STOW, OH – After an incredible year in 2011, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels has returned to the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) as a 2012 series sponsor. Through this program, Mickey Thompson will provide the legendary Baja tires and track-side support to racers, and will continue to work collaboratively with teams in the Super-Lite, Pro-Lite Unlimited and Pro-Buggy Unlimited classes to test and prove their off-road tire products. The company also plans to introduce the advanced Baja Pro tire developed for the Pro 2 and Pro 4 Unlimited racing classes planned for introduction at the season opener.
“The 2011 LOORRS series was incredible,” stated Ken Warner, VP of Sales and Marketing for Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels. “Lucas Oil puts on the best short course race in the industry today and we are thrilled to be a part of the program. Seeing Mike Porter, who races using our Mickey Thompson Sportsman ST Radial’s, earn two wins, four second place podium finishes, four third place podium finishes and the season championship was an absolute thrill and we look forward to another great year.”
Jacob Person and Drew Britt, who competed in the Super Lite class and earned several podium finishes throughout the season on Mickey Thompson ATZ Plus tires, were also recognized for 2011 series success. For more information about this exciting off-road racing series, please visit http://www.lucasoiloffroad.
About Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels
Max-Trac Tire Co., Inc., dba Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, markets racing and high-performance tires and wheels for street, strip, truck, and off-road applications. The company was founded in 1963 by racing legend Mickey Thompson and is headquartered in Stow, Ohio, USA. For more information, visit http:/www.mickeythompsontires.
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