Tires.com Sponsor ASA in California

Tires.com will serve as sponsor of the March 10 American Speed Association event at Irwindale Speedway in Irwindale, Calif. The Tires.com 300 presented by BFGoodrich Tires will be the second of 20 events on the 2001 ASA schedule. The event is the...

Tires.com will serve as sponsor of the March 10 American Speed Association event at Irwindale Speedway in Irwindale, Calif. The Tires.com 300 presented by BFGoodrich Tires will be the second of 20 events on the 2001 ASA schedule. The event is the first appearance on the West Coast in the series' 34-year history.

Tires.com is the e-commerce website of Discount Tire Company and America's Tire Company. Discount Tire locations are scattered throughout the United States, and America's Tire locations are centered on the West Coast. Together, the more than 450 outlets are direct suppliers of BFGoodrich Tires and of BFGoodrich Tires' brand of street tires.

"We are pleased to have an association with Discount Tire Company and America's Tire through their website, tires.com," said ASA Vice President of Sales and Marketing Mark Gundrum. "Their relationship with BFGoodrich Tires is instrumental as we work together in promotion of the event. Their image as a leading retailer will benefit ASA, BFGoodrich Tires and Irwindale Speedway."

The 2001 ASA season will see Gary St. Amant return in an attempt to repeat his dominating performance of 2000, which earned him his second ASA National Championship in three years. Several other veterans, including 2000 ASA Rookie of the Year Joey Clanton, Mike Garvey, Scott Hansen, Kevin Cywinski and Butch Miller will look to dethrone the champ as ASA embarks on a second season utilizing the fuel-injected Vortec ASA 5700 engine and BFGoodrich Traction T/A radial tire.

Tires.com is a leading e-commerce website allowing consumers to browse and purchase tire products online through the Discount Tire name. Discount Tire Company and America's Tire Company are committed to provide innovative, timely and quality service that e xceeds their customers' expectations. Their stores deliver the highest quality products, both name brands as well as their own brands, at prices guaranteed to be the best.

The Tires.com 300 presented by BFGoodrich Tires will take the green flag at 6 p.m. (Pacific). The event will be telecast LIVE on TNN Sports.

-ASA

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Series Stock car
Drivers Joey Clanton , Butch Miller , Mike Garvey , Scott Hansen