SES: Wireway/Husky Corp. joins series

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (May 9 2001) - Officials for the National Association For Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR), have announced that Wireway/Husky, Corporation of Denver, N. C. will be the official sponsor of the Gatorade All Pro Series, NASCAR...

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (May 9 2001) - Officials for the National Association For Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR), have announced that Wireway/Husky, Corporation of Denver, N. C. will be the official sponsor of the Gatorade All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring Rookie-of-the-Year program in 2001.

Wireway/Husky, Corp is one of the largest producers of pallet rack and security wire partitions in the United States in addition to folding gates and other accessories. The company is family owned and operated since 1964.

"We're very proud to be a part of the NASCAR family," said Wireway/Husky Executive Vice-President, Greg Young. "NASCAR has proven itself to be the leading stock car motorsports program in racing and by sponsoring this program we feel we can be a part of the future of many driver's and certainly a part of NASCAR's future and continued success."

"To add a new company like Wireway/Husky, Corp. into our continuing growing list of corporate sponsors is very gratifying," said Chris Boals, Director of NASCAR Touring and Weekly Racing Series. "Their interest in promoting the advancement of future NASCAR stars is important and certainly aids in building a solid foundation for the future of these drivers as well as the Gatorade All Pro Series."

Nine drivers have indicated their desire to compete for the Wireway/Husky, Corporation Rookie-of-the-Year Award. $400 has been posted for each scheduled event in 2001 with the top three finishing rookie drivers receiving $250, $100 and $50 awards.

End of year monetary awards will also be made to the three top finishing Wireway/Husky Corp. rookie drivers. The top finishing driver will receive $2,000, the runner-up will receive $1,000 and the third highest finishing driver will receive $500.

Nine drivers are competing for these awards in 2001. After four of 16 series events, Richie Beasley of Brewton, Al. is leading the Wireway/Husky, Corp. points standing with 33 points over Jody Lavender of Hartsville, S. C. who has 31 points. Charlie Bradberry, Chelsea, Al. is third followed by Roger Parker, London,Ky., Wayne Bowen, Concord, N. C., Jeff Myers, Asheville, N. C., Michael Britt, Cumming, Ga., Chris Fontaine, Lakeland, Fla. and Road Ammons, Acworth, Ga.

-Bill Desmond

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Series Automotive , NASCAR
Drivers Jody Lavender , Charlie Bradberry , Chris Fontaine