NHRA Names Offical Communications Company

GLENDORA, Calif. - Racing Communications, Inc., a leader in providing radio communications products to the motorsports industry, has been named the Official Radio Communications Company of the National Hot Rod Association, its six owned and ...

GLENDORA, Calif. - Racing Communications, Inc., a leader in providing radio communications products to the motorsports industry, has been named the Official Radio Communications Company of the National Hot Rod Association, its six owned and operated drag racing facilities and the NHRA Safety Safari. In a joint announcement, the Vertex Standard was named the Official Radio of the NHRA.

In the multi-million dollar five-year agreement, Racing Communications, Inc. will supply hand-held radios, headsets, mobile units, ancillary products, base radios, antennas, on-site setup and support for the 23 NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series national events, the Winston Showdown and the 43 NHRA Federal-Mogul Drag Racing Series events through the 2004 season.

"We're pleased to welcome Racing Communications on board as an important new member of the NHRA family of sponsors," said Steve Johnson, NHRA vice president of sales. "Entering the new millennium we realize our partnership with Racing Communications will enable the NHRA to keep up to speed with the ever-changing communications technology."

In addition, Racing Communications, Inc., will have a major presence at the NHRA Manufacturers Midway, providing on-site sales, rentals and service of scanners, headsets and communications needs for NHRA race teams and fans. "We're excited to be named the official radio communications company of the NHRA," said Kraig Pechenino, Racing Communications, Inc. president. "The opportunity to provide vital communications tools and equipment for the world's largest motorsports organization certainly forms a perfect match with our company's long range goals and initiatives."

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