Loveland, OH (Oct 24 ,2011) -- Hoffman Racing is announcing today that Mean Green cleaner and degreaser will return as our primary sponsor for the 2012 racing season. “ We are thrilled that Mean Green cleaner and degreaser has decided to return as our primary sponsor for 2012. I believe that Mean Green and HAR did a great job marketing the cleaner and degreaser in 2011.Our race fans have become loyal users of the brand and we want to thank them for helping HAR retain our primary sponsor” said Richard Hoffman President of HAR. “ We had a solid year of learning how to market the Mean Green brand. Working with CR Brands we will improve on a great start in 2011 concentrating on improvements in social media” said Tim Waechter VP Marketing/Public Relations HAR.
Highlights of the team’s history include: -1929-1960 Gus campaigned Sprint Cars and Midgets, his drivers included Eddie Sachs, and Don Branson - 1964 Gus’s son Richard became co-owner of the Team - 1973-1984 HAR fielded Indy Cars, including 7 Indy 500 starts - 1989 HAR won the first of 9 USAC National Sprint Car Championships with Rob Hoffman as the crew chief (’92,’93,’96,’97,’99,’02,’04,’08).
With 78 National Sprint Car wins and 9 National Championships, HAR has won more National races and championships than any other team in USAC sprint car history. HAR also has 7 Silver Crown wins for a total of 85 USAC National wins. In 2003 HAR was recognized for excellence by the Ohio State Senate and House of Representatives. HAR has finished in the top 3 in USAC National Sprint Car owners points 17 times since 1989.