Velocita renews IMCA fire suit awards for 12th season 

LEXINGTON, N.C. (Feb. 24, 2023) – A select group of 2023 IMCA champions will have their Velocita awards on very visible display when they’re at the race track next season.

The Lexington, N.C., manufacturer awards custom fire suits to the Friesen Performance IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Late Model, IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA STARS Mod Lite IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Friesen Performance Northern SportMod, Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMod and Mach-1 Sport Compact na­tional champions, as well as the Junior National Champion and Lady Eagle title-winning drivers.

In its 12th season as an IMCA sponsor, The Business Built on the Track and in the Pits also gives $200 product certificates good toward the purchase of a fire suit to the other six drivers winning Modified, Stock Car or Hobby Stock regional titles.

Those awards will be presented at the IMCA national banquet in November.

Fire suits to be awarded during the 41st annual IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s go to top non-qualifiers in Modified, Stock Car, Hobby Stock and Northern SportMod points, to Late Model, Mod Lite and Sport Compact champions, and to the champion of the 11th annual IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car Nationals.

“We are excited to continue our long-term partnership with IMCA. The passion and commitment from the IMCA staff and racers is unmatched anywhere in the country,” commented Velocita’s Brad Smith. “Our championship suit program, tailored specifically for IMCA, has been a huge success and the racers are always very excited and thankful for the suits. IMCA racers have been great R and D to help us build the safest, most comfortable dirt suits we’ve ever made.”

In addition to fire suits, Velocita manufac­tures and retails gloves, shoes and under­wear, custom crew apparel and helmet accessories. Infor­mation is available at the company’s website, on Facebook and by calling 336 764-8502.

“Safety equipment is an important part of our sport, and having the support of Velocita is just one way we can help provide awards for our members,” commented IMCA Marketing Integration and Sponsorship Director Carson Becker-Gramm.