Chicago Pneumatic Returns to NHRA as Major Sponsor -

Chicago Pneumatic Returns to NHRA as Major Sponsor

Continues Partnership with Ringers Gloves, Starts New One with Wyotech

Chicago Pneumatic, a global leader in aftermarket tools, accessories and compressors, has announced the continuation of its relationship and support of the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series as a Major Sponsor for the fifth consecutive year.

Chicago Pneumatic debuted with NHRA in 2004, both as a sponsor and on the NHRA Manufacturer’s Midway, sharing a 53-foot display trailer with Ringers Gloves, the Official Gloves of NHRA.

During the past four years CP has become a fixture on the midway, providing racers and crew members throughout the professional classes and the sportsmen ranks alike with customer service, sales and support of all Chicago Pneumatic products.

This race season, Wyotech, the Official Technical School of NHRA, will join Chicago Pneumatic and Ringers Gloves as a partner in the 2008 Road Show tour, hitting all 24 POWERade Drag Racing Series events across the country.

“We’re excited to extend our NHRA relationship in 2008 and look forward to growing our partnerships with Ringers Gloves and Wyotech,” said Paul Humphreys, global communications manager for Chicago Pneumatic Vehicle Service.

The sponsorship renewal with NHRA continues to support the professional and sportsmen racers with contingency postings at all national events in two categories, air tools and air compressors. Chicago Pneumatic extends their support of the program to the following classes; Funny Car, Pro Stock, Competition Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp and Super Gas.

To sign up for the 2008 Chicago Pneumatic contingency program, stop by the CP Tool Box at any NHRA national event or call 317-858-9581 for information.

The 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series kicks off with the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals,

February 7-10, at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif.

Chicago Pneumatic is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative aftermarket tools, accessories and compressors. Founded in 1901, the company serves automotive, truck and heavy equipment repair and tire and body shops with industry leading pneumatic impact wrenches, ratchets, drills, grinders, hammers and sanders. To learn more about Chicago Pneumatic’s dedication to quality and innovation, visit

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