INDIANAPOLIS — official release — TFR photo — Taylor Ferns will have a new look to her car in Ohio over the weekend, with Eco-Mend coming on-board as the primary sponsor of her No. 55F winged sprint car.
The sponsorship of Ferns will be Eco-Mend’s first involvement in the world of motorsports. Eco-Mend is a Michigan-based, small business that specializes in environmentally conscious remediation.
“I’ve known Taylor’s dad for a number of years and he has helped me out with some business ideas during that time,” said Bob Doll, President of Eco-Mend. “I really want to get Eco-Mend added exposure, and thought what better way than to get involved with Taylor Ferns Racing. I can’t wait to see the cars and the hauler all lettered up with the Eco-Mend logo and colors. I’m looking forward to seeing the car hit the race track. I’ve been following Taylor’s racing career for a few years, and I’m ecstatic to be a part of her racing and for Eco-Mend to receive the exposure that comes from being a partner with a racing team.”
“It’s really special to have a company like Eco-Mend come on board for the remainder of the season and hopefully for more seasons to come,” said Ferns. “They have an awesome product and I’m just humbled to be representing their company. Hopefully we can get them in victory lane soon.”
Ferns, who returned to 410-winged sprint car racing this season, after spending the last three-plus seasons driving a variety of race cars, was victorious earlier this year with the Ohio Valley Sprint Car Association at Southern Ohio Speedway. The winningest female driver in USAC history made her World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series debut at the famed Eldora Speedway last month and also raced with the series at Bloomington Speedway in Indiana. In addition, Ferns has raced with the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions and the newly-formed Renegade Sprint Series.
The 2011 USAC D1 Midget Series champion will be in action this weekend at Waynesfield Raceway Park in Ohio, in the Second Annual Harvest of Sprints 360-winged sprint car race, followed by a visit to the famed Eldora Speedway for the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions season finale.
The 18-year-old will then wrap up her 2014 campaign by competing in the inaugural Open Wheel Championships for the Renegade Sprint Series, October 23-25 at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio. She will also take part in the World Finals for the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series at the Dirt Track at Charlotte next month.