Dixon & Son Tires Sponsors Desert Dingo Racing 2013 Off-Road Racing Season

Dixon & Son logoMarch 4, 2013, Watsonville, Calif. — Dixon & Sons Tires, Inc. announced today that it is sponsoring Desert Dingo Racing’s 2013 off road racing season, including the Baja 1000 in Mexico in November 2013.

“Off road racing is the ultimate test for a set of tires,” said Dixon & Son owner Dusty Dixon. “We like what Desert Dingo does, on the race course and in the community and we’re proud to support their race program.”

Desert Dingo Racing campaigns a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle in off road races in the U.S. and Mexico. The team is the official World Diabetes Day off road race team and works with the International Diabetes Federation to raise money for diabetes education and awareness programs. The team makes the car available for public events and distributes thousands of hero cards with the warning signs of diabetes printed on the back in English and Spanish.

“A flat tire can mean the difference between winning and losing a race,” Graham said. “The team at Dixon & Son has already helped us on our previous attempts at the Baja 1000 and we’re looking forward to working closely with them during our 2013 race season.”

The team was Class Champions in the 2011 Valley Off Road Racing Association series in 2011 and first runner up in 2012, including first place finishes at the Fallon Night Vision 250 and Prairie City short course racing. After a three-year break, the team will return to race the Baja 1000 in November 2013.

About Dixon & Sons Tires
Dixon & Sons Tires, founded in 1972, has been a Yokohama, Toyo and all major brands service center to customers in Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito Counties. They can be found online at http://www.dixonandsontires.net.

About Desert Dingo Racing
Desert Dingo Racing is a team of high tech professionals based in Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley who campaign a 1969 VW Beetle in off road races in the U.S. and Mexico. They are the official World Diabetes Day off road race car and the team raises money for diabetes education and awareness programs sponsored by the International Diabetes Federation. To learn more, visithttp://www.desertdingo.com

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