Despain Motorsports Ready to Roll for 2006; New Sponsors Also On Board
Campbellsville, KY-February 27, 2006- Despain Motorsports in Campbellsville, KY is set begin the 2006 racing season as the group will again field Open Wheel Modified entries for second generation racer Elliott Despain, who is set to begin his second full season of action in America’s fasting growing division at the dirt track level.
A former go-kart racer, Despain, who will turn 17 years old on May 2, is just about to complete his Junior year of high school at Campbellsville High School, where he not only excels on the football field and basketball floor, but also in the classroom as well, sporting a 4.0 grade point average during the last grading period.
Despain is set to begin his second full season of stock car action after garnering track Rookie of the Year honors at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown, KY, finishing ninth in the final track point standings for the Modified division.
The team plans to travel more in the upcoming 2006 racing season, not concentrating specifically on one track or series, but racing at as many different venues as possible. “I am just ready to go racing”, stated Despain. “And with the backing of new sponsors in Lucas Oil Products and Century 21-Smith Realty Group, I think we can race the way we want to and be very competitive as well. We have two race ready Bandit Race Cars, with power from Dale Meers Race Engines and we are ready to race, be competitive, and represent all our great sponsors in a professional manner, both on and off the track”, added Despain.
Lucas Oil Products of Corona, CA, Chandler Electric of Campbellsville, KY,
and Century 21-Smith Realty Group of Campbellsville, KY will provide the
primary sponsorship on the #75 Bandit Race Cars, Dale Meers Race Engines
powered mount. Associate sponsors in place for 2006 include Dr. Randy Smoot,
Leroy’s Lawn Care, SpeeDecals Vinyl Graphics, Swafford Signs, Bigg Dawg
Performance Parts, Bandit Race Cars, B and B Motorsports, and Dale Meers Race
Engines. The Despain Motorsports entry will receive product support in 2006
from DJ Safety, Bilstein, HyperCoil, Stage 8 Locking Fasteners, Ringers, PPM
Performance Products, K and N Engineering, Bert Transmissions, GottaRace.com,
Real Wheels, Fast Shafts, and American Race Tires.
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