Tire Rack Renews as Title Sponsor of One Lap of America

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Tire Rack has renewed its title sponsorship of the One Lap of America for a 16th consecutive year.

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We are passionate about continuing to support and educate drivers from all experience levels about the capabilities of their tires and how proper maintenance, traction, safety and durability can be maximized on and off the track... the One Lap adventure embodies all of these facets.

The One Lap of America is proud to announce that Tire Rack has renewed their title sponsorship of the One Lap of America.

“Tire Rack welcomes the 35th edition of the One Lap of America. A partnership that began 16 years ago,” said Matt Edmonds, Executive Vice President, Tire Rack, “and carries on in 2018 with a sellout field of 85 teams competing for a week for the overall win as well as numerous class bragging rights. Due to our decades of experience in the tire and wheel industry, we are passionate about continuing to support and educate drivers from all experience levels about the capabilities of their tires and how proper maintenance, traction, safety and durability can be maximized on and off the track. The combination of road drives and track competitions that occur during the One Lap adventure embody all of these facets.”

"From the start of our relationship Tire Rack has gone above and beyond what we could have ever expected from a title sponsor," said Brock Yates Jr. Event Coordinator. "Apart from supporting the event, Tire Rack has worked closely with the hundreds of participants we have had over the years to ensure they have the right equipment to be competitive and safe. We appreciate all that Tire Rack continues to do in support of the One Lap and look forward to another memorable year."

About Tire Rack

Tire Rack, family-owned and headquartered in South Bend, Indiana, is America’s largest independent tire tester and consumer-direct source for tires, wheels and performance accessories. Their team of over 100 test drivers (their sales team) tests tires from every major tire manufacturer on the company’s state-of-the-art, 11.7-acre test facility. The findings are then posted on the company’s website, http://www.tirerack.com, where consumers can make an educated decision on a tire, wheel or performance accessory purchase.

Tire Rack has also collected results from nearly 150,000 consumer surveys representing over 2.5 billion miles of real-world tire data, the largest known cache of such information anywhere. In addition, various testing and informational videos are available online in their Video Center at http://www.tirerack.com/videos. Since 1979, Tire Rack has grown from a single-point retail store in Indianapolis to encompass over 2.5 million square feet of space in nine distribution centers across the country. A diverse and broad in-stock inventory from 26 major tire and 60 wheel brands can be delivered anywhere in the country, most in one business day. A national network of over 7,500 independent Recommended Installers is available to assist customers with installation of their purchases.

ABOUT THE ONE LAP OF AMERICA

The Tire Rack One Lap of America Presented by Grassroots Motorsports Magazine is the modern day version of the Cannonball Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash of 1970. Created by Brock Yates and popularized by the movie Cannonball Run, todays One Lap of America challenges its participants to endure long transit drives of over 400 miles daily and to compete on 12 of Americas most challenging racetracks in 9 days. This year's One Lap begins on May 4th, 2018 and runs through May 12th, 2018. The current event is headed by Brock Yates, Jr. and will be celebrating the 35th running of the event. The full schedule is available online at http://www.onelapofamerica.com and on Facebook.

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