GASTONIA, N.C. – WIX Filters has become a major associate sponsor of two-time NHRA Funny Car Champion Cruz Pedregon for the 2015 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Pedregon’s record-setting Toyota Camry will don WIX’s colors and iconic logo for all 24 races this season.
“I’ve spent my entire life with cars and racing and I trust WIX and its products on and off the racetrack,” Pedregon said. “With a strong 75-year history, WIX continues to stand for exceptional quality and performance, making it a perfect partnership for me and my team.”
The Mello Yello Drag Racing Series kicked off Feb. 5 in Pomona, Calif., and runs through 23 races leading up to the finals Nov. 12-15.
“We are excited to be partnering with Cruz Pedregon for the 2015 NHRA season,” said Jennifer Gibson, brand manager for WIX Filters. “Mello Yello is the NHRA’s top-performing series, adding even more excitement for the WIX brand. We wish Cruz the best of luck this season.”
The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is the primary sanctioning body for drag racing in the U.S. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.