JIM READ RACING PRESS RE
READ RACING PRESS RELEASE – 6th September, 2011
Phil Read will be debuting the new
Jim Read Racing top fuel dragster this coming weekend at the Fuchs
Australian Nationals, Sydney Dragway.
This top fuel dragster has all the latest and greatest
specifications and engine components and is direct from the USA
Kalitta Motorsports stable.
Team principal Jim Read was thrilled to announce that the new race
car will be back to his favourite colour again red, and after an
uncertain start to the 2011-2012 championship season, was proud to
announce that the team will be carrying Valvoline branding for the
Fuchs Australian Nationals this weekend.
For most of Jim's racing career and as far back as the 1976
Nationals where he won Nitro Funny Car and Top Fuel at Adelaide
Raceway in South Australia sealing Australian Championship titles in
both categories for that year, has used and carried support from
Tony McDermott Marketing Manager from Valvoline stated that the
company was proud to be associated with Phil Read and the Jim Read
Racing team, he wished the team well and looked forward to a
successful event this weekend.
A win for Phil Read at the 2011 Fuchs Australian Nationals will be
positive step for the Jim Read Racing team for their 2011 - 2012
ANDRA Championship campaign.
After testing the new race car last Saturday at Sydney Dragway and
dropping a 4.82 on the unsuspecting crowd, Phil said he couldn't
wait to push the car further at the Nationals, Phil also thanked
Mark and Tracey Halford from McDonalds Windsor for their support of
the team and is confident that his brother Bruce and the crew will
have a red hot race car for him this weekend.
Jim Read Racing would also like to acknowledge Snap on, Wynn's,
Hurlcon, Champion spark plugs, Goodson , MTU Detroit Diesel and
Bullet Eyewear for their continued support of the team.