STOW, OH – Feb. 6, 2014 – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels returns to NHRA drag racing as a major sponsor of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Mickey Thompson Motorsports will support racers as a contingency sponsor for all Sportsman racing classes as well as Pro Mod and Pro Stock Motorcycle, and will be on site at all national events with the fully equipped Mickey Thompson trailer to provide trackside support to racers throughout the season.
“We are proud to continue support of racers in this fast paced series,” stated Tom Kundrik, Motorsports Manager, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels. “For more than 30 years we’ve supported NHRA racers, and we’re proud to be back again this year.”
The 24-event Mello Yello Drag Racing Series kicks off with the Winternationals February
6-9 at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif. For a complete event schedule, visit http://www.nhra.com/schedules/2014.aspx.
In addition to its return to national event sponsorship, Mickey Thompson will continue to serve as a divisional level associate contingency sponsor of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series in all Sportsman classes including Stock Eliminator, Super Stock, Competition Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, Top Sportsman and Top Dragster. Mickey Thompson Motorsports will continue to support the NHRA racers through the popular Team M/T program. Racers interested in joining Team M/T may contact Tom Kundrik, Motorsports Manager, at 800-222-9092 X3114 for more information.
About Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels
Max-Trac Tire Co., Inc., dba Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, markets racing and high-performance tires and wheels for street, strip, truck, and off-road applications. The company was founded in 1963 by racing legend Mickey Thompson and is headquartered in Stow, Ohio, USA. For more information, visit http:/www.mickeythompsontires.com/.