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Appalachian Wireless becomes title sponsor for Arm Drop Drags

Steve LeMaster slemaster@civitasmedia.com

April 17, 2014

IVEL - Appalachian Wireless has signed on to become title sponsor of the Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags. The spring race for the Appalachian Wireless Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags is set for May 2-3 at Combs Airport, a made-for-speed venue located between Prestonsburg and Paintsville.


“We are extremely happy to have Appalachian Wireless as the title sponsor for the Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags,” Race Coordinator Kent Rose said. “During the upcoming spring race, we’ll be honoring Wes Blackburn and Danny VanHoose, two individuals who were very instrumental in building the Arm Drop Nation. Danny VanHoose found me and helped to make this corporate sponsorship possible.”


Ashley Litteral of Appalachian Wireless presented Rose with a check for the title sponsorship.


In addition to the title sponsor, sponsors are in place for all of the Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags’ nine race classes.


Here’s a look at the race classes and their sponsors.


6-Speed - Hubbard Racing


Street Tire - Kelly’s Radiator Service


Cage - City of Prestonsburg


No Cage - City of Paintsville


Diesel - Redlining Diesel


Outlaw - In Honor of Wes Blackburn


Street Tire - In Honor of Danny VanHoose


FWD - Mayor Jerry Fannin and the City Council of Prestonsburg


AWD - Mayor Bob Porter and the City Council of Paintsville