(Kernersville, NC.) Doug Winters and Winters Racing announced today that The Timken Company and HDA Truck Pride will support their team as Associate Sponsors for the 2015 NHRA Pro Modified season.
“We are definitely thrilled to work with Timken and HDA Truck Pride,” said Winters. “Our association with Meritor and Truck Supply Company of South Carolina, has helped introduce us to great companies and organizations like these. It is an honor for us and for the entire team to have their backing during 2015. We look forward to their sponsorship at all our events.”
“We have always used Timken® bearings in our racing operations. And now to be able to acknowledge their products is a great feeling,” stated Winters. The Timken Company serves many diverse market segments, including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer, defense, energy, industrial equipment, health, heavy industry, machine tool, positioning control, power generation and rail.
Along with The Timken Company, HDA Truck Pride will help underwrite the Winters Racing team. HDA Truck Pride provides an alternative to the traditional commercial vehicle industry. Their focus is commercial vehicles—light, medium and heavy duty—all makes and all models. They are a network of independent distributors and service shops tied together with one common theme—service the customer’s needs. “It is definitely great to have HDA Truck Pride on our team. They are an integral part in bringing products and services to the commercial trucking industry. With their significant footprint of distribution and service centers, we will be able to help market them wherever we compete,” said Winters.
Doug and Winters Racing will particpate in NHRA and other Pro Modified events across the United States in 2015. The season starts March 12 at Gainesville, Florida with the NHRA Gator Nationals. Please visit www.WintersRacing.com to view the group’s race dates and activities.
About The Timken Company
The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) engineers, manufactures and markets Timken® bearings, transmissions, gearboxes, chain, and related products, and offers a spectrum of power system rebuild and repair services around the world. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and power transmission across the broad spectrum of bearings and related systems to improve the reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment all around the world. Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model, Timken posted $3 billion in sales in 2013 (excluding Steel business sales). With approximately 17,000 people operating from 28 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.
About HDA Truck Pride
HDA Truck Pride is North America’s largest independent provider of parts and services to the commercial vehicle aftermarket. With over 700 distribution locations and over 450 service facilities, HDA Truck Pride boasts the largest footprint in the industry. The marketing group is focused on value-added services, not just delivering parts, but solving problems and driving technical expertise. The organization offers training, product support and marketing programs all focused on growing the business of its members, fleet customers and service experts.