(January 16, 2023) – Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials announced today that Cometic Gasket would continue its support of the ASA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS for the 2023 race season, the 27th season of competition for the ASA/CRA Super Series and Champion Racing Association. Cometic Gasket will once again be the Official Gasket of the ASA/CRA Super Series and will be involved in several programs supporting the series racers throughout the season. Cometic Gasket has been a valued supporter of the ASA/CRA Super Series for several seasons.
“It’s always great to have the continued support of a company like Cometic Gasket,” remarked Scott Menlen, Series Director for CRA. “We greatly appreciate Bob Gorman’s support of our series in the past and for the upcoming 2023 season. We look forward to another successful season with the help of committed sponsors like Cometic Gasket!”
Cometic Gasket will be involved as a Product Contingency sponsor at each series event during the 2023 season. Cometic Gasket will award a $50 Product Certificate to the 8th place finisher at every series event. In addition, Cometic Gasket will award the second highest finishing Rookie Contender at each event with a $25 Product Certificate. At the 2023 Champion Racing Association Awards Banquet, Cometic Gasket will award a $200 Product Certificate to the 8th place finisher in final series points, a $200 Product Certificate to the highest finishing Rookie Contender and a $200 Product Certificate that will be given away by random draw from the 2023 ASA/CRA Super Series Chase for the Championship competitors.
Cometic Gasket will also support the series with year-end cash award bonuses again in 2023. Cometic Gasket will award an $800 Season Hardcharger Award bonus to the driver in the top 10 in series points who advances the most positions during the 2023 season. Cometic Gasket will award the 2023 ASA/CRA Super Series Rookie of the Year with a $300 cash bonus. Cometic Gasket will also award a $300 Cometic Gasket Hard Luck Award bonus to the driver in the top 10 in final series points with the most DNF’s during the 2023 season.
2022 ASA/CRA Super Series Champion Eddie Van Meter was awarded the Cometic Gasket 2022 Season Hardcharger Award bonus for advancing the most positions during the 2022 season. Billy Van Meter received the Cometic Gasket Rookie Award Bonus for being the series 2022 Rookie of the Year. Albert Francis was awarded the Cometic Gasket Hard Luck Award bonus for the 2022 season.
Cometic Gasket, Inc. is a leading worldwide supplier of gaskets and engine sealing solutions for the Automotive Performance, Powersports, Original Equipment and Remanufactured Engine Industries.
All Cometic products are made in the United States with materials manufactured on American soil.
Launched by four partners including current Founder and CEO Bob Gorman in 1989, Cometic was originally dedicated exclusively to the powersports industry. Operating from a tiny 1,500 square foot manufacturing facility, the company produced a mere 900 SKUs in its first year.
Fast-forward to Cometic’s 25th Anniversary in 2014. The company is now wholly owned by the Gorman family - and has grown into a global leader and innovator in the highly competitive engine supplier marketplace.
Housed in a 70,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art R&D and manufacturing center in Concord, Ohio, Cometic Gasket has maintained its deep roots in the powersports industry while expanding to service the Domestic Automotive, Sport Compact, V-twin, Marine, Diesel, Agricultural, Industrial and Stationary Power markets.
Today, Cometic Gasket offers over 85,000 SKUs, shipping gaskets and engine sealing solutions across the globe.
Cometic is dedicated to customer satisfaction and provides quality products, delivered on time at a competitive price, designed for each customer’s specific application. Cometic is an industry leader in manufacturing processes and committed to pairing the highest possible quality materials with knowledgeable personnel. Cometic is also dedicated to continually improving all areas of its operations through employee development and involvement, as well as continuous and comprehensive reviews of customer feedback.
To ensure superior performance across a wide variety of engine types and sizes, Cometic manufacturers gaskets from a comprehensive range of materials. Whether the situation calls for the latest in advanced technology like the MLS (Multi-Layer Steel) Gasket, or a synthetic blend such as Aramid Fiber, Cometic finds a solution. Cometic stays on the forefront of gasket design technology by utilizing in-house dynamometers and engine assembly rooms to bring its distributors, retailers and ultimately the end-user, the most reliable gaskets available today.
Cometic combines advanced materials with the most current manufacturing processes to provide custom-tailored solutions to meet the needs of each individual customer. Engineers analyze the environment in which the gasket will perform, select the proper material, and apply the appropriate technology to offer the best-performing gaskets available in today’s ever-changing marketplace. Cometic gaskets are the industry standard for championship-winning teams across multiple disciplines of both professional and amateur motorsports.
For more information about Cometic, visit www.cometic.com.
Additional information on the ASA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS is available at www.cra-racing.com.
-CRA Racing Press Release