Tyler Reddick to Drive Champion Oil Sponsored Midget at the 2012 Chili Bowl

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Tyler Reddick will drive the Champion Synthetic Racing Oil sponsored Benic Enterprises 2B Race Car at the 2012 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. The 16-year-old standout will make his first appearance at the 26th running of the famous “Chili Bowl, which is held the second week of January in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Tyler Reddick to drive Champion Oil Sponsored Midget at the 2012 Chili Bowl

Reddick, who hails from Corning California, will pilot the well-known Champion Racing Oil sponsored 2B Racing Midget for the first time in his career. The Chili Bowl Midget Nationals is an indoor midget car-racing event. It takes place at the Tulsa Expo Center in January, two weeks after Christmas. NASCAR calls it the "Biggest Midget race of the year". It is also nick-named the "Super Bowl of midget racing".

Drivers in other series who come from a midget car background frequently race in the event. Competitors like NASCAR drivers Tony Stewart, Justin Allgaier, J. J. Yeley, A. J. Fike, Josh Wise, Kasey Kahne, and Jason Leffler, World of Outlaws sprint car drivers Terry McCarl, Tim McCreadie, Danny Lasoski, and Sammy Swindell, NHRA drag racing champions Cruz Pedregon and Gary Scelzi, IndyCar drivers A. J. Foyt IV, Tom Bigelow and Billy Boat, plus numerous USAC racers. Drivers last year came from 35 US States, Canada, and Australia.

Champion Brands, celebrating its 55th year as an industry leader, develops synthetic motor oils for the racing, diesel, classic, vintage, hot rod, muscle car, and the engine builder markets. They manufacture numerous multi-viscosity motor oils with high zinc and phosphorous formulas designed to deliver the correct balance of chemistry to protect vintage and high performance engines, especially those using flat tappet roller cams operating at high RPM's and requiring high-pressure valve springs.

These “purpose-built” lubricant products contain Champion’s proprietary TVS® (Thermal Viscosity Stabilizer) which extends oil film capacity for better protection at high temperatures. The Champion oils also contain special lubricity modifiers to reduce friction, and unlock the full potential of any engine by providing increased compression, horsepower and torque.

Champion Racing Catalogs are free and available in print upon request or can also be viewed online or downloaded in Adobe® PDF format at http://www.championsusechampion.com/catalog

About the company: Champion Brands, LLC, is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 55 years. Champion also produces and blends over 300 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information contact your nearest Champion Distributor, or call Champion at 800-821-5693. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, 64735 or go to http://www.championsusechampion.com

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