By Mike Leone


February 18, 2019             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


(Pulaski, PA)…The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is proud to welcome Wehrs Machine & Racing Parts as a new major marketing partner for the 2019 season.  Wehrs will present the "Battle of the Bay" Speedweek for the RUSH Late Model Touring Series, and will also be a major contributor at "Manufacturers Nights" presented by MSD Performance in 2019.


The "Battle of the Bay" presented by Wehrs Machine & Racing Products will kick-off the 2019 RUSH Late Model Touring Series for the second straight year.  After a wildly successful debut in 2018 with 40 or more cars every night, this year's four-race Mid-Atlantic Speedweek on April 17-20 has seen a purse increase for every night led by the $4,000 to-win "Raelyn Huffman Memorial" at Delaware International Speedway followed by $3,000 to-win events at Georgetown, Potomac, and Winchester Speedways.  Wehrs will make possible the $3,000 Speedweek point fund that pays $1,000 to the champion and paying down 10 positions to RUSH member racers.


In addition to presenting the "Battle of the Bay", Wehrs Machine & Racing Products will also be a major contributor to the Series' "Manufacturers Nights".  Wehrs will contribute six $300 product packages that will be dispersed throughout the various nights to lucky racers.


"Having Wehrs Machine & Racing Products join RUSH as one of our major marketing partners is a tremendous addition to our Series," stated RUSH Director Vicki Emig.  "In a very short time, Chad Wehrs has forged a huge presence throughout the racing industry with his exceptionally designed and manufactured parts and components.  His  passion for Wehrs Machine as well as his experience working on, owning, and sponsoring race cars has made a perfect combination for his success.  Wehrs offers products across the board for the majority of our RUSH divisions, both on dirt and asphalt.  I'm not only looking forward to seeing our racers utilize his products, but experience Chad's high standards and assurance of giving them a high quality product at an affordable price."


“We are very excited to come on board with the RUSH Series for 2019," said Chad Wehrs.  "We are proud to be involved with such a professionally run series.  We look forward to growing our relationships in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic and are happy to give back to the racers in the RUSH Series”


Located in Bangor, WI, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products is a company that was founded by Chad Wehrs love of creating parts out of metal.  At 12 years old, Chad began welding things together, which developed an extreme need to build cool parts for anything he could imagine. For the next seven years, Chad built as many things as he could with what he had working on race cars and in the body shop. 


While going to his local technical college, his Father agreed that if he cleaned up the old run down building where Wehrs Chevrolet started in 1935 that he could start his own business there.  So in June of 1997, Chad started Wehrs Machine in the same building where his grandpa and his brother started the Chevy garage in 1935.  Twenty-two years later Wehrs Machine & Racing Products is still going strong, making the finest racing products in the World!


Chad still has the burning desire to build the coolest products on the market. Wehrs assures you they will do their best to provide you with quality parts at a reasonable price.  Since 1968, Chad's family has owned, sponsored, worked on, and even raced dirt and asphalt cars, so they know what it takes to be in this business first hand.  With over 40 unique Wehrs Machine original design items, Chad couldn't be prouder of his team of friends, fellow racers, and employees that strive to innovate not imamate.


For more information on Wehrs Machine & Racing Parts, check out their website at www.wehrsmachine.com or contact them at 877-460-7211.  Like their Facebook at www.facebook.com/WehrsMachineRacingProducts and follow them on Twitter @WehrsMachine.


RUSH Racing Series is brought to you by Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC & Pace Performance along with the support of Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, FK Rod Ends, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, TBM Brakes, Performance Bodies & Parts, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Dynamic Drivelines, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Landrum Performance Spring, Trailer-Alarms.com, Bonnell's Rod Shop, Sherwood Wheels, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, CrateInsider.com, and Valley Fashions.


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 and fax is 724-964-0604. The RUSH Racing Series website is www.rushracingseries.com. Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/rushlatemodels and follow us on Twitter @RUSHLM.