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HOOSIER RACING TIRE SET TO BE THE OFFICIAL TIRE OF THE RACE OF CHAMPIONS

Hoosier Racing Tire to Provide Tires Designed for Champions

Lakeville, Indiana (March 10, 2016) – Hoosier Racing Tire of Lakeville, Indiana, has a long standing tradition of providing “Tires Designed for Champions” and for the next five-years they will provide the Ferris Mowers Race of Champions Fueled by Sunoco the tires that competitors utilize in all series and special events.

“We have a long standing history with Modified racing on asphalt and dirt in the Northeast” stated Hoosier Racing Tire sales manager Paul Menting. “Hoosier is excited to be a part of a great tradition that we believe has a bright future. Our commitment level is to provide racers with a quality product that they can rely on at every event.”

For the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series competitors will use the M20 / 2020 (left side) and M30 (right side) tire for competition only at the events held at Mahoning Valley Speedway while all other events in this Series will utilize the M30 (left side) and M45 (right side) designations.

The Race of Champions Dirt Modified and Dirt Sportsman Modified Series will see competitors having the option of using the D300 or D400 Modified Tire designation which has been utilized now for several years.

“Hoosier Racing Tire is one of the most recognizable names in the motorsports industry,” offered Joe Skotnicki, with the Race of Champions. “Their commitment to the competitors and supplying teams with the proper product for the application is second to none and we are proud to have them as our partner and tire supplier as we look ahead to an exciting 2016 season and the years to come.”

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of portable generators, pressure washers and turf care products, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro®, Ferris®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visitwww.basco.com and www.briggsandstratton.com.

The Race of Champions is a sanctioning body presenting Modified and Stock Car racing on asphalt and dirt surfaces throughout the Northeast, with events in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The 66th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2016 and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

Longtime Motorsports Supporter Ferris Partners with Race of Champions to Build Branding

image003Munnsville, New York (February 22, 2016) – Ferris®, a leader in commercial mowers and the Race of Champions are thrilled to announce an entitlement partnership that will bring the two entities together for the 2016 season. It will be the first entitlement sponsorship for Ferris, something the company has sought out in recent years. Ferris joins the dirt and asphalt modified programs of the Race of Champions

“The Race of Champions provided Ferris with a great platform for exposure and increasing impressions,” stated Bill Shea, vice president of commercial sales at Briggs & Stratton. “We share customers and this provides us with an ability to reach those customers and partner with a brand in the motorsports industry that is popular and recognizable at a very organic level. We are looking forward to capitalizing on this opportunity.”

With a variety of tracks and markets on both asphalt and dirt, the robust Race of Champions schedules for Modifieds and Sportsman and the 66th annual Race of Champions at Oswego Speedway as well as the New Yorker Race of Champions 200 at Utica-Rome Speedway present Ferris with a great opportunity to showcase their mowers featuring patented suspension technology while creating excitement in the industry for the popular Series.

“This is a landmark situation for our program,” expressed Joe Skotnicki, of the Race of Champions. “We are looking forward to a great relationship with Ferris, one that proves to be long term, with great benefits for both sides. In today’s world, there are no longer sponsorships, there are partnerships and if both sides see the return, then the program will be successful and that is our goal. This provides a great foundation for us to be able to build a stable tradition that moves well into the future.”

Ferris mowers will display and have the opportunity to present demonstrations at a number of events during the season and play a vital role in the promotion of each and every Race of Champions events through its corporate and dealership network.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of portable generators, pressure washers and turf care products, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro®, Ferris®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit www.basco.com and www.briggsandstratton.com.

The Race of Champions is a sanctioning body presenting Modified and Stock Car racing on asphalt and dirt surfaces throughout the Northeast, with events in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The 66th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2016 and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

 

RACE OF CHAMPIONS STARS TO APPEAR AT CAVALCADE OF CARS FOR AUTOGRAPH SESSION PRESENTED BY SUNOCO RACE FUELS AND INSINGER PERFORMANCE

 

Emerling, Hossfeld, Jankowiak, Rouse and Rudolph Saturday, March 5 3:00-4:00pm

 

Patrick Emerling 2015 (2)Hamburg, N.Y. (February 25, 2016) – Five stars of the Race of Champions will be making an appearance and signing autographs at the 23rd Annual Cavalcade of Cars at the Events Center at the Hamburg (N.Y.) Fairgrounds. The autograph session will be presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance.

Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y.; Chuck Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y.; Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y.; Brad Rouse of Saint Catherines, Ontario and Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y., will join together for an hour long autograph session on Saturday afternoon March 5 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm giving fans an opportunity to meet and greet the stars of the Race of Champions.Chuck Hossfeld 2015 (2)

Emerling enjoyed a breakout season in 2015 with his first victories on the Series. Hossfeld is a multi-time series champion, along with a winner of the series most prestigious event, the Race of Champions and his car will be on display at the show fresh off a week of competition in Florida at New Smyrna Speedway. Jankowiak scored his first win at Oswego Speedway last year and has become one of the young faces of the sport. Rouse of Saint Catherines, Ontario-Canada is one of the top Crate Sportsman racers in the Northeast and will take part in the 2016 Race of Champions Crate Sportsman Series. Rudolph is winner on a dirt and asphalt and one of the most versatile drivers in racing today.

Erick Rudolph 2015(1)In addition to being able to meet Emerling, Hossfeld and Jankowiak at the Cavalcade of Cars Western New York race fans will be able to see them compete in a few short weeks at Lancaster National Speedway in the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series as part of the Queen City Clash on Sunday, April 17. Rudolph will be in action at Selinsgrove (Penn.) Speedway on Saturday, March 19 before heading North to race at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park on Saturday, April 16 with the Race of Champions dirt Modified Series. Rouse will play a part in the Niagara Frontier opener for the Race of Champions Crate Sportsman Modified Series at Humberstone Speedway on Sunday, May 8.Brad Rouse 2015

The 23rd Annual Cavalcade of Cars will be presented March 4-6 at the Event Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. Hot rods, custom and race-prepared vehicles will be displayed. The famous “Batmobile” will be featured. Also on hand will be auto-related vendors. Discount tickets are available at Advance Auto Parts, CarQuest and K&S Automotive. For information call (716) 656-9734 or visit cavalcadeofcars.com.

The Race of Champions is a sanctioning body presenting Modified and Stock Car racing on asphalt and dirt surfaces throughout the Northeast, with events in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The 66th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2016 and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

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Race of Champions Media at media@rocmodifiedseries.com

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Photo Credits to Alex and Helen Bruce

 

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