GLENDORA, CA – January 22, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – SealMaster, a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of pavement maintenance products and equipment, has been named the official pavement products and equipment supplier of NHRA. The partnership continues to build upon the successful involvement with the sport of NHRA championship drag racing, including Kalitta Motorsports.
SealMaster is now in its fifth year of headlining the popular NHRA Track Walk that takes place at each NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event. During the SealMaster NHRA Track Walk, NHRA drivers and legends of the sport lead spectators on a round-trip tour of the dragstrip, from the starting line to the finish line and back.
“The association with NHRA and SealMaster has been mutually beneficial and we are excited to extend our partnership,” said Brad Gerber, NHRA vice president and chief development officer. “Their dedication and passion for NHRA Drag Racing is a boon to the sport.”
SealMaster will also increase its involvement with NHRA facilities across the country during upgrade projects.
“Continuing to enhance our venues for NHRA events is key to the experience of our dedicated fans,” said Kasey Coler, NHRA Vice President Track Management and Operations. “SealMaster pavement maintenance products and equipment will be a benefit to the continuing upgrades to our NHRA facilities.”
“The SealMaster Track Walk is a great way to connect with NHRA fans,” said Debbie Petok Hufford, the company’s communications director. “It’s a good fit given who we are. Just as a drag strip must be consistently and carefully maintained, albeit much differently, so must the world’s pavement. Asphalt is a valuable, sustainable, capital asset and we exist to preserve and protect it to extends its useful life well into the future.”
SealMaster, the nation’s One-Stop Source for pavement maintenance products and equipment, is the world’s leading manufacturer of pavement sealer with more than 100 locations in the United States, including Puerto Rico; licensed manufacturing in Canada, China, and Mexico; and distribution in more than 50 countries. In addition to pavement sealer, the company distributes pavement crack sealants and repair materials, traffic paints, dust suppressants, tools, accessories, sport surfacing products, and machines to apply all the materials. The company maintains its industry leadership consistently introducing high-performance, innovative pavement sealer formulations and state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies. Pavement maintenance professionals, property managers and owners, municipalities and others charged with pavement maintenance use SealMaster products and equipment to protect, preserve and beautify asphalt and concrete pavement. For more information, visit sealmaster.net.
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 23 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 four racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; 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