STOW, Ohio (Feb. 9, 2016) — Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels is continuing its support of NHRA drag racing as a major event sponsor for the 2016 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
The company announced it also will continue in its role as a contingency sponsor for all Sportsman racing classes, as well as Pro Mod and Pro Stock Motorcycle. Stow-based Mickey Thompson, a subsidiary of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., said it will attend all national events with a fully equipped trailer to provide trackside support to racers throughout the season and will continue to sponsor champions Dan Fletcher and Luke Bogacki, among others.
The 24-event Mello Yello Drag Racing Series kicks off Feb. 11 with the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif. The Regional series begins March 4 in Chandler, Ariz., and the Pro Mod and Pro Stock Motorcycle series begin March 17 with the Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla.
Mickey Thompson also will serve as a Divisional Level Associate Contingency Sponsor of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series in all Sportsman classes, the firm said, and will support NHRA racers through the popular Team M/T program.
To learn more about Team M/T, contact Tom Kundrik, Mickey Thompson motorsports manager at 800-222-9092, extension 3114.