Stow, Ohio – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels begins another season as a returning sponsor of the 2016 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS). Mickey Thompson will provide the legendary Baja Pro, Baja ATZP3 and Sportsman S/T racing tires in the Pro 2, Pro 4, Pro Lite and Pro Buggy classes.
“After a successful 2015 season, we’re looking forward to another great LOORRS series,” stated Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “Watching Garrett George earn the Pro Buggy Championship Crown and seeing seven Team M/T racers on the podium during championship competition was incredible, and we know this year will be more of the same.”
Stow, Ohio – Beginning today through April 30, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels is offering consumers a $75 prepaid reward card on the purchase of a new set of four qualifying wheels. It is also offering a $100 prepaid reward card on the purchase of a new set of four qualifying tires.
“This is a great reward program and we’ve put together an amazing selection of eligible products in both the tire and wheel categories,” stated Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “We want to make it easier for people to get a full set of tires, wheels or both.”
The Mickey Thompson sponsorship means support to racers who are passionate about the sport, but don’t have a huge budget. Mini Stock Class racers rely primarily on stock components and minor modifications to convert production trucks to competition vehicles.
Stow, Oh. – Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) competition continued this past weekend at Glen Helen Raceway with a total of five podium finishes for Mickey Thompson competitors in rounds nine and 10.
“The competition started off as hot as the weather which then brought in some rain in round 10,” stated Ken Warner, VP of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “The Mickey Thompson tires performed well throughout the weekend and it was really great to see these guys at the podium once again.”
Established in 2012 with Rockstar Energy Drinks and LDRSHIP Designs, the Rockstar Performance Garage (RPG) is a fully functioning performance automotive shop specializing in custom project vehicle development on behalf of major automotive and lifestyle brands.
STOW, OH – Oct. 31, 2013 – Founded by the legendary Mickey Thompson and friend Gene McMannis in 1963, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) will celebrate 50 years of innovation and product excellence during the 2013 SEMA Show.
Make plans to visit booth 43035, South Hall, lower level.
“This is an incredible milestone for our company,” stated Ken Warner, VP of Marketing, Mickey Thompson. “We want to celebrate this achievement and commemorate this anniversary by honoring both our history and the future of our company at the SEMA Show this year.”
Orange County, Calif. – SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks and Sand Sports Super Show have combined forces for Rounds No. 11, 12, and 13 of SST racing, taking place at OC Fair & Event Center on September 20th – 22nd.
For the last fifteen years, hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees have assembled at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif., to catch a glimpse of the new designs and products for the next model year. However in 2013, the largest and most exciting Sand Sports Super Show in the world just got more SPEED as the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST) join the roster of weekend events.
The 600-horsepower Traxxas trucks will headline each day of the Sand Sports Super Show as well as other off-road and dune classes.
It has been a vision of Robby Gordon to redevelop and continue this unique and exciting form of off-road racing that was immensely popular more than 20 years ago – known then as the Mickey Thompson Off-Road Championship – and now it will be returning back to the OC September 20th – 22nd.
Almost three years in the making and supported by General Tire, Oakley and the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA), Baja Social Club stars motorcycle legend Malcolm Smith, off-road legend Walker Evans, dune buggy inventor Bruce Meyers and inaugural NORRA Mexican 1000 winner Vic Wilson. The 60-minute documentary film is being directed by James Masters and was created by Executive Producer Marty Fiolka.
Thanks to newly uncovered theatrical Hollywood-quality film footage not seen since 1968, the Baja Social Club trailer includes appearances by an incredible “who’s who” of motorsports names including James Garner, Mickey Thompson, Parnelli Jones, Bob Bondurant, Scooter Patrick and even Dave Despain. Also included are off-road icons Robby Gordon, Rod Hall, Johnny Johnson, Larry Minor, Larry Bergquist, Lynn Chenowth and Andy DeVercelly Jr.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 8, 2013) – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, and SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST), announced today that they have entered into a partnership that names IHG the official hotel partner of SST. IHG will provide lodging at all the venues for the remaining events of the inaugural season of fast paced, high flying Stadium Super Truck action.
SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks is a new breed of live off-road racing injecting new life into the stadium truck concept created by legendary racer Mickey Thompson. Series president, Robby Gordon’s new vision of racing pits specially engineered 600 horsepower off-road trucks against each other side-by-side on grueling tracks with a non-stop stream of huge jumps, crossovers, and tight corners.