VP RACING FUELS NAMED OFFICIAL FUEL OF UTV WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

San Antonio, TX (March 29, 2019) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., regarded as the fuel of choice for amateur and professional off-roading, has been named the Official Fuel and will be the exclusive on-site fuel supplier for the UTV World Championship event April 4-7 at the Riverside Casino in Laughlin, Nevada.

“The UTV World Championships test the best of the best from Canada, the United States, and Mexico,” said Mike Emerson, VP Racing Fuels Regional Manager. “VP’s the go-to fuel for off-roading and we’re taking pre-orders for Laughlin right now.”

UTV World Championship, owned by The Martelli Brothers, offers spectators and racers the chance to witness intense competition on one of the most challenging courses of the year. Newcomers interested in getting involved in UTV racing can visit https://www.utvunderground.com/how-to-go-utv-racing for more information.

“We are thrilled to have VP Racing Fuels as the official fuel for the UTV World Championship,” stated Matt Martelli, UTV World Championship CEO. “Their products and brand are synonymous with racing and performance globally. UTV’s are now the biggest class in off-road racing and the Turbo class has become the premier class. VP’s UTV 96 gives racers a competitive advantage unlocking the true power of the Pro UTV Turbo Class! We look forward to having a long relationship with VP Racing Fuels.”

Fuel pre-orders are required for the event and can be placed at https://bit.ly/2HUc0AL .

For more information about VP and its products for racers, enthusiasts, and general consumers visit vpracingfuels.com.

About VP Racing Fuels
VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Fuel Technology®, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea, and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Blancpain GT World Challenge America, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, Late Models, DIRTcar, PDRA, SCORE, Best In The Desert, ARA, and USAC among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.

As part of a retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across North America are being branded as VP Racing Fuels, with each providing distribution for VP’s other product lines, including ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive® performance chemicals; VP Hi-Performance Lubricants; VP PowerWash™; and VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing.  VP’s most recent diversification efforts include the introduction of VP Hi-Performance Lubricants in conjunction with the launch of quick lube facilities branded VP Racing FASTLUBE™, VP Racing POWERWASH™ car wash systems, VP Appearance, and VP TANK GUARDIAN™ product lines. More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com.
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VP Contact: 951.696.5100 or vppacific@vpracingfuels.com
UTV Contact: https://utvworldchampionship.com


VP RACING FUELS NAMED OFFICIAL SPEC FUEL FOR MOTOAMERICA

San Antonio, Texas USA (March 26, 2019) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., a dominant player in motorcycle racing around the world, has been named the Official Spec Fuel Supplier of the MotoAmerica Series.

“VP has had led the field in fueling motorcycle racing since the late 1970s,” said Bruce Hendel, VP’s Vice President of Sales, Race Fuel and Consumer Products. “In all levels of motocross, supercross, AMA, Isle of Man TT, and MotoGP road racing VP has been the go-to fuel for making power and winning races and championships. It’s an honor for VP to have been selected to fuel MotoAmerica racing.”

VP’s MGP fuel has been designated as the official spec fuel and will be available at all official MotoAmerica tests and races. VP will be offering trackside activation and fuel service in the paddock at every event along with fuel awards throughout the year. MGP is an FIM certified fuel, so it is also legal for use in any World Superbike event. 

“The performance of their fuel is something that the teams are all looking forward to, and VP will be a welcomed addition to our paddock,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “We’re very happy to have VP Racing Fuels as our official fuel supplier.”

The 10-round MotoAmerica Series gets rolling at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, April 5-7 and after stops across the United States concludes at Barber Motorsports Park, September 20-22.

For more information about VP and its products for racers, enthusiasts, and general consumers visit vpracingfuels.com.

About VP Racing Fuels
VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Fuel Technology®, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea, and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Blancpain GT World Challenge America, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, Late Models, DIRTcar, PDRA, SCORE, Best In The Desert, ARA, and USAC among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.

As part of a retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across North America are being branded as VP Racing Fuels, with each providing distribution for VP’s other product lines, including ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive® performance chemicals; VP Hi-Performance Lubricants; VP PowerWash™; and VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing.  VP’s most recent diversification efforts include the introduction of VP Hi-Performance Lubricants in conjunction with the launch of quick lube facilities branded VP Racing FASTLUBE™, VP Racing POWERWASH™ car wash systems, VP Appearance, and VP TANK GUARDIAN™ product lines. More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com.
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VP Contact: Bruce Hendel, 201.635.7744 ext 203 or brucehendel@vpracingfuels.com

MotoAmerica Contact: 714.242.5954 or info@motoamerica.com


VP RACING FUELS GRAND OPENING AT WAKEPOINT LBJ MARINA & C-STORE

San Antonio, TX (March 21, 2018) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., long recognized as the fuel behind winning racers and championships, today announced the grand opening of their latest branded gas station and first marina location this Saturday, March 23, at Wakepoint on Lake LBJ, 14757 West Ranch Road 1431 in Kingsland, Texas.

“Wakepoint is a significant moment for the VP brand,” said Alan Cerwick, VP Racing Fuels President & CEO. “The VP name is known for quality and performance around the world, and this will be the first marina operation opening under our red, white, and blue colors, catering to consumers both on the water and on the street.”

To celebrate the event, VP and Wakepoint will be holding festivities from 10 am until 4 pm that includes an appearance by VP’s Mad Scientist, a VP model, Street Outlaws James Finney aka “Birdman” and Mike Murillo, plus Blancpain racer Harry Gottsacker. In addition, there will be raffles, giveaways, special attractions for children, and other customer appreciation features.

“Saturday is going to be a great day,” said Jody Bowers of Wakepoint LBJ. “The VP brand is the best in the business.”

For more information about VP and its products for c-store operators, racers, enthusiasts, and general consumers visit vpracingfuels.com.

About VP Racing Fuels
VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Fuel Technology®, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea, and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Blancpain GT World Challenge America, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, Late Models, DIRTcar, PDRA, SCORE, Best In The Desert, ARA, and USAC among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.

As part of a retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across North America are being branded as VP Racing Fuels, with each providing distribution for VP’s other product lines, including ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive® performance chemicals; VP Hi-Performance Lubricants; VP PowerWash™; and VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing.  VP’s most recent diversification efforts include the introduction of VP Hi-Performance Lubricants in conjunction with the launch of quick lube facilities branded VP Racing FASTLUBE™, VP Racing POWERWASH™ car wash systems, VP Appearance, and VP TANK GUARDIAN™ product lines. More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com.
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VP Contact: Bryan Noonan, at 210-635-7744 or bryan.noonen@vpracingfuels.com

Wakepoint LBJ Contact: Wakepoint LBJ at https://wakepointlbj.com/ or 325-484-4448


KAREN MADDEN JOINS VP RACING FUELS BRANDED RETAIL DIVISION

San Antonio, TX (March 12, 2019) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., the world leader in performance fuels and chemicals development, announced today that Karen Madden has joined the company as Vice President, Branded Retail.

In her new position, Madden will assume responsibility for growing VP Racing Fuels’ retail footprint, as the company looks to accelerate their branded gas station, VP Powerwash™ car wash and VP FastLube™ oil change center programs. “Karen brings an incredible background in lubricants, fuels and retail management,” said Alan Cerwick, President & CEO of VP Racing Fuels. “Her industry experience ranging from systems, logistics and distribution, to wholesale pricing and retail network management coupled with her deep roots in technology will add substantial strength to our management team. Significant strategic opportunities are nearing realization in North America and abroad, and the addition of Karen, a highly respected and talented industry veteran, will position VP for success,” added Cerwick.

Madden joins VP after 16 years at DTN, most recently as Senior Vice President, where she oversaw two of DTN’s largest businesses, energy and agriculture. Prior to DTN, she was with ExxonMobil and FuelQuest, holding positions that touched every aspect of the wholesale and retail fuels industry. She holds both a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley. She is a board member at the University of Nebraska Omaha College of Business Administration, Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Franchising.

About VP Racing Fuels
VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Race Fuel Technology™, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea, and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Blancpain GT World Challenge America, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, Late Models, DIRTcar, PDRA, SCORE, Best In The Desert, ARA, and USAC among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.

As part of a retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across North America are being branded as VP Racing Fuels, with each providing distribution for VP’s other product lines, including ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive® performance chemicals; VP Hi-Performance Lubricants; VP PowerWash™; and VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing.  VP’s most recent diversification efforts include the introduction of VP Hi-Performance Lubricants in conjunction with the launch of quick lube facilities branded VP Racing FASTLUBE™, VP Racing POWERWASH™ car wash systems, VP Appearance, and VP TANK GUARDIAN™ product lines.
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 More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com.
VP Contact: Karen Madden at 402.960.0320 or karen.madden@vpracingfuels.com


VP RACING FUELS PARTNERS WITH MINT 400

San Antonio, TX (March 7, 2019) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., regarded by many as the go-to fuel for off-road racing, has been named the Official Fuel Partner of The Mint 400 held in Las Vegas, Nevada March 7-10.

“The Mint 400 has held the title of the toughest, most spectacular off-road race in North America since 1968 when it was first run,” said Mike Emerson, VP Racing Fuels Regional Manager. “We’re fueling SCORE and BEST IN THE DESERT and now the historic MINT 400 in 2019. This underscores how important the VP name is to enthusiasts, off-road racers, engine builders, and series.”

As part of the partnership, VP Racing Fuels products will be on display at The Mint 400 Off-Road Festival powered by Rockford Fosgate on Thursday and Friday and used extensively by a number of competitors in The Great American Off-Road Race.

“The VP brand is one of the most familiar in the sport, and some of our top racers will rely on VP products to get them to the finish line in one of the most grueling off-road events in the world. It’s going to be an exciting week of action, and we’re excited to have VP along for the ride,” said Mint 400 CEO Matt Martelli. “We’re looking forward to welcoming VP Racing Fuels as the Official Fuel Partner of this year’s Mint 400.”

For more information about VP and its products for engine builders, racers, enthusiasts, and general consumers visit vpracingfuels.com.

About VP Racing Fuels
VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Fuel Technology®, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea, and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Blancpain GT World Challenge America, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, Late Models, DIRTcar, PDRA, SCORE, Best In The Desert, ARA, and USAC among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.

As part of a retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across North America are being branded as VP Racing Fuels, with each providing distribution for VP’s other product lines, including ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive® performance chemicals; VP Hi-Performance Lubricants; VP PowerWash™; and VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing.  VP’s most recent diversification efforts include the introduction of VP Hi-Performance Lubricants in conjunction with the launch of quick lube facilities branded VP Racing FASTLUBE™, VP Racing POWERWASH™ car wash systems, VP Appearance, and VP TANK GUARDIAN™ product lines. More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com.
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VP Contact:  951.696.5100 or vppacific@vpracingfuels.com
MINT 400 Contact: Kilian Hamlin760.721.3600 or kilian@themint400.com