Schedule has been expanded to allow for Weather Days at selected venues. Lucas Oil is pleased to annouce the release of its 2014 "Run For The Ring" National Touring Series Schedule.
The Lucas Oil Ocean Cup team in their 48' APISA endurance boat left the Golden Gate behind them at just past 8:30 a.m. on October 12. They crossed the Queen Mary finish line just after sunset to establish a world record for the Golden Gate to Queen Mary endurance run at 9 hours, 50 minutes and 51 seconds. The American Power Boat Association (APBA) sanctions this world record, as well as the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), which is the world's recognizing body.
The Lucas Oil Ocean Cup team is thrilled to announce that Andy Hindley has joined the team as the 4th record attempt. Currently the Chief Operating Officer for the America's Cup, Hindley has sailed around the world twice and has extensive on-the-water experience in what many would call extreme sailing.
Follow the adventure LIVE! as the endurance team speeds away on October 12 from under the Golden Gate Bridge, attempting to break their existing world record from San Francisco to Los Angeles and continuing on to create a new world record for the 435 mile run from San Francisco to Long Beach. Pilots Nigel Hook, Dan McNamara and Lance Ware are up for the challenge having outfitted Lance's 48' APISA with two of the latest Cummins QSB 6.7 550 diesel engines.
Asking Tony Talbert why General Tire goes racing is like asking him why he breathes. "To the American public you have to prove your tires through racing, and General Tire has rebuilt its name since 2005 in off road racing," said Talbert, who manages the off road program for a company that was one of the leaders in the sport in the 1980s, nowhere to be found in the 1990s and one of the leaders again today in both desert endurance racing and the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series presented by GEICO.
Corona, California - July 26, 2013 - Mark Clark used to be a drag racer, so when he was looking for ways to build an identity for his young company it seemed natural to spend some of his advertising budget on motor sports.
"We've been doing that pretty much forever, using it to get our name out," said Clark, 51, the president and chief executive officer of Speedco Truck Lube and Tires, one of the diverse group of companies that have partnered with Lucas Oil Products in the innovative marketing platform known as Team Lucas. "We like the grass-roots type of stuff and it really hits our demographic pretty good."