchange. The showcar and simulator were
set up on Wall Street for the day providing excitement to all the Exchange
visitors.

NHRA PRO MODIFIED IS BACK AND WITH TURBOS

The exciting and unpredictable Pro Modified class will once again run a 10-race
schedule during select NHRA national events in 2007 it was announced Wednesday
by series director Matthew Brammer. The AMS Pro Mod Challenge will pit the best
blown, nitrous, and turbo-charged racers against one another for the coveted AMS
Pro Mod Cup.
 
"The most exciting class in drag racing will be back in
2007 and we couldn't be happier," Brammer said. "The fan support of the AMS Pro
Mod Challenge has been tremendous from the start and using the platform of the
POWERade Drag Racing Series to showcase our stars in major markets is the
perfect way for us to reach the broadest audience possible.

ROYAL PURPLE JOINS SUPER CHEVY

Roger Gustin, President of AutoStar Productions, Inc.,
producers of the Super
Chevy Show, announced the addition of Royal Purple
Synthetic Oil and
Lubricants as a sponsor for 2007. Gustin stated, "We are
pleased to have
Royal Purple as a sponsor of our Super Chevy Show's and we
are proud to
promote Royal Purple products throughout our 2007 tour."

300,000 MILES AND 1320 FEET

Staff Photo Director Roger Richards achieved a performance milestone with his battle-hardened Chevrolet Astro Van recently in Bristol, Tenn.

NEW SPONSORS FOR PMRA

The
Pro Modified Racing Association is pleased to announce new sponsorship for its
upcoming season.

Wix Filtration Products, Valvoline, a
division of Ashland
Inc.,
Uni-Select,
and
Moen Incorporated will sponsor the PMRA points series in
2007.

VISIT TORCO AT PRI

The folks at Torco Race Fuels, Inc., encourages you to visit their booth at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Orlando, Florida, Thursday through Saturday. The display is located at Peninsula 3449.

COUGHLIN'S NEW TURBO GTO

The much-anticipated public unveiling of Troy Coughlin's turbo-charged JEGS.com
Pro Mod racecar will occur this week in Orlando, Fla., at the Performance Racing
Industry (PRI) Trade Show.

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TOP DOORSLAMMER RACER RETURNING DURING BOXER DAY

353.jpgAustralian Top Doorslammer competitor Maurice 'Fabulous' Fabietti is set to make a return
to competition this Boxing
Day in brand new machinery. Maurice will be once
again supporting the 'lions-den' driving the Holden Genuine Parts-sponsored
Monaro. The Monaro runs a Murray Anderson chassis identical to that used by
fellow competitor Ben Bray.

"The product produced by Murray Anderson is
second to none. For quite some time now Murray has been the leader in
Doorslammer chassis and the future is looking bright for him and his product,"
said Fabietti.

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