American President Lines has signed on as the title sponsor of the 34th Annual Smoking Wheels Racing Weekend.

Barrigada, Guam (December 29, 2015) - American President Lines has signed on as the title sponsor of the 34th Annual Smoking Wheels Racing Weekend, according to Guam Racing Federation General Manager Henry Simpson.

“APL is proud to sponsor the 2016 / 34th annual Smoking Wheels which brings the community together as well as a number of participants, racers and media coverage from around Asia and the US Mainland,” says Melanie Palomo, APL Sales Manager.

Smoking Wheels is the largest motorsports event in the region and is the longest running event on the island, going on its 34th year, Smoking wheels is a Guam Visitors Bureau Signature Event that is scheduled for April 15, 16, and 17, 2016 at The Guam International Raceway in Yigo.

The three day event will once again garner thousands of race fans and racers from Guam, the U.S. mainland, Philippines, and Japan. Three days of roaring engines, motor sports competitions, shiny cars, and BBQ smoke will converge at Yigo with off-road buggies, ATVs, side by sides, motorcycles, mini-bikes and motocross. Competitions including, mud-drag racing, ¼-mile drag racing, the famed Auto Show from Los Angeles California “Showoff” making its way back to the island, the 8th Annual Jack Daniels Smoking Grills BBQ Competition, and it all ends with the crowd drawing tire smoking action of Drifting on Sunday evening.

APL, one of the world’s leading ocean carriers, offers more than 90 weekly services and call ports in over 50 countries worldwide. They provide container transportation through their international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with state-of-the-art information technology, equipment and e-commerce. APL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines.

Smokin Wheels press conference is set for Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 11:00am at Tropical Productions, Inc.

For more information on Smoking Wheels and to view the event schedule, visit www.guamraceway.com, or contact Tiffany Tam McCarroll, Media Director at Tropical Productions, Inc. at (671) 988-1668.


Note to Editors:

  • The press conference is set for Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 11:00am, at Tropical Productions, Inc. (TPI) office.
  • TPI is located at 600 Bello St. Barrigada, Guam, which is the same building as Midpac Distributors, Inc. Please report to the lobby area upon arrival. Map is attached.
  • You may bring a reporter, photographer, and/or cameraman to the press conference.
  • Please arrive at the press conference at 10:30am. The press conference begins promptly at 11:00am.
About Tropical Productions Inc.

Tropical Productions Inc. (TPI) is a full service Marketing Communications agency that caters to the marketing needs of the company’s internal clients and industry partners. TPI offers Advertising, Event Management, Public Relations, Digital Marketing, Branding & Corporate Communication services and specializes in developing and executing content marketing initiatives. For more information about TPI, please visit www.tpiguam.com.