CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announced today seven-time Supercross Champion and off-road racer Jeremy McGrath has returned to Team Toyo Off-Road. Competing in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, McGrath will race his 900-horsepower Pro 2 Ford truck on 17-inch Toyo Open Country M/T-R tires.
“I’m excited to have this opportunity to once again be competing on Toyo Tires,” said McGrath. “With the support of Toyo and the Open Country M/T-R tires putting our Roush Yates power to the ground, this Stronghold Motorsports Pro 2 Unlimited program has the total package. I can’t wait for the season opener.”
McGrath raced on Toyo Open Country M/T-R when he made his debut in short course off-road racing in 2007, and again in 2008.
“Jeremy McGrath brings a lot of excitement to the sport of short course off-road racing,” said Stan Chen, manager of events and motorsports, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “We welcome him back as a member of Team Toyo Off-Road and look forward to seeing him competing on Open Country M/T-R tires once again.”
The 2011 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series begins March 19, with Round 1 at Firebird Raceway in Chandler, Arizona. Learn more about Team Toyo Off-Road drivers and the Open Country line of tires at toyotires.com. Toyo Tires manufactures and distributes a complete line of replacement tires for high performance cars, luxury vehicles, light trucks and SUVs as well as tires for commercial trucks, buses and off-road and construction applications.