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U.S. Congressional Committee Moves RPM Act Closer to Becoming Law

A congressional committee approved the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act by a 33-20 vote this week, making it eligible for consideration on the floor of the U.S. House […]

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Update: Newly Reintroduced RPM Act Needs Your Support Again!

In 2016, the motorsports community scored a big victory to protect Americans’ right to transform street vehicles into dedicated race cars. The Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act of 2016 […]

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SEMA Urges You to Renew Your Support for the RPM Act and Stand Up for Your Hobby!

Congress is back at work after a seven-week recess. To mark lawmakers’ return from recess, SEMA has drafted a new letter urging members of Congress to take immediate action to […]

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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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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: http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/ and http://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/. Then, use the template […]

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Ohio Attorney General Voices Strong Opposition to EPA’s Latest Threat to Motorsports

Ohio is a drag racing hotbed. The state is home to many aftermarket equipment manufacturers, several drag racing venues, and the world’s largest distributor of aftermarket parts: Summit Racing. It’s no wonder […]

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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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UPDATE: EPA Reopens Public Comment on Proposed Rule Banning Conversion of Street Vehicles into Race Cars

Progress, perhaps? Automotive and racing enthusiasts have voiced their feelings about the EPA’s proposed regulation to prohibit the conversion of on-road vehicles into race cars via this online petition and on […]

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9 Facts and Myths About the EPA’s Proposal to Prohibit the Conversion of On-Road Vehicles into Race Cars

Much has been said about the EPA’s proposed regulation against converting street vehicles into race cars — in the media and the proposal itself. The EPA proposal comes in at over […]