SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (Jan 6) -- The O’Reilly Auto Parts United States Modified Touring Series announced today that Quarter Master has renewed their commitment to the drivers of America's Premier Modified Series as a contingency sponsor for the 2006 season. "We are honored to announce Quarter Master's continued involvement with the O’Reilly USMTS," said series president Todd Staley. "The Quarter Master team takes great pride in helping our racers use the right products in the right set-up in the right race applications to help give them that competitive edge to win." As part of their commitment to O’Reilly USMTS competitors, Quarter Master will award a free bellhousing kit to the 2006 O’Reilly USMTS national champion. In addition, Quarter Master will award a complete clutch unit to the fifth-place finisher in the national points standings and a steel bellhousing unit to the 10th-place finisher. Located in Lake Zurich, Ill., Quarter Master provides winning clutches and driveline components to racers from superspeedways to bullrings, from the IRL to Rally and from NASCAR to the O’Reilly USMTS. Quarter Master began operations in 1972. Since that date, Quarter Master products have enjoyed a long history of track-proven race-winning results. That long-standing enjoyment has come from a “race-team-like effort” with attention to detail, and from listening and responding to the racer. Quarter Master products are built to exceed the racer’s demand and need for reliability, high performance and durability. For more information about Quarter Master, call 1-888-CLUTCH-1 or visit Quarter Master online at www.racingclutches.com. To learn more about America's Premier Dirt Modified Series, call the O’Reilly USMTS headquarters at (515) 832-7944 or visit www.USMTS.com online.