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WELD Reaffirms Commitment to Drag Racing and NHRA with $125,000 Contingency Sponsor Program

Clay Millican

As the 2015 drag racing season kicks off this weekend at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, Calif., WELD announced today it has committed over $125,000 in prize money for its 2015 NHRA contingency sponsorship program. This year the company has added contingency sponsorship for the Top Fuel Dragster and Fuel Funny Car categories in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.

WELD Racing Grad CMYKIn addition, WELD continues its contingency sponsorship of the Pro Stock, Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Competition Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, Top Sportsman and Top Dragster categories. Competitors who use WELD wheels and display the brand’s decal on their race cars are eligible for contingency payouts in these NHRA classes.

“We are excited to expand our commitment to the NHRA drag racing community through our contingency program to reward drivers who utilize WELD wheels in competition,” said Norm Young, president and CEO, WELD. “We are pleased to add the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories to our program as we continue to provide the fastest and quickest wheels to racers at all levels. As a new NHRA season begins, we want to send our best wishes to all the drivers for a safe and exciting season.”

WELD offers the highest quality race wheels for dirt, oval and drag racing. Each WELD wheel is precision engineered for maximum performance on track to give each WELD racer the winning edge.

WELD wheels are engineered, produced, and tested at WELD’s facilities in Kansas City, Mo. using only aircraft grade aluminum alloys and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes. For more information, phone 800-788-9353 or visit

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