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Santa Clarita, California — Friday, March 20, 2015
Achilles Radial Announces 2015 US Motorsports Programs

Achilles Radial Announces 2015 US Motorsports Programs

SANTA CLARITA, CALIF., March 20, 2015 – Achilles Radial will expand on existing motorsports programs in 2015, with Formula DRIFT remaining as the cornerstone of their global effort. Achilles Motorsports is dedicated to providing top quality product for a reasonable price to racers from the grassroots to professional level.

DRIFTING

Achilles Radial is proud to announce the roster of talented drivers that will compete on Achilles Radial 123S and ATR Sport 2 tires in Formula DRIFT USA during the 2015 season. Anchored by 2012 Champion Daigo Saito and Formula DRIFT veteran Robbie Nishida, the team includes returning drivers and new faces, both within the PRO and PRO2 ranks.

The drivers that will be competing on Achilles Radial tires for the 2015 season are listed below:

 

PRO Series

Daigo Saito
Dean Kearney
Alec Hohnadell
Brandon Wicknick
Dan Savage
Geoff Stoneback
James Evans
Robbie Nishida
Kenny Moen
Joon Maeng
Kristaps Bluss
Marc Landreville
Nikolett Szanto

 

PRO2 Series

Andrew Grey
Alex Youe
Brody Goble
Dewayne Ramsey
Doug VanDenBrink
Eric Hill
Faruk Kugay
Jeff Wolfson
Juha Rintanen
Mike Pollard
Sergey Karbargin
Tommy Van Cleef

 

You can see Team Achilles PRO compete at the 2014 Formula DRIFT season opener in Long Beach, California on April 10th and 11th and PRO2 at Formula DRIFT Orlando on June 5th and 6th. For more information on Formula DRIFT, visit www.formulad.com.

ROAD RACING

Achilles Radial will continue our partnership with SCTS Racing, which will run select BMW Club Racing events around the US. They will start their season at Circuit of the Americas March 20th – 22nd. Driver Ralph Warren has 10 BMW Club national championships, and piloted the Achilles Radial M3 to a B-modified championship in 2014.

For more information on SCTS Racing, please visit www.facebook.com/sctsraceteam.

RACER SUPPORT PROGRAM

Achilles Motorsports offers a racer support program to drivers in all Formula DRIFT sanctioned pro/am series, Global Time Attack, Red Line Time Attack, and various other road racing series around the US and Canada. Drivers who are interested in taking part in the racer support program should visit www.achillesmotorsportsllc.com/2015AchillesRacerSupport.pdf.

The program offers discounted pricing to qualified drivers and contingency programs within many of the race series in the US.

Formula Drift Pro/Am Contingency Program

Drivers who actively take part in the AMS Racer Support Program and compete in an approved US Formula DRIFT licensing series are eligible for the following contingency payout for the 2015 season:

1st Place $200.00 Achilles Bucks

2nd Place $100.00 Achilles Bucks

3rd Place $50.00 Achilles Bucks

Achilles bucks can be used to purchase tires and promotional items from Achilles Motorsports.

Drivers who take part in the AMS Racer Support Program and receive their Formula DRIFT PRO2 license will automatically have a place in the Achilles PRO2 program.

Contingency programs for other approved race series will be announced in the coming weeks.

Please contact Cheralyn Hale, Director of Marketing, at cheralyn@achillesmotorsportsllc.com with any questions about the racer support program and to receive guidelines for the contingency program.

For more information about Achilles Radial, please visit www.achillestireusa.com and like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/achillestire or follow us on Instagram @achillestire.

 

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