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Program Targets Sprints, Late Models, and Big Blocks along with Engine Builders

CONCORD, NC - May 2, 2012 - World Racing Group announced today that Cometic Gasket, Inc.,- a leading worldwide supplier of shelf stock, custom and short-run gaskets for the performance aftermarket, original equipment and motorsports industries- has become the latest addition to the DIRTcar HP Program. The DIRTcar HP Program revolves around the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series, the Super DIRTcar Series, and the DIRTcar Summit Nationals Hell Tour while supporting both the racers and engine builders, alike.

Established in 1989, Cometic has grown into a leading supplier of gaskets for championship-winning teams across the motorsports industry. Located just 30 miles east of Cleveland, in Concord, Ohio, Cometic produces and ships more than 5,000 types of gaskets worldwide.

Cometic Gasket prides themselves on the 17 years of experience and more than 5,000 types of gaskets that are shipped worldwide every year. They also value their close relationships with their customers and attention to detail that goes into every product produced in their state of the art facility located in Concord, Ohio.

"Cometic takes pride in being actively engaged with the competitors and engine builders where our gaskets and products are not only being used, but relied upon to win races and championships," said Bob Gorman, Chief Executive Officer of Cometic Gasket, Inc. "That's why being involved with the World Racing Group's Dirtcar HP program was a fairly simple decision to make. It's a forward-thinking opportunity and allows Cometic to maintain close communication with our current customer base as well as build upon our already solid marketshare within the dirt racing community. As we continue to grow, it's important that we maintain those relationships by giving back to the racers and maintaining a presence with the sanctioning bodies where they compete. That philosophy has always been and will continue to be a cornerstone of Cometic's marketing strategy."

As part of the DIRTcar HP Program, Cometic Gasket will be able to reach out to nearly 1,400 racers and 400 engine builders in a very unique way. Not only will racers be able to win cash awards but their engine builders will also be in the running for special awards from Cometic.

"Cometic Gasket is one of the most aggressive innovators in the industry and that thought process aligns well with ours," said World Racing Group CMO Ben Geisler. "As the largest sanctioning body in North America, we strive to bring companies like Cometic Gasket together with our racers and engine builders. The DIRTcar HP Program is the perfect platform to launch our partnership."

Cometic Gasket can custom tailor individual needs making them an extremely versatile company with products in racing series like the AMA, ARCA, NASCAR, NHRA, and the WoO Sprints. Applications in the high performance markets include; ATV's, Drag Race, Oval Track, Snowmobiles, Harley Davidson, Off-Road, Sport, and Street.

Give Cometic a call today and let them put their experience to work for you. For more information on Cometic Gasket, visit


About Cometic Gasket, Inc. … Cometic Gasket, Inc., is a leading worldwide supplier of shelf stock, custom and short-run gaskets for the performance aftermarket, original equipment and motorsports industries. What originally began in 1989, in an 800 square foot office with limited production facilities and capabilities, has evolved into a 70,000 square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing center. Cometic Gasket is located 30 miles east of Cleveland in Concord, Ohio, and ships more than 5,000 types of gaskets to customers worldwide.

Cometic is dedicated to customer satisfaction and provides quality products, delivered on time at a competitive price, designed for each customer's specific application. Cometic is an industry leader in manufacturing processes and is committed to the highest possible quality materials paired with knowledgeable personnel. Cometic is also dedicated to continually improving all areas of its operations through employee development and involvement, as well as frequent review of customer feedback.

Cometic Gaskets are the industry standard for championship-winning teams across multiple disciplines of both professional and amateur motorsports.

Since its inception, Cometic has been committed to producing superior quality gaskets for the high-performance market. We believe close relationships and attention to detail are the catalysts of customer satisfaction. These values remain Cometic's guiding principles to this day. Cometic Gaskets are proudly made in the USA with materials manufactured on American soil.

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NAPA Auto Parts representative George Shakelton helps announce title sponsorship of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week on Thursday night during the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment.

NAPA Auto Parts Becomes Title Sponsor of Super DIRT Week

41st running of DIRTcar Racing’s premier event continues to grow

CONCORD, N.C. - Feb. 23, 2012 - DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce NAPA Auto Parts will be title sponsor of Super DIRT Week XLI in October.

NAPA Auto Parts has more than 6,100 stores nationwide, with over 100 stores surrounding the Central New York territory, the home to NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week centered at the New York State Fairgrounds, Oct. 3-7, in Syracuse.

Read more: NAPA Super DIRT Week Title Sponsor


Super DIRT Week Named Outstanding Annual Short Track Event

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Feb. 23, 2012 – National Speedway Directory presented the National Speedway Directory Award for the Outstanding Annual Short Track Event to Super DIRT Week XL at the New York State Fairgrounds.

Super DIRT Week’s concrete walls and hard-clayed surface has pushed man and machine to the limit. For more than 40 years it has been a spectacle with race fans sitting through sun, freezing temperatures, rain, or even snow to cheer on their favorite drivers.


Read more: SDW Event of Year

Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds Set for Showdown

More than 30 will compete at 41st annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 21, 2012 — There was smoke and bent sheetmetal, slide jobs and tight racing.

More than 30 Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds took advantage of Tuesday’s practice session at the 41st annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, providing the spectators a precursor of their intense racing the next four nights at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla.

The competitors were divided into three groups and each received three hot-lap sessions between the event on a nice Tuesday evening at the semi-banked, half-mile dirt oval.

Read more: Big Blocks Practice At Volusia

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