National Auto Sport News
Published on January 28, 2008 14:01The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is pleased to announce the continuation of Toyo Tires' sponsorship of NASA programs for 2008. Toyo will remain the Official Tire of NASA and NASA's choice for all spec tire racing classes. Toyo has continued their generous "Toyo Dollars" programs that allow top-finishing racers to receive rebates on their future tire purchases. Most NASA spec tire classes will run on the time tested Proxes RA-1 race tire which has proven to provide excellent value and an even playing field for racers in those classes. Additionally, some NASA classes will be racing on Toyo's next generation Proxes R888 competition DOT radial which includes new technology while maintaining the traditional Toyo values of long life, consistent performance, and good value.
Published on January 28, 2008 10:08The National Auto Sport Association's (NASA) has announced that their National Competition Manager Bryan Cohn is leaving after two years in the position. Cohn was instrumental in coordinating and implementing NASA's first National Championships in the Fall of 2006, held at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, OH. He also helped facilitate an overall growth of 10 - 15 % per year for NASA during his tenure
Published on January 28, 2008 08:21The national office announced today that an additional of two levels of membership are available, referred to as "Spouse" and "Family." Currently a single membership is $44. Now, upon purchasing a new membership or a member renewing a membership, a spouse may be added for a total of $75. The spouse must be living in the same household.
Published on January 25, 2008 10:05The most sought-after online auto racing competition of 2008 will take place in the final weeks of the year at NASASimRacing: The first annual Championships of Online Auto Racing presented by the National Auto Sport Association to crown and recognize the best in the disciplines of Sports Car, Open Wheel, Touring Car and Stock Car sim racing!
Published on January 22, 2008 10:11The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) today announced that it has renamed the Ohio/Indiana Region to reflect the tremendous growth and extended reach of the program in recent years. The regional program will now be called the Great Lakes Region in recognition of the diverse home states of the drivers in the program and also the location of the tracks that the program visits during the year. The new name was selected by polling members of the region and asking for input on names they felt would accurately represent their chosen region.
Published on January 22, 2008 08:25The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is pleased to announce that Pfadt Race Engineering will offer over $400,000 in available contingency awards during the 2008 NASA season in the form of "Pfadt Cash".
Published on January 11, 2008 10:19The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is pleased to announce an extensive new contingency program for drivers competing in Mazda vehicles in 2008 worth nearly $500,000. Rewards are available for drivers in NASA's competition racing and Time Trial programs. The regional program will pay up to $1000 to the top driver ($1200 if a local champion chooses to attend the NASA Championships presented by Toyo Tires at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course) and will pay cash rewards down to 5th place for year-end finishes in each NASA Chapter.
Published on January 10, 2008 10:25The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) announced today that three classes will lead the implementation of the new Toyo R888 tire for NASA's spec tire program. Racers in the SpecE30, 944 Spec, and Spec Focus class will all switch to the R888 from the previous RA-1 tire on June 2, 2008. Racers will be allowed to use both the R888 and RA-1 from January 1, 2008 until the June cut-over date when the R888 will be the required tire. NASA's other spec tire programs will remain on the RA-1 for the balance of 2008, but will begin using the R888 on January 1, 2009 as the RA-1 is phased out by Toyo in favor of the R888. Questions regarding the spec tire program can be directed to our competition manager at email@example.com.
Published on January 01, 2008 10:23The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is pleased to announce that it has secured an important new benefit for members participating in closed course track and rally events for 2008. NASA's Excess Accident Medical coverage has now been increased to $1,000,000 from the previous level of $100,000. This coverage is extremely rare in motorsports nationwide and is even more rare at the amateur level making this a significant advantage for drivers participating in NASA programs. Details of NASA's insurance plans can be found on NASA's website at www.nasaproracing.com/documents/nasa_insurance_summary.pdf
Published on December 20, 2007 14:38After a tremendously successful 2007 season in the world's first national road race Scion tC, Jackson-Dawson (JD) and Scion are taking their road racing program to the next level. The team will be competing in select Grand-Am KONI Challenge Series races. The car will be prepped to run in the highly competitive Street Tuner (ST) class which routinely sees fields in excess of 30 cars per race.
Published on December 04, 2007 14:29The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is pleased to announce the release of the Speedcast Productions DVD of the 2007 NASA National Championships presented by Toyo Tires at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course.
Published on December 03, 2007 14:43HANS Performance Products is excited to announce their brand new HANS Device - the Sport Series. The design is guaranteed to provide the same level of industry leading safety as existing HANS Devices, but retail at just $695.
Published on December 02, 2007 14:32The fifth annual running of the United States Air Force 25 Hours of ThunderhillTM came to a close on Sunday, December 2, 2007 after over a day's worth of severe endurance racing. The event saw 72 teams enter with 67 of them taking the green flag at the Thunderhill Raceway Park complex in Willows, CA. Read more at nasa25hour.com
Published on November 15, 2007 14:34NASA is pleased to announce the successful completion of the 2nd annual NASA National Championships presented by Toyo Tires at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course.