GLENDORA, CA – April 4, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – NHRA announced today that AMKUS Rescue Systems has renewed their agreement as the Official Rescue Tools of NHRA. This is a multiyear agreement and builds upon the sponsorship that began in 2014.
As the Official Rescue Tools of NHRA, AMKUS logos will be prominently displayed on all NHRA Safety Safari presented by AAA trucks, trailers, and team uniforms. NHRA Safety Safari has long been considered the premier safety crew in all of motorsports, servicing the needs of race drivers and teams in the event of an emergency situation.
“Our association with NHRA provides us with excellent exposure for our products and cements the AMKUS image as the leader in motorsports rescue,” said Kyle Smith, president of AMKUS. “We are looking forward to working with NHRA for a long time to come.”
As part of the agreement, AMKUS will make available to NHRA the latest in safety equipment that will be used at all NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events and at all of its owned and operated facilities.
“The products and services that AMKUS Rescue Systems provides NHRA assures that our renowned safety crew has the most current and up-to-date safety equipment available at all NHRA national events as well as its owned and operated tracks,” said Bob Lang, NHRA senior director of safety and emergency services. “AMKUS provides excellent support and assistance to NHRA and their expertly made safety equipment makes a perfect fit with NHRA.”
In addition to prominent trackside signage, the company will participate in many other NHRA marketing opportunities, including official recognition in National Dragster, NHRA’s popular magazine, and on NHRA.com, the award-winning website of NHRA. AMKUS also will receive feature status in all pre-race parades at NHRA national events.
AMKUS Rescue Systems, located in Valparaiso, IN, has been providing state-of-the-art hydraulic extrication equipment and rescue systems to fire departments and rescue squads around the world for more than 30 years. AMKUS Rescue Systems are in use by fire departments and rescue squads in more than 75 countries and at major racing facilities worldwide.
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 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service. 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