ROYAL PURPLE AWARDS MAZDA ROAD TO INDY DRIVERS FELIX SERRALLES, WILL OWEN AND PARKER THOMPSON $5,000 EACH

Porter, TX (Sept. 15, 2016) – Premium synthetic lubricant and performance chemical manufacturer, Royal Purple®, awarded one driver in each of the three Mazda Road to Indy Series with the Royal Purple “Slickest Pass,” Award, a $5,000 check to aid them in reaching their goal of racing in the Indy 500. Royal Purple presented Felix Serralles, Will Owen and Parker Thompson with the check at the September 12 Road to Indy awards banquet.

Felix Serralles was named the winner of the Indy Lights Series Royal Purple “Slickest Pass” after winning a social media contest for the best race pass.  Photo Credit: Mazda Road to Indy
Felix Serralles was named the winner of the Indy Lights Series Royal Purple “Slickest Pass” after winning a social media contest for the best race pass.
Photo Credit: Mazda Road to Indy

As part of their participation in the Mazda Road to Indy Series, all drivers were qualified to participate in the “Slickest Pass” competition. For the Pro Mazda and the USF2000 series, each driver submitted a video clip of their best pass in the series to Royal Purple for a chance to be considered. Will Owen received the “Slickest Pass” for the Pro Mazda Series and Parker Thompson received the bonus check for the USF2000 Series. Felix Serralles was the winner of the Indy Lights Series and won as a result of a vote held on Royal Purple’s social media channels.

“Very honored to win the Slickest Pass Award,” said Thompson. “Big thanks as well…and my fans for choosing that video (of my pass).”

Parker Thompson (left) at the September 12 Mazda Road to Indy awards banquet receiving his $5,000 Royal Purple “Slickest Pass” in the USF2000 series. Photo Credit: Mazda Road to Indy
Parker Thompson (left) at the September 12 Mazda Road to Indy awards banquet receiving his $5,000 Royal Purple “Slickest Pass” in the USF2000 series.
Photo Credit: Mazda Road to Indy

Royal Purple served as the official oil for the 2016 Mazda Road to Indy series.

“Mazda Road to Indy gives young riders and teams a variety of great opportunities to gain experience both on and off the track,” said Debby Neubauer, Royal Purple’s Vice President of Marketing. “We are honored to be a part of the experience for the cars and the drivers while having the chance to watch each of the drivers grow their individual racing careers.”

For more information on Royal Purple and its full line of synthetic lubricants and performance chemical additives, please visit www.RoyalPurple.com.