Las Vegas, NV – February 24th, 2014 – FOX the industry leader in the design and development of high performance shock absorbers and off-road racing suspension products for over three decades has signed on as a supporting sponsor of the 2014 General Tire Mint 400 Presented by Polaris. FOX offers Bolt on Performance shocks for your daily driver and UTV utilizing the same technology used in high performance world off-road racing.
FOX has selected the Mint 400 as one of three races that it will put up a ten thousand dollar purse for the overall winner. Additionally a particularly rough and technical section of the race course between the start and spectator area one will be designated the “FOX Proving Grounds”. The section is well known as being extremely challenging, especially at high speeds.
“The Mint 400 is well known to be a particularly rough and technical course. It makes the perfect test bed for products like off-road shocks. The section we have chosen for the “FOX Proving Grounds” has some of the roughest terrain on the entire course,” commented Matt Martelli, Mint 400 CEO.
Come by and see FOX’s complete line of products at The Mint 400 contingency on March 14th on Fremont Street East, beginning at 9am continuing on all day until 6pm.
ABOUT FOX FACTORY HOLDING CORP. (NASDAQ:FOXF)
Headquartered in Scotts Valley, CA, FOX designs and manufactures high-performance suspension products primarily for mountain bikes, side-by-side vehicles, on-road and off-road vehicles and trucks, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, specialty vehicles and applications, and motorcycles. For more than three decades, FOX’s team of enthusiasts and professional athletes has been improving vehicle performance through a unique commitment to redefining ride dynamics.
The Mint 400
Known as “The Great American Off-Road Race“, The Mint 400 is the oldest, roughest, most spectacular off-road race in America! This 400-mile off-road marathon was started in 1967, and remains an important part of American racing history. Thousands of racers and celebrities from around the world have competed at The Mint – and it draws nearly 300 race teams, and 60,000 spectators annually to Las Vegas, Nevada – to compete in over 20 classes of race vehicles. The Mint 400 is owned and operated by The Martelli Brothers, and is part of the Best in the Desert American Off-Road Racing Series. Television coverage of the annual event is produced by Mad Media and broadcast to Millions of homes via NBC and FOX