VP Racing Fuels Posting Contingency Award For NHRA Competition Eliminator
The NHRA Contingency program is a grassroots marketing partnership connecting racers who buy parts and performance products with manufacturers looking to sell and market those products.
VP Racing Fuels Inc. has announced its new contingency award for the NHRA Competition Eliminator Series.
“NHRA’s Competition Eliminator Series is the premier contingency dragster program in the country,” said Bruce Hendel, vice president of North American sales – race fuel and consumer products for VP. “This additional contingency level has been added to say ’thank you’ to those loyal driver customers who run VP’s C25 fuel, takin’ to the winner’s circle. This effort further reinforces VP’s commitment and dedication to bringing the most advanced performance products to the top racers in the NHRA.”
The NHRA Contingency program is a grassroots marketing partnership connecting racers who buy parts and performance products with manufacturers looking to sell and market those products. It offers the advantages of a passion-driven business-to-consumer relationship with the long-term benefits of a business-to-business partnership. Every year, more than 45,000 racers look to partner with the NHRA Contingency program participants.
Kris Thorne Picks Up Second Straight Win in FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series at Charlotte
Kris Thorne stayed perfect during the 2022 season in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon, picking up his second straight victory to open the year with his win on Sunday at zMAX Dragway. The event, which was powered by Precision Racing Suspension in Charlotte, was the second of 10 races during the 2022 FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon season. It’s also the second win for Thorne, who knocked off Lyle Barnett, Rickie Smith and Stan Shelton in the final quad as part of the Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte. Thorne picked up the victory in his ProCharger-powered Camaro with a run of 5.795 seconds at 252.14 mph and Barnett finished as the runner-up. Thorne earned his first career victory in the class at the opener in Gainesville in March.
The FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon returns to action May 13–15 as part of the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park.
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