Search
Close this search box.

Partner

Melling Engine Parts Returns to NASCAR with Michael McDowell at Michigan

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 5, 2019) – Melling Engine Parts, a leader in manufacturing cutting-edge performance engine parts, will partner with Front Row Motorsports (FRM) and Michael McDowell this weekend for the “FireKeepers Casino 400” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

Based in Jackson, Mich., Melling serves the global transportation original equipment and aftermarket segments and is noted for its world-class engineering, product development, and distribution capabilities. Melling operates seven facilities: five in North America, one in Mexico, and one in Europe.

The Melling family is one of the most popular families in NASCAR. Patriarch Harry Melling started Melling Racing in 1982 and won the 1988 Winston Cup Championship with famed driver Bill Elliott. The team also won the first ever “Winston Million” with Elliott in 1985. Son Mark Melling, who owned and operated Melling Racing from 1999 to 2002, currently runs Melling Engine Parts and is happy to be back on track.

“We’re thrilled to have an opportunity to get involved in NASCAR again,” said Melling. “Teaming up with Michael and Front Row Motorsports gives us the chance to stay close to our racing roots while promoting our performance engine parts brand.”

“It’s so cool to have Melling on board this weekend,” said McDowell. “They have a long and rich history in the Cup series, so I’m excited that they’re getting involved again. To have the name ‘Melling’ on our car so close to their home base really means a lot.”

The No. 34 Melling Engine Parts Ford Mustang will make its debut at Michigan International Speedway on Friday, June 7 for practice and qualifying. The “FireKeepers Casino 400” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will air Sunday, June 9 at 2:00 p.m. ET on FS1.

share it
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Reddit

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest Post

NASCAR penalty report Pocono Raceway RJ Otto Cordell Cahill 23XI Racing Bret Holmes Racing Phil Gould Niece Motorsports
NASCAR Issues Two Indefinite Suspensions for Substance Abuse Policy Violations
JD Motorsports closing down employees have all been laid off and team filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in April NASCAR Xfinity Series
Sources: JD Motorsports Lays Off Employees; Filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in April
Aric Almirola Bubba Wallace altercation Joe Gibbs Racing suspends Aric Almirola 2024 NASCAR
REPORT: Altercation with Bubba Wallace Led to Aric Almirola Internal Suspension
Joe Gibbs Racing Motor Home Fire New Hampshire Motor Speedway 2024
No Injuries Reported After Joe Gibbs Racing Team Bus Catches Fire at New Hampshire
Chase Elliott Daniel Suarez confrontation Chicago Street Course video Grant Park 165
Video: Chase Elliott Confronts Daniel Suarez After Chicago Street Race
Anthony Alfredo Daniel Dye Parker Retzlaff Josh Williams big crash Pennzoil 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2024 video
Video: MASSIVE Crash Erupts With 16 Laps to Go Involving Dye, Alfredo, Retzlaff, Williams

Join Our Newsletter

Ready to have NASCAR news hand-delivered to your email daily?

Related Article