CRAFTSMAN SERIES TRUCK SIGNS NEW MAJOR ASSOCIATE SPONSOR
Sandusky, OHIO (July 30,2001) - SealMaster Racing and Valeo Sylvania's XeSighting SystemsTM (pronounced "exciting systems") High Performance Xenon Headlights will be partnered through the balance of the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Season.
"XeSighting Systems headlights are designed for performance," stated Greg Whalen, Aftermarket Marketing Manager. "We wanted to align this brand with a team that is focused on improving their performance."
XeSighting Systems headlights are currently available for the Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban and Tahoe. The headlights can be installed in less than 5 minutes. Easy installation directions are included with each purchase. The XeSighting Systems High Performance Xenon Headlights can be purchased online at www.XeSightingSystems.com.
"With each Craftsman Truck race televised live on ESPN, we anticipate a substantial spike in hits and sales to the www.XeSightingSystems.com website," stated Whalen.
The No. 88 Chevrolet Silverado will have a new look at Indianapolis Raceway Park on Friday, August 3 for the Power Stroke 200. The XeSighting Systems High Performance Xenon Headlights primary positioning will also be seen at the Chevy Silverado 150 at Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 6 and the Silverado 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sept. 15. For the remaining seven races, they will fill associate positioning on the No. 88 Silverado.
"We are proud to have Valeo Sylvania join our team," stated Matt Crafton, reigning champion of the NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series and rookie driver of the No. 88 SealMaster Racing Chevrolet Silverado.
Truckin' Magazine will also be featuring the new XeSighting Systems High Performance Xenon Headlights in their December 2001 issue. XeSighting Systems will also be presenting at the Truckin' Nationals at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona the weekend of Oct. 13-14. The No. 88 Silverado show truck will be engineered with working XeSighting Systems High Performance Xenon Headlights.
Crafton and the No. 88 Chevrolet Silverado have collected eight top-10 finishes in the first 14 races. Crafton currently sits in 3rd place for the Rookie of the Year award and 12th overall. The team has stepped up their level of performance with the outlook of securing their first win of the season, soon.
"Chevrolet's Silverado and XeSighting Systems Xenon Headlights are a natural combination for those who want high performance," stated Dayne Pierantoni, Chevrolet Program Manager for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. "Its great to see XeSighting Systems take it a step further by partnering with the experience of SealMaster Racing and the talent of Matt Crafton in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series."
All NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series races are televised live on ESPN and ESPN-2 along with being broadcast live on MRN radio. Check local listing for updated air-times.
"We look forward to helping Matt Crafton light up the track with XeSighting Systems Headlights," stated Whalen.
For more information on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, check out www.truckseries.com or www.nascar.com.