Summit Racing Equipment, the world's largest direct mail and Internet supplier
of high performance automotive parts, and Kenny Bernstein Racing have reached a
new sponsorship agreement for 2008. Under this agreement, Summit Racing
Equipment will become an associate sponsor of Budweiser/Lucas Oil Top Fuel
driver Brandon Bernstein and Monster Energy Drink Funny Car driver Tommy Johnson
Jr. during the upcoming season.
"Obviously, Kenny Bernstein is a drag
racing legend and his race team, Kenny Bernstein Racing, is a first-class
operation," Kirk Heinbuch, Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports and Events
Manager, said. "Kenny, Brandon, and Tommy have all won Summit Racing
Equipment-sponsored NHRA events, and we look forward to sharing the winners
circle with them again as members of Team Summit."
Brandon Bernstein has
earned 17 career victories, 23 final round appearances, and 11 number one
qualifying positions. In 2007, he notched five wins and finished third in the
NHRA's "Countdown to the Championship. "Brandon has been successful both as a
driver and as a spokesperson for NHRA drag racing," Heinbuch said. "We know he
will be an excellent representative of Summit Racing Equipment,"