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Amended California Bill to Exempt Pre-1981 Vehicles from Emissions Inspections Moves to Full Senate

Amended legislation (S.B. 1239) to exempt motor vehicles prior to the 1981 model year from emissions inspection requirement was unanimously approved by California’s Senate Appropriations Committee on May 27. Having already […]

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EPA Withdraws Race Car Emissions Rule

The hot rodding community spoke — and the EPA has listened! The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it has removed language regarding converting emissions-controlled, street-driven vehicles for racing. The EPA statement said: “…EPA […]

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Congressman Tim Ryan Visits Summit Racing to Express Support for Racers

TALLMADGE, OH — Congressman Tim Ryan (D – OH13) visited Summit Racing Equipment’s headquarters in Tallmadge, OH Monday to express his support for racers and the RPM Act. Ryan, U.S. Representative for […]

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California Proposal Threatens Old Cars, Replacement Parts

California could expand a Los Angeles-area vehicle buyback pilot program reminiscent of the 2009 federal cash-for-clunker program statewide, potentially threatening older cars and cheap replacement parts availability. The Specialty Equipment Market Association […]

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Join the Battle Against the EPA’s Latest Proposal (Letter Template Included)

You can help protect your hobby against the EPA’s proposed rule prohibiting the conversion of street vehicles into dedicated race cars. Find your representative using these links: and Then, use the template […]

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Congressional Bill Seeks to Protect Race Car Enthusiasts

Known as the RPM Act, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016 was drafted to ensure that turning street vehicles into race cars driven exclusively in competition does […]

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EPA Looking to Prohibit Conversion of Street Vehicles into Race Cars

Hot rodders unite. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a new regulation that would prevent you from converting your street car into a race car. This regulation would […]

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Legislative Alert: New Law Legalizes Sale of Turn-Key Replica Vehicles

Thinking about buying a replica car like the ones sold by Factory Five and others? That used to mean purchasing a replica car kit, putting it all together, and then procuring and […]

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SEMA Boosts Efforts to Preserve Off-Roading on Public Lands

Federal government action to expand the National Wilderness Preservation System (which bans motorized vehicles) is threatening off-road enthusiasts’ ability to use public land and back-country trails they’ve enjoyed for decades, […]