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Mickey Thompson, Precision Turbo & Engine, Bill Glidden form NHRA Pro Mod dream team

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 07:00
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Mickey Thompson-sponsored Pro Mod racer and long-time Team M/T member, Bill Glidden (2015 NHRA Summernationals Pro Mod champion), is set to compete in the upcoming NHRA Summernationals driving the Precision Turbo & Engine (PTE) 2014 Pro Mod Chevrolet Camaro. 

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“This relationship brings the best of the best together to create an NHRA Pro Mod dream team,” said Tom Kundrik, Motorsports Manager for Mickey Thompson. “Billy has been racing with our tires for many years. With this incredible car and additional support from PTE, the sky is the limit.”

Owned by Harry Hruska of PTE, the Camaro was previously named the Best Engineered Car in Pro Mod, and is now backed by Mickey Thompson, driven by Bill Glidden, and racing with Mickey Thompson’s legendary ET Drag tires (part number 3196). PTE-equipped vehicles have set more than 270 world records and won nearly 170 world championships.  

“Billy is a fierce competitor in every drag racing class he competes in,” said PTE Founder and President Harry Hruska. “We are so excited to have Billy behind the wheel of the PTE Pro Mod Camaro. He has the work ethic, focus and determination to win races and sets the bar high. Together with Mickey Thompson, our team is unstoppable.”

“This is an incredible opportunity for us to strengthen our relationship with Mickey Thompson,” continued Hruska. “In addition to offering the best tire solutions for the performance aftermarket, Mickey Thompson sets the industry standard for great relationships and customer service. We’re looking forward to an incredible Pro Mod season!”

The 47th annual NHRA Summernationals Pro Mod competition is scheduled June 9-12 at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ. For more information, visit http://www.nhra.com/events/event/summernationals2016/.

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