Drift News: Formula Drift Driver Joon Maeng's s13 for the 2013 Season
Our friend Joon Maeng has some new sponsors for his Lucas Oil S13! Looking forward to seeing him on the track this Formula Drift Season. Full press release after the jump. - Alex SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA – February 25, 2013 – based Joon Maeng Racing is proud to announce its partners for the 2013 Formula Drift Season. Lucas Oil Products Inc. has been a strong supporter of the team since 2009 and will continue to support the team as the title sponsor along with MAV TV, for the 2013 Formula Drift Season. The partnership made its debut at Round 6, at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a V8 powered S13. Nexen Tire joins as the new tire sponsor. Joon Maeng is excited to join the Nexen Tire roster that is already populated with some of Formula D’s top drivers. “We are honored to have partnered with such amazing companies. We look forward to a great season together!” – Joon Maeng The team is also supported by Road Race Engineering, S-Empire, Nexus Visuals LLC, Sam’s Auto Land, Aeromotive, Holley Performance, LS Auto, Brodix Cylnder Heads, ACT, JE Pistons, Westech Performance, APR Performance, SPARCO, Enjuku Racing, Varrstoen Wheels, Seibon Carbon, AIT Racing, Rocket Fuel, Meziere, FEAL Suspensions and Powered By Max. About Lucas Oil Products Inc. Lucas Oil is one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry. A premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives has helped to firmly establish Lucas as a prominent figure in this marketplace. Lucas has long been directly involved in the American racing industry through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing event promotions, at all levels. For more information, visit www.lucasoil.com About MAV TV MAVTV was founded in 2002 by four former Showtime Networks executives and was originally geared towards a male dominated audience. In 2011, MAVTV was purchased by Lucas Oil Products, an automotive lubricant manufacturer with a history in television production. Having grown their company from a single product company into an international powerhouse in the lubricant and motorsports industries, Lucas Oil was eager to employ similar strategies to transform MAVTV into a premier cable network. For more information, visit www.mavtv.com About Nexen Tire Originally established in 1942 as Heung-A Tire in South Korea, Nexen Tire has over 60 years of tradition as a respected leader in the tire industry. Acknowledged as Korea’s first tire company, Nexen began car tire production in 1956. Nexen implores the latest tire technology into their Ultra High Performance tires, which is what is being used in the Formula Drift Series. For more information, visit www.nexentireusa.com. About Joon Maeng Joon Maeng is a seven-year veteran of Formula Drift. His passion for the sport and to his fans, has won over the hearts of fans from all over the world. Joon’s determination for success is evermore clear for the 2013 season. For more information, visit www.joonmaeng.com.