Nexen Tire America Announces 2024 Driver Lineup

Supported competitors are running in Formula Drift & various off-road series...

Nexen Tire America Inc. announced the kickoff of its 2024 U.S. motorsports program. In addition to partnering with two of last year’s elite Nexen Tire Motorsports drivers in Formula DRIFT – Federico Sceriffo and Trent Beechum – Nexen Tire has also added a third top-tier driver to its roster, Mike Power.

Nexen Tire Motorsports has also continued to increase its presence in the competitive off-road racing scene by adding new drivers to its off-road motorsports arm. Once again with high expectations of earning top finishes this year, Nexen has supplied its extreme ultra-high-performance mud-terrain and all-terrain tires to championship-winning and podium-finishing drivers.

Formula DRIFT kicked off its 2024 season with the “Streets of Long Beach” PRO Championship event in Long Beach, California, April 12-13. Nexen Tire Motorsports drivers competed using the company’s proven extreme ultra high-performance tire, N’Fera Sport R.

2024 Nexen Tire Motorsports Formula DRIFT PRO drivers include:

  • Mike Power (Nissan Silvia)
  • Federico Sceriffo (Ferrari 599)
  • Trent Beechum (BMW)

Like last year, Nexen Tire Motorsports kicked off the new year with early success in King of the Hammers where several drivers earned top placements during the race. Drivers competed using the company’s premium off-road tires, including Roadian MTX Xtreme Off-Road tires as well as Nexen Tire’s latest all-terrain tire, Roadian ATX.

Nexen Tire Motorsports off-road drivers include:

  • Chris Van Den Elzen – Champ Off-Road
  • Dave Van Den Elzen – Champ Off-Road
  • Ryan Mottinger – Champ Off-Road
  • Woody Rose, Trent Fabrication – Ultra4 Racing
  • Dylan Trent- Ultra4 Racing
  • Ross Glave, Flexpoint Off-Road – Ultra4 Racing
  • Mitch Bokenfohr – Ultra4 Racing
  • Alex McNeil, Truth North Racing – Ultra4 Racing
  • Kurtis Morris, True North Racing – Ultra4 Racing
  • Sheldon Haynes, True North Racing – Ultra4 Racing
  • Buddy Carlton, Carlton Custom Motorsports – Ultra4 Racing
  • Matt Long, Carlton Custom Motorsports – Ultra4 Racing
  • Joshua Bacsi, Team Havoc Racing – Ultra4 Racing

“We’re extremely excited to be adding Mike Power to our motorsports roster,” said David Siebert, motorsports manager for Nexen Tire America, inc. “Having previously won Rookie of The Year, Power certainly has a love for the sport and we believe he will represent the Nexen Tire brand well. As for our off-road roster, we’re excited to see what lies ahead in the coming months as we continue to compete in Ultra4 Racing and AMSOIL Championship Off-Road.”

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