Team Mickey Thompson Continues to Seek LOORRS Podiums in 2017

22 Apr 2017 0 Cammie Wright

STOW, OH – April 21, 2017 – Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has returned to LOORRS action with a new and expanded Team M/T for the 2017 season. Following a late start due to heavy southern California rains, the 2017 LOORRS season kicks off April 22 to 23 at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, AZ.

Team M/T includes:

  • Brian Deegan, one of the most decorated X Games athletes in history and long-time team M/T member, competing in Pro 2 class.
  • Deegan’s daughter, 15-year-old champion Hailie Deegan, who will join Mike Valentine and Trey Gibbs in Pro Lite.
  • Darren Hardesty, Jr. and Kevin McCullough, who will take on Pro Buggy.
  • Rising star Eric Barron, who will represent the team in Pro Four.

“The 2017 Mickey Thompson LOORRS team is poised to do great things across the board,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels. “These incredible athletes showcase our dedication to developing the most dependable performance off-road tires on the market by continuously reaching the podium at LOORRS races. We are excited to see what Team M/T accomplishes in the 2017 season.”

Team M/T will compete in exciting door-to-door action, supported on-site by Mickey Thompson techs, at eight LOORRS events across the country in 2017, with broadcast coverage throughout the year on CBS and MAVTV. For more information about the LOORRS series, visit www.LucasOilOffRoad.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. Connect on Facebook and Instagram.

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