MOKELUMNE HILL, CA (February 19) -- Del Albright, BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) Ambassador, was honored with membership in the elite, 20-member "Team BFGoodrich," sponsored by BFGoodrich® (BFG). We at BRC are very exited by Del's selection, and we look forward to seeing what this means for recreational access.
Asked about BFG and Team Goodrich, Del Albright told us, "BFG is a long time member and supporter of BRC, as well as the founder of the Outstanding Trails Program, which provides grants to recreational trails such as the famous Rubicon Trail. As a member of Team BFG, I will help promote and enrourage that program, working hard to keep OHV trails funded and open."
BFG's Outstanding Trails program was established in 2006 to raise awareness for responsible use and preservation of off-road trails while providing support in the trails’ conservation efforts. Through 2011, the Outstanding Trails program has recognized 27 off-road trails and 27 clubs across 16 states and two trails in Canada. The program has provided more than $100,000 in grants in support of the various trails conservation efforts. Visit BFG's website for more details.
Below is the original announcement from BFGoodrich®:
BFGOODRICH® TIRES ANNOUNCES 2013 TEAM BFGOODRICH
GREENVILLE, S.C. (February 19, 2013) - Recently, BFGoodrich® Tires announced its 20-member lineup for its 2013 Team BFGoodrich roster.
Created in 2008, Team BFGoodrich comprises an elite group of motorsports superstars, key industry partners, market influencers and enthusiasts who all share the BFGoodrich Tires passion for driving and for everything on four wheels.
This diverse group of auto enthusiasts represents various aspects of the automotive industry, including on- and off-road racing, rock crawling, custom car building and engineering. Working together, Team BFGoodrich members will bring their experience and enthusiasm to the brand while BFGoodrich Tires continues to advance its product line to help further improve their driving performance.
"BFGoodrich Tires has once again brought together the top individuals in a variety of racing and custom automotive disciplines to be part of our 2013 Team BFGoodrich," said Duane Thomas, brand communications manager at BFGoodrich Tires. "We are excited to bring in some new members and continue our relationship with many others. We anticipate a great year working with these team members and bringing success to our collective brands."
The members of 2013 Team BFGoodrich:
Andrew Caddell - TORC
Andrew Comrie-Picard - Rally America
Andy McMillin - SCORE
Brad Lovell - TORC
Brian Finch - Founder - American Street Car Series/Owner Hot Rod Transformations
Bryce Menzies - SCORE, TORC
Bud Brutsman - BCII Productions
Carl Nadeau - Drifting
Dan McKeever - Miller Performance Driving
Daniel McMillin - SCORE
David Higgins - Rally America, X Games
Del Albright - Blue Ribbon Coalition
John Williams - Miller Motorsports Park
Kyle Tucker - Detroit Speed
Lonny Childress - Gateway Classic Mustangs
Rob MacCachren - SCORE, TORC, LOORRS
Rich Minga - Wide Open Excursions
Rod Hall - Rod Hall Racing
Roger Lovell - TORC
Terry Earwood - Skip Barber Racing School
Team BFGoodrich members and BFGoodrich Tires support each other through a variety of initiatives, including media outreach, advertising and event presence. For an updated list of the motorsport events and activities in which Team BFGoodrich members will be participating, visit the BFGoodrich Tires website at www.bfgoodrichtires.com or its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bfgoodrichtires.
BRC press release and more on BRC here: http://www.sharetrails.org/story/2013/02/19/brcs-del-albright-selected-join-2013-team-bfgoodrich
Using motorsports as a proving ground for more than 40 years, BFGoodrich(r) Tires is involved in every type of racing, including sports car, drag, desert, dirt, rally and extreme rock crawling. BFGoodrich Tires combines technological expertise with vast motorsports experience, delivering a high-performance tire for every type of vehicle. Visit BFGoodrich Tires at www.BFGoodrichTires.com, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/BFGoodrichTires or on Twitter at @BFGoodrichTires.