March 31st, 2006/Richmond, CA. - The Hankook U.S. Touring Car Championship (USTCC) announced today that the fastest growing racing and performance forged wheels manufacturer Pacer Sports have signed on to the series’ contingency program beginning immediately this season.
The series point leader after the third round of competition at the East-West Series Shoot Out in Miller Motorsport Park, Utah and the eventual series champion will each receive a brand new set of Pacer Sport’s “Ultimate Racing Wheels” from their available line of forged wheels. Competitors must display Pacer Sport decals on their race car. Teams must place one decal on each side of the race car to participate.
“The Hankook USTCC series is very excited to ‘Forge’ this new partnership with Pacer Sport, who manufactures only the highest grade performance wheels with their breakthrough forging technology. We are geared to further and aid Pacer Sport with their mission to bring their line of light weight, yet very strong high performance racing wheels to the forefront of the motor sport industry in North America, both in the club and pro racing level.” USTCC Series Director Ali Arsham said.
Founded in 2003, Pacer Sport Inc. has been manufacturing different types of wheels that are geared to satisfy today’s knowledgeable automotive consumers who are in search of achieving top driving performance without compromising safety.
Masters in the art of manufacturing conventional alloy cast wheels, Pacer Sport is now the leading manufacturer and provider of forged wheels to the ever growing demand for lighter yet stronger than conventional alloy cast wheels in every level of both automotive and auto sport industry. With the breakthrough use of aerospace technology and using only high-grade aerospace quality 6061 T6 aluminum ingot under 8000 tons hydraulic press, Pacer Sport is able to forged wheels of light weight and unsurpassed strength. Despite high international demand, for now Pacer Sport Inc. only provides these ultimate line wheels to the North American market for both commercial consumer use and motor sports use. Seven exciting forged European-style models of wheels are now available for cars that are truly unique yet eloquent. The SUV/Truck wheels line along with accessories will be available later year.
For more event information, visit: www.pacersport.com