Corona, California (March 6, 2018) – Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels, an innovative leader in the development and production of off-road performance tires for more than 50 years, will continue its affiliation with Team Lucas as a sponsor of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series in 2018.
The iconic brand created by legendary off-road racer and promoter Mickey Thompson will be on display for all 12 races in the series with its outstanding lines of light truck tires and wheels, and the Team M/T drivers, among them reigning two-time Pro Buggy champion Darren Hardesty Jr. and multi-time champion Brian Deegan.
"The 2018 Mickey Thompson LOORRS team is poised to do great things across the board," said Ken Warner, Vice-President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels. "These incredible athletes showcase our dedication to developing the most dependable performance off-road tires on the market by continuously reaching the podium at LOORRS races. We are excited to see what Team M/T accomplishes in the 2018 season."
Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels, which moved into a new corporate headquarters in Stow, Ohio, in December 2017 also will be highly visible on television broadcasts of LOORRS events on CBS, the CBS Sports Network, MAVTV the Motorsports Network, and Lucas Oil Racing TV - the first streaming TV network dedicated solely to the world of motorsports - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The new network is the world's premiere motorsports destination.
"Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has a tradition of excellence in producing high quality racing products and we're very happy to have them in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series," said Lucas Oil Vice President Bob Patison.