YORBA LINDA, Calif. (March 11, 2022) — NK Seeds has partnered with John Force Racing for the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. The leading seed brand offers a broad portfolio of corn hybrids and soybean varieties, packed with the broadest range of leading technologies and fueled by global R&D from Syngenta.
“We’re really excited to welcome NK Seeds to the John Force Racing family,” says team owner and CEO, John Force. “NK Seeds delivers the very best in cutting-edge agricultural technology and works hard to assist their customers in producing unmatched production every season. That same drive for a winning combination is exactly what we strive to do for our fans and partners. We are excited to work with NK Seeds and grow together.”
Syngenta says this partnership is a natural fit, given the common attributes needed to succeed in drag racing or farming.
“Winning in drag racing is about the synchronized combination of speed, precision and power, and that’s what we do every day at NK Seeds,” says Jim Shertzer, Head of NK Marketing. “We develop high-performing corn hybrids and soybean varieties using a similar coordinated combination of speed, precision and power to help farmers win in their fields — because success matters, on the racetrack and on the farm.”
The NK Seeds brand will make its debut on all four (4) John Force Racing cars at this weekend’s prestigious Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.
Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds are part of Syngenta Group, one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world- class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources.
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About John Force Racing
John Force Racing, Inc., based in Yorba Linda, Calif., and Brownsburg, Ind., is a professional sports dynasty, one that has earned 21 NHRA championships and claimed 288 professional victories in Funny Car (278) and Top Fuel (12). Led by team owner and driver John Force, a 16-time Funny Car world champion, 1996 Driver of the Year for all of American motor racing, 2011 International Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee, and driver of the PEAK / BlueDEF Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car, JFR is additionally comprised of Auto Club of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro SS driver Robert Hight, 2019, 2017 and 2009 Funny Car world champion and 2005 NHRA Rookie of the Year; Monster Energy / Flav-R-Pac Top Fuel driver Brittany Force, 2017 Top Fuel world champion and 2013 NHRA Rookie of the Year; and driver of the Montana Brand / Rocky Mountain Twist dragster Austin Prock, 2019 NHRA Rookie of the Year.