MTP Tire & Racing Center L.L.C., owned and operated by Hickory Motor Speedway promoter Kevin Pirecy, will continue to be the exclusive tire supplier and trackside service company of the X-1R Pro Cup Series, Pro Cup said.
The 2014 CARS Pro Cup Series will comprise 12 events at 10 different tracks, starting March 22 at Montgomery Motor Speedway in Montgomery, Ala., and concluding Oct. 18 at Hickory Motor Speedway in Hickory, N.C.
This will the short-track racing series' 18th year of competition. It started out in 1997 as the USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, then morphed into USARacing Pro Cup Series in 2009, CARS Pro Cup Series in 2012 and then Rev-Oil Pro Cup Series last year. X-1R Corp., a producer of automotive performance lubricants, took over series' sponsorship for this season