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2019 NASA Championships Set For Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Continuing the trend of moving its National Championships to a new track each year, the National Auto Sport Association is excited to announce that the 2019 NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires will continue as a singular event set to take place at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.Just two short weeks ago, NASA hosted its largest Championship event in the company’s 28-year history with nearly 500 competitors taking part in the historic event at Circuit of The Americas. ...
Thursday, October 11, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (328)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NASA Announces 2018 Time Trial National Champions

The official results from Time Trial competition at the 2018 NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires are in. Time Trial drivers from across the country competed at the Circuit of The Americas Sept. 14-16 for the top honor of being the fastest of the fast. Here’s a breakdown of the 2018 NASA Time Trial champions.TT1No.  256 Timothy Bidwill was competing in Super Touring 1 and TT1 at Circuit of The Americas, and he won the ST1 qualifying race in the rain on Saturday. Bidwill also posted the ...
Thursday, September 27, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (299)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Champions Crowned at 2018 NASA Championships

In a little over a month, Formula 1 will be racing at Circuit of The Americas, but the weekend of Sept. 15-16, it was all about the NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires. The record number of attendees, more than 450 competitors, came from NASA regions all across the country to race at a track many drivers and even race fans have placed high on their bucket lists.“There’s no better place than COTA to bring back the combined event as a single NASA National Championships,” said NASA Texas ...
Thursday, September 27, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (349)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Mazda Spec Miata Penske Racing Shocks Upgrade on Way to NASA and SCCA

IRVINE, Calif. (Aug. 14, 2018) -- Since its inception nearly 20 years ago, Mazda’s Spec Miata (SM) has grown to become one of the most popular and competitive classes within the Sports Car Club of America and National Auto Sport Association. The low-cost, high-excitement platform has drawn thousands of racers, and that will continue with today’s announcement that Mazda Motorsports and Penske Racing Shocks have teamed up to produce a new, spec shock package to enhance the SM racing experience ...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (360)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NASA Appoints New Communication Director

Promoting from within, the National Auto Sport Association has appointed Brett Becker as its new communication director. In addition to his role as the editor of Speed News, the official publication of NASA, Becker will operate in a multifaceted role, from planning communication strategies that accompany NASA initiatives to assisting management in marketing events. He will also serve as the media contact and spearhead the company’s efforts to publicize and garner media coverage for its ...
Thursday, April 26, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (764)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2018 NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires Registration Opens April 6th 2018

April 2, 2018, Napa Valley, Calif. — The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 NASA Championships presented by Toyo Tires will open April 6, 2018 at 9 a.m. PST. The NASA Championships move this year to the world-famous Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The four-day event will take place September 13-16, 2018. This world-class facility, home to the United States Grand Prix, and some would say the pinnacle of motorsports in the ...
Monday, April 02, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (697)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Toyo Tires Continues as the Official Tire of the National Auto Sport Association for 2018

NASA is pleased to announce that Toyo Tires will continue as the Official Tire of the National Auto Sport Association in 2018.  This represents the 16th year that NASA and Toyo Tires have been committed to expanding the sport of amateur road racing throughout the US.  As part of that long-standing partnership program, NASA is excited to announce the official 2018 Toyo Tires Contingency Support Program. A few seasons ago, we were privileged to announce a newly revamped spec tire ...
Thursday, March 15, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (839)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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National Auto Sport Association Announces New National Teen Mazda Challenge Program

Giving young drivers a helping hand is what the Teen Mazda Challenge (TMC) has always been about, and the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is excited to announce it is expanding the TMC program nationally. The new TMC will add value and help drivers up to age 20 climb the ladder to success in racing and help them develop skills they need in their careers. The program also will deliver a suite of contingency prizes to help make racing more affordable. For the 2018 season, NASA and a few ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (778)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2018 Hawk Performance NASA Contingency Program

The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is pleased to announce the continuation of the 2018 Hawk Performance Contingency Program. As the Official Brake Product of NASA, competitors finishing 1st through 5th are eligible for Hawk Bucks’ and up to $400 per class will be available every race weekend to competitors.“Hawk Performance is thrilled to partner with NASA once again and support the great racers all across the country,” said Hawk Performance Marketing Manager Lindsey Nikolai.  “We ...
Friday, March 09, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (902)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NASA Promotes Jeremy Croiset to Vice President

The National Auto Sport Association is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeremy Croiset to the position of vice president. Formerly the director of business development, Croiset has worked for NASA since 2005. The new promotion marks an important milestone in NASA’s history and in Croiset’s motorsports career. Croiset’s duties now include strategic planning and managing daily operations of the company. “Everything I’ve accomplished in motorsports has led me to this moment,” ...
Thursday, March 08, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (868)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New Contigency Portal for Racers and Time Trial Competitors

NASA is pleased to announce the launch of the newly created Contingency Portal. This new system has been designed specifically to make the process of contingency redemption easier for NASA competitors. This new website allows members quick and easy access to essential information with features that offer a more streamlined process to claim contingencies. The updated look with improved functionality includes easier navigation and secure electronic forms that will be used to submit contingency ...
Wednesday, March 07, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (1011)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Winding Road Racing Remains Official Motorsports Equipment Supplier of NASA in 2018

The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is proud to announce the continued support of Winding Road Racing for 2018 as the Official Motorsports Equipment Supplier of NASA. As a leader in motorsports equipment supplies with three retail locations including their main headquarters in Austin, TX, NASA members are able to take advantage of their extensive knowledge and experience with a massive selection of motorsports gear and equipment offerings. Through this partnership, NASA members are ...
Tuesday, March 06, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (982)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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NASA Welcomes Shawn Meze as the New Technical Director of Racing

NAPA VALLEY, CA (Feb 7, 2018) – NASA is pleased to announce that beginning with the 2018 racing season, Shawn Meze will assume the position of Technical Director of Racing. Shawn will be responsible for interacting with all NASA series leadership, assisting in cultivating grown, in addition to continuing his role as National Series Director for our very popular Spec E30 series. Shawn will also assist with the oversight and management of NASA’s growing top-level series, NASA Prototype which ...
Wednesday, February 07, 2018/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (939)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NASA Announces the Creation of the Toyo Tires Classic Offering the Largest Payout in the History of Amateur Road Racing

Indianapolis, IN – Dec 8, 2017 – The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is excited to announce that the inaugural Toyo Tires Classic will take place during the 2018 NASA Championships presented by Toyo Tires to be held during the Circuit of the Americans, Sept 13-16, 2018.  This newly created event will include Spec Miata competition during the championships and will provide competitors with the largest purse ever in modern amateur competition history. This unique race will award the ...
Friday, December 08, 2017/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (1143)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Toyo Tires/Flying Lizard Motorsports Audi Wins Third Consecutive NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by Hawk Performance

Willows, Calif., Dec. 3, 2017 - The Toyo Tires/Flying Lizard Motorsports team took its third consecutive overall win in the NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill presented by Hawk Performance on Sunday, marking only the second time in the endurance race’s 15-year history that a team has won three overalls in a row.The Audi R8LMS took the overall lead just after sunrise Sunday and never looked back as the team’s main competition, a pair of Ginetta G57 prototypes, dropped out late in the endurance race ...
Monday, December 04, 2017/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (1151)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Follow All the Racing Action Live from the 2017 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill

NAPA, CA., November 28, 2017 - Pacers, fans and family – this year we will have ample amount of options available to you in order to follow all the action LIVE from the 2017 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by HAWK Performance. Live video broadcast made possible thanks to Toyo Tires. For the first time this year, we will have trackside cameras and LIVE video interviews from the hot pits so you can follow all the action as it unfolds in real time. Make sure to Like ...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (1107)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Repeat Winners Returning to the 2017 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by Hawk Performance

The 15th running of the NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill presented by Hawk Performance is attracting past winners and teams who are still looking for their first class win. The twice-around-the-clock plus one-hour race is set to run Dec. 2-3, 2017.E1Peter Hopelain with Team Technik/AGM Racing is still chasing a class win at Thunderhill, and the team has come close in years past. Team Technik lost an engine in the middle of the night while enjoying a two-lap lead in 2014, then scored a ...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (1053)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New Toyo Tires® GT Challenge Class to Debut at the 2017 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill

CYPRESS, CA, November 13, 2017 - Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) and the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) are pleased to announce the creation of the Toyo Tires GT Challenge.  This new class features equally prepared Porsche® Cayman® GT4 Clubsport and GT4 Clubsport MR race cars competing on 18-inch Toyo® Proxes® RR DOT competition tires. The inaugural race will take place during the 2017 NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill presented by Hawk Performance.The new GT Challenge class is the ...
Monday, November 13, 2017/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (1363)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NASA Drivers Comprise Majority of 2017 Mazda Road to 24 Shootout Roster

The Mazda Road to 24 Shootout selects the very best amateur drivers who race a Mazda or Mazda-powered vehicles. The Shootout also pulls in virtual racers from the world of iRacing, competitors from the NASA Teen Mazda Challenge, the Skip Barber Series and the Formula Car National Challenge.This year, 13 of the 19 eligible drivers selected are NASA racers. In 2014, five of the eight finalists were NASA racers, and in 2015, 15 of 23 semifinalists came from NASA. What’s even more telling, five ...
Thursday, November 09, 2017/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (1012)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Toyo Tires ® Continues On-Site Hospitality and Support of the 25-Hours of Thunderhill™ The Longest Endurance Road Race in North America

CYPRESS, CA, November 6, 2017 – Toyo Tires® continues its support of amateur road racing with VIP track services and an on-site hospitality area at the 25-Hours of Thunderhill™, the longest endurance road race in North America.  This year’s race will take place December 1-3 at Thunderhill Raceway Park in the rolling Northern California foothills.  Competitors using Toyo® Proxes® tires will enjoy access to the Toyo Tires hospitality area including meals on Friday (lunch and dinner), Saturday ...
Monday, November 06, 2017/Author: NASA-GL/Number of views (1632)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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