Napa, CA – Hawk Performance will introduce the Hawk Brake Hard Charger Award foe teams competing in the 2014 season of the Nitto Tires United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC). At each race, one participant in the Touring class and one participant in the GT class will win a free set of Hawk racing brake pads.
Hawk Performance is a leading supplier of severe duty and high-performance friction products manufactured in ISO-certified facilities for the motorsports and performance automotive aftermarket. Hawk Performance products are engineered to allow users to control, command, and conquer the terrain for which their vehicles are designed. Decades of experience in developing friction materials for aerospace, industrial, military, automotive and motorsports applications give Hawk Performance an advantage over the competition. In the past decade, Hawk Performance friction products have won more motorsports championships than any other friction manufacturer.
“The USTCC is filled with high performance sport coupes and sports cars that are a perfect venue for Hawk brake pads to shine,” said Mike DeFord, VP of Marketing of Hawk Performance. “Hawk Performance has more racing pad applications and more compounds than anyone else,” continued DeFord.
The USTCC season will start on April 5, 2014 at Buttonwillow Raceway just north of Los Angeles. The teams will have seven races across the west coast finishing at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, California.