WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The International Roll Racing Association (IRRA) announces that JEGS Automotive, Inc. has renewed its commitment to the series as an official partner for the 2020 season.
The IRRA season kicks off Saturday, February 22 at Palm Beach International Raceway, Jupiter, Fla. There are six events, including one at Memphis International Raceway, throughout the year before the season championship event Saturday, December 5.
Now in its third season, the IRRA Is the world’s first sanctioning body for the sport of roll drag racing and features six classes of competition. Instead of starting from a complete stop like traditional drag racing, the heads-up race is started with both cars rolling at an agreed speed.
JEGS High Performance was first opened by Jeg Coughlin Sr. in 1960 as an outlet for racers and consumers who were struggling to find parts for their own cars. Over the past six decades, JEGS has grown into one of the world’s leading and highest growth e-commerce retailers in the area of high-performance automotive parts.
“JEGS has been involved with the IRRA since they started and it’s something, we are proud of,” said Scott Woodruff, JEGS Director of Media & Motorsports. “We like to be involved in the same things our customers are passionate about surrounding high performance. JEGS looks forward to continuing to help the series grow both on and off the track.”
IRRA President Chris Harris added, “We are thankful for JEGS continued support of the IRRA. Their backing has helped our organization and its racers grow each year. We have tripled our membership from season one and now expanded the program to the Mid-South region. JEGS support has helped us legitimize the sport of professional roll racing!”
Fans can attend the IRRA season opener at Palm Beach International Raceway Saturday, Feb. 22. Tickets start at $20 and children under 12 are FREE.
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Opened in 1960, JEGS High Performance is a family-owned company with a rich racing heritage. JEGS has grown to become a leader in the e-commerce world of high-performance automotive thanks in part to the JEGS complete commitment to taking care of its customers.
JEGS.com has over 1 million SKU’s available for purchase, which are backed up by two state-of-the-art call centers staffed by experts in the performance automotive field. For more information visit JEGS.com.