Pass Series Racing News
Tate Fogleman and Speedco Look To Continue Competitive Legacy in 2013
Mar 4, 2013 - updated Mar 4th, 2013 6:40pm
Web posted by Alan Deitz
Durham, NC --
(March 4) - Representatives from Jfco Motorsports announced today that
Cayuga, Indiana-based Speedco, Inc. will sponsor Tate Fogleman and
will challenge for the 2013 Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Pro Late Model
championship. Additionally, Fogleman will drive the Speedco-sponsored
Ford in 4-5 select PASS Super Late Model races this year. Along with the
new sponsorship, Tate will make the switch from the familiar #4 and will sport
the #8 on his machine in 2013.
Tate Fogleman scored two wins in the
PASS Pro Late Model ranks in 2012 and finished 7th in the first PASS National
Super Late Model race of the season at Auburndale Speedway in Florida.
This will be a reunion of sorts as Speedco had a long and successful
relationship sponsoring Tate's father, Jay, in a variety of series in the late
1990's and 2000's.
“I’m glad to finally have Tate with
a sponsor that has such a great reputation like Speedco
does," said 2012 PASS National Jay Fogleman, owner of Tate's Speedco
Ford. "Speedco has been great to work with over the years and with
my career winding down and more of an emphasis on growing Tate's, I'm glad to
know that Speedco will be winning races with the Foglemans for years to
come. I’d also like to send special
thanks out to Darin Odle and Odle Motorsports, without them this deal wouldn’t
Young Tate has quite the lineage to
follow in racing. The 12-year-old driver follows his Grandfather Kent, a
successful racer in the Carolinas and Virginia on the rough and tough short
tracks of the 1960's and 1970's, and his father Jay, who has raced and won in
everything he has sat in for nearly 30 years. With such a bright future
in front of him, it is Speedco's intention to foster a long term relationship
that will grow as Tate continues to progress through the ranks.
"“It is exciting to see Tate
follow in his father’s footsteps, we wish him well and are anxious to see him
succeed," said Mike Barrett, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for
Speedco, Inc. "Over time we have enjoyed our relationship with Odle
Motorsports and Jay’s participation as one of our drivers. As Speedco
continues to support grassroots racing, this fits especially well with our
marketing plans. The future for Tate is very bright, we are happy to be
part of it. “
The 2013 season will be a busy one
for Tate Fogleman and the Speedco team as they challenge for the PASS Pro Late
Model title. Fogleman will compete against some of the best young drivers
in the country beginning on March 9th with the 8th Annual South Carolina
Clash at Dillon Motor Speedway. In addition to the 14 race PASS Pro Late
Model schedule, Tate will make his next PASS South Super Late Model start at
one of the Nation's biggest short track events, the 8th Annual Easter Bunny 150
at the legendary Hickory Motor Speedway. Fogleman is excited about the
opportunity Speedco presents for him and the Bull City Race Cars team.
"I love racing and I'm really
honored to have a company like Speedco believe in my talent and what we are
trying to do," said Tate Fogleman. "I've learned a lot the last
couple of years and I'm looking forward to taking the Speedco Ford to victory
lane in 2013. Dillon can't get here quick enough for me."
From its base in Cayuga, IN, Speedco is the only national
network to specialize in quick lubes and tire services for the trucking
industry. With locations located right
off major interstates, Speedco is easy and convenient to find. Their service
bays are uncommonly clean and orderly with state-of-the-art equipment filling their
lanes. Speedco…built for speed, staffed
for quality, delivering world class value.
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