The Oregonian features PQMRA

Hybrid Industries Builds Premier New Web Site for PQMRA

PORTLAND, OR – January 20, 2012 — PQMRA  is sending a strong message their club will be more than ready to host the 2012 Western Grands as they unveil a rockin' new web site at www.portlandqma.com that includes detailed information about the 2012 Western Grands.

With the goal of creating a leading web site solution within QMA, Portland team members secured a sponsored partnership with the premier, digital creative agency Hybrid Industries.  Owner Jared Cooper set the stage early on in conversations by developing an outstanding design and user friendly solution based on not only what his team knew about quarter midgets, but their personal passion for racing.

"Our team loves racing and currently works closely with several drivers throughout the Northwest promoting their programs," said Owner Jared Cooper.  "Working with PQMRA is a great extension of the direction we envision for our business within the sport of racing and we are excited to be part of their team."

In August 2011, Hybrid Industries also developed a cutting edge video of images captured from Portland's Region 9 race in August 2011 – a video that has since been viewed by thousands of people around the world and offers an energizing look at quarter midget racing.

In addition to ensuring people are provided with the most current information, drivers competing in the 2012 Western Grands will also have their profiles featured on the new PQMRA web site.

Spectators can get a glimpse of local drivers in action before the 2012 Western Grands on June 7-8 when PQMRA hosts the States Races for Region 9, and again on July 7-8 when the club hosts the 3rd leg of the Region 9 Series – a 6 event championship series that attracts drivers from Washington, Oregon and Canada.  Races will be held at PQMRA's home track located within Alpenrose Dairy; the only track within the quarter midget association considered the little brother to NASCAR's Bristol track as it offers a 270 degree view for spectators to take in the action from above the actual track.  Parking and attendance of any PQMRA event is free to all spectators.

About Hybrid Industries:
Since 2001 Hybrid Industries has worked to assemble an unparalleled team of the most elite visual artists and motion graphic designers to deliver their clients a truly unique experience to pass on to their consumers.   Their system of combining professional experience, innovative designs, and an unprecedented motivation to excel truly raises the bar for what is normally considered standard in business.

The Hybrid Industries team specializes in program languages and technologies such as HTML, CSS, XHTML and AJAX to provide an array of services to meet the most demanding projects. Hybrid's goal is to break common design boundaries and web technology to set their clients apart from the rest.

For more information about Hybrid Industries contact Jared Cooper at sales@designbyhybrid.com.

About PQMRA:
PQMRA is a non-profit quarter midget racing association for children between the ages of 5-17 and has resided at Alpenrose Dairy for the past 57 years.  Drivers compete based on age and weight within various engine platforms across 18 divisions.  Portland drivers compete throughout the nation and are considered some of the most talented within the national quarter midget association.  PQMRA is also committed to making a difference off-track through their "Kids Racing for Kids" program where they have held a long standing tradition of supporting OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital to ensure children facing health adversity are given every chance to take the checkered flag in life.

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For more information contact Cindy Raz at (503) 701-2255 or visit www.portlandqma.com