Featherlite joins Grand-Am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 17, 2000) – Officials from the Grand American Road Racing Association and Featherlite Inc, announced Featherlite as the Official Trailer of the Grand American Road Racing Association as well as naming Featherlite ...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 17, 2000) – Officials from the Grand American Road Racing Association and Featherlite Inc, announced Featherlite as the Official Trailer of the Grand American Road Racing Association as well as naming Featherlite Vantare and Featherlite Vogue as the Official Motorcoaches of the Grand American Road Racing Association.

"We are excited to have Featherlite as an official sponsor of Grand-Am," said Grand-Am President Roger Edmondson. "We are very pleased to have the most recognized name in trailers and motorcoaches join us in our inaugural season."

Featherlite has also agreed to participate in the Grand-Am Contingency Program, posting $5,000 in awards at each Grand-Am National Championship event. The awards will be paid out in all five classes to participating drivers who use a Featherlite trailer or motorcoach.

"We have a strong presence in the motorsports community," said Conrad Clement, President of Featherlite Inc. "To join with the Grand American Road Racing Association in its inaugural season is great for us. We look forward to working with all the Grand-Am teams and fans."

Featherlite is also the official trailer of NASCAR, CART, NHRA, WOO and IRL. As the nation's largest specialty trailer manufacturer, Featherlite caters to a diverse range of customers. The company offers diversified product lines with more than 400 custom order and standard model specialty trailers through a network of approximately 270 dealers in the United States and Canada.

Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., home of the legendary Rolex 24 At Daytona, the Grand American Road Racing Association’s mission is the become the premier sanctioning body for professional sports car road racing in North America, as well as the rallying point for its tradition, history and lifestyle activities.

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