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Carter Machinery sponsors NHRA drag racer Blake Alexander for Virginia Nationals in Richmond area.

Carter sponsored drag racing car

Salem, Virginia – Carter Machinery is proud to join Blake Alexander Racing for the NHRA Virginia Nationals in Dinwiddie, VA at the Viriginia Motorsports Park. At the event, Blake Alexander’s team will host a number of Carter Machinery customers, while promoting Carter Machinery and Carter’s Rental Store brands to the millions that will see the event on TV and in person.

On the partnership, Blake Alexander stated, “I am from Roanoke, Virginia, and have known of Carter Machinery for many years. I am excited to team up with Carter and burn nitro with their customers in Richmond. The people that work at Carter are unmatched in attention to detail which leads to their customers’ successes at job-sites across Virginia and West Virginia. We will implore their same attention to detail with our 320 MPH Pronto / Carter Machinery Funny Car.”

Alexander is NHRA’s youngest team owner in the professional ranks. His crew chief Daniel Wilkerson is also the youngest crew chief in the NHRA pro ranks. Alexander and his team will debut their Pronto Auto Service Center / Carter Machinery Funny Car on Friday in qualifying at the Virginia Nationals. The event is featured on FS1 from Friday to Sunday.

“We are excited to host a weekend for our customers in Richmond, alongside Blake Alexander’s team. Our customers are hands on individuals and the NHRA pit-side hospitality experience provides a weekend where they can be up close and personal with Blake’s team” said Jenna Peckman, Senior Marketing Consultant at Carter Machinery.

 TV Times: Friday, May 17 10:30pm – 11:30pm ET FS1

                   Saturday, May 18 1:30pm – 2:30pm ET FS1

                   Sunday, May 19        7:30pm – 10:30pm ET FS1

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ABOUT BLAKE ALEXANDER

Blake Alexander is a NHRA drag racer, born in Glendora, Calif., raised in Virginia, now residing in Charlotte, NC. His primary role is to create marketing campaigns for his sponsors, centered around NHRA drag racing. Blake Alexander is the youngest team owner in the NHRA Nitro Ranks. Daniel Wilkerson and Blake Alexander make the youngest driver and crew chief combination in NHRA nitro racing.

Blake Alexander Racing receives support from Pronto Auto Service Centers, Valvoline, Monroe Shocks & Struts, Denso, Standard Motor Products, Exide Batteries, Timken, Gates Corporation, Champion Spark Plugs, C2C Industries, Johnsen’s Chemicals, Carter Machinery, Mahle Aftermarket, and QRS Racing Products.