Premium Performance Wheel Company Encourages Auto Enthusiasts to Take to the Road in North America's Premier Automotive and Lifestyle Rally Series Vista, Calif (June 10, 2010) - HRE Wheels has announced that it is the "Official Wheel" of the 2010 Targa Trophy road rally. The triple-crown series of open road rallies, featuring some of the most exotic road cars in the world, will include events in Southern California, Northern California and Arizona and HRE will provide incredible prizes and recognition to Targa Trophy participants.
As the exclusive wheel sponsor, HRE will craft a unique forged aluminum trophy for the rally winner in its high-tech manufacturing facility, and providing prizes to other top placing drivers as well. The grand prize for the "Triple Crown" winner will be a custom-made set of forged HRE wheels made for the winning vehicle. "HRE is proud to be a part of the Targa Trophy Rally," said Alan Peltier, President of HRE Wheels. "As a company, our focus is on performance, engineering and quality - an event like this is a wonderful way to showcase the performance and outstanding real-world ride quality our wheels can offer sports car owners."
The Targa Trophy rally series pits drivers against the clock in an effort to drive pre-selected routes through some of the most technical driving roads and scenic byways in the western United States. The first leg - the So Cal Challenge - runs from Hollywood to San Diego, the second event - the Bay Area Rally Fest - takes participants through Silicon Valley and West San Francisco, and the Desert Finale runs through the Arizona desert to Scottsdale.
Each two-day event will start with an exclusive private party at the host city W Hotel. As the participants make their way to the finish there will be a series of checkpoints and movie screenings culminating in the finale dinner and awards ceremony. The deadline to sign up for the first Targa Trophy event is June 22. For more information on the rally visit: www.targatrophy.com.
HRE Performance Wheels designs, engineers and manufactures forged 3-piece and 1-piece forged aluminum alloy wheels for Racing, Performance and Luxury cars and SUV's in their San Diego, California-based, TUV-approved facility. HRE's built-to-order wheel sets offer a customized choice of offsets, widths and finishes, resulting in a uniquely personal style and performance solution for each customer's application. HRE wheels are sold through select high-end car dealerships, specialty retailers and performance companies worldwide. For more information, visit www.hrewheels.com or call an HRE wheel expert at (760) 598-1960.