Concord, NC (March 22nd ) - Tasca Racing is excited to announce they will be competing in four NHRA events starting with the Charlotte Four-Wide Nationals in April and then Topeka, Epping, and Chicago.
With regard to the upcoming races, Bob Tasca III says, “I’m thrilled to have NewAutoParts.com back as the primary sponsor for the Four-Wide Event. We also have three other primary sponsors that I will be announcing soon for the remaining events.”
Looking forward to his return to the dragstrip, Bob III is happy to be answering the demands from NHRA Ford fans who want to see more Ford Funny Cars on the track.
“I get emails and see social media posts nonstop asking why Ford pulled out of NHRA Funny Car racing. I talk to the executives all the time and, trust me, the Ford family and many people within the company love the NHRA Ford fans. I firmly believe that one day they will come back and support their fans and their teams. Until then, the Tasca Family will do whatever we can to keep the passion alive for the Ford fans.”
The four upcoming races, Tasca Racing will be joined by sponsors BG Products and Nitro Fish.
“I’m excited to announce that BG is on board for all four races as an associate sponsor. BG is new to the sport of drag racing. We use BG products throughout our dealerships. They provide a tremendous value to our customers and I look forward to helping build the BG brand within the NHRA fan base.”
“Nitro Fish will also be on board for all four races as associate sponsor. Kenny Koretsky has developed a wild apparel line in the Nitro Fish brand and has helped many racers over the years with funding,” says Bob III. “Kenny is a long-time friend and I’m proud to be officially on the Nitro Fish Team!
Tasca will use Charlotte as starting point to build momentum for the 2016 season. “With limited funds it’s hard to find the budget to test. We’re focused on going to Charlotte to get our setup dialed in on Friday and Saturday. We have a lot of data from that track and I feel confident, come Sunday, we will have a car that can compete for the win!” states Tasca.
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Now headquartered near Charlotte in Concord, N.C., Tasca Racing was founded in 1962 by legendary Ford dealer Bob Tasca, Sr. of Rhode Island. While most well-known for coining the term “Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday”, Bob Tasca, Sr. is also widely recognized for helping bring Ford to the forefront of performance during the golden era of racing in the 50’s and 60s with such vehicles as the 428 Cobra Jet. Today the Tasca performance heritage continues with the second and third generations of the family. Carl Tasca, Sr. (Bob’s son) drives the fastest Ford Cobra Jet in the country. Bob Tasca III (Bob’s grandson) pilots a 300 mph 10,000 horsepower NewAutoParts.com Shelby Mustang Nitro Funny Car. When Bob III is not involved with his race team, he works at the family dealership. The Tasca family is proud to say that “Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday” is alive and well within the Tasca team. See more at: www.tascaracing.com
About Nitro Fish Apparel:
Nitro Fish Apparel is owned and operated by Kenny Koretsky, a Pennsylvania-based businessman and longtime NHRA drag racer. Koretsky has driven both Top Fuel dragsters as well as Pro Stock in a career that dates back to 1976. He is the only driver to qualify both a Top Fuel dragster and a Pro Stock car in the same NHRA national event, a feat he accomplished in Phoenix in 1990. Koretsky, whose other business interests include trucking, land development, and a line of full-service car washes, purchased the Nitro Fish brand in 2004. He has since used the brand to help promote a number of racers including two-time NHRA Funny Car champion Tony Pedregon, two-time Pro Stock motorcycle champion Matt Smith, 2010 NHRA Pro Stock motorcycle champion LE Tonglet and NHRA Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III among others. Featuring a wide selection of T-shirts, hats, decals, die cast replicas and other memorabilia, the Nitro Fish Apparel line is available at trackside locations during select NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events or online at www.nitrofish.com