NORWALK, Ohio (February 15, 2012) – Feld Motor Sports and the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) announced today that AMSOIL, based in Superior, Wis., will be the official sponsor of the AMSOIL Prostalgia™ Nitro Funny Car class.
In addition to being the Official Oil of IHRA®, Nitro Jam® and Thunder Jam®, AMSOIL will now back one of the fastest growing and most popular classes in drag racing today. These extremely exciting, high-horsepower nitro machines are the headline attraction of the eight-event Nitro Jam North American Tour and will now be supported by the industry leader in synthetic lubricants and one of the top names in the world of extreme motorsports.
“AMSOIL is one of the biggest names in off-road motorsports and we are excited to welcome them to the world of drag racing as they partner with one of our most popular classes ever,” said IHRA President Aaron Polburn. “This is an exciting time to be a part of IHRA and Nitro Jam as the series continues to grow like never before. The 2012 season should be one of our biggest yet.”
AMSOIL has a long and successful history in the world of racing. Among the many series that AMSOIL partners with are Monster Energy Supercross™ and championship racer Kevin Windham, AMA Arenacross Series™, the TORC Series presented by AMSOIL and 11-time champion Scott Douglas, the AMSOIL Offshore Powerboat Series and perennial champion Bob Teague, the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series and many more.
Now AMSOIL will team with the IHRA Nitro Jam series in its first major venture into the world of professional drag racing. AMSOIL Prostalgia™ Nitro Funny Car will be featured at all Nitro Jam events in 2012 in both the United States and Canada. Some of the most popular names in nostalgia racing will be a part of the class this year making for one of the biggest seasons in Nitro Jam history. The 2012 Nitro Jam season will kickoff March 23-24 at Southwestern International Raceway in Arizona.
For more information on Nitro Jam, please log on to www.nitrojam.com.
AMSOIL has been the recognized leader in synthetic lubricants since 1972. For more information about AMSOIL synthetic motor oils, call (715) 392-7101 or contact AMSOIL INC. AMSOIL Building, Superior, WI 54880, or go to www.amsoil.com. For more information about AMSOIL Racing, go to www.amsoilracing.com or follow them on Facebook.
About Feld Motor Sports
Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. productions include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy® Supercross, IHRA® Nitro Jam®, AMA Arenacross Series, Nuclear Cowboyz℠ and Thunder Jam. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment. For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit www.feldentertainment.com.