WILLISTON, VT (January 20, 2017) Officials with Rally America, the premier sanctioning body for performance rally racing in the United States, announced an extension of its agreement with VP Racing Fuels designating VP as the Official Fuel of the Rally America National Championship through 2019. Under the agreement, VP will continue to provide technical expertise and fuel delivery for each Rally America national event, with VP’s Rally Max, MS100 and MS109E racing fuels designated as Spec Fuels for Rally America’s Open Class.
““I am pleased to continue our relationship with VP Racing Fuels,” said Bill Fogg, Sr, President of Rally America, Inc. “Our rally teams have benefited from having a level playing field and having consistency in the development of their engines. VP Racing Fuels is a valuable resource in technical expertise and providing fuel at our events located in some of the more remote parts of the country.”
The 2017 Rally America National Championship schedule includes the following national events:
January 27-28 Sno*Drift Rally – Atlanta, MI
March 17-18 Rally of the 100 Acre Wood – Salem, MO
May 19-20 Southern Ohio Forests Rally – Chillicothe, OH
July 21-22 Rally Colorado – Colorado Springs, CO
August 5 Sno*Drift Rally – Atlanta, MI
August 25-26 Rally Wyoming – Caspar, WY
October 7 Show-Me Rally – Potosi, MO
October 20-21 Lake Superior Performance Rally – Houghton, MI
“We truly appreciate the confidence placed in VP by Bill Fogg and his team at the Rally America National Championship,” said Chris Wall, Chief Marketing Officer for VP Racing Fuels. “Working with the teams on the dyno and in the field has been a tremendous experience and we look forward to continuing as the series’ fuel partner for years to come.”
Both Regional and National rally teams must pre-order VP Rally Max, MS100 or MS109E Racing Fuel from VP’s regional distributors in advance of each round. Pre-ordered fuel will be delivered to teams at all events during a specified delivery time on the same day that Tech inspection occurs.
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 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Late Models, Formula Drift, Pirelli World Challenge, PDRA and Rally America, among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.
As part of its retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across the U.S. 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 PowerWash™ and more. VP also markets VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing. More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com.
About Rally America, Inc.
Based in Williston, VT, Rally America, Inc. sanctions the Rally America National Championship, which consists of eight national-level events in 2017 located at a variety of venues across the country, from Denver, Colorado to Houghton, Michigan. Top competitors in the Rally America National Championship reach speeds of well over 100 mph driving highly modified street cars such as Mitsubishi Evolutions, Subaru WRX STI’s, Ford Fiestas, Honda Fits and on natural-terrain courses consisting of gravel, dirt, ice or snow. For more information regarding Rally America’s National Championship or the sport of performance rally, visit www.rally-america.com.