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October 11, 2011 - With rain a threat week in and week out, Grand Products and Empire Karts have opened their phone lines to take pre-orders for the Bridgestone YLP rain tire for the fifteenth annual running of the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals. Offering free delivery trackside at the RIO All-Suites Hotel and Casino, retail customers as well as Bridgestone dealers can take advantage of this opportunity.

The Bridgestone rain tire is the most widely recognizable and used tire in wet weather competition. As the spec tire in both the International Karting Federation and World Karting Association national and regional/divisional programs, the Bridgestone YLP can be used on multiple weekends throughout the year if rain does not affect this years SKUSA SuperNationals.
"We are being proactive this season as many of the competitors at last years SuperNationals were caught off guard by the weather," expressed Grand Products Mike Tetreault. "We want to ensure that each and every team and driver have the necessary tires to race and why not run on the what has proven to be the best. Don't gamble with the rain in Sin City."
Retail prices below for the ever popular Bridgestone YLP are:
Bridgestone YLP - 4.50/6.00 - $222.62
Bridgestone YLP - 4.50/4.50 - $216.32
To ensure on time delivery trackside, the deadline to preorder tires with free delivery to Las Vegas is Monday November 7, 2011. For dealer orders and pricing, dealers are asked to contact Grand Products at 215.244.1940. Retail customers looking to purchase Bridgestone YLP rain tires are asked to contact Empire Karts at 909.793.9695.
For more information on Grand Products and Bridgestone Tires, please visit them online at or contact them at 215.244.1940.
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