Cooper Tire will host several meet and greet sessions with auto racing stars November 3 through 5 during the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas at the company's booth, #43019 South Hall. Fans attending the show will have the opportunity to meet and talk with Arie Luyendyk Jr., Doug Mittag, Keegan Kincaid and Luke Johnson from the TORC Off-Road Championship, along with IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Series driver Tristan Nunez and IndyCar legend Johnny Unser.

TORC Series

The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL (TORC) is where action sports and motorsports collide. The nation's premier short-course, off-road truck racing series also served as the stage for the launch of Cooper's new off-road tire, the Discoverer STT Pro. The Discoverer STT Pro was credited as a significant factor in Doug Mittag's win of this year's PRO Light class, as well as Luke Johnson's second-place finish. Fans visiting Cooper's booth will also get a chance to see Doug Mittag's championship PRO Light truck featuring Discoverer STT Pro tires.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
  • TORC PRO Light champion Doug Mittag, 10 a.m. to noon
  • TORC PRO 2 racer Keegan Kincaid, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Thursday, November 5, 2015
  • TORC PRO 2 racer Arie Luyendyk Jr., 10 a.m. to noon
  • TORC PRO Light racer Luke Johnson, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

IMSA SportsCar Series

Tristan Nunez is a 20-year-old MAZDA Factory driver in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Series. In 2012, Tristan won the Cooper Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda race on a set of Cooper tires. He is an advocate of distracted driving prevention and founded the "Dnt txt n drV" Foundation in 2014. Cooper teamed up with Nunez recently during National Teen Driver Safety Week to amplify his efforts and bring awareness to the need for tire safety and maintenance.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

  • IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Series racer Tristan Nunez, all day during show hours

Unser Racing

Johnny Unser, a member of the famed Unser racing family, is a technical consultant to Cooper. Throughout his career, he qualified for the prestigious Indianapolis 500 for five consecutive years and won championships in the American IndyCar series and 12 Hours of Sebring.

Tuesday-Thursday, November 3 through 5, 2015
  • Racing legend Johnny Unser, all day during show hours

For those unable to meet the drivers, Cooper will host live Periscope interviews during SEMA week with all of the racers. One question for each racer will be crowd-sourced via Twitter approximately 24 hours before each interview. Be sure to watch Twitter and Periscope for final interview times and to submit your question!

For more information on Cooper and SEMA, visit www.coopertire.com and http://www.semashow.com/. Also connect with Cooper on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, great-performing tires that people depend on for all of life's road trips, whether on city streets, off-road adventures or high-speed tracks. In fact, Cooper is proud to sponsor and race in all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy development program within the IndyCar racing series. Cooper tires can also be seen on the track as a sponsor of the IMSA Prototype Lites Series, and competing in the short course off-road TORC Series. Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Cooper, together with its subsidiaries, has manufacturing, sales, distribution, technical and design operations in more than one dozen countries around the world. This year, as we head into our second century in the tire industry, Cooper is looking toward a future where innovation will continue to drive our products and our products will continue to drive the world. To connect with Cooper, visit www.coopertire.com, www.facebook.com/coopertire or www.twitter.com/teamcoopertire.

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