Mission Dispensaries Announces Sponsorship with Leading Drift Racer
Phoenix, AZ – (June 27, 2019) – Mission Dispensaries today announced an official partnership with Formula Drift Racer Alexander Lichliter. The wellness-inspired dispensary will sponsor Lichliter’s participation in upcoming races, including the most recent Drift Nirvana Trilogy of Drift event.
Alexander Lichliter, who got his start in racing in 2009, will now race with Mission as a primary sponsor. In alignment with Mission’s goal to promote cannabis and CBD as part of a healthy and active lifestyle, Mission sees this partnership as an opportunity to provide approachable access to information on cannabis on a national platform.
“Mission has been a great sponsor to work with and their support of me and my team has exceeded our expectations,” said Lichliter. “We’re looking forward to bringing Mission into our drift racing family.”
Formula Drift is recognized as the premier North American professional drifting championship series. The series consists of an eight-round championship played out at race tracks across North America. Judged on line, angle, and style, rather than who finishes the course in the fastest time, Formula Drift brings together traditional racing and extreme sports. Continue reading
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