PITTSBORO, N.C. (March 9, 2017): As PDRA racers, staff and fans descend upon South Georgia Motorsports Park for the PDRA Southern Extreme Nationals, much is at stake – and much is up for grabs. Thanks to the family of PDRA of partners and sponsors, the series that is “by racers, for racers” is better equipped than ever to support the racer base.
“Our racers are the backbone of this organization,” stated PDRA Director of Marketing, Will Smith. “The PDRA is a family and that includes not only our racers, but our sponsors, manufacturers, fans and staff. We are all in this together because we’re passionate about drag racing. It’s that mindset that keeps us working hard to bring together the best team we can to support the stars of the show, from Junior Dragster and Bracket Bash competitors to Pro Extreme. We are proud of the team that’s in place this season and thank all our sponsors for their investment in our racers and in what we’re doing here at the PDRA.”
The PDRA welcomes 2017 Supporting Sponsors Diamond Pistons, Neal Chance Racing Converters, RH2Way, Vance & Hines, M&M Transmission, Buck Racing Engines, RockAuto.com, Rage Fuel Systems, Maxima Racing Oils, PRO FABrication, Atomizer 3 Racing Injectors, Sweat Performance, DJ Safety, Voss Racing Engines, Pro Line Racing, CV Products.
The PDRA staff continues to partner with great manufacturers across the industry. Racers in Pro Extreme, Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous presented by MoTeC, Andy McCoy Race Cars Pro Boost, Drag 965 Pro Extreme Motorcycle, Extreme Pro Stock, Eastside Auto Transport Outlaw 632, MagnaFuel Top Sportsman, Lucas Oil Top Dragster, Campers Inn RV Pro Junior Dragster, MegaCorp Top Junior Dragster and Edelbrock Bracket Bash all have contingency dollars waiting for them this season.
The 2017 contingency sponsors are ATI Performance Products, Atomizer 3 Racing Injectors, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Davis Technologies Traction Control, Edelbrock, Flatout Gaskets, Half Scale Junior Dragsters, Hoosier Racing Tires, Jerry Bickel Race Cars, Jerry Haas Race Cars, JESEL Valvetrain Innovation, M&M Transmission, MagnaFuel, Mark Williams Enterprises, MBE Cylinder Heads, MVM by GALOT Motorsports, Musi Racing Engines, Penske Racing Shocks, PRO FABrication, Pro Line Racing, PSi Superchargers, Quarter-Max and RJ Race Cars, Quick Drive, RAM Clutches, RCD Engineering, Ross Racing Pistons, Sonny’s Racing Engines, Speedtech, Stand 21 Racewear.
“These are the companies that support our racers,” Smith continued. “We hope everyone will support these companies in return. Without the support of our amazing sponsors, we could not deliver the world’s best eighth-mile drag racing. Together, we are PDRA strong, we are PDRA family.”
Watch PDRA racers go all out for all the glory of the Southern Extreme Nationals live at www.SpeedVideo.com.
ABOUT THE PDRA
Based in Pittsboro, North Carolina, the Professional Drag Racers Association is the top sanctioning body in the United States for the sport of eighth-mile drag racing. The PDRA’s professional categories include Pro Extreme, Pro Nitrous, Pro Boost, Extreme Pro Stock and Pro Extreme Motorcycle along with several sportsman and various exhibition categories. The 2017 PDRA schedule consists of eight national events. For more on the world’s premier eighth-mile drag racing organization visit www.pdra660.com. Follow the PDRA: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube.