Stage 8 supporter of Grassroots Racing for 25 years!

Unwavering sponsorship support for grassroots motorsports in the USA

February 16, 2022 (San Rafael, CA) — Stage 8, the leader in fail-safe mechanical locking fasteners, marks its 25th year, sponsoring grassroots motorsports through sponsorship of Contingency Connection’s Racer Rewards program, the Engine Professional & Performance Shop Rewards program, and the Stage 8 World’s Best Champions Bonus. Stage 8 will offer product support to grassroots racers at all participating Contingency Connection tracks and series, making it more affordable for racers to race more often. Additionally, Stage 8 is presenting the Stage 8 Pro Team Series, whereby racers send photos or videos to for a chance to win apparel and a free Stage 8 installation kit.

Contingency Connection’s Racer Rewards program includes drag, dirt, paved, truck and tractor pulling, and more. Contingency Connection guarantees member tracks over $50,000 awards for racers to help build track car counts and profitability; in turn, sponsors receive exposure at 50 tracks nationwide, hosting 1500 events, reaching 18,000 racers per week. The Engine Professional & Performance Shop Rewards program reaches 3,000 engine builders, performance shops, installers, and machine shops and includes a direct mail coupon book, eblasts, and social media campaigns directed at high volume end-user shops.

Easily removable, Stage 8 locking bolt kits are the world’s standard for performance lockdown technology. Absolutely eliminate loose bolts with Stage 8 kits for headers, turbos, oil pans, manifolds, and so much more.

For more information about Stage 8 products, visit, email, or call (800) 843-7836.

Stage 8 and Contingency Connection featured in industry magazines:

Contingency Connection Winner with Stage 8 decal

About Stage 8 With over 23 million installations in the automotive, off-road, construction, military, aerospace and railroad industries, for over 35 years, Stage 8 has zero failures. Founded in 1985, Stage 8 manufacturers many types of active, fail-safe mechanical locking fasteners. Stage 8 has proudly serviced the performance automotive customers for over 35 years as well as GE Locomotive, Link-Belt Cranes, Caterpillar, NASA, Oshkosh, Ford Racing, BAE Systems, Stolle Machinery and more. Made in the USA. Visit for more information.

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