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Mike Porter Wins Lucas Oil Challenge Cup Pro Buggy/Pro Lite Shootout Competition On Mickey Thompson Tires

Stow, OH - 11/01/12 - Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing finishes the season with a Lucas Oil Challenge Cup competition that includes two incredible "shootout" competitions; The first combines the field of Pro Lite Unlimited and Pro Buggy Unlimited class racers, followed by the high horsepower battle between Pro 2 Unlimited and Pro 4 Unlimited class competitors.

Mike Porter, a Pro Buggy Unlimited class competitor, earned the win in the 20-lap Pro Lite/Pro Buggy shootout and a $20,000 purse on Mickey Thompson Sportsman ST Radial's size 215/70R15 (front) and P295/50R15 (rear), and finished in ninth position in points standings for the season.

"Mike has been a consistently impressive competitor season over season," stated Aaron Smith, Off-Road Team Manager, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels. "In every single competition he brings his best, and we congratulate him on this impressive win."

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Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels designs, develops, and markets racing and high-performance tires for drag-racing cars and motorcycles, modified street cars, off-road race vehicles, modified pick-up trucks, Jeeps, 4x4ís and sport utility vehicles. The company, founded in 1963 by racing legend Mickey Thompson, is headquartered in Stow, Ohio, USA, and offers a wide range of tires and wheels in unique sizes to enhance the look and performance of these specialty high-performance and racing vehicles. For more information, visit http://www.mickeythompsontires.com, or visit the Mickey Thompson video channel at http://www.youtube.com/mickeythompsontires.