Sellersburg, IN (January 27, 2014) – 17 year old Cole Williams has signed with Tonya McCallister, owner of McCallister Precision Marketing (MPM), to be his exclusive marketing agent for the next 2 seasons. Cole will continue to drive his family owned Pro Late-Model in 2014, while MPM will focus on furthering his career in other opportunities. Coming off a strong 2013 season where he picked up the NASCAR WHELEN All-American Series (NWAAS) Missouri State Championship, his family knew it was time to take the necessary steps in order to help Cole fulfill his dream of someday racing professionally. When communicating with Tonya, they knew right away what direction they needed to go. Much like Cole, Tonya has always been involved in racing in some aspect and has a true passion for the sport. With Tonya’s knowledge and drive combined with Cole’s passion and talent, they are sure to be a winning team. “ We are delighted to have Cole join our MPM line up. This young man not only has incredible talent, but an incredible work ethic. We will use these qualities, as our guiding force in enhancing his career”, said McCallister
This small family owned team has been committed to guiding Cole, since he began racing at age 10, in go-karts, before moving into MMRA Mini-Cups and then into MMRA Baby-Grand Stock Cars. At age 15, Cole moved into Pro Late-Models, where he picked up wins at every step of the way giving him impressive career stats of 47 wins, 94 top 5’s, 99 top 10’s, and only 7 DNF’s in 109 starts. These stats brought on championships, now totaling 10, including 2 National titles and Rookie of the Year awards at each level. In addition to his 2013 NWAAS MO state title; he also won the NWAAS MO Rookie honors and I-44 Speedway track championship & Rookie honors while becoming the youngest champion in the history of I-44 Speedway. His accomplishments were topped off when he was also voted the 2013 ARbodies/Speed51.com Most Popular Late Model Driver of the year.
The 2014 season will see Cole race Pro Late-Models primarily at the historic Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, along with 3-4 JEGS / CRA All-Stars Series races, and then the Snowflake 100 in Pensacola to end the year. “I’m really looking forward to the 2014 season. We have 2 great Port City cars with a great crew and I feel we will contend for wins at each track. All that paired with Tonya at MPM, has me excited about what the future has in store for me”, said Williams.
Cole’s 2014 campaign will be supported by long time sponsors Cardinal Services, Jim Butner Auto Sales, Rite-Way Industries, JEGS, Wallace Race Car Lettering, Jeff Taylor Performance, and his new signing of MPM. Cole will also continue his support of the JEGS Foundation – Racing for Cancer Research. If you’re interested in finding out how you can join this winning team please go to www.colewilliamsracing.com or contact Tonya McCallister, MPM Marketing at Tonyamac44@marketwithmpm.com or (803)361-6199.