VP Racing Fuels Extends ‘Official Racing Fuel’ Partnership with DIRTcar Racing, World of Outlaws through 2014
CONCORD, N.C. – March 12, 2011 – World Racing Group announced today VP Racing Fuels has extended its partnership through 2014 to be the Official Racing Fuel of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series, plus all 12 divisions of DIRTcar Racing and DIRTcar UMP Racing.
“We are thrilled with the success of our program with DIRTcar Racing and the World of Outlaws, and look forward to working with all World Racing Group series and sanctions through 2014,” said Jim Kelly, VP Racing Fuels Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing. “From the DIRTcar Nationals in Florida through Super DIRT Week to the World Finals and at weekly DIRTcar tracks across the Northeast, Midwest and West Coast, more racers than ever are running VP Racing Fuels.”
The only fuel allowed in the DIRTcar Big-Block Modified division will be D12 while DIRTcar 358-Modified division will continue to fuel with VP’s D12, D110 or D109 spec fuels. Sportsman and Pro Stock are permitted to run D98 or standard unleaded pump gas, provided it’s not blended.
Fuels available to other divisions and regional series, in addition to VP110 and C12, include VP113, VP110, C12, Late Model Plus, New DRT, Motorsport 109, M1 and M5 Methanol, as well as many of VP’s other specialty blends.
“VP Racing Fuels is the industry leader and provides the best and broadest range of fuels in motorsports,” said World Racing Group CMO Ben Geisler. “In addition to the quality of their fuels, to put it simply, they get it, they have people on the ground at dirt tracks all across the country and a tech staff that is always reachable by phone or email. Especially important, they value our competitors’ business.”
About World Racing Group, Inc.
World Racing Group, Inc., a sports entertainment company, is a world leader in the sanctioning and promotion of dirt track auto racing. WRGI, based in Concord, N.C., owns and operates the three highest profile national touring series for dirt track racing in the United States:
- The World of Outlaws® Sprint Car Series
- The World of Outlaws Late Model Series(SM)
- The Super DIRTcar Series™ Big-Block Modified Series
World Racing Group sanctions more than 4,900 local and regional dirt track racing events in the United States and Canada at 126 tracks each year under the DIRTcar™ Racing brand. In addition, World Racing Group owns and/or operates six premier dirt track speedways. WRG races can be heard online at DIRTVision.com ®. To learn more about World Racing Group, visit worldracinggroup.com .
About VP Racing Fuels
During its 35+ year history, VP Racing has fueled sportsman and professional racers alike in every form of motorsports across North America. . Working with racers and engine builders here and abroad, VP has developed nearly 70 unique top quality blends and fueled track and series champions both in competition where the competitor chose to fuel with VP or where quality VP spec products were chosen by a series. In addition to World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing, VP is the Official Fuel of National Hot Road Association (NHRA) Championship Drag Racing, American Drag Racing League (ADRL), American LeMans, Championship Off Road Racing (CORR), AMA Flat Track and many more. In addition to fuels, VP’s product line includes performance chemicals, specialty lubricants and traction compounds for drag strips and asphalt tracks and circuits-each designed to produce the best performance in their respective racing applications. More information can be obtained from VP’s Web site – vpracingfuels.com.