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Feeling Disconnected: Platooning has promise, but barriers remain

March 13, 2018 by John Smith

The idea of platooning trucks has been released to great fanfare, and for good reason. Double-digit fuel economy gains can be realized by allowing one tractor-trailer to tuck closely behind the next, drafting much like race cars as long as […]

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Mack partners with Petty’s Garage, eyes growth

December 4, 2017 by John Smith

OAKLAND, CA – Mack Trucks is once again turning to the power of celebrity partnerships as it looks to expand its share of a growing North American truck market.
The truck maker is now an official sponsor of Petty’s Garage, the high-performance speed shop established by NASCAR’s Richard Petty. Under the deal, the Garage receives a 2018 Mack Pinnacle Axle Back model with an MP8-445C engine to move cars to public events as part of the Performance Tour.
This build’s on Mack’s established relationship with the NASCAR race series, which has it providing 10 Pinnacles to haul gear, equipment, and other technologies.
For Mack customers, the NASCAR relationship means opportunities to ride in pace cars or see drivers load in equipment at track level. Now appearances by Petty – one of the biggest names in auto racing – will be included as well.
This build’s on Mack’s established relationship with the NASCAR race series, which has it providing 10 Pinnacles to haul gear, equipment, and other technologies.

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Mack Signs As Official NASCAR Hauler

February 18, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Mack Trucks has signed a multi-year national partnership with NASCAR to become the racing circuit’s official hauler.

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McNally GPS Maps Pilot Flying J Truck Driver Race Course

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SOUTHERN PINES, NC – Truck drivers flying on race tracks across the United States will be guided by a Rand McNally truck GPS as they compete in the Pilot Flying J Truck Driver Challenge.

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OBAC revving up for Fergus with special plans

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — The Owner-Operator’s Business Association of Canada (OBAC) is returning to the Fergus Truck Show with a NASCAR simulator and proceeds will benefit a worthy cause.