Crane Cams Backs V8 Road Racers


Crane Cams, an iconic and pioneering name in the performance and racing industry, will become the title sponsor for the V8 StockCar Road Racing Series for 2012.

The Series will now be known as the Crane Cams V8 StockCar Road Racing Series. Crane Cams, founded in 1953 has become legendary for its’ powerful precision ground cams, innovative valve train components and technically advanced ignition systems

“We have been looking to expand our presence in the road racing and club racing community and we feel that the V8 StockCar Series is an excellent vehicle for that purpose as they compete mainly with the big, booming American V8’s that we love,” stated Terry Johnson, Crane’s Ignition Product Manager. Johnson went on to say that, “Crane has the right products, technical expertise, and product support to provide V8 competitors with the power and reliability they need.”

V8 StockCar President Lee Arnold stated, “We are thrilled that Crane Cams, one of the great names in motorsports, has elected to partner with us, we look forward to growing the series and this partnership certainly affords us a great opportunity.”

In addition to Championship Rings for each class champion and significant contingency payments, eligible competitors will have access to some of the best technical support the industry has to offer.

The V8 series has four classes of cars that compete on some of the nations most challenging road courses, including Sebring (Fla.) Int’l Raceway, Palm Beach (Fla.) Int’l Raceway, Carolina Motorsports Park, Daytona Int’l Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Roebling Road and Road Atlanta.