Follow Team General Tire on Twitter and Get Daily Updates On the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 at GeneralTire.com
ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico – (November 19, 2009) – Desert off-road racing fans can track the progress of their favorite Team General Tire drivers on Twitter and get tracking and daily updates and photos during this weekend’s epic Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
Beginning with the start of the event, race fans and followers can log onto www.twitter.com/teamgt for up-to-the-minute progress reports for all of the Team GT drivers.
“The Baja 1000 is the ultimate of all desert races, and Twitter is the ultimate application for conveying real-time results to our fans,” said Dana Zamalloa, manager of PR and communications, General Tire. “It’s a great way to keep everyone updated on our drivers’ progress during the race, right down to the finish.”
Fans will also be able to get driver tracking at www.generaltire.com provided by IRC and daily updates and photos from the race. The intenseness of the Baja 1000 will provide a lot of exciting up-to-the-minute news.
Drivers representing Team GT include:
Trophy Truck: Rick D. Johnson #71, Bobby Baldwin #96, Scott Steinberger #7, BJ Baldwin # 1, Ed “Clyde” Stout #13, Jason Voss #35, Jerry Zaiden/Jason Campbell
Class 8: Ted Hunnicutt, Jason McNeil
Class 6: Marc Burnett #602, Mickey Childress/ Robert Pickering
Class 7SX: Brandt Anderson #742
Stock Full: Kent Kroeker
General Tire is again ‘unleashing the fury’ in off-road performance for 2009, in the second year campaigning its Grabber competition tire. Designed with a tough, three-ply Duragen™-reinforced body construction to stand up to the rigors of off-road conditions, the Grabber also features a newly-developed competition-specific tread compound. In addition, the Grabber name and General Tire logo are prominently featured on the sidewall in red and white letters. The Grabber competition tires are designed in size 37×12.50R17 for class 8 and trophy truck/trick truck and 35×12.50R17 for class 1, 6, 7, 7 S, stock mini and Protruck.
General Tire also has a complete line of Grabber tires for the passenger and light truck market, including the new Grabber DOT-approved off-road tire (to be released in 2010); the Grabber HTS, which delivers the perfect synergy of comfort, durability and performance; the Grabber UHP, which sets a whole new standard in performance and ride quality for SUVs, light trucks and crossover vehicles; and Grabber AT2, designed for aggressive all-terrain traction in all weather conditions.