MICKEY THOMPSON CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP OF ‘LIGHTS OUT’ FOR 2017

February 18th, 2017

STOW, OH – Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has committed to continuing title sponsorship for the Lights Out 8 World Series of Small Tire Racing. The largest small tire radial drag race in the world is back at the South Georgia Motorsports Park this weekend, and promises to provide a unique brand of motorsport excitement for racers and spectators alike.

“Mickey Thompson has been behind us since the beginning,” recollects Donald Long of Duck X Productions, “and we’re proud to be chosen once again. This event is truly a testament to Mickey Thompson’s dedication to motorsports, and a great way for them to show off their awesome Radial Pros.”

Lights Out 8 hosts an estimated 400 competitors over 10 racing classes, each with purses reaching as high as $10,000. Lights Out 8 also features an exclusive Radial vs. The World class boasting a $50,000 prize to the winner/

“Lights Out has a reputation for showcasing some of the best small tire racing in the world,” stated Tom Kundrik, Motorsports Manager for Mickey Thompson. “Our ET Street Radial Pro tires were designed for this kind of competition, and we’re looking forward to another successful event.”

The ET Street Radial Pro is a purpose-built race tire for classes requiring a P275/60R15 or P315/60R15 size tires constructed of size-specific materials. The ET Street Radial Pro features next generation construction designed to take more power for better launches, a reduced tread pattern for maximum traction, and are for racing only, not for street use.

For more information, visit http://www.mickeythompsontires.com/

About Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels
Max-Trac Tire Co., Inc., dba Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels, markets racing and high-performance tires and wheels for street, strip, truck, and off-road applications. The company was founded in 1963 by racing legend Mickey Thompson and is headquartered in Stow, Ohio, USA. For more information, visit www.mickeythompsontires.com.

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Media contact: Don Sneddon, Advertising Manager, 800-222-9092, 330-928-9092 ext. 3750, dsneddon@mickeythompsontires.com.