NSSN News Nuggets – August 25, 2010

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    CV Products Makes Purchase
    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — CV Products has purchased certain assets of HutchBSR, a longtime supplier of racing components. The former locations of HutchBSR in Concord, N.C., and Mooresville, N.C., will not be reopened and all service and sales of HutchBSR products will be conducted through CV Products locations in Mooresville and Thomasville, N.C.

    CV Products officials hope the purchase will continue the company’s expansion into the chassis market.



    New Dirt Legends Car On Way

    CONCORD, N.C. — O. Bruton Smith, chairman and CEO of Speedway Motorsports, Inc., and Ray Evernham, CEO of Ray Evernham Enterprises, have partnered to launch a new dirt-track racing series as part of U.S. Legend Cars Int’l.

    The series will run an innovative dirt-track version of the Legend Car, designed by Evernham.

    The series will initially run at East Lincoln Speedway in Stanley, N.C. next year, which is owned by Evernham, and expand to other top dirt tracks around the country.



    Bristol Re-signs With Ford

    DEARBORN, Mich. — A very good thing for Ford and Bristol Motor Speedway is getting even better.

    Area Ford dealers announced Friday an extension of their official vehicle sponsorship agreement with Bristol Motor Speedway that will now go through the 2014 season. Currently, the dealership group is in the second of an original three-year deal that was signed in 2009.



    Team USA Scholarship Candidates

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — The candidates for the annual Team USA Scholarship for rides in traditional end-of-season Formula Ford events in England in October and November were announced. The 2010 nominees are: Neil Alberico, 17, Los Gatos, Calif.; Ashley Freiberg, 18, Homer Glen, Ill.; Patrick Gallagher, 17, Thornville, Ohio; Miles Maroney, 16, Topanga Canyon, Calif.; Arie Ouimet, 19, Plymouth, Mass.; Spencer Pigot, 16, Windermere, Fla.; Jonathan Scarallo, 18, Hauppauge, N.Y.; Felix Serralles, 17, Haines City, Fla.



    Racer Of The Week

    Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch made history at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway by becoming the first driver to sweep all three of NASCAR’s national touring divisions at the same track during the same weekend.