GLENDORA, Calif. (April 27, 2011) – Aerospace Components, an industry leader in manufacturing high performance drag racing products, has been named the title sponsor for NHRA Unleashed, a celebration of American horsepower, it was announced today by NHRA officials.
Aerospace Components NHRA Unleashed (nhraunleashed.com) events give fans of all makes and models of muscle cars and all things that go fast the ability to enjoy a sensory-overload high-performance weekend. Each Aerospace Components NHRA Unleashed event offers exciting heads-up racing, automotive displays, and much more. All of the activities are geared toward celebrating the love affair that young and old hot-rodding enthusiasts have developed with the car culture.
“We are thrilled to be title sponsors of the NHRA Unleashed series and to be working alongside NHRA,” said Al and Kim Kussy, owners of Aerospace Components Inc. “Aerospace is proud to be able to support the drag racers who compete in the NHRA Unleashed events as they are the heartbeat of our company.”
Aerospace Components is the first title sponsor for NHRA Unleashed, as the popular grassroots racing tour enters its second season.
“We are excited to welcome Aerospace Components into the NHRA family of series sponsors,” said Ray Wilkings, director of operations for NHRA Unleashed. “It is the first-ever primary sponsor for NHRA Unleashed and we are looking forward to working with the team at Aerospace Components in the upcoming season. We are certain the partnership will benefit both organizations.”
The 2011 Aerospace Components NHRA Unleashed season will open at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Cecil, Ga. on May 6-7 before heading to Tulsa Raceway Park in Oklahoma on June 3-4. No Problem Raceway Park in Belle Rose, La. will host the series June 17-18 and it will visit Cordova Dragway Park in Illinois July 15-16. After taking the month of August off, the series will resume in September with two events – Milan Dragway in Michigan on Sept. 9-10 and Lebanon Valley Dragway in New York on Sept. 16-17. The series will conclude in Southern California Oct. 14-16 at Auto Club Dragway at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Six of the seven NHRA divisions are represented in the 2011 Aerospace Components NHRA Unleashed schedule.
Aerospace Components NHRA Unleashed features an incredible variety of classes, including the Outlaw 10.5, Limited Street, and x275 Radial, as well as index classes for 8.50, 9.50, 10.0, 11.0, 12.0, and 13.0.
All Aerospace Components NHRA Unleashed winners receive the famous Wally trophy.
For the latest information about Aerospace Components NHRA Unleashed, please visit nhraunleashed.com on the Web.