Photo Caption: Weld Wheels in action on Shawn Langdon’s CMR Top Fuel dragster at last weekend’s NHRA season-opening Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. (Photo Courtesy: Gary Nastase/Kalitta Motorsports)
YPSILANTI, Mich. (March. 16, 2023) — Kalitta Motorsports seeks only the best for its Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars, and with that in mind, the team is now racing on Weld Wheels which are deployed on the Kalitta Motorsports entries driven by Doug Kalitta, Shawn Langdon and J.R. Todd. After opening its season in Gainesville, Fla., last weekend, the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series resumes with the NHRA Arizona Nationals March 24-26, 2023 just outside Phoenix, Ariz.
In 1967, Sprint car racer Greg Weld created Weld Wheels with the single goal of offering the best-performing race wheels available. Today, Weld Wheels are widely considered the best-engineered and highest-quality wheels on the market. They are used in multiple forms of Motorsports, trucks and off-road vehicles as well as passenger cars.
“We’re excited to welcome Kalitta Motorsports to the Weld Racing family as our newest NHRA racing contingency program partner,” MW Company CEO Andres Cisneros said. “Their team’s significant influence and historical legacy in the sport mirror WELD Racing’s long-standing commitment to NHRA. We are confident this partnership will lead to a successful season on the track and are proud to have the Kalitta team representing the fastest wheels in racing.”
“Our goal at Team Kalitta is to provide the best return on investment possible for our corporate partners, and that means winning rounds, races and championships,” Kalitta Motorsports general manager Chad Head said. “To do that, we need only the finest components available, and Weld Wheels are simply the best. We have complete confidence in Weld and their products, and we look forward to putting them in the winner’s circle as soon as possible.”
About Weld Racing and the WELD Racing Delta-1 Wheel:
WELD Racing’s Delta-1 drag wheels are the premium choice for Pro Mod, Pro Stock, and Top Fuel Racing classes. WELD engineered Delta-1 wheels to be the strongest, lightest, and truest 1-piece forged aluminum monoblock 16×16 double beadlock drag wheels on the market. Delta-1 wheels weigh just 19 lbs with optimized concentricity, boasting 3 lbs less static weight and over 60% less rotational mass than their predecessor. Racers who demand the best in strength, weight reduction, and radial trueness trust WELD Racing Delta-1 wheels to provide the winning edge. For additional information on Weld Racing, please visit www.weldwheels.com; for additional information on the Weld Racing Delta-1 wheel, please visit https://bit.ly/3YIyKHD.