VP RACING FUELS DRIVER CHALLENGE WON BY GAVIN HARLIEN

San Antonio, TX (May 31, 2019) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., recognized as the dominant fuel in off-road racing, is proud to acknowledge Gavin Harlien as the winner of the 2019 Robby Gordon Stadium SUPER Trucks Challenge.

“Gavin has shown exceptional talent,” said Bruce Hendel, VP’s Vice President, North American Sales – Race Fuels and Consumer Products. “I had the pleasure to meet this young man at COTA personally. We are proud to have Gavin represent VP Racing Fuels in SST and suspect he will be a force to reckon with in 2019.”

The VP Racing Fuels Driver Challenge was contested among Harlien, Blade Hildebrand, and Jeff Hoffman during the first three SST events held in Texas and California using a scoring system based on driver performance, driver media/marketing & fan judging of which driver performed the best on and off the track with the overall winner receiving sponsorship from VP.

“It was a tough battle between two very talented up and coming drivers, but in the end, Gavin Harlien edged out Blade Hildebrand to win the 2019 VP Racing Fuels Driver Challenge,” said Robbie Gordon, founder of Stadium Super Trucks. “As a young driver, it means everything to have the support of a well-known company like VP Racing Fuels on the side of your truck. When you arrive at the track, the competition and fans already know that you are one of the favorites to win. Congratulations again to Gavin Harlien on winning the challenge, I know he will do an excellent job on and off the track for VP Racing Fuels during the remainder of the 2019 Stadium SUPER Trucks season.”

The Stadium Super Truck Series continues on across the country, and the schedule and more information are available at stadiumsupertrucks.com. 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, 210.635.7744, ext 203 brucehendel@vpracingfuels.com


VP RACING FUELS EXPANDS LOGISTICS ACROSS EUROPE

San Antonio, Texas (USA) May 17, 2019 VP Racing Fuels, Inc., recognized around the world as the leader in racing fuel and performance chemicals, today announced a warehousing and logistics relationship with CP Benelux in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

“As VP seeks to expand its distribution network across Europe, this move will further support our distributors and end users with availability and ease of access,” said Peter Coleman, VP’s Business Development Consultant in Europe. “Establishing a logistics hub means that we can service our distributors better, and enter new markets and service additional customers as a result.”

A wide selection of VP’s racing fuels and consumer products will be stored at the site, including VP’s celebrated R5 rally fuel, its range of drag racing fuels, and the club racer’s choice, the FIA-compliant RX102. Fuels suitable for virtually any motorsport application will be available, including jetski, motocross, circuit racing, rally, drift or hillclimb. Also on hand will be VP’s Octanium™ Unleaded octane booster, winner of New Product Awards at the SEMA and PRI Shows in America.

“We are looking forward to helping VP Racing Fuels expand their business in Europe by improving their product availability to distributors and racers,” Hans Wamelink, Executive Officer at CP Group, commented. “As a former rally competitor myself, I know the importance of prompt delivery of the right product!”

CP Benelux was established in 1978 as a provider of logistics services with storage and transportation options for virtually every class of dangerous goods. With many years of experience, they were seen by VP as the ideal partner to handle hazardous goods in a complex regulatory and taxation environment.

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

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: Peter Coleman, +44 (0) 7376 388916 or peter.coleman@vpracingfuels.com


VP RACING FUELS HEADED TO VEGAS WITH SEF SMALL ENGINE FUELS™

San Antonio, TX (May 6, 2019) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., recognized as a leader in racing and performance fuel development, will be featuring their popular VP Small Engine Fuel product line in Booth #6410 at the National Hardware Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center May 7-9 in Nevada.

“Problems with ethanol fuel are here to stay,” said Andy Deel, Division Manager of Consumer Products for VP. “I’ve heard that 95% of the OEM’s warranty work is pump gas related but our VP Small Engine Fuels and Fix-It Fuel® are the solution. We come from a racing heritage where performance counts and shop owners and consumers can count on us for that.”

The National Hardware Show in Las Vegas is the prime time and place for sourcing, trading, and learning for the $343 billion US home improvement and DIY markets. The show gives attendees access to new buying opportunities, merchandising ideas & solutions like VP, and face-to-face networking opportunities.

VP’s Small Engine Fuels are available for 4-cycle engines and also pre-mixed for 2-cycle engines, using full synthetic FD rated 2-cycle oil.  Fix-It Fuel is a pre-mixed ethanol-free 89-octane gas + oil blend. Although mixed with oil at 50:1, Fix-It-Fuel works in any 2- and 4-cycle small engine application to address any starting problems. In addition, VP’s full line of performance chemicals, additives, lubricants, and fuel handling accessories will be on display at the show.

For more information about VP and its products for distributors, shop owners, 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: Andy Deel, 210.635.7744, x207 or andy@vpracingfuels.com


VP RACING FUELS NAMED OFFICIAL FUEL OF PRO WATERCROSS TOUR

San Antonio, TX (May 2, 2019) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., the go-to fuel for racers and enthusiasts on land and sea, has been named the Official Fuel of the Pro Watercross National Tour and World Championships.

“Watercross is an amazing sport on Personal Watercraft,” said Chris Wall, Senior Director, East Coast Race Fuel Sales, OEM Relations and National Sponsorships for VP Racing Fuels, “Whether you call them PWCs or jet skis, it’s motocross on the water, and we’re really excited to be fueling Pro Watercross from coast to coast this year.”

The Pro Watercross Tour is the featured national circuit for personal watercraft racing. The Tour brings together the best professional and amateur athletes in the sport, on the most beautiful beaches and venues in the U.S.A., and offering the most challenging and technical racecourses in the world.

“VP’s been fueling races and winning championships on the water for years,” added AJ Handler, CEO, Pro Watercross. “They’ve got a fuel formula for every type of engine and racing. To reward our competitors for fueling with VP, there are contingencies being posted in two classes. For that info and for fuel pre-order forms for delivery to each venue they can go to www.prowatercross.com.”

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: Chris Wall, 210-861-1145, or chris.wall@vpracingfuels.com
Pro Watercross Contact: info@prowatercross.com