September 1, 2010 Hawk Performance is pleased to announce that they are an Official Contingency Sponsor of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) 2010 National Championship Runoffs(r) and the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) 2010 National Championships. These two events truly epitomize what is great about grassroots road racing. As part of these partnerships, Hawk Performance has launched a substantial national contingency program that will benefit their entire membership.
2010 SCCA Runoffs(r)
This year's 47th running of the Runoffs(r) will be held at Road America for the second year in-a-row, September 20-26. Some of the most famous American racers have won at the Runoffs, including Bobby Rahal, Boris Said, Paul Newman, Scott Sharp and Skip Barber. There is a strong possibility that the next great American racing driver may be racing at the Runoffs this year. Hawk Performance is an Official Contingency Sponsor of the 2010 National Championship Runoffs(r) and has posted over $62,000 in contingency awards.
2010 NASA Championships
The toughest competition in NASA's season this year will take place September 16-19 at Miller Motorsports Park. The record-setting contingency fund will be distributed not only to the National Champions in 29 classes, but throughout the field. The 5th annual NASA Championships will allow competitors from all across the country to battle for the most coveted National Champion title in their respective classes. For drivers, this is a unique opportunity to measure their skills against the best of the best. Hawk Performance is an Official Contingency Sponsor of the 2010 NASA Championships and has posted over $47,000 in contingency awards. "NASA has become a major force in North American motorsports and we are very excited to be associated with such a professionally run operation. NASA's growing membership represents what is truly unique and powerful about American grassroots racing." stated Carl Harbert, Director of Marketing. Jerry DeMarino, Director of Performance Products, added, "Considering our dominant position with the NASA community, we felt it was important to show our support and create a means to educate new racers about the significant advantages of our brake pad products." Hawk Performance's racing partnerships, racing successes and affiliations provide the proving grounds for them to deliver the best friction technology for whatever vehicle you drive, wherever you drive.
About Hawk Hawk Performance is the aftermarket performance products division of Wellman Products Group. Wellman Products Group is an original equipment and aftermarket manufacturer of advance friction components for brake, clutch, transmission and motion control systems. Wellman’s served markets include Aerospace, Automotive, Agriculture, Alternate Energy, Construction, Industrial Equipment, Military, Mining, Motorsports, Powersports, Heavy Truck and Commercial Fleets.
Since 1944, SCCA has championed one mission: To bring motorsports to the masses of American men and women who are passionate about automobiles, speed and competition. From National Championships to regional events, whether professional or amateur, we exist to organize, support and develop auto racing at every level and provide an outlet for you to get out of the armchair and into the action. So, whether your passion is autocross, rally or road racing as a professional or as a weekend warrior, SCCA wants to help you fuel your passion.
The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) was formed in 1991 to deliver high quality motorsports events to enthusiasts at major racing venues throughout the nation. NASA has created programs that allow owners of both racecars and high performance street-driven vehicles to enjoy the full performance capabilities of their cars in a safe and controlled environment. NASA offers many different programs that will allow drivers to enjoy motorsports on a number of different levels, including our High Performance Driving Events (HPDE), Rally Sport, Time trial, NASA-X and Competition Racing programs. Please visit www.hawkperformance.com for brake pad applications and technical data.