CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA – January 22, 2010 - Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announces its continued support of motorsports with several contingency programs offered for autocross, road racing, drag racing and desert off-road racing. Through a combination of cash payouts and Toyo Bucks, contingency monies are available in SCCA® (Sports Car Club of America), NASA (National Auto Sport Association), NHRA® (National Hot Rod Association), IHRA (International Hot Rod Association), NMRA (National Mustang Racing Association, NMCA (National Muscle Car Association) and SCORE-International (desert off-road racing.)
In SCCA, racers can win contingency money from Toyo Tires in Solo National Event Tours, Solo Divisional Championships, Solo National Championships, in the ProSolo National Series, and National Spec Miata class road racing. Toyo Tires also supports multiple classes of NASA road racing with contingency payouts. In SCCA National Spec Miata and several NASA classes, Toyo Tires’ own Proxes® RA1™ holds the title of spec tire.
In drag racing, NHRA racers using Toyo Proxes® Drag Slicks can win contingency money from Toyo Tires in a broad spectrum of classes such as Stock, Super Stock, various Sportsman classes and Top Alcohol in National postings and the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. IHRA racers can win money from Toyo Tires in a variety of classes such as the Hot Rod, Super Rod and Quick Rod classes, also Top Sportsman and Dragster, Super Stock, Stock and the ET (0-13.99 Class). Winners are supported in IHRA in both the Professional Series and Pro-Am Tour. In the NMRA and NMCA, drag racers can win contingency money either competing on Proxes Drag Slicks or with their street machines using Proxes TQ™ drag radials.
SCORE-International desert racers can win contingency money for running products such as the championship-winning Toyo Open Country M/T® tires in classes including Trophy Truck, Class-1/2 1600, Class 8, Class 7, Class 7S and Class Stock Full. “Toyo Tires is proud to be an active supporter of motorsports both on and off the road,” said Stan Chen, manager of events and motorsports, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “Both amateur and professional racers alike can benefit from Toyo Tires’ support of racing, while enjoying the advantages of competing on products that are capable of delivering championships.”
For complete details visit http://toyotires.com/motorsports/contingency-programs.
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