NASCAR and Featherlite Trailers announced a six-year extension, ensuring the company's position as the Official Trailer of NASCAR through 2018. Entering its 13th year as an Official Partner, Featherlite Trailers built its first race car transporter for owner Richard Childress 20 years ago, dating its relationship with the sport back to 1993.
Currently, 90 percent of NASCAR Sprint Cup and NASCAR Nationwide series teams rely on Featherlite transporters to move race equipment to every event. Additionally, approximately 10 transporters manufactured by company serve as official office and meeting spaces for race officials and personnel each weekend across the country.Featherlite Trailers designs and manufacturs aluminum trailers, including specialized 53-foot race car transporters and custom specialty trailers. The company also manufactures car, recreation, utility, horse and livestock trailers. Featherlite is part of Universal Trailer Corporationís family of brands.