R&R Enterprises and FK Rod Ends Return for 2015 National Open Benefit
St. Louis screen printer signs on for third straight year of charity event

MECHANICSBURG, PA. – December 11 2014 – Strong partnerships are key in the racing world. With that in mind, Kolten Gouse Promotions is proud to announce that National Open Benefit sponsors R&R Enterprises and FK Rod Ends will return in 2015. The event will take place on Saturday, October 3rd from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

“I am absolutely thrilled to have R&R Enterprises back as the title sponsor for the third consecutive year,” said Kolten Gouse, promoter of the event. “This level of commitment shows their passion to this charity event as well as motorsports in general. I can’t thank everyone over there enough for their support as we see the National Open grow to a three-day event in 2015. Having FK Rod Ends join us as our presenting sponsor again is really special to me. Maria and her entire staff have been great supporters from day one and this is a good opportunity for all of us.”

R&R is equally thrilled to be return to the title sponsorship role.

“At R&R, we pride ourselves on producing excellent products and delivering outstanding customer service,” said Phil Rideout, owner of R&R Enterprises. “Anytime that we can get involved and give back to the community that has given us so much, we are glad to do so. Kolten has done a fine job of growing this event into a year round fundraiser and we are proud to be apart of it. We are even happier to announce that the newest division of our company, R&R Media Group, will take a substantial role in the promotion of the event.”

R&R Media Group, the marketing and media division of R&R Enterprises, provides multi-media services for race teams and small businesses.

“I’m really looking forward to having the R&R Media Group handle the media aspect of the event,“ said Gouse. “This relationship in the media world is going allow us to grow and reach people all across America and in all forms of motorsports.”

“The R&R Media Group is the next step in our progression to becoming a full-scale branding company,” explained Kyle Luetters, Marketing Director for R&R Enterprises. “We’ve had a very successful first year in which we were able to provide our services and expertise to various entities including CJB Motorsports, Knoxville Raceway and the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA.) We’re looking forward to more growth in 2015 and look forward to serving Kolten well as he continues to grow this event.

More information about the 2015 edition of the National Benefit will be released after the beginning of the new year.

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 www.ycrc.org.

About the World of Outlaws Benevolent Fund: The World of Outlaws Benevolent Fund was created 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 www.stevekingfoundation.org.

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 www.r-rracewear.com 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 www.fkrodends.com or call 1-800-662-4003.
About All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads: Since 1986, All Pro Cylinder heads have strived to produce the absolute best small block Chevrolet, LS Gen3, W9RP, and Mopar cylinder heads available. Developed by an engine builder for engine builders, the Bob and Susie Williams owned business is proud to manufacture American made cylinder heads in Johnstown Ohio. The dedicated staff at All Pro supplies powerful parts to a majority of champions in series such as the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series, UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions, SX Drag Radial, Baja 1000 and many more. All Pro is honored to serve the best customers in the business with the highest quality of parts and service possible.

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.