LAS VEGAS, NV – March 6, 2010 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Track officials today announced a three-year agreement naming VP Racing Fuels the Official Fuel of The Strip, The Bullring and The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, as well as the LVMS road course, beginning in 2010. As part of the agreement, VP will be the exclusive supplier of race fuels at these venues, with all of its most popular blends available on site, including VP100, VP110, C12 and M1 Methanol, along with VP’s specialty fuels.
In addition, VP will be the Official Traction Compound of The Strip, with VP’s Lane Choice 6, Lane Choice 7 and Starting Line Resin (SLR) being used for track prep. The agreement also gives VP title sponsorship of the VP Racing Fuels Pro Bracket class as part of the Wicked HP Championship Drag Racing Series.
“We’re excited to bring VP on board as our Official Fuel given its well-deserved reputation for quality products and unsurpassed service,” said Chris Blair, Vice President of Racing Operations for LVMS. “Their race fuel blends are second to none and we’ve achieved outstanding results prepping The Strip with VP’s Lane Choice traction compounds and SLR. Our racers deserve the best products at the best value and VP Racing Fuels delivers on both.”
“VP is very excited to be back with Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a world class facility, as the Official Fuel of The Strip, Bullring and Dirt Track as well as the Official Traction Compound of The Strip,” said Bruce Hendel, Western Regional Manager for VP. “LVMS will be using VP’s Lane Choice traction compound which has proven to offer superior results based on world records that were broken last fall at The Strip. Racers will find a full line of VP products available from Heads Up Motorsports, VP’s official trackside vendor.”
“Heads Up Motorsports and all the local racers are extremely excited to work with and run VP Race Fuels,” said Danny Topol, owner of Heads Up. “With such a great product and great pricing it’s a win-win for all of Las Vegas!”
The Strip at Las Vegas is a ¼-mile NHRA-sanctioned drag strip that hosts the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals as well as the NHRA Las Vegas Nationals, along with the Street Car Super Nationals and Super Chevy Show among many other events. The Bullring hosts NASCAR Super Late Models, USAC Midgets and U.S. Legend Cars among others. The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway hosts the World of Outlaws and USAC Sprint Cars as part of the Super Sprint Classic and also is home to one of the largest Dirt Modified events in the United States—the Duel in the Desert.
VP Racing is the Official Racing Fuel of NHRA Championship Drag Racing, American Drag Racing League (ADRL), IHRA, American LeMans, Atlantic Championship, Star Mazda and World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Late Models, among more than 50 VP-sponsored series.
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