October 8, 2019, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, today announced CK Power has extended its presenting sponsorship of WWTR’s annual NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race. The race will be called the World Wide Technology Raceway 200 presented by CK Power. The race date will move to Friday, August 21, 2020, and now is a weekend combination event with the NTT IndyCar Series on August 22.
CK Power is a leading manufacturer, distributor, fabricator and authorized service provider for the off-highway power solution and power generation market. CK maintains a strong presence in a variety of markets including oil and gas, agriculture, military, commercial marine, utility/telecom and standby power generation.
“We are proud to continue our relationship with CK Power as a presenting sponsor of our NASCAR race,” said Chris Blair, WWTR’s Executive Vice President and General Manager. “CK Power is a respected brand in the power industry and we appreciate their continued support of our track.”
“For the past two years our partnership with World Wide Technology Raceway has been a great success,” said Clayton Costello, CK Power’s Vice President of Corporate Strategy. “CK Power customers, employees, friends and family have enjoyed the event. We look forward to the continued support of the local racing community.”
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About World Wide Technology Raceway
World Wide Technology Raceway is the home of INDYCAR, NASCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis region. Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering more than 340 acres, Gateway Motorsports Park is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. World Wide Technology Raceway’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, recently-expanded 2.0-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue. World Wide Technology Raceway was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Facility of the Year Award from the Race Track Business Conference and the 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from St. Louis Attractions Association. In 2018, owner and CEO Curtis Francois received the Innovator Award from the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission in recognition of his work for restoring World Wide Technology Raceway (known then as Gateway Motorsports Park) to prominence.
About CK Power
CK Power is a leading manufacturer of power units and power generator solutions for a variety of markets and customers. In addition to our manufacturing capabilities, CK Power has long been a distributor of John Deere and Kubota new and re-manufactured off-highway diesel and gaseous engines. CK Power is also a proud distributor and authorized service provider of Kohler Power Systems. Our mission is to continually expand and improve our power solutions product and services offering.