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Longacre Racing Products -- Official Scale Provider for Margay Racing and the Ignite Challenge

Longacre Racing Products -- Official Scale Provider for Margay Racing and the Ignite Challenge

Margay Racing, LLC | St. Louis, Missouri - For Immediate Release - 07/26/2018

Longacre Racing Products, one of motorsports most trusted providers of computerized scale systems, set-up tools and tire gauges, are now offered through one of Kart Racing’s most trusted manufacturers, Margay Racing, LLC. Margay Racing has been one of the top tier karting manufacturers since 1964 when Elmer Freber developed the Margay gearbox. With Margay’s karting excellence and Longacre’s premier line of specialty racing products, it only makes sense for two of the most respected companies in motorsports to work together.

“Longacre Racing Products is thrilled to be the Official Karting Scale Provider of Margay Racing and the Margay Ignite Challenge Series. Margay has a long-standing position as a leader in the karting industry and we’re proud that Margay will be representing our Longacre brand of karting products,” said Jeff Scales, President of AFCO Performance Group. “The Ignite Challenge Series takes place at some of the most prestigious karting tracks in the country and we look forward to being a part of the excitement and great racing.”

Longacre Racing Products will also be the title sponsor for the Margay Ignite Masters Class. “We have seen Longacre in the market for many years and I’m very excited to bring their trusted brand to our customers,” stated Margay Racing Owner Keith Freber. “Our goal is to provide our sport with the best karting products along with providing top tier customer service to our karters. We have used Longacre products for years and it’s great to now officially endorse the Longacre brand.”

Throughout its history, Margay has had a proud association with some of the best drivers in the sport, many who have gone on to star in other forms of motorsports. Scott Pruett and Scott Goodyear spent the majority of their years in karting, driving for the Margay Factory Race Team. NASCAR® stars Jamie McMurray & Kevin Harvick also scored numerous victories aboard Margay karts. Many legends of karting have won virtually all of their national and world titles aboard Margay karts. Currently, Margay prides itself on having some of the best up and coming kart racers in the country aboard its karts. Margay’s long-standing position as a leader in the karting industry is evidence of the commitment and dedication of Margay ownership and employees to building the highest quality most competitive racing karts in the US. Through this dedication, Margay has remained at the forefront of the karting industry for over 54 years.

Longacre Racing Products has been the racing market’s leading manufacturer of gauges, scales, specialty tools and chassis setup equipment since its inception in 1978. The Longacre brand of Computerscales® can been seen throughout all levels of racing including karting, RC racing, drag racing, circle track racing and NASCAR®. Longacre Racing Products are distributed via premium motorsports dealers and warehouses throughout the world. In 2017, Longacre Racing Products joined the AFCO Performance Group family of companies. For more information on Longacre Racing Products, please visit

The Longacre Racing Products karting line of specialty products is available on the Margay website. When karters need superior products, think Margay and Longacre.

To order the preferred karting specialty tools, tire gauges or the Longacre brand of Computerscales®, visit

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