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Tuesday, 17 August 2021 19:59

Madison International Speedway Joins Fight to Save Our Racecars

Performance Racing Industry and Madison International Speedway will host the SaveOurRaceCars.com Championship Night on Aug. 20 to advocate for the worldwide motorsports industry. Performance Racing Industry and Madison International Speedway will host the SaveOurRaceCars.com Championship Night on Aug. 20 to advocate for the worldwide motorsports industry.

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Madison International Speedway in Oregon, WI, is advocating for racers and fans to join the effort to protect the future of motorsports by hosting SaveOurRaceCars.com Championship Night on Aug. 20.  

As the title sponsor of the event, the Save Our Racecars initiative and efforts to stop government overreach will be promoted directly to race fans and consumers at the event. All those in attendance will learn about the threats facing the racing industry, including challenges racetracks have had holding in-person events during the pandemic, current legislative issues and the future evolution of automobiles.  

 

“The racing industry has endured more challenges in the past year than it has in its entire history, and it’s not going away,” said Gregg McKarns, Madison International Speedway track owner. “We’re grateful that PRI is fighting for our rights to race.”

 

SaveOurRaceCars.com Championship Night represents an established relationship and partnership between Madison International Speedway and Performance Racing Industry (PRI), the organization promoting to Save Our Racecars and advocating for the worldwide motorsports industry.

 

When Dane County prohibited outdoor events from taking place last summer, Madison International Speedway leaned on PRI’s lobbying efforts to secure approval for hosting a limited number of events. SaveOurRaceCars.com Championship Night is the latest initiative between PRI and Madison International Speedway.

 

The Aug. 20 event features three division races that include vehicles that began as street cars before being converted into dedicated race vehicles. As such, the MISfitz, Bandits and 6shooters series are at risk from the EPA’s National Compliance Initiative, which specifically targets and enforces against aftermarket companies that produce, market and install parts for dedicated race cars.

 

To protect the motorsports industry against EPA overreach, the Save Our Racecars campaign is pushing for passage of the...


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