TMS Titanium Partners with Drag Racing Prodigy Alex Taylor

  • May 4, 2015

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TMS Titanium Partners with Drag Racing Prodigy Alex Taylor
New agreement to support company’s initiative to sponsor up-and-coming stars

POWAY, CA—May 4, 2015—TMS Titanium has entered into a partnership with 17-year-old Alex Taylor, the youngest person to ever compete in Drag Week. This partnership demonstrates TMS Titanium’s commitment to supporting up-and-coming drivers in the auto racing industry, and will begin with a celebratory kick-off at the IHRA Nitro Jam Summer Nationals in Cordova, IL, commencing May 29th.

“TMS has a passion for racing and will continue to show its support and commitment to moving the industry forward. We are excited about working with Alex Taylor and her team, as it is extremely important to support young, talented drivers,” said James Hostetler, VP of TMS Titanium.

As part of their agreement TMS will provide both titanium products and expertise, with the goal to increase car performance. Titanium is as strong as steel but much lighter in weight, making it a highly sought after material in the auto racing industry.

“I’m thrilled to have TMS Titanium as a partner. It’s an honor to be representing such a great company, and I’m looking forward to what the future holds. Not only will I have the backing of the TMS product line, but I will also be supported by a team of wonderful people with in-depth knowledge of racing, all working for the same goal,” said Alex Taylor.

TMS Titanium
TMS Titanium, located in Southern California, is a leading supplier and stocking distributor of titanium mill products. TMS prides itself on the ability to consistently provide titanium to its customers in order to keep their production moving forward – whether that production is for a race team, medical product, high-end aerospace component or general manufacturing. TMS is able to do this by combining product and industry knowledge, commitment to specialty industries, access to titanium and reliable inventory. TMS has become a go-to supplier of titanium for the racing industry and works with their trusted network of suppliers, finishers and fabrications in order to provide the best quality products available. To learn more about TMS, please visit tmstitanium.com.

Alex Taylor
Alex Taylor grew up around cars and developed a passion for racing at the tender age of ten. In 2013 at age sixteen she became the youngest driver to ever participate in Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week, running in the 11’s in her 1968 Camaro daily driver that she, her mom and dad built. During the event, she was selected to do a TV spot on Fox News with Australian, John Faraone and Hot Rod Magazine’s Mike Finnegan. Soon after, Taylor earned her NHRA license and was certified as a Holley EFI technician. Her fastest career time currently stands at 9.06. Taylor and her notorious car, “Badmaro” were also recently featured in videos for 1320video and Hot Rod Magazine.