Shortly before the Heartland Nationals, Strutmasters announced that it would be increasing our sponsorship of Top Fuel legend Clay Millican and the Stringer Performance racing team.
The Roxboro-based “Suspension Experts” first partnered with Stringer Performance in 2017. After the increase in sponsorship, Strutmasters.com will have co-primary positioning on the body of the car along with Great Clips and Parts Plus during the Heartland Nationals (May 18-20) and the Thunder Valley Nationals (June 15-17).
Founded by Chip Lofton in 1999, Strutmasters has been offering affordable solutions to suspension problems for families across America for almost two decades. The company and the Lofton family has long been associated with motorsports. Lofton discussed the decision in an interview just prior to the Heartland Nationals in Topeka.
“We had the Thunder Valley Nationals on our radar as one of the events we wanted to sponsor but with the way Clay and the Stringer Performance team have been running this season we wanted to jump in as quick as possible and added the Topeka event as well,” said Strutmasters.com owner, Chip Lofton. “Doug Stringer and his team have put forth impressive results so far this season, with Clay most recently breaking the track record at Atlanta on top of three No. 1 qualifiers so far this season. We are extremely proud to be a part of this team.”
Doug Stringer, owner of Stringer Performance, said in a statement that he is delighted to see Strutmasters.com take a bigger role in the team.
“Strutmasters.com has been a great partner of our team over the course of the last two seasons,” said Stringer. “I’m excited for them to step into a major partner role for the Heartland Nationals and the Thunder Valley Nationals and to have the opportunity to capitalize on the marketing value associated with primary sponsorship. Bristol especially is a special race for us having won our very first Wally here last year so we have every intention of repeating and taking Strutmasters.com to the Winners Circle.”