BooKoo Energy Drink to Sponsor Proton 1 Race Team with Holland, Lacy and Hinson Filling Roster
Santa Ana, CA October 26, 2005 ¿ Advanstar ¿ a leading provider of print, event and online media for the powersports, off-road and automotive aftermarket industries ¿ today announced BooKoo Energy Drink will become the primary sponsor of the Proton 1 Race Team for the K&N Filters presents BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series with riders Rusty Holland, Tiger Lacy and Casey Hinson.
The team, based out of Provo, Utah, is a new start-up team with goals to establish themselves as a strong contender each week for wins along with taking the inaugural BooKoo Arenacross Series Championship Title. Additional team sponsors include Al Lambs Dallas Honda,Ragnarok Clothing, Sundance Mountain Spring Water, Factory Backing, Sunstar Sprockets, Dragon Optical, TriStar Clamps, and ICW Stands.
Team manager, Nick Spano says, ¿The entire team is looking forward to running the BooKoo Arenacross Series. Bookoo Energy has stepped up big in the world of action sports and we are very excited to be associated with such a great product. Along with BooKoo Energy and Proton 1 Oils, we have companies likeAl Lamb¿s Dallas Honda, Ragnarok Clothingand Sundance Mountain Spring Waterthat enabled us to put together a very aggressive program.¿ Spano added that, ¿All three of our riders have something a little different to offer, Rusty is a salty veteran that knows how to mix it up and has the most Arenacross experience, Tiger is hungry and will probably be the most aggressive and Casey will show the speed youth can bring to the team.¿
¿I love Honda! I love BooKoo! I amvery excited and ready to go,¿ said an elated Tiger Lacey. ¿I¿ve been looking for a strong program like this for a long time. I plan to take one race at a time and be in the big picture at the end of the series, which is to win the BooKoo Arenacross number one plate.¿
BooKoo motor sports representative Greg Swirczynski says, ¿The opportunity to have a team within the BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series is very exciting for our company. We plan to use the benefit of a team to promote our product and series through many of our associates and retail outlets.¿
¿This is really big news for our Arenacross series,¿ said Advanstar Race Director Mike Kidd. ¿Once again BooKoo shows they are a true partner by stepping it up to support a team along with their title sponsorship.¿
Watch for the team at the opening round in Fort Worth, TX on November 4-5 at the Fort Worth Convention Center held in conjunction with the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show.
K&N Filters presents BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series tickets are now on-sale through Ticketmaster and Ticketmaster outlets, CentralTicketOffice.com (Fort Worth), MetroTix.com (St. Charles) and participating Kawasaki Dealers in both markets. The 12-event race series kicks off in Fort Worth, Texas November 4-6, 2005 and wraps up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 10-12, 2006. For more information please visit www.racearenacross.com (1-817-595-5844).
The Advanstar Vehicle Group is a leading provider of integrated media solutions to the automotive aftermarket, off-road and powersports industries, offering a dominant portfolio of 7 magazines including new titles American Big Twin Dealer, Off-Road Business and DIRTsports; 15 targeted ssupplements and buyers guides; 17 consumer events including leading brands Off Road Expo, the largest off-road consumer show in the country and the International Motorcycle Shows, the largest consumer motorcycle event series in the world; 12 races including the newly launched Arenacross Championship Series, 3 trade shows including Dealer Expo, voted a 2005 Tradeshow Week Fastest 50 tradeshow winner; 14 websites, and 41 training manuals for vehicle industry professionals, trade buyers, and enthusiasts. Through a multi-media approach, Advanstar reaches 2.5 million original equipment and aftermarket manufacturers, distributors, service & repair professionals, retailers, and consumers. Advanstar drives insightful news analysis, research and trends, entertainment, new product information and buying opportunities to customers at their office, home, and race track – keeping them passionate, competitive, and connected.
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