Hercules Tires® Announces Extended Sponsorship Agreement with Greg Wilson Racing
November 4, 2018
“Greg and his team have been a trusted part of the Hercules Tires family since 2012 both on and off the track.” said Nakia Medlin, director of marketing for Hercules Tire. “Our relationship with GWR will not only afford us increased brand exposure with race fans at tracks across the country, but Greg will also continue to be a brand ambassador for Hercules Tires by visiting tire shops and interacting with our dealer base and consumers to promote the brand at a grassroots level.
As in past years, Hercules Tires’ strongman logo will be featured prominently on Wilson’s #w20 car, as well as his racing suits, crew uniforms, trailer and driver’s merchandise.
“I’m happy to maintain the great relationship we’ve created with Hercules Tires,” said Wilson. “Hercules has been a dependable partner and I’m glad not only to continue the relationship, but also for it to become even more successful. I have some exciting changes planned for my team beginning in 2019 and I’m glad Hercules Tires will be along for the ride.”
Known to many in the world of racing, Greg Wilson is well accomplished and one of the most popular sprint car drivers in the country. In 2016, Wilson was honored with the World of Outlaws Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award. He has won over 100 sprint car features, and is a two-time All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Points Champion. Wilson has raced in the World of Outlaws, All-Star Circuit of Champions, United States Auto Club, NRA Sprint Invaders, Midwest Open Wheel Association, Interstate Racing Association and American Sprint Car Series.
About Greg Wilson
Racing to Greg Wilson is not a hobby; it is his living and a life-long passion that started at the age of five when he began racing go-karts. His family provided his first experience in a sprint car at the age of 15. He remained in the family car until he had a chance to drive for his Uncle Bob Hampshire in the popular #63 sprint car. Greg later joined with Warnimont Motorsports in 2006, and in 2014 he made the decision to form Greg Wilson Racing and take over ownership of the team. Greg’s racing experience in dirt and pavement ranges from Winged Sprints, Non-wing Sprints, USAC Silver Crown, and Modifieds. He has enjoyed success at all levels and his accomplishments are numerous.
Greg resides in Benton Ridge, Ohio with his wife Mackenzie and daughters Lilli and Alivia. A winner of over 100 Sprint car features, he is considered to be one of the most elite, popular and well-respected Sprint car drivers throughout the country by both the fans and his peers.
Additional information can be found at www.gregwilsonracing.com.
About Hercules Tires
Hercules Tires is widely recognized as the industry's premier value brand with a comprehensive selection of passenger, UHP, light truck, medium truck and specialty tires. Since 1952, independent tire dealers and distributors have trusted Hercules to deliver outstanding quality, exceptional support, and unsurpassed value.
Hercules is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Tire Distributors, Inc. American Tire Distributors is one of the largest independent suppliers of tires in the North American replacement tire market. The company offers an unsurpassed breadth and depth of inventory, frequent delivery and value-added services to approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada.