2004 Tonka Super Truck Racing Series schedule announced Super Trucks will run six races with the American Le Mans Series, ESPN2 to broadcast races. NEW ALBANY, OH (December 16, 2003) The Super Truck Racing Association of North America...
2004 Tonka Super Truck Racing Series schedule announced
Super Trucks will run six races with the American Le Mans Series, ESPN2 to broadcast races.
NEW ALBANY, OH (December 16, 2003) The Super Truck Racing Association of North America (STRANA) announced today the schedule for the 2004 Tonka Super Truck Racing Series. The Super Trucks will once again race in support of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), running in six of the nine 2004 ALMS events. In 2003, the three Tonka Super Truck Celebrity Challenge exhibition races were part of the ALMS events at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI and Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.
STRANA will be part of the ALMS schedule at: Infineon Raceway, Sonoma CA (July 16-18); Portland International Raceway, Portland, OR (July 23-25); Mosport International Raceway, Bowmanville, Ontario (August 6-8); Road America (Elkhart Lake, WI (August 20-22); Road Atlanta, Atlanta, GA (September 23-25); and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA (October 15- 16).
ESPN2 has also agreed to continue as the broadcast partner for STRANA in 2004. In 2003, ESPN2 aired three half-hour programs featuring the 2003 Tonka Celebrity Challenge events.
The Celebrity Challenges featured drivers from ALMS, NASCAR and Indy Car racing the Super Trucks on behalf of their favorite charities. Re- broadcasts of the 2003 Celebrity Challenges will begin in January 2004 on ESPN2.
Based in suburban Columbus, Ohio, STRANA is the governing body for class-8 Super Truck racing in North America. Its mission is to promote super truck racing and the trucking and transportation industry.