Richmond, Ind. (August 13, 2018) Osborn, an industry leader in surface treatment and finishing tools, has been named the official abrasive of Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, track officials announced today.
Osborn, a multinational company, will have a season long presence at the historic multi-purpose facility located on the west side of Indianapolis including title rights of the Osborn Fall Classic, Oct. 12-14.
The company will also have signage across the facility, display space and suite access for select events including the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, and will host a racer appreciation cookout during the Osborn Fall Classic.
“We are eager to begin the relationship with Osborn and their team of associates,” said Kasey Coler, general manager of Lucas Oil Raceway. “Their involvement with the multipurpose facility will allow Osborn to showcase their products to both our competitors and fans.”
“We are thrilled to be partnering with the NHRA and Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis,” said Brian Keiser, vice president brush. “The competitors and fans of drag racing are the same hard working professionals using our products on a daily basis and we couldn’t be more proud to showcase our brand at the U.S. Nationals and Fall Classic. Success with Osborn products has always been about ensuring that you finish first.”
Osborn is the world’s leading supplier of surface treatment solutions and high-quality finishing tools for industrial and commercial applications within material finishing, deburring, cleaning, honing and surface polishing segments. Founded in 1887, Osborn now includes operations in 13 countries and serves customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit osborn.com.
About Lucas Oil Raceway
One of four drag racing facilities owned and operated by the National Hot Rod Association, Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis was built in 1960 and has presented organized racing events since 1961. From March through October, the facility hosts more than 120 dates of racing on two tracks, a quarter-mile drag strip, and a .686-mile paved oval. Home to drag racing’s biggest event, the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals over Labor Day weekend, the drag strip runs more than 50 days of point-to-point action, from national events to street legal community programs. The oval track draws racing’s biggest events including USAC, ARCA and CRA races.