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San Antonio, Texas USA (February 25, 2019) VP PowerMaster R/C Hobby Fuels today announced the addition of champion caliber drivers Joe Bornhorst and Cole Ogden to the VP Racing Fuels PowerMaster national race team.


Bornhorst, from Dover, Ohio, will be fueling with PowerMaster’s Tessman 30% blend. Endorsed by IFMAR World Champion and ROAR multi-time National Champion Ty Tessmann 30% was developed by VP Racing Fuels to be the ultimate off-road fuel for power, fuel mileage, engine protection, engine reliability, and is formulated with a high-performance proprietary oil package. Bornhorst will compete and develop the mid-west markets for PowerMaster and will be available for product support.

“I’m very excited to be racing for VP Racing Fuels,” said Bornhorst. “It’s such an honor to represent such an iconic company, and the quality of their products speaks for itself. Thank you to VP for the opportunity, and I’ll see everyone at the races!”

Ogden is from McDonough, Georgia and finished 2nd in 1/8 Pro Buggy at the 2019 Southern Indoor Championships in his PowerMaster team debut. He is using PowerMaster Pro Race™ 30. He will compete and represent the brand as a product spokesperson at RCGP events in the Philippines, Spain, Italy, and the United States and will help VP establish the east coast market in the U.S.

“I would like to thank Tommy at VP for the opportunity to represent such an amazing well known brand. Knowing they have all the tools needed to make the best fuels possible excites me the most. I’m very happy with the performance of the fuel so far, and I’m looking forward to bringing VP with me around the world.”

“I am extremely excited to have Joe Bornhorst and Cole Ogden on our National team,” said Tommy Porfirio, VP Racing Fuels Powermaster Director. “Both drivers have a wealth of knowledge and will bring more experience to our nitro off-road team.”

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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
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VP PowerMaster Contact: Tommy Porfirio, 210.635.7744, ext 211 or [email protected]