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NORTHSTAR MOTORSPORTS announces the addition of HANS Devices, AlpineStars shoes, gloves and suits, and Oakley shoes to its product line.

        LAKE BARRINGTON, IL, October 13, 2004 – Northstar Motorsports, the countries premiere safety equipment company, has added three new product lines to expand its offering of only the best in motorsports safety equipment.

Northstar has recently been named a HANS (Head And Neck Support) Technology Dealership. With the addition of the HANS Device to its product line Northstar will now be able to provide full service from sales to installation and technical support for racers wanting to use the HANS system. The HANS device is currently mandatory in most professional racing series and is now becoming very popular among the countries amateur racers.

Northstar has also been named a Team Dealer for AlpineStars safety equipment. AlpineStars products have been popular with motorcycle racers for years. They now have entered motorsports with products for auto and kart racing. AlpineStars product line includes nomex gloves, shoes, and racing suits as well as gloves, shoes and suits specifically designed for kart racing. AlpineStars products have been used for several seasons by many professional teams including the BAR Honda and Renault F1 teams. That very same quality equipment is now available to all racers.

Northstar has also been named a Distributor for Oakley racing boots. Oakley, the  manufacturer of sports footwear and sunglasses, has recently added a line of FIA approved CarbonX flame resistant lined racing boots. These race boots are available in mid or high top design as well as a non-CarbonX lined low top driving shoe.

Northstar’s president and owner, John Ruther said “ We are extremely pleased to add all three of these top quality product lines. These products fit perfectly with our philosophy of carrying only the highest quality products of any product type. We believe only the highest quality products should be used when racing, due to the inherent dangers of the sport. At Northstar, we are racers, and if we wouldn’t use the product we won’t sell it.” In addition to these new product lines Northstar is a distributor of Arai, Bell, Brey-Krause, Corbeau, Diadora, MQ, OMP, Pagid, Recaro, RedLine, Sparco, Stand 21, and many others.

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