Motorsports

CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) is pleased to announce they will continue as the Official Tire of the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) in 2018.  This represents the 16th year that Toyo Tires and NASA have been committed to expanding the sport of amateur road racing together...
CONCORD, N.C. (March 16, 2018) – Fans can expect more power than ever when drag racing’s most spectacular four-wide thrill show returns to zMAX Dragway April 27-29. NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc.on Friday announced their entitlement sponsorship of the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. “NGK...
GASTONIA, N.C. (March 2, 2018) – WIX® Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, announced today that it will serve as a chief technical partner for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing. WIX will serve as primary partner for the No. 24 Indy 500 entry for young driver Sage Karam in the 102nd...
GERMANTOWN, Tenn., March 5, 2018 – Parts Plus Top Fuel driver Clay Millican broke his own national elapsed time record to kick off the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Series, running a 3.628 @ 322.04 mph at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif. Powered by an innovative chassis setup developed by Parts Plus...
This will be the 19th consecutive year that Federated has partnered with Schrader and his racing teams.
STAUNTON, Virginia – Feb. 26, 2018 – Federated Auto Parts has renewed its sponsorship of Ken Schrader Racing for the 2018 season, it was announced today by J.R. Bishop, motorsports and event marketing director for Federated Auto Parts. This will be the 19th consecutive year that Federated has...
Paris, February 20, 2018 – Total, the world’s fourth-largest international energy company and sports car manufacturer Aston Martin and its racing team, Aston Martin Racing are proud to announce the renewal of their partnership — a driver of excellence — to 2019. Expertise Serving PerformanceTotal...
The Jasper Engines & Transmissions Driveline Division will supply 4-Speed Transmissions to Stewart-Haas Racing, Joe Gibbs Racing, Furniture Row Racing and Leavine Family Racing, for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR® Cup Series season. Danica Patrick will have a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission in her...
GASTONIA, N.C. (Feb. 9, 2018) – WIX® Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has joined Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) as key technical partner and the team’s official filter. WIX Filters will be outfitted on all SHR’s racecars, with the championship-winning NASCAR team fielding four...
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LONG BEACH, Calif. – DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., will serve as the primary sponsor for Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Angie Smith in the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. DENSO also will serve as an associate...
SONOMA, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2017) – The excitement heats up on Sonoma Raceway’s drag strip with 46 days of drag racing slated for 2018. The 31st annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals will once again highlight the schedule, as the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to wine country. The drag strip will...

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