Riverside, California (January 13, 2011) – Stronghold Motorsports has reached an agreement with premier engine builder, Roush Yates Engines, to provide the engines for the Pro 2 Unlimited short course of road racing program of Seven-time Supercross Champion, Jeremy McGrath.
Stronghold Motorsports Managing Partner, Scott Bailey spoke about these recent developments with the team. “Roush Yates represents the highest level of performance in Ford Racingengine technology. This is a fantastic opportunity to align ourselveswith an engine
Roush Yates, a premier manufacturer of Ford racing engines, continues to develop its reputation as an industry leader with an expanded presence in the short course off road racing arena. “Jeremy McGrath and Stronghold Motorsports have established themselves as championship contenders in short course off road racing,” said Doug Yates, CEO, Roush Yates Engines. “We are proud to stand behind Jeremy and the team with the technology and support to help take his program to the next level.”
builder that has won at the most elite levels of motorsports.” He continued. “This is yet another significant step we are taking to ensure that our drivers have the very best resources available. We are looking forward to the upcoming season knowing that with Roush Yates power behind Jeremy and his program, he will have very best opportunity for success.”
About Roush Yates Engines Roush Yates Engines designs, engineers and crafts high performance racing engines with the power to perform and the horsepower and durability you’d expect from legendary NASCAR pioneers Jack Roush and Robert Yates. The partnership of power and precision has come from merging the knowledge and experience of two legendary engine builders, both with a passion for winning today and powering up for tomorrow. In 2009 Doug Yates purchased his father’s half of Roush Yates Engines to become a co-owner in the company.
As CEO, Doug Yates leads a staff of 180 engineers and technicians who design, assemble, test, and service racing engines at two separate state-of-the-art facilities in Mooresville, North Carolina. Here, the best minds and latest technology are hard at work producing nearly 1,500 racing engines each year for teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, ARCA, Grand-Am, FIA GT3, Dirt Late Model, Sprint cars, and NHRA Pro Stock. At Roush Yates Engines, the mission is Power Performance, which is achieved through innovation, design, precision engineering, and skillful craftsmanship. Building the best engines in racing today, providing service that’s second to none, and honoring a commitment to research and development are the heart of Roush Yates Engines.