STOW, Ohio – Beginning with the inaugural season of the X-DRL, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) will act as the official Top Sportsman class sponsor.
Based in Kerrville, Texas, the X-DRL is a premier sanctioning body for eighth-mile drag racing. Professional racing classes include Pro Junior Dragster, SuperCar Showdown, Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, X-treme Pro Mod, Pro Turbo, X-treme Pro Stock, Pro Nitrous and Pro X-treme.
“As we celebrate 50 years, we want to remain true to the legacy of our company, and supporting the Top Sportsman competitors is part of that,” stated Tom Kundrik, Motorsports Manager, Mickey Thompson. “We’re looking forward to a great season. There are going to be a lot of talented drivers participating this year for a chance to win the X-DRL Championship crown.”
The inaugural season of the X-DRL will include competition drag racing at nine of the nations most prestigious tracks in Okla., Tenn., La., Mo., Md., Texas, Ind., Ala., and N.C. beginning with the X-DRL Spring Nationals at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park, in Tulsa, Okla.