Sharp-Gallaher Racing announced today that new partner Hawk Performance® will adorn the No. 6 Chevrolet Silverado when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series makes its debut this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Mike Skeen joins SGR behind the wheel of the No. 6 Hawk Performance Chevrolet, bringing with him road racing expertise and previous hardware won at the Bowmanville, Ontario road course. This weekend's Chevrolet Silverado 250 marks Skeen's first start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Skeen claimed the pole position and won the last four consecutive races in the Pirelli World Challenge GT Series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. He currently drives the Hawk Performance/CRP Racing Corvette in World Challenge in addition to being a sought-out professional driving instructor. He began racing go karts at the age of 10, progressing through the motorsports ranks, and has victories to his name in the SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge GT Series, Trans-Am, SCORE Baja 1000, NASA, as well as experience in GRAND-AM and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.
The No. 6 entry will showcase new SGR partner Hawk Performance. Hawk Performance is an industry-leading supplier of brake products to the performance street and motorsports markets, offering a wide variety of application-specific brake pads, rotors and calipers for domestic and import cars, trucks and SUV's. Their products provide improved braking, increased fade resistance and superior pad and rotor life for high performance brake applications. Headquartered in Chino, Calif., Hawk Performance also manufactures an extensive line of motorsport brake products for virtually any form of racing.