GLENDORA, Calif. (May 29, 2014) – It was announced today that the NHRA has named Powerocks, which manufactures portable charging mechanisms for mobile devices, as presenting sponsor for the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series event at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals, May 30-June 1, at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J. It is the fourth of 10 races in the 2014 NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.
“Powerocks is ready to showcase its brand of portable chargers to the greatest fans in racing,” said Carrie Adams, vice president of marketing for Offwire. “The NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series provides exciting action and we are ready for this partnership.”
Featuring the world’s fastest and most unique doorslammer race cars, the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series offers something for every kind of hot-rodding enthusiast. The growing class is highlighted by historic muscle cars like,’67 Mustangs and ’68 Firebirds and ’69 Camaros, as well as a variety of late model American muscle cars. With more than 3,000 horsepower, the suspended door pro mod cars travel the quarter-mile in less than six seconds at speeds exceeding 250 mph.
Powerocks, based in Omaha, Neb., provides reliable portable charging and power solutions for smart phones, mp3 players, tablets, e-readers and more. These portable charging devices take away the hassle of worrying about having to find a wall plug and allow customers to continue about their business. Portable charging is a growing trend among smartphone users.
The 2014 NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series competes during a 10-race schedule, with each event televised on the Velocity Channel. The season kicked off at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals with Mike Castellana taking the opening victory over 2013 series champion Rickie Smith. Mike Janis took the second race of the season at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals, defeating Castellana in the final. Each race will air in a half-hour show on the Velocity Channel, which launched in October and is owned by the Discovery Network. The shows, produced by Masters Entertainment Group, will air during 10 consecutive weeks in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Youth Racing for teens and the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 8 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates five racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville in Florida; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.