BRAZIL (December 8-11, 2011) -- The Hoosier brand continues its push to
dominate drag racing around the globe.
Last weekend, the purple tire
brand captured nine of the 12 open classes at the 18th Brazilian Drag Racing
annual festival, which attracted more than 40,000 spectators, is considered to
be the largest drag race in Latin America.
year's event had a total of seven track records set with four of them set using
the Hoosier tire brand.
event attracted 360 competitors mostly from Brazil and Paraguay
competing at a 1/4-mile distance.
The four records set on Hoosier drag tires included:
(TT): Driver: Jorge
Pacheco @ 9.327
(TO): : Driver
fastest driver in the
competition was Alejandro
a time of 6.348
seconds (366 km/h
were 18 total classes in the competition, but six of the classes only allow use
of tires produced in Brazil.
the 12 open classes, Hoosier-shod drivers captured nine class wins.
thanks goes out to Alissom Schefer of Hoosier
who provided the details used in this report.
Tire Brazil's store is
located just four (4) minutes away from the Curitiba
to all the winners using Hoosier tires.
Racing Tire would also like to express our appreciation to all the drivers who
competed on our tires during the event.