Elaine Larsen, driver of the Miller Jet Dragster highlights her experience from the Cavalcade of Stars in Norwalk, Ohio (May 13-15, 2011). Check out the dragster and learn about your opportunity to win Miller’s Great Race Getaway. The next opportunity to participate is at the 6th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing Presented by Miller Welders (June 24-26, 2011). Note: participants must be at the event to enter.
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Miller to sponsor No. 19 Chevrolet Impala with Mike Bliss in Nationwide Series Top Gear 300 race at Charlotte Motor SpeedwayWednesday, May 25th, 2011
Miller will partner with TriStar Motorsports to serve as a primary sponsor of the No. 19 Chevrolet Impala with driver Mike Bliss in the Top Gear 300 race this Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The partnership will mark Miller’s first NASCAR primary sponsorship endeavor.
“It’s an exciting time for us to be able to partner with TriStar Motorsports and Mike Bliss”, said Andy Weyenberg, Manager of Motorsports Marketing at Miller. “We believe in Mike’s ability and have worked with him at Xpress Motorsports when he won a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship and again at the Haas CNC Sprint Cup program. Miller products are used daily at many of these race shops, so when Rick Carpenter brought this opportunity to us, we thought it would be a great way to highlight our products to everyone from the casual hobbyist to the professional racer.”
TriStar Motorsports Driver Mike Bliss reiterates Weyenberg’s excitement about the partnership especially at the track where he recorded his last Nationwide Series victory in 2009.
“It’s an honor to once again work with Andy and Miller for this weekend’s race at Charlotte. Not only is their equipment first class, but they put a large emphasis on people and commitment which is just one of the many reasons they have a large global presence. I know we will represent them well and put on a great show for them and the fans.”
Tune into the Top Gear 300 race on ABC this Saturday, May 28 at 1:30 p.m. (Central). Pre-show coverage countdown starts at 1 p.m.
Married engineers Kyle and Stacy Tucker had no idea when they custom-built unique suspension parts for a ’69 Camaro pet project that it would lead to a successful business. From humble beginnings in a two-car garage in Detroit to its 30,000-square-foot home in Mooresville, N.C., Detroit Speed Inc. has been on one wild ride and today is a go-to source for custom fabrication projects and its product line of automotive parts. Read more and take a look inside Detroit Speed!
The Miller Jet Dragster is back for 2011 — competing in 11 events! Miller is a proud supporter of motorsports at all levels of competition and has teamed up with Larsen Motorsports driver Elaine Larsen, of Haines City, Fla., for another great year of racing.
Also back is the Miller Welding Road Show; a nationwide tour including participation at premiere drag-racing events. Through the Road Show, Miller engages and educates the racing community about welding and the significant role welders play in all levels of the sport.
Check out the 2011 event schedule for a race near you and don’t miss Elaine Larsen on PowerBlock via Spike TV March 19-20, 2011.