Napa, CA – We are pleased to announce that Project Mu brakes will support the Nitto Tires United States Touring Car Championships (USTCC) racing for the 2012 season. The winner of each race will receive a set of Project Mu’s renowned racing brake compounds to further enhance the braking capabilities of their race car.
Headquartered in Saitama Japan, Project Mu was founded in 1988 specializing in motorsports brake components. Currently, Project Mu specializes in various brake pads ranging from everyday street use to extreme motorsports applications. Project Mu brake compounds are being used by many winning race teams in Stock Car, ALMS, WTCC, Super V8, Grand Am, Super GT and more. The entire line of Project Mu products is exclusively distributed in North America by Mackin Industries located in Santa Fe Springs, CA.
The USTCC is a professional road racing series comprised of late model sport compact vehicles such as the BMW 3 series, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Honda Civic and many more. These vehicles use slightly modified engines while placing a high emphasis on suspension tuning along with the sticky Nitto tires, creating one of the most exciting forms of wheel to wheel racing! Most of the races can be seen exclusively on Final Drive TV (www.finaldrive.net)
The Nitto Tires United States Touring Car Championship season starts on March 10-11 at Infineon Raceway in Northern California’s Sonoma Valley. More information about Project Mu can be obtained at www.project-mu.co.jp/en or at www.mackinindustries.com.