CHARLOTTE, NC (April 14) – Suspension Systems joins the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Model division as sponsor of the Just Made It Award.  The Suspension Systems Just Made It Award will present a $150 award certificate good at Suspension Systems to the final driver on the lead lap at each PASS South Super Late Model event in 2009.  At season’s end, the “Just Made It” Award will be given to the tenth place finisher in PASS South points and will give the winner complete service on a set of shocks from Suspension Systems valued at approximately $300.


“We are very excited to have Suspension Systems join the ever growing family of sponsors in PASS for 2009,” said PASS President Tom Mayberry.  “Race winners and champions deserve a lot of accolades, but we like to give back to all the drivers that support PASS and the “Just Made It” Award will help those PASS South teams that just hold onto the lead lap and also the driver that finishes tenth in points.”


Richard Johns, a veteran NASCAR race engineer, has joined forces with Kenny Hendrick, who currently pilots the #42 Dodge in the Nationwide Series, to take over the day to day operations of Suspension Systems, LLC. Richard Johns Race Engineering and Hendrick's Suspension Systems have formed a partnership that will expand the role of both companies moving forward. Located in Huntersville, N.C., Suspension Systems has serviced the suspension needs of the motorsports industry for the past nine years. With Johns' engineering expertise, the new partnership between the two companies will allow the organization not only to sell and service shocks and suspension components, but also offer engineering services for any motorsports application. Additional services include shock revalving and dyno tuning, shock repair, motorcycle fork service, shock rentals, data acquisition, track support, car and bike setup, component design and manufacturing and custom built race ATVs.