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Hoosier Racing Tire Press ReleaseLakeville, IN (Wednesday October 3, 2012) -- We are pleased to announce the return of Hoosier Racing Tire as the tire of choice for the weekly 410 sprint cars at Knoxville Raceway, including the Knoxville Nationals, Attica Raceway Park, Fremont Speedway, and the IRA Sprints. All 3 tracks and the IRA Sprints will be utilizing Hoosiers on all 4 wheel positions. In addition, Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway will be utilizing Hoosiers on all 4 wheel positions on their 305 sprint classes beginning in 2013.

Neil Cowman, sprint car product manager for Hoosier, was extremely pleased to hear the news. ”The 410 sprint market has always been an important part of Hoosier’s overall business. We are very pleased to be back involved with the 410 sprints at these prestigious facilities as well as the IRA traveling sprint series. Hoosier has not been sitting idly by these last 3 years but has been very active testing new sprint products to ensure a quality, competitive tire for racing.”

Cowman went on to say, “Our distributor, Hoosier Tire Midwest, has been working tirelessly these last few weeks to make this happen. There is no doubt that Hoosier’s commitment to service and product reliability were key factors in getting these agreements done.”

Rich Farmer, Promoter at Fremont Speedway said, ”We evaluated what all tire manufacturers had to offer. When we compared everything, Hoosier offered the best package for our race teams and the track. Hoosier has a long history of providing a safe consistent product with great service and reliable supply.”

Steve Sinclair, President of the IRA Sprints had this to say, “The Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series has signed a 5-year agreement with Hoosier Tire as the Official Tire of IRA. Based upon test results, and the confidence our racers have in various potential Hoosier tire combinations, combined with solid relationships our group and dealer has had with Hoosier, made us believe this was the right choice for us.”

“After very careful consideration and testing, we selected Hoosier,” stated John McCoy, Knoxville’s Race Director. “We have tried to strike a balance between what is best for the racer, the track and the fans. We feel Hoosier’s commitment to the sport and to good competitive racing is the best for everyone involved.” Knoxville’s Marketing Director Brian Stickel went on to say,” “Knoxville’s Hoosier Tire agreement is a 5-year commitment that will help provide fast, competitive and exciting racing every night. We are very happy to be working with a premier company like Hoosier whose commitment to racers and the race tracks has been unsurpassed over the years.”

Attica Raceway Park’s John Bores was also pleased to have Hoosier back on the sprint classes. “We have had a good relationship with Hoosier in the past. The quality of their tires and service for the race tracks and the race teams has always been top notch.”

For more information on Hoosier Racing Tire go to www.hoosiertire.com.


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