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May 18, 2017

HDT's Day At The Races [Photos]

The Bandit Series is looking to bring big rig racing back to America. One of the series' permier sponsors, Minimizer, invited HDT to attend the thrid race on the circuit at the Montgomery Motor Speedway, just outside Mongomery, Alabama. Minimizer chief Craig Kruckeburg likes to take his turn behind the wheel, and provided fans with some excitement when a mix-up in turn four put his Ford tractor into the wall. But no one was hurt and a good time was had by all. Photos: Jack Roberts

August 12, 2016

Focus On... Cummins' One-of-A-Kind Diesel Indy Car

When Cummins entered its #28 Special race car in the 1952 Indianapolis 500, it wasn't looking to get into the racing business. It was trying to prove a point about diesel engines, and boy, did they succeed. Equipment Editor Jim Park met got a close look at the car at the launch event of Cummins 2017 engine lineup in July. 

August 10, 2016

When Cummins Went to Indy

Cummins Engine Co. founder Clessie Cummins knew a thing or two about making engines. As it turns out he had a twisted genius for marketing too.

May 22, 2015

Truck Racing Returns

After nearly a month since its inaugural event, big rig racing -- returning to the U.S. after a 22-year hiatus -- is heating up with race events two weekends in a row.

May 21, 2015

Continental Tire Sponsors Truck Racing Series

Continental Tire the Americas has been named the tire sponsor of the ChampTruck truck racing series in 2015.

March 27, 2015

Meritor Sponsors Truck Racing's Return to U.S.

Big-rig truck racing is returning to the U.S. for the first time since 1993 with the Meritor ChampTruck World Series for the 2015 season.

May 22, 2014

Family Day at Meritor's Italian Axle Plant

Meritor is original equipment supplier to many of the biggest truck makers and sponsors of the FIA European Truck Racing series. Many of the race trucks over the last few seasons have featured the Meritor 145 race axle, which is made at the plant here in Cameri, Italy. Because the first FIA race of the season takes place at the Misano World Circuit on Italy’s Adriatic coast, just a short drive from Cameri, Meritor held a family day at the plant for the workers and their families to come out and see the race trucks and meet the drivers.

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