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Racing News: WELD Announces 2016 Brand Ambassadors at PRI Show

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(L-R): Chris Bovis, Norm Young, Justin Shearer, Dave Comstock, Erica Enders, Robert Hight, Joe Aquilante, John Andretti, Jarett Andretti, Rob May, Ashley Sanford, Michael Harvey, Jason Raforgiato, Andrew Aquilante, Adam McGill, Clay Millican and John Force.

WELD Announces 2016 Brand Ambassadors at PRI Show

WELD President and CEO Norm Young announced the company’s brand ambassadors for the 2016 race season during a news conference last week at the 2015 PRI Show in Indianapolis. They include:

WELD Racing, Drag Racing

  • John Force Racing (John Force, Courtney Force, Brittany Force, Robert Hight)
  • Clay Millican, Stringer Performance
  • Eric Enders-Stevens, Elite Motorsports
  • Ashley Sanford, Sanford Racing
  • Discovery Channel’s “Street Outlaws” (Justin “Big Chief” Shearer, Dave “Daddy Dave” Comstock, Shawn “Murder Nova” Ellington)

WELD Racing, Oval Track

  • Jarett Andretti, Andretti Short Track
  • Brian Brown, ASCS, World of Outlaws
  • Joe Gaerte Racing
  • Damion Gardner
  • KKR (Daryn Pittman, Brad Sweet)

WELD CCW, Road Racing

  • Phoenix Performance (Andrew Aquilante, Joe Aquilante, Kurt Rezzatano, Preston Calvert)
  • Shea Holbrook, Shea Racing
  • Fall Line Motorsports (Mark Boden, Andrew Longe, Jack Kachadurian)

WELD Street & Strip

  • Justin Pawlak

HiPer Technology by WELD

  • Colten Moore, Rotation Motorsports
  • Walker Fowler
  • Adam McGill
  • Megan Manschak
  • Nic Granlund

Lucas Oil Launches LucasOilRacing.TV

Lucas Oil has announced the worldwide launch of LucasOilRacing.TV—the first streaming TV network dedicated solely to the world of motorsports, 24 hours per day, seven days per week. The new network is set to launch January 1, 2016. Programming will include live racing, expanded pre-and post-race action, behind-the-scenes content, unseen interviews, automobile build shows and an extensive library of motorsports content and racing. LucasOilRacing.TV will deliver unlimited access to all types of motorsports racing, including American sprint cars, pro pulling, GT racing, short-course off-road racing, modifieds, drag boats, late-model dirt, NHRA, stock cars, motorcycle racing and authentic build shows. LucasOilRacing.TV will be available worldwide across multiple digital media players and mobile devices, including products by Android, Amazon, Apple and Roku.

The NMRA Livernois Motorsports EcoBoost Battle is open to any and all Ford EcoBoost-powered vehicles.

NMRA to Host Livernois Motorsports EcoBoost Battle at Three Events in 2016

The NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals will feature one of the most talked about Ford engines during three of their most popular events in 2016. With support from, the Livernois Motorsports EcoBoost Battle will be part of the 22nd Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout in Bradenton, Florida, March 3–6, the 13th Annual NMRA Ford SuperNationals in Hebron, Ohio, June 9–12, and finally in Bowling Green, Kentucky, during the 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals, from September 29–October 2. The NMRA Livernois Motorsports EcoBoost Battle is open to any and all Ford EcoBoost-powered vehicles, including Fiesta ST, Focus ST, Taurus, Explorer, F-150 and Mustang. Many aftermarket modifications are permitted and vehicles must meet all NHRA safety regulations. The class will race heads-up on a .400 tree (sportsman ladder).