DSR AND MATCO TOOLS
DSR SIGNS THREE-YEAR ASSOCIATE SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT WITH MATCO
Don Schumacher confirmed today that DonSchumacher Racing has inked a three-year associate sponsorship agreementwith Matco Tools to support all DSR teams through 2009.Matco Tools had been a primary sponsor of a DSR Funny Car team in the NHRAPOWERade Drag Racing Series and an associate sponsor on all DSR teams from2001 through 2006. "We are pleased to maintain our longtime relationshipwith Matco Tools through this multi-year associate sponsorship agreement,"said Schumacher."Matco Tools is pleased and honored to continue our relationship with DSR,"said John Torok, Motorsports Marketing Manager for Matco Tools. "To have ourtools used and recommended by drag racing's premier technicians and crewchiefs speaks volumes. We look forward to winning many more races with DSRin the future."Since joining DSR in 2001 as a primary sponsor on a DSR Funny Car through2006, Matco Tools has earned two championship runner-up finishes and 13national-event wins with driver Whit Bazemore. In all, DSR drivers andriders have won a total of 74 national events since 2001. Matco Tools alsoearned three NHRA world championships as a DSR sponsor: two with TonySchumacher in Top Fuel and one with Gary Scelzi in Funny Car. DSR'sworld-class hospitality team has also hosted over 30,000 Matco Toolscustomers and distributors in that time.