Duane Shields, the 2011 NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster world champion, will team up with Muscle Milk for the 2020 season.
The multiyear agreement will allow Shields to showcase the Muscle Milk brand on his A/Fuel Dragster to fans in a 20-race schedule of NHRA national and regional events.
Muscle Milk is a line of protein products that include ready-to-drink shakes, powders and bars that are designed for anyone looking to help optimize their athletic performance on or off the field.
“I’m proud to bring a new partner to NHRA drag racing,” said Shields. “It’s great to team up with the company that helped build the protein category and that remains a leader in the industry.
CleanBoost Performance Motor Oil has also joined the team. Adding to longtime sponsors, Brad Anderson Enterprises, NGK Spark Plugs, and GRP Connecting Rods
“We have used CleanBoost and found that our bearings look like new. With better lubrication, we will certainly reduce parts attrition," he said. "I’m grateful that I’m surrounded by the premier manufacturers in the racing industry,” said Shields. “They provide the parts we need and give their customers-first class service.
With seven regional/division championships combined with his National Championship, Duane and his Dana Hopewell-led team have proven they know how to win.
“In 2020, we have the funding, we have the right parts, and we have the best team to compete for another NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster championship” said Shields.