Nuts & Bolts – March 10, 2010

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    • Roush Yates Engines has named Bucky Gregory the vice president of sales and marketing for its performance parts department…

    • William Hileman, a crew member for the No. 76 Ray Hackett Racing team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, has been suspended indefinitely by NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy…

    • Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo., GM Performance Parts and Reliable Chevrolet will offer an incentive program to ULMA Late Model drivers running GM 602 or 604 crate engines this year, including a $200 bonus to the highest finishing driver with a GM crate engine…

    • Firestone has been named the title sponsor of the June 5 IZOD IndyCar Series event at Texas Motor Speedway in Forth Worth, Texas. AAA Texas has signed a five-year agreement to become title sponsor of the Nov. 7 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at TMS…

    • The PASS South Late Model Series has added a June 4 event at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C., to its schedule…

     Former NASCAR driver Buddy Baker will serve as the grand marshal for the Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway March 28…

     Tickets for the USAC Mopar National Midget Series events at Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway March 24-25 are on sale. Fans can receive a $5 discount by purchasing tickets online at www.usacracing.com or by calling (317) 247-5151. Tickets are $20 a night or $35 for a two-night pass…

    • Magnaflow Exhaust has been named the official exhaust system of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series

     New York’s Shangri-La II Motor Speedway has renewed its sanctioning contract with ASA Racing

    • Prolong Super Lubricants will sponsor Mathew Shedarowich in the AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series…

    • Coors Light will serve as primary sponsor of California winged sprint-car driver Andy Forsberg this season…

     The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance will remain the official driving school of the SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge…

     The Mr. DIRTcar 358-Modified Championship event scheduled for April 9 at Fulton (N.Y.) Speedway has been canceled…

    • Paducah (Ky.) Int’l Raceway will open its season with the inaugural Rumble By The River doubleheader featuring NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace March 26-27. The event will feature modifieds, pro-late-models, street stocks and 4-cylinder warriors…

    • Ron Fellows will drive the No. 2 Chevrolet Corvette C6 for CRP Racing in the SCCA Pro Racing Speed World Challenge GT class this year…

    • Nelson Piquet, Jr. will drive the No. 6 Eddie Sharp Racing Toyota in three more ARCA Racing Series events this season, beginning April 16 at Texas Motor Speedway…

    • Sunoco Race Fuels has signed a multi-year agreement with the Pro All Star Series that makes Sunoco’s supreme and standard gasoline the official spec fuel for all five PASS touring series.