April 15, 2008 Benicia, Ca. - The Northern California based MOLECULE Labs, Inc. and its line of Nomex fire suit care products, proudly announced its partnership with the 2008 Nitto Tire United States Touring Car Championships (USTCC) sanctioned by the National Auto Sports Association.
MOLECULE will present the "Race Smart, Keep It Clean" award to the USTCC driver/competitor that executes the most impressive, cleanest maneuver,pass or move on a competitor to advance, his/her position during race competition. The recipient of the award will receive a complete MOLECULE Nomex fire suit care kit.
"The Nitto Tire USTCC is very excited to partner with MOLECULE Labs, a company formed by racers, for the safety of racers," said Ali Arsham, coordinator of the USTCC. "MOLECULE is continuing to expand, extend and grow its presence in every level of the motorsports world. MOLECULE is proud to partner with an exciting and high level competition series such as the Nitto Tire U.S. Touring Car Championship, where driver safety always comes first," added Rod Rojas (National Representative for MOLECULE Labs) who spearheaded the MOLECULE/USTCC partnership.
The first MOLECULE, "Race Smart, Keep It Clean" move of the race award was given to Andy Hope, driver of #8 Sports Compact Car Magazine/Spoon Sport/Opak Racing JDM Acura RSX-R, during the Nitto Tire USTCC, Infineon Raceway round 2 race on April 13, 2008. Hope, who battles his way through the field and finally made a last lap pass on 2007 USTCC driver champion Curt Simmons in the #49 Cornwell Tools/Sunnyvale Dodge/MBO Racing Group Dodge SRT-4 on his way, to his first ever USTCC victory.
About MOLECULE: MOLECULE Labs, Inc. provides solutions for the safety, care and maintenance of numerous technical fabric applications. Specifically formulated for Nomex, tested by the SFI Foundation and proven in diverse racing conditions for over two years, MOLECULE is designed for racers, by racers. Formulated to be used on any brand of Nomex fire suit, the lineup of MOLECULE WASH, MOLECULE REFRESHERS, MOLECULE PROTECTOR, and MOLECULE SPOT CLEANER can be found in use on driver and crew suits in top level teams, in every level of motorsports around the world from go karts, stock cars, Indy Cars, to the pinnacle of racing in Formula One.
For more information about MOLECULE products, with videos, technical info, testimonials, visit: www.moleculelabs.com
Look for MOLECULE Technical Fabric Care System at the remaining 2008 Nitto Tire USTCC Events.