Performance Racing Industry - eNewsletter
Volume 3  Issue 5

PRI Trade Show -- Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2012

Hotel Room Bookings Off To A Fast Start For PRI Show--Room Rates Start At $69!   

With contracted room rates beginning at $69 per night, PRI has opened its convenient and affordable hotel reservation process for the 25th Annual PRI Trade ShowShow Hotels in Orlando. "We've negotiated great rates with neighboring hotels," said PRI Housing & Travel Manager Michelle Gallegos. "We have a wide spectrum of hotels in order to match up with virtually anybody's preferences in hotel accommodations." The first week that housing opened with an email blast to the racing industry, 3865 total room nights were booked immediately, which is 36% more than the 2011 opening week and 63% more than 2010 opening week. Click here to make your reservations online now. It takes minutes. PRI Housing is also ready to take your calls Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT, at 949-499-2044. Or, send an email to Gabriela ( or Michelle (

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Companies Added 2012
PRI Adds 130 Companies To 2012 Floor Plan That Are New Or Returning Exhibitors From Before 2011

Cosworth, Auburn Gear, Maxima Racing Oils, AFCO, Momo, HANS...130 companies have been added to the 2012 PRI Show floor plan that are new or returning exhibitors from before 2011. "This is exciting. All of the exhibiting companies bring solutions to the tens of thousands of attending buyers!" exclaimed PRI's John Kilroy, noting that there are good booth locations still available. Click here to view the floor plan.

Dave Despain
Good News! Dave Despain Set To Return For Grand Opening Breakfast -- A Fun Racing Industry Tradition!

There's simply no better way to spend your Thursday morning. Once again, Dave Despain will present a live version of his popular Wind Tunnel Speed TV program during the Grand Opening Breakfast on opening day of the PRI Show. It's a terrific mix of colorful racing stories by special guests and valuable new insights into racing today. No charge for registered attendees. Click here to register for your credentials. 

Exhibitor Videos
Interested In Exhibiting? Watch These Videos Of PRI Trade Show Exhibitors Sharing Their Success Stories

With good booth locations still available for the PRI Show, and the racing market growing ever stronger, 2013 will be a year of opportunity for racing industry suppliers. Get off to a fast start! It's time to reserve space in the largest gathering of racing professionals anywhere. Increase market share! Get new business! Expand internationally! Click here to view videos from the PRI Show floor of exhibitors sharing their success stories.

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25th Performance Racing Industry Tradeshow - Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2012 * Orlando, FL

May 2012 Front Cover
Opportunities In The Open Wheel Market Is The Cover Story Of May Issue. Available For Online Reading Now!

With the exciting open wheel segment of auto racing ever evolving, new business opportunities are explored in the cover story of the May issue, which can be read online at any time. Read a terrific retail profile of Jim Bingham's Winner's Circle Speed & Custom in northern Illinois. Check out the new Promoter's Perspective column, beginning with Promoter Of The Year Bob Sargent. Much more! Click here to read the May issue now!

Sport Compacts
Get Your Message To The Industry Effectively, Affordably In The July Issue Of PRI -- EFI, Sport Compacts, More!

Special Merchandising Opportunity To EFI Suppliers -- Ask Your Sales Rep How To Take Advantage * Sport Compact Market * Pushrods & Lifters * Performance Headers * Crew Gear * Pulleys, Gear Drives & Timing Chains * Cabinets, Tie-Downs, Winches & Other Trailer Accessories * Coatings. Contact your PRI advertising sales manager today to get direct access to the all-important distribution network in racing! 

Calendar 2012 Editorial Calendar
July 2012 Ad Space Closes:
May 24, 2012
July 2012 Art Deadline:
May 29, 2012
Contact us today at (949) 499-5413 for more information on advertising with PRI
Carroll Shelby
A Racer's Racer: Carroll Shelby, 1923-2012

Carroll Shelby passed away May 10, 2012, in Dallas at the age of 89. "Carroll Shelby is one of the most recognized names in performance car history, and he's been successful at everything he's done," said Edsel B. Ford II, a member of the board of directors of Ford Motor Co. "Whether helping Ford dominate the 1960s racing scene, to building some of the most famous Mustangs, his enthusiasm and passion for great automobiles over six decades has truly inspired everyone who worked with him." PRI is most grateful for all of Shelby's contributions to racing. 

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