Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Named Official Truck & Tow Vehicle of the NMCA
Chevrolet, a longtime sponsor and supporter of the Red Line Oil NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, has expanded its role with the popular sanctioning body by becoming the “Official Truck & Tow Vehicle of NMCA” for 2022 and beyond.
The NMCA national event series has partnered with Chevrolet Performance for more than 20 years in various programs from launching the LSX lineup of factory performance parts to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the famed COPO Camaro. As the Official Truck & Tow Vehicle of NMCA, Chevrolet has provided the series a pair of 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD dually pickup trucks for towing and fire/safety purposes with more than a dozen competitions on the schedule as both a sanctioning body and event production company.
“Our long-term relationship with Chevrolet is very valuable to NMCA from their deeply engrained performance division and now their line-up of new trucks and tow vehicles. We’re thrilled to showcase these trucks across the country, displaying their capabilities to our racing community and relying on them as key components to fire/safety response in our high-speed sport,” said Rollie Miller, general manager and national event director of ProMedia Events & Publishing, the parent company to the Red Line Oil NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and ProMedia Productions.
The top-of-the-line Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD trucks will be showcased at all events for racers and fans—even as they stand ready to respond on the racetrack. The NMCA/NMRA teams use the trucks to move two large-sized United Trailers from Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales from track to track. The trailers contain safety equipment, onsite transportation, a series merchandise store, and the office space needed to successfully operate the second largest sanctioning body in drag racing.
For more information on the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD visit www.chevrolet.com/trucks/silverado/2500hd-3500hd. For more information about the Red Line Oil NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, visit www.NMCAdigital.com.
UPcarparts.com Named Headline Sponsor for 2022 C10 SLO Down
United Pacific Industries’ (UPI) subdivision UPcarparts.com is 2022’s main sponsor for one of the biggest Chevrolet C10 events of the year, the San Luis Obispo “C10
SLO Down.” Hosted at the 27-acre Madonna Inn, more than 800 classic Chevy and GM trucks are registered to show their vehicles on Saturday, July 23, from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (PDT). Originated by C10 Club Central Coast representative Paul Karp, the event began as a casual, annual meet-up at various locations throughout Central California, before being more formally coordinated this year. 2022 organizers are Tony Ortega, president of C10 Club Sacramento, Carlos Vidales of Dropped Lower, and John Oro of C10 Club, who hope to create a tighter bond between Southern and Northern California C10 fans at this free-to-attend event.
UPI will showcase four vehicles at its event booth: Tony Cole’s ’74 C10, Lance Teruya’s ’87 C10, Eddie Dean Franco’s ’86 Chevy K5 Blazer and Oro’s ’71 K5 Blazer (aka “Prom Queen”), all of which feature UPI’s line of LED lights. The UPI team will have C10 LED lights onsite for sale at a 15% discount, is raffling multiple items, and will be livestreaming on its @upcarparts Facebook and Instagram pages throughout the day.
Mishimoto Announces Summer Car Park Party
Mishimoto announced that it will hold its Summer Car Park Party—along with Turn14 and Pit+Paddock—at the Mishimoto Headquarters in Delaware, 5:00 p.m., Saturday, July 23.
The Summer Car Park Party will feature specialized custom vehicles, unique enthusiast builds and opportunities for for attendees to get sneak peek at Mishimoto’s R&D facility. The event will also feature a live DJ and food trucks.
Mullen Automotive Receives Order for 600 Cargo Vans
Emerging electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, Mullen Automotive Inc., announced it signed a binding agreement with DelPack Logistics LLC (DPL), an Amazon Delivery Service Partner, for DPL to purchase up to 600 Mullen Class 2 EV cargo vans over the next 18 months. Conditions to the binding agreement between Mullen and DPL include: DPL will place a purchase order for up to 600 Mullen Class 2 electric cargo vans over the next 18 months; the 600 Class 2 EV Cargo Vans will be fully homologated for the United States; and the first 300 fully homologated for the United States Mullen Class 2 EV Cargo Vans can be delivered to DPL by November 30, 2022, at the request of DPL.
All Mullen Class 2 electric cargo vans will be equipped with all airbags as required by United States standards and a cabin comfort package, including adjustable seats, cup holders, an infotainment system, and a comfortable passenger seat. In addition, the Mullen Class 2 electric cargo vans will carry a minimum of an 80 kilowatt-per-hour battery pack.
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