FLYNN'S TIRE TO CO-PRESENT RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES IN 2021; RICHEST SEASON IN HISTORY SET TO BEGIN APRIL 14
By Mike Leone
March 8, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Pulaski, PA)...The Pace Performance RUSH Late Model Series together with Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC is pleased to announce that Flynn's Tire & Auto Service has come on board as the co-presenting sponsor of the 2021 Touring Series. The richest season in Series history will include 23 events at 15 different speedways, and will get underway on April 14 at Delaware International Speedway for the "Raelyn Huffman Memorial" as part of the "Battle of the Bay" Speedweek.
The 2021 Touring Series point fund has more than doubled from the pre-pandemic point fund to a whopping $43,000 in potential payoff for the top 20 point earners! The 2021 champion will receive $12,000- the highest of any Chevrolet Performance Crate Engine Series in the country with $1,200 going to 10th place! While those 10 guaranteed positions were previously announced, RUSH has also extended potential payoffs to an additional 10 racers. RUSH will pay $1,000 to Tour members in positions 11-15 in points that compete in 75% of the total Tour events, and $500 to Tour members in positions 16-20 in points that compete in 75% of the total Tour events.
"We are thrilled to partner with the RUSH Late Model Series as a co-presenting sponsor for the 2021 Touring schedule," expressed Joe Flynn III, President of Flynn's Tire Group. "Itís amazing to see how much the RUSH Racing Series has grown over the years, and we look forward to being a part of this exciting new season!"
"We are very appreciative to have Flynn's Tire join as the co-presenting sponsor of our Touring Series," stated RUSH Director Vicki Emig. "Flynn's was one of my longtime marketing partners when I owned Mercer Raceway Park more than a decade ago, and I'm excited to now welcome them as one of our marketing partners in RUSH. Flynn's is based in the heart of our region, so we're looking forward to expanding their name recognition for tires and auto service needs throughout the RUSH footprint. With the exception of the season opening four Battle of the Bay Mid-Atlantic Speedweek events, the final 19 Tour events are within range of a Flynn's Tire and Auto Service or Flynn's Commercial Tire location."
Flynn's Tire Group is a major regional tire retailer and wholesaler. There are 22 Flynn's Tire & Auto Service retail stores located in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. Flynn's also operates four tire warehouses located in Pennsylvania and Ohio, which supply a full range of tires to various tire outlets, automotive repair shops and car dealerships within the region.
Flynn's Tire Group has five Flynn's Commercial Tire service centers throughout western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and New York, which service the trucking and industrial industries. Flynn's Commercial Tire provides commercial tire sales, wheel alignment and emergency roadside assistance for the trucking industry. The 24-hour roadside assistance service is available by calling toll free 1-866-ROLLTIME.
Flynn's also has a retread tire facility for commercial truck tires located in Dover, Ohio. This facility supplies tires for many major trucking companies throughout the area as well as to Flynn's Commercial Tire. For a full list of services and locations please visit www.FlynnsTire.com. Be sure to like their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/flynnstire and follow them on Twitter @FlynnsTireAuto.
Stay tuned for more details on the record breaking 2021 Touring Series season in the coming weeks.
RUSH Racing Series is brought to you by Pace Performance together with Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC along with the support of Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Hovis Auto & Truck Supply, Born2Run Lubricants, Flynn's Tire & Auto Service, FK Rod Ends, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, TBM Brakes, Performance Bodies & Parts, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Landrum Performance Spring, Ontime Body & Graphic, Zarin Truck & Automotive, Sherwood Wheels, Alternative Power Sources, Stop-Fyre, Precise Racing Products, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, Waterstone Mortgage Hermitage, CrateInsider.com, Vahlco Wheels, and Wedge Motorsports.
E-mail can be sent to the RUSH Racing Series at [email protected] and snail mail to 4368 Route 422, Pulaski, PA 16143. Office phone is 724-964-9300. The RUSH Racing Series website is www.rushracingseries.com. Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/rushlatemodels and follow us on Twitter @RUSHLM.