GLENDORA, CA – February 21, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Racing Electronics, the worldwide leader in two-way communications products for the motorsports industry, has extended its official sponsorship with the NHRA, signing a multi-year agreement as the official radio communications of the NHRA.
“Racing Electronics provides an important service to the NHRA, its race teams and the fans at each of our events,” said Brad Gerber, NHRA vice president and chief development officer. “They have been a longtime official sponsor of the NHRA and we are excited that their support will continue for years to come.”
Racing Electronics will continue to have a strong presence in the Manufacturers Midway at NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events, providing on-site sales, rentals and service for radios and radio accessories for NHRA race teams. As part of the multi-year agreement, Racing Electronics will also continue to offer sales, service and rentals to race fans onsite at each of the 24 NHRA national events. This includes scanners, headsets and accessories, as well as the popular FanVision controllers and accessories.
“Like the NHRA, our team at Racing Electronics believes in bringing fans closer to the amazing sport of drag racing through our line of best-in-class two-way communications and FanVision technology,” said Andrew Daines, CEO of Racing Electronics. “We are excited to continue our relationship with the NHRA and its fans, and we can’t wait to show them everything we have planned for 2017.”
Racing Electronics is the number one supplier of race communications worldwide. Founded in 1988, the company services and sells the finest communications equipment to sanctioning bodies, race tracks, professional and amateur racers, and race fans. Racing Electronics is headquartered in Concord, N.C. with manufacturing facilities on-site. The company is a proud full-line Motorola dealer, and manufactures and sells its own line of headsets, wiring products, race scanners, headphones and accessories. It is also the exclusive retail provider of FanVision. For more information about Racing Electronics, visit www.racingelectronics.com.
About National Hot Rod Association
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates five racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Source: National Hot Rod Association