IRG Sports + Entertainment and the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) recently announced a three-year, multifaceted partnership with MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. naming Clevite the Official Bearing of the IHRA.
Clevite, part of the MAHLE Aftermarket family, brings more than 95 years of customer service and experience to the IHRA as a world leader in engine bearings for racing applications.
Now, Clevite brings that experience and expertise back to the IHRA Motorsports family as the Official Bearing of the IHRA and sponsor of a brand new program rewarding sportsman winners at select IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series events.
In addition to being named the Official Bearing of the IHRA, Clevite will also present a special award at IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series events run in conjunction with the Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL. The new Clevite Bonus Program will award the winner of each of the seven major IHRA sportsman classes at those double weekends a $200 bonus and a special presentation in the winner’s circle.
The Clevite Bonus Program will be awarded at Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series events held at Bradenton Motorsports Park (April 11-12), Rockingham Dragway (May 17-18), Maryland International Raceway (June 13-14), Grand Bend Motorplex (June 20-22), Castrol Raceway (July 4-6) and Cordova Dragway Park (July 18-19).