San Antonio, Texas, USA (April 5, 2018) VP Racing Fuels, Inc., today announced long-term extensions with Andersen Promotions to provide on-site spec fuel supply to the prestigious Global MX5 Cup, Pro Mazda Championship, USF2000, and Indy Lights Series in North America.
“The need for reliable, high quality race fuel in all of our championships and a partner who supports what we are doing led us to our now long-term involvement with VP Racing Fuels,” said Dan Andersen, Owner and CEO of Andersen Promotions. “National support at the many venues we compete at has been terrific, and the fuel we now use across all four series is perfect for our needs. We look forward to continuing this relationship for years to come.”
Since its launch in 2010, the Mazda Road to Indy ladder system has attracted competitors from around the globe. Drivers from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Ireland, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Spain, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Zimbabwe have been part of the grids, showcasing their talents at premier venues on a mix of road courses, temporary street circuits and ovals including the famed Brickyard – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
“VP’s known for top performing race fuel products, “ said Bruce Hendel, VP’s Vice President, North America Sales – Race Fuels & Consumer Products. “VP is proud to continue their support of the prestigious Mazda Road to Indy ladder system though Andersen Promotions, encompassing all four support series leading up to Indy Car. Whether we’re at Indy, winning at the Isle of Man, or scoring an off-road win in Baja, series like these are great partners who count on us to deliver, so they can focus on racing.
For more information about VP and its products for consumers, enthusiasts, and racers visit vpracingfuels.com.
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, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Late Models, Pirelli World Challenge, PDRA, Rally America, SCORE, and ARA among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.
As part of a 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 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™.” More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com.
Andersen Promotions oversees all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires and the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires. The company has a long and successful background in promoting open-wheel championships and has also owned multiple race teams – including USF2000, Pro Mazda and Indy Lights teams – in the past. In 2010, Andersen Promotions relaunched the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, which it operated from 1992 through 2001. In December of 2012, Andersen Promotions founded the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires to replace the void left by the Star Mazda Series which ceased operations after 22 years. On July 12, 2013, it was announced that Andersen Promotions would take over the licensing and operation of Indy Lights from INDYCAR beginning with the 2014 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season. The company began overseeing operation of the MX-5 Cup in 2017. For additional information, visit www.roadtoindy.info and www.mx-5cup.com.
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VP Contact: Bruce Hendel 210.635.7744 x203 or [email protected]
Andersen Contact: Tamy Valkosky 949.842.3946 or [email protected]