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 select sponsors will offer the following benefits for the TMC: Mazda [...]

March 14th, 2018|

2021 Champions Crowned at NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires

Getting to the podium at the NASA Championships takes a combination of bravado, survival skills, a few people skilled with turning wrenches — and, of course, a welcome dose of good luck. The National Auto Sport Association wrapped up its 2021 Championships at Daytona International Speedway and crowned 21 new racing champions and eight new Time Trial champions. In the world of motorsports, professional or grassroots, Time Trial is akin to baseball. Played at any level, it is a thinking man’s game. Each session on track is like an at-bat for a ball player. It teaches you a little bit [...]

September 19th, 2021|

2022 Toyota GR 86 Named Official Pace Car for NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires

The all-new 2022 GR 86 will arrive at Toyota dealerships soon, but race fans don’t need to wait. They can see it in action this weekend as it paces the National Auto Sport Association National Championships Presented by Toyo Tires. The pace car role kicks off this Thursday, September 16, as Toyota’s latest Gazoo Racing sports coupe leads racers at Daytona International Speedway. Winner-take-all championship races take place Sunday, September 19. “We are thrilled to have the new GR 86 selected as the official pace car of NASA’s National Championships,” said Michael Tripp, vice president of Toyota Vehicle Marketing and [...]

September 14th, 2021|

Dino Luzzi Energy Drink Signs Onto NASA Member Benefits Program

When you’re at the 2021 NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires, be sure to stop in the vendor village and sample some Dino Luzzi Energy Drink, an Italian beverage company that is now part of NASA’s Member Benefits program.  Dino Luzzi is a delicious and exhilarating refreshment distinguished from its competitors by its decidedly non-metallic after taste. Dino Energy Drink also uses a minimal amount of taurine, which is abundant in almost all other energy drinks. Along with its distinguished health protocols, Dino Energy Drink is known for its delicious taste. Dino Luzzi is now a proud supporter of NASA, [...]

September 8th, 2021|

TrackDay Tire Announces Pole Position Award at NASA Championships

TrackDay Tire just signed on as the official sponsor of the pole position award for this year’s NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires.  Competitors at the Championships will find two TrackDay Tire decals in their welcome packet to be displayed on their cars. If a driver wins pole position and has two TrackDay Tire decals on the car, that driver will win a $100 certificate from TrackDay Tire. It’s that easy.  The post TrackDay Tire Announces Pole Position Award at NASA Championships appeared first on NASA Speed News Magazine.

September 7th, 2021|

2021 NASA Championships Livestream Bigger and Better than Ever

This year, NASA is upping the ante on its livestream broadcast of the NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires. That’s great news for NASA drivers who will be the stars of the show, but also for anyone who wants to watch from home. We will have more cameras in cars and more cameras placed around the track to capture all the action. It’s no small feat to set up the broadcast. NASA officials and staff show up to the track as early as Monday to begin preparations for livestream. At a facility as large as Daytona International Speedway, getting the [...]

September 7th, 2021|

Appalachian Race Tire to Provide Trackside Service at NASA Championships

Thanks to an exclusive alliance, NASA’s official tire retailer has partnered with Appalachian Race Tire to provide on-site mounting and balancing service at the 2021 NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires. If you are headed to the NASA Championships and you want your tires delivered to your home or shop in advance, place your order with NASA’s official retailer If you would like to pick your tires up at the track, please order from Appalachian Race Tire. For more information and ordering, please use the Web and telephone contact information below. Appalachian Race Tire – 865-681-6622 – [...]

September 1st, 2021|

Racing Tire Manufacturers Issue Setup Guidelines for Daytona

The NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires are upon us. To help competitors with their setups for this truly unique track, Toyo Tires and Hoosier Racing Tire have issued guidelines for nailing your setup at Daytona. Toyo recommends, “users increase their outside tire inflation pressures by 10 percent and decrease their outside wheel camber angles by 0.5 to 1.0 degree. These changes are intended to better withstand the high-capacity loads associated with Daytona’s unique track characteristics. We also would like to remind users to confirm that their inflation pressures are set high enough to safely support the load of their [...]

August 31st, 2021|

The United States Touring Car Championship to Race with IndyCar at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

The United States Touring Car Championship just announced it has added the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey to its 2021 calendar. The new round five of the championship will take place at the world-famous WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Sept. 17-19, 2021, with the IndyCar series. The Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey is one of the biggest racing events on the West Coast, with tens of thousands of spectators expected. “Our teams are very excited to join one of the best races at one of the best tracks for a double header weekend of intense racing,” said Ali Arsham, Managing Director [...]

August 24th, 2021|

Camden Gruber Takes Two of Three at Pitt Race

The last weekend of July is the traditional calendar location for NASA’s annual visit to Pitt Race located in the rolling hills of western Pennsylvania, approximately an hour northwest of Pittsburgh. A technically challenging track with outstanding facilities, Pitt Race was described by a first-time visitor from the West Coast as “one of the most underrated tracks in the country” after a track walk Saturday night. The Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic crossover event drew large fields, with 76 cars in the Lightning race grid. Despite best efforts by Brian Silvestri to bring on wet weather with a rain dance, the [...]

August 17th, 2021|

Great Lakes Region to Raffle a Miata for Cancer Charity

NASA Great Lakes and Midwest Miata Parts have teamed up to raffle off a 1990 Mazda Miata to raise funds and awareness for FORCE, Facing Hereditary Cancer Empowered, an organization that provides support, education, research, advocacy and public policy about hereditary cancer. Tickets cost $100 each and 100 percent of the proceeds go to FORCE. The drawing will be held August 28. To donate and enter to win, send $100 via PayPal to [email protected] Use the “sending to a friend” option to avoid service fee. Donations also will be accepted in person up to the drawing on August 28 at [...]

August 17th, 2021|
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