NHRA Driver Bob Tasca III to Greet Fans in the Mack Booth at MATS

GREENSBORO, NC (March 14, 2013) – Bob Tasca III of Tasca Racing, a National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Series race team based in Charlotte, N.C., will greet fans in the Mack booth (#30245) during the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show.

            Tasca will be in the booth to meet show attendees on Thursday, March 21.

            Tasca Racing competes in the Top Fuel Funny Car NHRA division and is backed by Ford and Ford Customer Service Division brands Motorcraft and Quick Lane. Tasca is a thirdgeneration drag racer and vice president of the Tasca Automotive Group, a family-owned collection of dealerships and automotive-related companies based in Seekonk, Mass. and Cranston, R.I.

            Mack recently entered into a three-year agreement with Tasca Racing, providing three SmartWay-certified MACK® Pinnacle™ Axle Back model sleepers to transport the Tasca race car, additional engines and equipment as the team travels the nationwide race circuit. The NHRA has 16.3 million avid fans in the U.S. and is considered one of the largest motorsports sanctioning bodies in the world.

Bob Tasca

Bob Tasca III, owner and driver of Tasca Racing, will be in the Mack booth (#30245) during the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show.

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