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San Antonio, TX (March 05, 2024) – VP Racing Fuels, Inc., the global leader in performance fuels, lubricants, and additives, announced today that VP Racing is now the Official Fuel for Longhorn Chassis and their driver Brandon Sheppard.

“We’re excited to have our world-renowned race products as the official products of Longhorn Chassis and driver Brandon Sheppard,” said Chris Wall, Senior Director of East Coast Sales for VP Racing. “Partnering with a leading racecar chassis manufacturer and race team that has the heritage of the Labontes is fitting for our brand of race fuels and auto cleaning products.”

Founded by NASCAR Hall of Famers Terry and Bobby Labonte, along with Justin Labonte, Longhorn Chassis has grown to become one of the most highly-regarded and decorated manufacturers of quality Dirt Late Models and Dirt Modifieds Chassis in the world. Within its 34,000-square-foot facility in China Grove, NC, Longhorn employs over 25 staff and contractors building elite equipment driven by many of the best in dirt racing across the country.

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“Longhorn Chassis and the Longhorn Factory Team are proud not only to use and trust VP Racing Products but also to make these products available for our amazing customers,” said Steve Arpin, President of Longhorn Chassis. “VP and Longhorn share a common desire to develop and implement new technologies, giving our customers the most competitive edge on the track. I couldn’t be more thrilled to work with Chris Wall, DJ Irvine, and their entire team on continuing to introduce both new and proven products to the dirt racing world.”

VP Racing will be fueling Longhorn Factory Team driver Brandon Sheppard throughout the 2024-2026 seasons, as well as keeping his livery in top condition.

“I’m excited to launch this partnership with VP Racing and the Longhorn Factory Team,” added Sheppard. “Obviously, they make a great race fuel line, but I’m equally pumped to begin incorporating and bring some awareness to their great line of cleaning and non-fuel products.”

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About VP Racing

VP Racing is best known as the World Leader in Racing and Performance Fluids, powering champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea, and air since 1975. VP powers the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, MotoAmerica, World Racing Group, World of Outlaws, Fanatec GT World Challenge America, AMA Supercross, American Flat Track, SCORE, USAC, NMCA/NMRA, and more than 60 sponsored series and sanctioning bodies. VP is also the official performance coolant of IMSA, American Flat Track, and ATVMX.

VP also sells a full line of consumer products, including ethanol-free VP outdoor equipment fluids formulated for 2 and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment, lubricants, VP Madditive® automotive performance additives, Stay Frosty® performance coolants, car appearance products, and accessories through national home improvement, automotive parts, and online retailers. The company also offers a program to independent operators of convenience stores and gas stations, car wash, quick lube, and marinas to brand as VP Racing and resell the company’s full range of automotive performance and outdoor small engine products. For more information, visit

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VP Media Contact: Bob Merz, [email protected] or 832-244-6305