Anaheim Hills, CA (January 24, 2012) – Well known Pro Lite and desert racing competitor, Casey Currie will join forces with Hawk Performance Products Group at a new level beginning this year. In his continued partnership with Hawk Performance, Casey will also work closely with Black Rock wheels to develop his very own Casey Currie designed and tested signature line of wheels.

“We are very happy about forming a long term partnership with Casey Currie for 2012 and beyond,” noted Managing Director of Hawk Performance Products Group, Bob Williams. “Our relationship began last year with Casey and we are thrilled that we have the opportunity to outfit his race trucks with more of our products. Hawk Performance Products Group will not only provide braking products, but we are excited about the opportunity to work with Casey in developing his signature line of Black Rock wheels. Casey is a proven champion and we are proud of the trust that he has shown in our brands.”

Hawk Performance Product Group has entered into a multi-year partnership with Casey Currie Racing and will support all of Casey’s racing efforts. He will not only run Hawk Brake pads throughout the season, but will utilize the competition Black Rock wheels in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series in the Pro Lite class.

“I’m super excited to be working with Hawk Performance again this year and to now be adding Black Rock Wheels to the mix,” stated Casey. “There is an awesome team of guys behind this product and they have the experience and technology to make a top-of-the-line wheel. I am even more excited about introducing my very own line of wheels, to be released later this year.”

Casey will design the Casey Currie Signature Line of wheels, including the following: 16″ high positive offset beadlock wheel for Pro Lite competition, 17″ low offset beadlock wheel for Pro 2, Pro 4, and desert racing competition, 17″ positive offset beadlock wheel for Pro 2, Pro 4, and King of the Hammers competition, and also a 14″ beadlock ATV/UTV wheel geared for King of the Hammers Competition as well.

“It’s a huge undertaking,” beams Casey, “one which I’m honored and excited about. Building this relationship with Hawk Performance and being involved in the development of products is important to improving and expanding this sport.”