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HomeNewsGREE Fuels Gus Dean’s Campaign At Talladega Superspeedway With Mason Mitchell Motorsports

GREE Fuels Gus Dean’s Campaign At Talladega Superspeedway With Mason Mitchell Motorsports

Dated: 14 April, 2016

                                

MOORESVILLE, North Carolina (April 14, 2016) 

Officials from Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) announced today that GREE, the world's largest manufacturer of specialized Cooling & Heating Products will back Gus Dean in the upcoming General Tire 200 from Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Friday, Apr. 29. 

Dean, 21, returns to MMM after making his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway aboard the team’s iconic No. 98 Chevrolet. Unfortunately, Dean’s series debut would come to an abrupt end on Lap 2 of the Lucas Oil 200 after being collected as a victim in the “Big One.”

Seeking redemption in his Talladega Superspeedway debut, the Bluffton, South Carolina native is excited to return with the Mooresville, North Carolina-based team, as well as bring a new marketing partner into Motorsports.

“I’ve never been so anxious to get behind the wheel of a race car,” said Dean. “We are focused on finishing what we started at Daytona. But, more importantly, I’m grateful to represent GREE and their partners for their first foray into Motorsports in the ARCA Racing Series with Mason Mitchell Motorsports. The team has been awesome to work with and I’m confident we’ll be as fast if not faster in a couple weeks.”

GREE will be joined by its master distributor for the US market, Tradewinds Climate Systems, as well as a number of their regional wholesalers, salespeople, and most importantly, fellow race fans. The company, which ranked 385th in Forbes' Global 2000 possesses 18,000 active patents for products sold in 160 countries. 

 

“GREE and Tradewinds is very excited to be supporting Gus Dean, Mason Mitchell Motorsports and being involved in our ARCA Racing Series debut at Talladega Superspeedway,” offered Tradewinds Climate Systems president Dave Pearson. “We look forward to attending the race and rooting for Gus as we hope he makes some “cool” moves towards Victory Lane.” 

 

For Mason Mitchell Motorsports, team owner and 2014 ARCA Racing Series champion Mason Mitchell is thrilled to have another opportunity to work with Dean.

 

“Gus Dean has a lot of potential and I’m glad we’re going to get another shot at a superspeedway,” he said. “For never being in an ARCA car before the Daytona test last year, I was amazed how quick Gus was able to get comfortable and handle himself in the draft. When the race came around, I was confident as ever that Gus was more than capable of winning the race.

 

“The wreck on Lap 2 was unfortunate, but we understand it’s part of racing. I was heartbroken for Gus more than anything. But now, we have a second chance together and Mason Mitchell Motorsports is more than prepared to finish what we started a few months ago with the support of GREE.”

 

In addition to GREE, Dean and MMM welcome Cab Installers back as a major associate marketing partner for the final restrictor plate race of the season. The South Carolina-based company has been a longtime supporter of Dean and made the continues to follow his path as he attempts to reach the pinnacle of Motorsports competition.

 

Like Daytona, Dean and MMM will carry an on-board camera offering viewers from home a unique prospective and view from inside the No. 98 GREE / Cab Installers Chevrolet.

 

The fourth installment of the 2016 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season is set for Friday, Apr. 29 from the 2.66-mile superspeedway Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. The event will be televised live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) beginning at 4:00 p.m. The General Tire 200 (76 laps / 202 miles) serves as the first of three racing events at the restrictor plate track joining the NASCAR XFINITY and Sprint Cup Series respectively.

 

For more on Gus Dean, please visit his all new website at GusDean.com. Dean also tweets. Follow him on Twitter @GusDean

 

Follow MMM on Social Media: To keep up-to-date with the latest, news, information and race updates, follow MMM racing’s twitter page @MMM_Race and “Like” their Facebook page at Mason Mitchell Motorsports. Also, follow Mason on his personal Twitter page @TheMasonRacin.

 

About GREE:

 

In 1991, GREE set out to make the world a cooler place. To this end, we’ve become a global leader in air conditioners, developing some of the most advanced commercial and residential air conditioners in the world. Based in Zhuhai, China, we’re now the world’s largest specialized air conditioner company integrating R&D, manufacturing, sales and service. It’s our mission to innovate and create new ways to help people live well and stay comfortable no matter where they live, work or play.

 

About Mason Mitchell Motorsports:

 

Mason Mitchell Motorsports (masonmitchellmotorsports.com) is a championship driver development team fielding multiple entries in the ARCA Racing Series and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series for the 2016 season. The team is headquartered in Mooresville, North Carolina.

 

SUGGESTIVE PHOTO CAPTION: The layout of the No. 98 GREE / Cab Installers Chevrolet for driver Gus Dean and Mason Mitchell Motorsports in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards for the General Tire 200 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on April 29.  

Media Contact:

 

Tim Clagg, Mason Mitchell Motorsports

 

tim@masonmitchellmotorsports.com

 

419.889.5124