Five Companies Join 2015 National Open Benefit at Williams Grove
Additional partners look to enhance event in its fifth year of existence

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – January 30, 2015 – One of racings most recognized charitable events is receiving a huge boost.

Kolten Gouse Promotions is pleased to announce that Maxwell Industries, Engler Machine & Tool, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, KSE Steering and Factory Kahne have all joined the annual event held at Williams Grove Speedway during the prestigious Morgan Hughes National Open weekend.

“I believe the excitement and health of this great charity event is being shown by all of the great support by our sponsors, fans and race teams,” said Kolten Gouse, operator of Kolten Gouse Promotions. “Over the last couples of years we have built great relationships with everyone, but being able to associate our name with these five major businesses in 2015 is a tremendous feeling and an honor.”

The five companies join R&R Enterprises (title sponsor) FK Rod Ends (presenting sponsor) and R&R Media Group (official media partner) as major supporters of the event.

“We are thrilled to be apart of this amazing charity event, our company as always been apart of racing in all forms and we are truly honored to be associated with this event and its efforts nationwide,” said Steve Watt, owner of Maxwell Industries.

“Our commitment to racing is tremendous as we are involved in all forms of motorsports,” said Tim Engler, owner of Engler Machine & Tool. “It has always been our top priority to provide a great product and customer service. We are looking forward to being apart of this event and its efforts to raise money for injured drivers nationwide.”

“All Pro (Aluminum Cylinder Heads) is honored to be part of such a worthy event like the National Open Benefit. We appreciate the opportunity to give back to the racing families that have allowed us to serve them for almost thirty years,” said Bob Williams, owner of All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads.

“At KSE, we take great pride in the fact that we’ve been manufacturing quality oval track products for the racing community for over 35 years. We’ve always strived to develop products that help racers and over the years, we’ve also done our best to get involved in race series, programs, and events that really help give back to the racers in this tight knit community. The National Open Benefit that Kolten has helped put together is a great event which has seen tremendous growth over the last couple of years and we’re proud to be apart of it”,” said Dan Korrect, owner of KSE Steering.

“”Over the years, our development of our shocks and customer service that we provide our race teams and drivers has always been our number one goal. We are thrilled to associate the winning brand of Factory Kahne shocks with a great event that is focused on raising money for injured drivers charities,” said Willie Kahne, owner of Factory Kahne.

Lisa and Vince Magaro started the National Open Benefit in 2008 shortly after sprint car driver John Westbrook was involved in a vicious crash at
Williams Grove Speedway. The proceeds went to help Westbrook and his family with medical expenses.

The money raised from this year’s extravaganza will go to the York County Racing Club Injured Driver’s Fund, the World of Outlaws Benevolent Fund, Steve King Foundation, the Kevin Gobrecht Memorial Fund and the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing. Kolten Gouse took became involved with the event in 2011.

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About the York County Racing Club: The York County Racing Club created its Injured Driver’s Fund to help any member driver that suffers an injury and loss of income while racing. Much of the club’s time is devoted to the various fundraisers needed to help injured drivers. For more information, please visit

About the World of Outlaws Benevolent Fund: The World of Outlaws Benevolent Fund was created three years ago by legendary car owners Jack Elden along with Beverly and Casey Luna. Additionally, Amy Swindell and Dana Kinser, the wives of drivers Sammy Swindell and Steve Kinser, also were instrumental in the funds’ creation. The fund has helped drivers and their families in need after an accident or loss of income for over 25 years.

About the Steve King Foundation: The Steve King Foundation’s primary purpose is to assist drivers, pit crew members, officials and track operation personnel who are involved in dirt-track racing and are seriously ill, injured or killed. Named after Steve King, a driver that lost his life due to injuries suffered from a crash during a 2006 Knoxville Nationals qualifying night, the foundation also assists dirt-track organizations and facilities with obtaining and maintaining safety equipment or implementing safety measures to enhance and improve dirt-track racing. For more information, please visit

About R&R Enterprises: R&R Enterprises, located in Valley Park, Mo., is an industry leader in racing apparel and merchandise for drivers, teams, tracks sanctioning bodies and more. From silk-screened shirts to custom embroidery to novelty sublimation, R&R has the tools and resources to complete any job. For more information, please visit or call 1-877-730-6953.

About FK Rod Ends: FK Rod Ends came onto the racing scene quietly over 30 years ago. The Connecticut based company quickly won customers over with fair pricing and plenty of inventory. To further assure timely delivery, F.K. Rod Ends set up two regional warehouses. Filled to the brim with inventory, these warehouses offer localized service for emergency orders. For more information, please visit or call 1-800-662-4003.

About Kolten Gouse Promotions: Kolten Gouse Promotions has handled promotion or co-promotion of the National Open Benefit since 2011. Founded by Kasey Kahne Racing crewmember, Kolten Gouse, KGP focuses many resources each year on events that raise awareness and funds for racing related charities.

About R&R Media Group: Armed with state-of-the-art technology and savvy multimedia experts, R&R Media Group represents an opportunity to push your organization to the next level. From well-crafted press releases to eye-catching videos, attention grabbing audio and outstanding service, our St. Louis based company can create custom media solutions for any need. Follow R&R Media Group online on Facebook and Twitter.

Event sponsors: R&R Enterprises, FK Rod Ends, All Pro Heads, Engler Machine & tool, Wings Unlimited, Indy Race Parts, Organo Gold, ABC West Bowling, Weld Racing, Looks Like Gold Saloon, DB3 Imaging, Astro Titanium, Fragola, Drop of Ink Tattoo, Rider Engines, Factory Kahne, Moose Bar and Grill, Zemco Headers, Wonders Canopy Rental, Pig Tails BBQ, Wildwood, Speedway Motors, Maxim Chassis, FAST SIGNS, Middelsworth Chips, Sage Fruit, J&K Salvage, Premier Auto works, Joe Gravino, Charparral Hunting, CJB Motorsports,, KSE Steering, Moose Blocks, DURST, Schaeffer Oil (Doug Smith), Waterman, Racing Optics,, HRP, Hoosier Tires, All-Star Performance, Roth Motorsports, Fastener Specialties, Hanks Performance, Baker Carburation, Kelly Fuels, Highlands Tire, Blazers Body Shop, Pancho Racing Products, GW Signs, Rucker Computers, S&S Enterprise, Wes Irwin Entertainment, Sams Club, Capitol Renegade, Custom Metal Coating, Pomco Marketing, & Big Al’s Kids.