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KICKER® SPONSORS 2017 CAR AUDIO CHAMPIONSHIP, SUPPORTS OUTRAGEOUS “CUBE” SPL VEHICLE

STILLWATER, USA – KICKER® announces its co-sponsorship of the 2017 Car Audio Championship, featuring over 400 dB Drag Racing, IASCA and MECA competitors packing the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville October 14-15.

KICKER is also attending the event in support of lithium-battery manufacturer JY Power, and its new KICKER-equipped SPL vehicle dubbed “The Cube.”  The converted delivery truck features 40 elite Q-Class™ 15-inch L7® subwoofers, powered by 20 KICKER KX-Series 2,400-watt mono amplifiers. The outrageous install also includes 12 KXM-Series 1,200-watt stereo amps powering 162 eight-inch, KM marine coaxial speakers. 

Last weekend competitors and fans watched the 60,000-watt system break the windshield within 20 seconds of its initial playing at the USACi Car-Audio Finals. The system was running on approximately five percent of total power, according to Travis Young, co-owner of JY Power.

More than 2,000 spectators are expected to attend this year’s event, beginning at 10 a.m. each morning.

KICKER owns a rich history in audio competition, earning hundreds of sound-quality (SQ) and sound-pressure-level (SPL) trophies during the 1990s and early 2000s.

“We are thrilled to see car-stereo competition experiencing a resurgence,” said Kip Litsey, Associate Marketing Director for KICKER.

The Championship’s three organizations are holding open triple-point events in addition to the invitation-only finals, allowing any competitor to build up points for the 2018 season.

dB Drag Racing is operating its North American championships in three locations simultaneously:  live in Louisville, Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada and Concord, California. Competitors in all three locations will battle each other via live streaming.

dB Drag is also starting a “Bagger Beatz” motorcycle SPL class of competition.

“We’ve seen a lot of interest in aftermarket performance motorcycle sound systems,” said Wayne Harris, founder of dB Drag Racing.  “It reminds me of the 90s for cars.”

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