February 22nd, 2006/Richmond, CA. – The Hankook U.S. Touring Car Championship (USTCC) series proudly announces that for the sixth consecutive year, Kaaz USA is the official provider of mechanical Limited Slip Differentials for the USTCC.
Kaaz manufactures high performance LSD known in the automotive industry as “Mechanical L.S.D.”, also referred to as “Multi-Plate L.S.D.” It is designed to achieve optimum performance with increased control and more flexibility with a stable differential locking ability that enables a driver's accelerator input a smooth and positive power transfer.
“The U.S. Touring Car Championship series is excited to continue this long relationship with Kaaz USA, which make the highest standard of limited slip differentials for pure sports driving as only Kaaz LSD can offer.” USTCC series director Ali Arsham said.
In each selected Hankook USTCC race, the winner will receive a brand new limited slip differential and product technical support. Competitors must display three Kaaz decals on their race car. Teams must place one decal on each side and one on the front of their vehicle to participate in the series.
Kaaz Corporation is the top brand name manufacturer and supplier of Limited Slip Differentials (LSD) for racing and street performance in Japan. Kaaz USA was established in 1998 to supply the same high quality parts to the North American market. In 2000, Kaaz USA signed on and aligned itself with then brand new U.S. Touring Car Championship series as an official contingency sponsor and provider of limited slip differential to its participants’ race cars.
Today, Kaaz is recognized as one of the top brand names from Japan in the U.S. racing and performance industry. Many top teams in various racing categories from drifting to road racing use Kaaz LSD units for their team cars. In the U.S. Touring Car Championship, Kaaz Solid LSD is considered the top choice for most teams.