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Monthly Archives: December 2012

  • 12-17-2012 Choice of champions

    At the conclusion of the 2012 race season, the cars of eight of the racing series champions were once again hauled in Featherlite trailers. Featherlite is proud to congratulate these champion Featherlite owners:

    • Brad Keselowski (Penske Racing) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
    • Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Roush Fenway Racing) – NASCAR Nationwide Series
    • James Buescher (Turner Motorsports) – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
    • Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport) – IZOD IndyCar Series
    • Chris Buescher (Roulo Brothers Racing) – ARCA Racing Series
    • Donny Schatz (Tony Stewart Racing) – World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
    • Scott Pruett & Memo Rojas (Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates) – GRAND-AM Road Racing (Daytona Prototypes Class)
    • Jeff Segal & Emil Assentato (AIM Autosport Team FXDD with Ferrari) – GRAND-AM Road Racing (GT Series)

    Featherlite, a leading manufacturer of aluminum trailers, designs and builds specialized 53-foot race car transporters as well as car, recreational, horse, livestock and other specialty trailers. They also supply office, vending, event marketing, hospitality and other custom trailers for race officials, teams and sponsors.

    Featherlite is the “official trailer” of NASCAR, IZOD IndyCar Series and Grand American Road Racing. As part of its NASCAR partnership, Featherlite serves as the sponsor of the Most Improved Driver Award, which honors drivers who improve the most finishing positions from the previous race.

    For more information on Featherlite Trailers, visit www.featherlitespecialty.com or www.fthr.com or call 800-800-1230.

  • 12-10-2012 Year-end NASCAR Most Improved Driver Awards

    The year-end NASCAR/Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award was presented to drivers in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Camping World Truck Series, K&N Pro Series East, K&N Pro Series West, the Whelen Modified Tour and the Whelen Southern Modified Tour at their respective awards banquets following the 2012 NASCAR season.

    Winners included:

    Brian Scott – Nationwide Series
    Nelson Piquet Jr. – Camping World Truck Series
    Darrell Wallace Jr. – K&N Pro Series East
    Cameron Hayley – K&N Pro Series West
    Ron Silk – Whelen Modified Tour
    John Smith – Whelen Southern Modified Tour

    Featherlite presents the NASCAR/Featherlite Most Improved Driver Award following each NASCAR Nationwide Series, Camping World Truck Series and regional series race. The award is presented to a driver who demonstrates the most improvement in terms of finishing position from race to race.

    Here is the full release with the list of weekly winners too.