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NK Seeds Partners with John Force Racing for the 2022 Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Series

Fastest-growing seed brand* will launch NHRA sponsorship at Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals this weekend.

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., USA, March 11, 2022 — NK Seeds and John Force Racing announced a season-long sponsorship today that will bring NK Seeds to the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) racetrack this season. The partnership begins this weekend at the prestigious Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, where the NK logo will debut on cars driven by the legendary NHRA drag racing team, John Force Racing: John Force, Brittany Force, Robert Hight and Austin Prock.

“Winning in drag racing is about the synchronized combination of speed, precision and power, and that’s what we do every day at NK Seeds,” says Jim Shertzer, Head of NK Marketing. “We develop high-performing corn hybrids and soybean varieties using the same synchronized combination of speed, precision and power to help farmers win in the fields — because success matters, on the racetrack and on the farm.”

The John Force Racing Team agrees that this partnership is a natural fit, given the common attributes needed to succeed in drag racing and in farming.

“We’re really excited to welcome NK Seeds to the John Force Racing family,” says team owner and CEO, John Force. “NK Seeds delivers the very best in cutting-edge agricultural solutions and works hard to assist their customers in achieving unmatched production every season. That same drive for a winning combination is exactly what we strive to do for our fans and partners. We are excited to work with NK Seeds and to grow together.”

To view the 2022 John Force Racing schedule, click here. To learn more about NK corn hybrids or soybean varieties for your area, contact your NK Seeds retailer.

*Based on the percentage increase in combined corn and soy acres for the top 12 seed companies in the U.S. (by acres planted) from 2019 – 2021 (2021 corn acres are projected), according to third party proprietary data.

About John Force Racing
John Force Racing, Inc., based in Yorba Linda, Calif., and Brownsburg, Ind., is a professional sports dynasty, one that has earned 21 NHRA championships and claimed 288 professional victories in Funny Car (278) and Top Fuel (12). Led by team owner and driver John Force, a 16-time Funny Car world champion, 1996 Driver of the Year for all of American motor racing, 2011 International Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee, and driver of the PEAK / BlueDEF Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car, JFR is additionally comprised of Auto Club of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro SS driver Robert Hight, 2019, 2017 and 2009 Funny Car world champion and 2005 NHRA Rookie of the Year; Monster Energy / Flav-R-Pac Top Fuel driver Brittany Force, 2017 Top Fuel world champion and 2013 NHRA Rookie of the Year; and driver of the Montana Brand / Rocky Mountain Twist dragster Austin Prock, 2019 NHRA Rookie of the Year.

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