February 25, 2008
H3R Performance Fire Extinguisher Billet Mounts Accepted by IHRA Drag Racing
(Larkspur, CA) -- Billet aluminum mounting accessories from H3R Performance, Inc. have been accepted by the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) for use with 1.0, 1.4 and 2.5 pound fire extinguishers. The drag race sanctioning body has accepted the brackets and accessories combinations for use in all categories of IHRA Drag Racing. H3R Performance billet mounting accessories are also accepted by various other race sanctioning bodies, including NHRA, NMRA and NMCA.For more information on the H3R Performance line of premium UL Listed fire extinguishers and billet mounting accessories, phone 800-249-4289, or visit www.h3rperformance.com.
IHRA has been a leader in sanctioning drag racing events in North America since the organization was formed in 1970. IHRA Championship Drag Racing has been responsible for many advancements in the sport, including new and innovative classes of competition, and technological and safety developments.
"IHRA acceptance of our billet bracket mounting accessories speaks to their durability and precision engineering." said Chris Dieter, vice president, marketing and distribution, H3R Performance, Inc. "These brackets solidly secure our premium MaxOut and HalGuard extinguishers to the race vehicle roll bar, chassis or firewall, while allowing for quick and easy deployment in a fire emergency."
Made of solid billet aluminum and available in 14 different SKUs, the company's billet mounting accessories offer a more stylish look and greater versatility with polished and brushed finishes and both flat surface and roll bar mounting options.
Currently, the company sells four compact HalGuard and four MaxOut extinguishers that come standard with proven aviation style mounting brackets. Available billet aluminum band clamps fit 2.6" (1.4 lbs.) or 3.0" (2.5 lbs.) diameter fire extinguishers, and can be combined with a flat surface mount or either a 1 5/8 , 1 ¾ , 2 and 2 ¼ inch roll bar mount for secure mounting under demanding racing conditions. A pull pin is used to quickly release the extinguisher from the mount.
For more information on IHRA, please call: (419) 663-6666 or visit http://www.ihra.com
About H3R PerformanceH3R Performance, Inc., a member of the H3R family of companies, offers the automotive aftermarket high quality, USA-made, UL Listed fire extinguishers under the HalGuard and MaxOut brands. HalGuard “clean agent” extinguishers do not leave a messy residue. MaxOut is a reliable line of dry chemical extinguishers. Both are effective on flammable liquid fires and do not conduct electricity back to the operator – two important considerations when dealing with the types of fires most likely to occur in an automotive environment. HalGuard and MaxOut are available in a variety of sizes in rechargeable red or chrome–plated bottles. They sport high quality steel cylinders, all metal valve construction, and aviation–quality mounting brackets. H3R Performance also offers NHRA, NMRA and NMCA–accepted billet aluminum mounting brackets, as well as clean agent fire suppression systems for transport trailers and garages.
The H3R Group of Companies includes: H3R Performance, Inc., H3R Aviation, Inc., the largest supplier of portable clean agent fire extinguishers to the aviation industry, and H3R Clean Agents, Inc., a major buyer, seller and recycler of clean agents to the fire protection and other industry.
For Further Product Information, Contact:Chris Dieter
Vice President, Marketing & Distribution
For Further PR Information, Contact:Gary McCoy
The Marx Group