Vortex Brake Pads Back For Another Season

Stouffville, Ontario. May 17, 2010 – Ed Hakonson Racing (EHR) and Team 3 Red (T3R) are pleased to welcome back Vortex Brake Pads as a major affiliated sponsor of the #3 Snap-on Tools /Vortex Brake Pads Dodge Avenger for the 2010 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Season.

Vortex Brake Pads is Canada’s leading manufacturer of high quality integrally molded disc brake pads an industry leader with over 1400 disc brake applications, manufacturing the highest quality aftermarket brake pads for all automotive segments since 1997. Vortex disc brake products are the result of extensive research and development activities. They are proven in both laboratory and field testing and are produced in a Canadian high-quality manufacturing facility.

Vortex has developed and tested with great success the VR series brake pad formulations designed specifically for racing applications including oval track dirt track, and road racing. EHR / T3R will run the newly formulated pads this season on their high powered NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Dodge as a testament to the exceptional quality and performance of the pads.

Vortex signed a multi-year agreement last season as a major sponsor of the EHR/T3R #3 Dodge Avenger which recorded 8 top 10 finishes in the 2009 season. “We are very excited to be back for another year with the #3 Snap-on Tools/Vortex Brake Pads Dodge Avenger and are eager to improve on the success’s we had as a team last season!” said Bryan Watts, Vice-President of Vortex Brake Pads.

“The return of a sponsor with such industry notoriety as Vortex Brake Pads just goes to show the ever increasing growth of our team and sport into the upper echelon of professional sport.” said Jamie Hakonson, Team Manager of EHR/T3R. “This is a very exciting time for our team!”
EHR/T3R is partnered with Snap-on Tools, Vortex Brake Pads, Rockstar Energy Drink, Napoleon Grills and Fireplaces, Castrol, Fast Eddie Racewear, Choko Motorsport Apparel, Praxair and Impact Canopies.