Is this a project tire or an off the shelf tire (like maxxis used to be) ?MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OF ERIC BARRON, PRO-4 UNLIMITED CLASS COMPETITOR IN THE LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD RACING SERIES
Stow, Ohio – October 25, 2012 - Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) today announced its sponsorship of Eric Barron in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing (LOORRS) series beginning with Round 15 and the LOORRS Series Challenge Cup, Oct. 27-28, Firebird International Raceway, Chandler, Ariz. Barron, who competes in the Pro-4 Unlimited class, will enter the season finale with Mickey Thompson’s new Baja Pro 35X12.50R17LT tires for the first time this season.
“We are so excited to be working with the legendary Mickey Thompson brand,” stated Barron. “I want to be the first LOORRS competitor to bring home a championship on Mickey Thompson tires, and I can’t wait to compete with the new Baja Pro tires.”
Prior to competing in the Pro-4 Unlimited class, Barron competed in Pro Buggy and Pro Lite classes. He finished tenth in points standings in the Pro-4 Unlimited class in 2010. He has earned a place at the podium in his last seven LOORRS events, including three back-to-back first place finishes and a second place finish. He is now seventh in points standings going into the final competition.
“Eric is doing a great job alongside a long list of respected competitors this year,” stated Aaron Smith, Off-Road Motorsports Team Manager, Mickey Thompson. “We’re looking forward to seeing him come out strong on our Baja Pro tires in the final competition, and to supporting his team in 2013.”
About Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels
Max-Trac Tire Co., Inc., dba Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, markets racing and high-performance tires and wheels for street, strip, truck, and off-road applications. The company was founded in 1963 by racing legend Mickey Thompson and is headquartered in Stow, Ohio, USA. For more information, visit http:/www.mickeythompsontires.com/.
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Whats up with this? Why doesn't he race anymore?http://www.race-dezert.com/classifieds/index.php?ct=orrace&md=details&id=34674
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