Hoosier Introduces ‘Hoosier Hero’ Program Inaugural Class

Hoosier Introduces ‘Hoosier Hero’ Program Inaugural Class

Hoosier Heroes recognizes accomplished competitors globally who share Hoosier Racing Tire's passion for success.

Hoosier Racing Tire announced the inaugural class of Hoosier Hero drivers from the 2022 racing season at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show in Indianapolis.

“Hoosier Heroes is a concept that was created to recognize accomplished competitors from around the world who share our passion for success,” stated Joerg Burfien, president and CEO of Hoosier Racing Tire Corp. “We are proud to include a diverse spectrum of racers representing dirt, asphalt, motocross, drag, UTV, and circuit from all levels of achievement and background.”

“Beginning in 2023, we will have a nomination period where global submissions will be accepted on behalf of those racers who embody our values,” stated Nic Moncher, director of marketing. “We will then have a voting process involving media and industry members in September and will announce the 2023 Hoosier Heroes at the PRI show.”

2022 Hoosier Heroes:

  • Andrew Aquilante – SCCA – Circuit
  • Dennis Erb – World of Outlaws Late Model – Oval Dirt
  • Doug Gordon – NHRA – Drag
  • Donny Schatz – World of Outlaws Sprint – Oval Dirt
  • Felix Budzisch – DSM – Slalom
  • Johan Schwartz – Endurance – Circuit
  • Robert Loire – UTV – Off Road
  • Landon Huffman – Late Model – Asphalt Oval
  • Julian Wagner – eWRC – Rallye
  • Justin Grant – USAC – Oval Dirt
  • Matt Hirschman – NASCAR Modified – Asphalt Oval
  • Michael Hicks – Arenacross – Motocross
  • Nick Sanchez – ARCA – Asphalt Oval
  • Ryan Repko – Micro Sprints – Oval Dirt

For more information, contact your nearest Hoosier Racing Tire Distributor.

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