September 20, 2010
Eaton’s Aeroquip Performance Products To Sponsor 2010 AmSnow Super Sled Shootout
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced its Aeroquip® Performance Product will be the title sponsor for American Snowmobiler’s (AmSnow) 21st annual Super Sled Shootout, September 25-26, at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan.
Snowmobilers from across North America will convene at the track—where the starting line is named Aeroquip Alley—to race on the quarter-mile, asphalt drag strip at speeds exceeding 170 mph.
“The Aeroquip Performance Products group is a longtime supporter of all forms of motorsports and the Martin track, we are excited to be involved with this dynamic event,” said Eaton’s Michael Rasnick, retail aftermarket account manager.
“Through our support of both Mike Janis’ NHRA Pro Modified team and Todd Robertson’s Outlaw Doorslammer team, Eaton is highly involved with drag racing. Our Super Sled Shootout sponsorship offers a new marketing opportunity for Eaton to promote Aeroquip Performance hose and fitting products among North America’s fastest asphalt snowmobilers.”
The AmSnow Super Sled Shootout is spearheaded by American Snowmobiler magazine and governed by the National Snowmobile Drag Racing Association. The event features premier Outlaw, All Motor, Pro Stock, and Big Twin classes, as well as classes for all levels of sled riders and motorcyclists.
Eaton’s Aeroquip Performance Products group manufactures a comprehensive line of hose and hose assemblies, fittings, couplings, clamps, and other accessories for the high performance and racing markets. These products are offered through Eaton Aeroquip Performance Products warehouse distributors located throughout North America. For more information, visit: www.eaton.com/aeroquipperformance.
Eaton’s Hydraulics Group is a segment of the company’s Industrial Sector. The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eaton’s Hydraulics Group provides customer-driven solutions under product names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydro-Line®, Synflex®, Vickers®, Walterscheid™, and Weatherhead®. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/hydraulics.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.