Discount Tire Welcomes Josh Grant to the TwoTwo Motorsports Family

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Oct. 23, 2014) – Discount Tire, the world's largest tire and wheel retailer announced that rider Josh Grant will join the Discount Tire Racing / TwoTwo Motorsports team.

California-native Josh Grant moved into the premier class in 2009 and has earned impressive finishes including the opening round of the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at Glen Helen.

“I’m very excited to be part of Chad’s team, not only because of his great partners but because of the impact he has in our sport and our industry,” said Josh Grant.  “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to race and work with Chad, the guys at TwoTwo Motorsports, Discount Tire Racing and Kawasaki. I’ve had a long standing relationship with Kawasaki and am looking forward to continuing that partnership with Chad and the team.”

Just last year, Discount Tire created a new multi-year agreement with Chad Reed and TwoTwo Motorsports, The agreement amplified its partnership to include title sponsorship of this leading Supercross and Motocross team through the 2016 Supercross and Motorcross season.

“I’m excited for Discount Tire Racing/TwoTwo Motorsports to grow and be a two rider team. It has been a long term goal to grow the team and we are honored to have a guy like Josh, who is a proven and talented rider,” said Chad Reed. “Over the past couple of years I’ve watched him grow as a person and as an athlete and I believe he is going to be a great addition to the Discount Tire Racing/TwoTwo Motorsports team. This is perfect timing for us to win races, have more consistency and race against the best teams week in and week out.”

Discount Tire’s commitment to racing is evident through its many motorsports partnerships including the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Monster Energy AMA Supercross, TwoTwo Motorsports, Lucas Oil Off Road Racing with driver Bryce Menzies and Formula Drift Discount Tire/Falken Tire car with driver Daijiro “Dai” Yoshihara.

About Discount Tire/America’s Tire

Discount Tire/America's Tire, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., is the world's largest tire and wheel retailer. The company does business under the trade name Discount Tire in most of the U.S. and America's Tire in Oregon, and parts of Washington and California. The company currently operates more than 875 stores across the country. In 2010, the company marked its 50th year serving customers as their trusted tire retailer in local markets across the U.S. Discount Tire/America's Tire also sponsors NASCAR Nationwide Series and Monster Energy AMA Supercross. Discount Tire – Your Journey Starts Here. For more information about Discount Tire/America's Tire visit www.discounttire.com or www.americastire.com.  Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/discounttire.

About TwoTwo Motorsports

TwoTwo Motorsports is the official team of multiple AMA/World Supercross Champion and AMA Motocross Champion Chad Reed. Established in 2011 TwoTwo Motorsports is based in California.