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Thursday, 29 July 2021 20:16

PRI and NCMA Join Forces to Protect Racing in North Carolina

Written by PRI Editors
Performance Racing Industry has joined forces with the North Carolina Motorsports Association to protect racing in the Tar Heel State and urge the North Carolina motorsports community to join in RPM Week on August 2-6. Performance Racing Industry has joined forces with the North Carolina Motorsports Association to protect racing in the Tar Heel State and urge the North Carolina motorsports community to join in RPM Week on August 2-6.

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Performance Racing Industry (PRI) has joined forces with the North Carolina Motorsports Association (NCMA) to protect racing in the Tar Heel State---home to more than 50 race tracks and more than 30,000 motorsports jobs.

As the leading advocacy group for the racing industry, PRI unites motorsports businesses, race teams, racers and fans to strengthen the industry’s ability to advocate and protect motorsports.  

 

PRI is committed to growing and protecting the racing community from threats, including government overreach. Working with PRI, NCMA is actively fighting against Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) overreach and urging NCMA members and the North Carolina motorsports community to join in RPM Week, Aug. 2–6.

 

“Motorsports has a long history as an American tradition, and yet the industry is at great risk,” said David Miller, NCMA executive director. “Working with PRI and the entire motorsports community, we will be able to make our voices heard and protect the hobby well into the future.”

 

As part of the EPA’s National Compliance Initiative, aftermarket parts businesses are being targeted and jeopardized. Companies are being fined and risk being shut down.

 

The RPM Act is a bill that will protect the racing industry by clarifying that it is legal to convert street vehicles into dedicated race cars, and it ensures that motorsports parts businesses can legally produce, market and install racing products.

 

The bipartisan bill was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), with Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) serving as the lead Republican cosponsor.

 

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) is serving as the lead sponsor of the RPM Act in the U.S. Senate and is working closely with the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to position the bill for...


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