Dana Point, Calif. - Jan. 10, 2014 - TORC: The Off-Road Championship, the nations premiere short-course, off-road racing series, has announced the return of AMSOIL as series presenting sponsor in a renewed multi-year commitment to supporting one of the worlds most exciting, high-energy motorsports concepts.
"There is a tremendous future in short-course racing," said Jeremy Meyer, AMSOIL Race Program Manager. "As presenting sponsor since its inception, AMSOIL is excited to continue our partnership with TORC as well as the commitment to keep the foundation of the sport in Crandon and Bark River while expanding to legendary venues like Sturgis. The best is truly ahead of us, and AMSOIL will continue to test its products in this harsh environment."
In addition to its presenting sponsor role, AMSOIL also sponsors drivers Scott Douglas in the PRO 4 division, Chad Hord in Pro 2 and Brad Lovell in PRO Light.
"AMSOIL's longstanding relationship with TORC is built on a mutual commitment to making this series best in class, said TORC President BJ Birtwell. Their dedication to the sport, the drivers and TORC via a multi-year agreement is proof that they see TORC as a valuable marketing tool today and for years to come."
Engineers recognize synthetic lubricants as critical to increasing the power, longevity and energy efficiency of vehicles and equipment. AMSOILs four decades of innovations in synthetic motor oil, gear lube, automatic transmission fluid, two-cycle oil and other products have helped introduce a new age in equipment and engine design.
TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL will hold seven events across the United States this year, with NBC Sports providing television coverage and a behind-the-scenes docu-reality series. The 2014 event schedule features races at the following venues:
April 5-6: Primm, NV (Primm Off Road Raceway)
April 25-26: Charlotte, NC (Charlotte Motor Speedway)
May 17-18: St. Louis, MO (Gateway Motorsports Park)
June 28-29: Crandon, WI (Crandon Intl Off Road Raceway)
July 19-20: Bark River, MI (Bark River Off Road Raceway)
Aug 5-6: Sturgis, SD (Buffalo Chip Powersports Complex)
Aug 30-31: Crandon, WI (Crandon Intl Off Road Raceway)
For more information on TORC: The Off-Road Championship including NBC Sports episode premiere dates, visit www.torcseries.com or find TORC on Facebook at www.facebook.com/torc and Twitter @TorcOffRoad.