STOW, Ohio — Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has promoted Jason Moulton to director of motorsports, overseeing a team of motorsports experts who provide trackside service to racers at dozens of national, divisional and local events across the country.
Mr. Moulton brings 23 years of experience in race tire development for Mickey Thompson to his new job. Among his accomplishments are the development of several drag race tires, including the "Bubba" ET Drag tire for Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Super Comp classes and more.
He replaces Tom Kundrik, who had held the job since 2012.
"With the help of Jason's hard work and talent, Mickey Thompson is now a top choice in drag radial racing tires, with racers setting new records and sanctioning bodies creating new race competitions around the globe," Ken Warner, vice president of marketing for Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels, said.
"We are excited for Jason to continue to build and expand the Mickey Thompson footprint in the motorsports world in his new role."
"As as drag racer myself, working for Mickey Thompson has always been a dream job," Mr. Moulton said. "As director of motorsports, I look forward to building on Mickey Thompson's stellar reputation as a premier high-performance tire manufacturer, whether at the track, on the street or in the dirt."
Stow-based Mickey Thompson is a subsidiary of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.