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About Us

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Hank Thomas began building racecars in the late 50's. They supplied cars to such notable drivers as Paul Radford, Freddy Query, Max Berrier, Johnny Bryant, and others. After visualizing the potential for parts sales to the local racing circuit because of the growth of Hank’s racing career. He was a top purchaser of Frankland Rear Ends and Carrera Racing Shocks products for his racing career over the regional retail parts sellers. Hank was Carrera's first southern distributor.

Hank Thomas began selling racing parts in 1961 when he purchased a parts truck and inventory from Wayne Lambeth who was selling parts out of a mobile truck at Bowman-Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

A CAM2 Race Fuel distributor approached Hank in 1979 about an offer to purchase a distributorship while he was at the Metrolina Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina. CAM2 was owned and refined by Sunoco Race Fuels. An agreement was reached on that Saturday night at the racetrack. On the following Monday, the distributor brought Hank a gas truck full of race fuel, and as they say, the rest is history.

Hank Thomas Performance has grown into one of the largest volume Sunoco Race Fuels distributors in the nation, serving approximately 25 racetracks and 250+ dealers across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. The Track Supply division sales to 48 states and 5 countries internationally.

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