Premium synthetic lubricant manufacturer Royal Purple announced today its sponsorship of Pro Stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens just in time for this weekend’s start of the NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif., kicking off the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
This year marks Erica’s tenth season competing in Pro Stock as she works to continue her reign as the most successful female Pro Stock driver in NHRA history. Erica, a native of Houston, Texas is set to drive the Elite Motorsports Chevy Camaro, which is tuned by the immaculate father/son duo Rick and Rickie Jones, with in-house horsepower crafted by Nick Ferri and Jake Hairston.
“Royal Purple is proud to support Erica and the Elite Motorsports team this season,” said Kyle Neal Motorsports Coordinator. “As the lone female in the Pro Stock class, it’s exciting to be on board with Erica as she begins this new chapter in her storied career driving for Elite with sponsorship from Royal Purple.”
As part of the official agreement, Royal Purple will provide support by supplying its advanced lines of synthetic lubricants, coolant and fuel system additives for Enders-Stevens efforts on and off-track in the series. Enders-Stevens and her Elite Motorsports team will in-turn provide Royal Purple with valuable feedback to ensure the company’s products are even more effective.
“Re-establishing a partnership with Royal Purple is a nod to their commitment to NHRA drag racing and hometown racers,” said Enders-Stevens. “I’m looking forward to a great season with Royal Purple.”