QUINCY, Ill. (May 7) — Titan Tire Corp. will sponsor 19-year-old driver Billy Leslie for 10 races in the ARCA RE/MAX Series this year.
Titan Tire, a subsidiary of Titan International Inc., began its sponsorship at the May 6 Winchester, Va., race, which Leslie won in his debut for Titan.
The No. 18 Ford Taurus will feature graphics promoting Goodyear-brand farm tires and General-brand off-the-road tires. Titan has licensing rights to both brands from its recent purchases of Goodyear´s North American farm tire business and Continental Tire North America Inc.´s Bryan, Ohio, OTR plant. The car also will feature Titan´s bear mascot, Grizz.
The ARCA RE/MAX Series, sanctioned by the Automobile Racing Club of America, is a series for modified late-model stock cars running 23 races this year at 18 tracks, mostly in the Midwest.