Racing & Performance

Find Easy-to-Use Chemical Tools from Bar’s Leaks® and Rislone® at 2015 AAPEX and SEMA Shows

Find Easy-to-Use Chemical Tools from Bar’s Leaks® and Rislone® at 2015 AAPEX and SEMA Shows

Iconic brands add SEMA Show to annual tradition for the first time

Holly, MI (Oct. 23, 2015) – After more than 25 years of exhibiting at AAPEX, Bar’s Leaks® and Rislone® will expand their Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week (AAIW) presence to include a booth at the SEMA Show for the first time next month. The AAPEX booth will continue to be the primary destination for in-depth information about new and updated products, while visitors to the SEMA booth will have the opportunity to meet celebrity spokespeople Bobby Janiec and Caitlin Burt while battling other attendees for the high score in the video game “Monster Truck Destruction.”

Valspar to feature celebrity appearances at the 2015 SEMA Show - Cast of Counting Cars and Fast N’ Loud to host autograph sessions (correction on time)

MASSILLON, Ohio (Oct. 28 2015) – Valspar Automotive will offer SEMA attendees a chance to meet, greet and take home the autograph of one or two reality television show celebrities at this year’s SEMA Show.
Valspar’s Custom brand, House of Kolor (HOK), will host Richard Rawlings and John D’Agostino in booth #23513 in the Central Hall on Tuesday Nov. 3. Rawlings, owner of Gas Monkey Garage and star of from the Discovery Channel’s Fast N’ Loud, will be there from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., and D’Agostino, owner of Celebrity Customs, will visit from 2 to 3 p.m. HOK’s creator, famed Jon Kosmoski, will also make appearances throughout the show.

Aftermarket Industry’s First High-Flow Direct Injectors Featured in the New Products Showcase and New Product Training Session at the SEMA Show 2015

New Product Showcase features high-flow direct injectors by Nostrum and New Product Training Session demonstrates Nostrum’s direct drop-in, high-flow K-DI injectors at the SEMA Show 2015 on November 3

Ann Arbor, Mich., October 28, 2015 – Nostrum announces launch of its high-flow direct injection product line, K-DITM, which utilizes an advanced kinetic fuel break-up mechanism to deliver high fuel flow rates with shorter liquid lengths, greater vaporization, precise controllability, and provides engine-specific spray targeting for improved combustion quality in high horsepower applications.

Nostrum at the SEMA Show 2015

Get acquainted with the future of high performance direct injector technology at the SEMA show 2015.

Herkules to Host Drag Racer Ashley Sanford at SEMA Booth 11139 November 3rd through 5th, 2015

Walled Lake, Michigan. September 17, 2015--- Herkules Equipment Corporation will host NHRA Drag Racer Ashley Sanford at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada this November, in booth 11139. Ms. Sanford will be signing autographs and greeting fans from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3rd, Wednesday, November 4th and Thursday, November 5th. The SEMA Show runs from November 3rd through the 6th.

A third generation sand drag racer, California native Ashley Sanford began racing at 8, placing 1st in her very first race. Over the years, she has driven Super Comp, Top Eliminator, and Top Alcohol dragsters, traveling 300 ft. in the sand in 2.5 seconds at 150 mph. She joined the National Hot Rod Association circuit in 2013, and currently races her family-owned Afuel dragster in the Top Alcohol Dragster category. For more information on Sanford, visit

Win a Ride-Along with Vaughn Gittin Jr. in “The Ultimate Fun Haver" powered by SCT / Bully Dog!

Sanford FL Oct 26, 2015 – Derive Systems, the parent company of high octane brands – Bully Dog & SCT Performance, are ready to take the 2015 SEMA Show by storm!

“We have an amazing engaging experience planned for our customers and attendees of the 2015 SEMA Show, November 3rd – 6th, 2015.” said Tim Roi – Director of Marketing for Derive Power, the performance division of Derive Systems. “Our dealers & customers have been the key to our success and we wanted to make sure they have a once in a lifetime experience during the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.” he continued.

“Not only will attendees get a sneak preview of our new & exciting 2016 product line-up, they will have a chance to win a ride-along with World Champion drifter and Professional Fun Haver Vaughn Gittin Jr. in his 2015 Ford F-150 Ecoboost Ultimate Fun Haver drift truck – powered by SCT” Roi explained.

DEI Introduces New Full Line 2016 Catalog at the 2015 SEMA Show

Avon Lake, Ohio (October 28, 2015)…DEI, specialists with over twenty years’ experience in the development of high performance heat and sound control products, introduces their new 2016 catalog. The 47 page catalog features over 20 new exciting thermal control and acoustic products and nearly 100 new part numbers. This year’s catalog boasts the full line of DEI, Boom Mat and DEI Powersports with helpful hints on product use and applications. Each section is easy to read featuring color product photos, product description including bullet point features, benefits and product advantages, as well as advice on installation and application use.

This year, DEI is also introducing three new product lines– each developed with proprietary materials and processes for improved thermal protection: Ultra 47, ONYX Series™ and EXO Series™. A sample of new products featured in this catalog include EXO Series exhaust wrap, EXO Series plug boots and ONYX Series turbo shield.


Auburn Hills, Mich. (Oct. 27, 2015) — TI Automotive, a leading global supplier of fluid storage, carrying and delivery technology, will give away a trip for two to the 2016 Detroit Grand Prix. Visitors to the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas will have a chance to enter the contest when they visit TI Automotive’s new outdoor exhibit at booth #61039.

The trip to the 2016 Detroit Grand Prix is valued at $2,500 and will include two race passes, airfare for two and one hotel room for two nights. Details on the 2016 Detroit Grand Prix have not yet been announced. The 2015 event featured the cars of the Verizon IndyCar Series, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the Pirelli World Challenge Series and the trucks of the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS.

Direct bolt-on OEM Replacement Up-Pipes - Now 50 State Legal!

FULLERTON, CA, Oct 20, 2015 –

PPE has taken the OEM replacement to a new level. PPE OEM Up-Pipes allow 53% greater flow than stock. PPE OEM Up-Pipes are a direct bolt-on to your factory manifolds. But unlike factory parts, PPE OEM Up-Pipes are manufactured from 11 gauge 304 stainless steel and include our superior PPE 304 stainless steel, internally-sleeved bellows that can take the abuse of high temperature and high pressure.

Now 50 State legal (E.O. D-701-16)

▪ Significant reduction in exhaust back-pressure
▪ Free-flowing stainless steel inner liner bellows
▪ Stainless steel 11-gauge .120-inch wall, 2-inch OD Up-Pipes
▪ Direct bolt-on replacement to factory manifolds
▪ Faster turbo response
▪ Lower exhaust temperatures

Available for*: 2001-2015 GM 6.6L Duramax 2500, 3500 HD Trucks

Pricing and availability
PPE’s OEM Replacement Up-Pipes
are now available at authorized PPE retailers.
Suggested retail price: $499.99 - $649.99

SLP Debuts New Supercharger for Z28 and LS7 at SEMA Show

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MICH. (October 28, 2015) — Street Legal Performance will debut its new SLP Supercharger for the LS7 7.0L engine during the SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center next week.

Historically known for GM high performance, SLP expands its supercharger line to the Z28 Camaro. The supercharger, also ideal for crate engine applications, packs a powerful drive with 625 horsepower.

“SLP’s superchargers are designed, engineered, manufactured and tested for high performance reliability,” said Greg Banish, powertrain development manager for SLP. “Initially we designed the package for about 650 horsepower, but you’ll continue to see us supporting applications that push even higher horsepower in the future.”

HELLA VALUEFIT Series Offers Affordable Lighting Applications and Powerful LED Performance

– Line includes light bars as well as cube, oval, and round auxiliary light configurations –

Peachtree City, GA — HELLA, Inc., the North American aftermarket subsidiary of automotive lighting and electronics supplier HELLA, has expanded its VALUEFIT lighting series, a comprehensive line of affordable lighting for a multitude of vehicle applications. HELLA VALUEFIT is designed to meet all of the critical quality requirements for aftermarket lighting, yet is still available without the higher cost of classic premium products. The VALUEFIT line includes a wide range of light bar configurations and auxiliary lighting.

The VALUEFIT line features three different types of LED light bars: Sport, Design, and Pro. The Sport series is designed for daily rides and everyday lighting applications. It is available in four configurations: 8 in. 12 LED 36W, 22 in. 40 LED 120W, 32 in. 60 LED 180W, and 49 in. 96 LED 288W. Light color temperature is 6000K.

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