In a press conference on Friday,
Valvoline announced a marketing partnership with Don Schumacher Racing which
will put the company's logo on all DSR entries. Valvoline has also renewed the
sponsorship of David Powers Motorsports Top Fuel team and driver Rod Fuller. Ron
Krisher's program will likewise be intact for next season.
Valvoline's sportsman programs will remain intact with Bob
Newberry, Jay and Shelly Payne, Sherman Adcock, Jr., Dan Fletcher, Tony Fuller,
David Tatum, Jimmy Ayers and Bernie Cunningham.