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LEBANON, IN (January 13, 2010) -- Officials of the United States Speed Association are pleased to announce that Hoosier Racing Tire, Lakeville , IN , will be Official Tire of USSA and the exclusive supplier of tires for their inaugural season of competition.  USSA sanctions short track open wheel racing events for Midgets, Kenyon Midget Cars and Thunder Roadsters.  The 2010 USSA Racing Season consists of 15 points events to be held at Anderson Speedway, Grundy County Speedway, Illiana Motor Speedway and Plymouth Speedway.  All three divisions will compete on Hoosier Racing Tires.


Hoosier Racing Tire will also be the title sponsor of the Hoosier Racing Tire Triple Header, presented by the University of Northwestern Ohio at Plymouth Speedway, Wednesday June 16th.


Don Kenyon and DK Promotions will be the exclusive source for the Midget and Kenyon Midget Tires while the Thunder Roadster Hoosier Tires will be available from 600 Racing.  DK Promotions will service each USSA event making tires available at the race track.  In addition to USSA Events, DK Promotions has contracted to supply the Hoosier USSA Tire to the UMARA Midget Series based at Grundy County Speedway in Morris , IL .


"Hoosier Racing Tires has a history of supporting open wheel racing unmatched by anyone else in the industry," said Eric Bunn, USSA Vice President and Competition Director.  "The knowledge gained from that history allows Hoosier to build and supply tires that are affordable, safe and competitive, making it the best option available to our competitors." Bunn continued.


"Don Kenyon and Eric Bunn have been great friends of Hoosier Tire for many years and have the experience to do this series right," commented Irish Saunders, Hoosier Tire Manager of Contract Tire Sales.  Saunders went on to say, "We couldn't be happier to have them, along with Norm Shields, and the USSA series as a part of the Hoosier Racing Tire Family."


The 2010 USSA Racing Season opens on Wednesday May 26 at Anderson (IN) Speedway with a 40 lap event for the Kenyon Midget Division.  The evenings racing will follow the opening day of practice for the 62nd Pay Less Little 500 and will also feature the Must See Racing Winged Sprints 60.  The first race for the USSA Midget and Thunder Roadster divisions will be held June 5 at Grundy County Speedway ( Morris , IL ) and co-sanctioned by UMARA.


For further details on the tires and availability contact Don Kenyon at 765-482-4273.  For additional information regarding USSA, please call 317-413-9763 or 765-482-4273.


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