YPSILANTI, MI (October 13, 2020) — Multi-time drag racing world championship winning team Kalitta Motorsports announced today a multi-race entertainment and hospitality partnership with Ferguson Facilities Supply Central District a division of Ferguson, the largest U.S. distributor of plumbing supplies, PVF, waterworks and fire and fabrication products, which will begin during the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. The partnership will include activation at four national events, the Spring Nationals in Houston, the Summit Racing Equipment Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio, the U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis and the FallNationals in Dallas which are all key markets for the Central District.
“We have been talking through this season with John Morris from Ferguson Facilities Supplies. We are hosting a group this weekend at the Texas Motorplex to get the ball rolling,” said Chad Head, Kalitta Motorsports General Manager. “They are excited about using our VIP pit side hospitality for their employees and customers. Our goal is to put all our partners in the best position to grow their businesses. Ferguson Facilities Supply is a great addition and we are looking forward to expanding their customer base in the Central District in 2021.”
The Kalitta Motorsports and Ferguson Facilities Supply partnership was announced prior to the 35th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at the Texas Motorplex. Through the marketing and entertainment partnership Ferguson will host guests in Team Kalitta’s hospitality area as well as incorporate the excitement and fan accessibility into their business outreach programs.
“This hospitality and entertainment relationship is a perfect fit,” said John Morris, District Manager Ferguson Facilities Supply. “We are long-time supporters of the drag racing community. The interest level of our employees, customer and potential customers is very high when it comes to motorsports. The accessibility we will have with Kalitta Motorsports will be a huge asset for us to grow our business.”
Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. They are a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including JAN/SAN supplies, PPE and industrial supplies. In the past 65 years, they’ve grown from a local distributor to a $18.4 billion dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and over 27,000 associates nationwide.