DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 3, 2000) — Hoosier Tire Corp. has selected Ben Tire Distributors Ltd. of Toledo, Ill., as its inaugural Hoosier Performance Tire Distributor of the Year. Ben Tire was singled out for its aggressiveness in selling and marketing Hoosier´s performance street tires.
Austin Dunn, Vice President of Ben Tire, lauded the Hoosier program, saying, "(It) has provided a great opportunity for us. As a wholesale distributor, it has opened doors for new customers. And from a retail standpoint, it has proven to be a highly profitable product." Mr. Dunn accepted the award at Hoosier´s annual distributor meeting in Daytona Beach.