New TracRac Truck Racks and Van Racks Now Offered at ORS Racks Direct

August 19, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Offering a comprehensive selection of professional grade, contractor work racks for pickup trucks, van racks and utility truck rack systems, ORS Racks Direct announces the availability of the latest generation series of TracRac truck racks and van racks. Already a leader in the construction materials transport and ladder rack industry, TracRac has been acquired recently by the Thule Group (parent company of Thule Racks). With access to the Thule design, development, engineering facilities, coupled with increased manufacturing efficiency and lowest cost production techniques, TracRac has developed a series of highly innovative and incredibly strong and durable pickup truck racks and van racks that improve on the previous generation of Trac Rac products offered. Even the TracRac sliding track rack system has been upgraded, improved and renamed the TracRac G2 truck rack, with G2 standing for second generation. Weighing just 80 lbs., the TracRac G2 sliding track rack has a maximum load capacity of 1,250 lbs. The most remarkable improvements are found on the TracRac T-Rac G2 truck rack system ( and TracRac TracONE truck rack system ( Both are now universally compatible with more pickup truck makes and models than ever. They also use the exact same aerodynamic, low-profile and ultra-strong aluminum crossbars that generate virtually no rack noise and accept a host of accessory attachments such as the Trac Rac Cantilever Extension, Ratcheting Cargo Buckles, TracRac Kayak Rack and more. They also include Load Stops for fully stabilizing a wide variety of gear loads such as ladders, plywood and lumber, drywall, piping, conduit and more.

"Several years ago we recognized the need to extend beyond just recreational and sport oriented car rack systems and serving the immense professional, contractor work ladder rack, pickup truck rack and van racks market.," says Catherine Case, ORS Racks Direct Consumer Relations and Sales Coordinator, "And of course we realized that to succeed we would need to carry the most trusted brands available. TracRac has always been at the top of that list of great quality truck rack and van rack manufacturers, our customers regularly rave about the ease of installation, good looks, strength and durability of all the Trac Rac systems we offer. We love this new second generation of systems because they simply improve noticeable on the these qualities that customers found desirable about the Trac Rac product line originally."

The TracRac TracVan van racks ( offer everything any work van owner is looking for in a van rack system. The TracVan Triple features 3 super-duty, low-profile crossbars that support up to 750 lbs., and the entire system weighs just 52 lbs. The TracVan Double version includes 2 crossbars and handles up to 500 lbs. Other new products with exceptional features include the TracRac CapRac truck shell rack system for pickup truck camper shells, toppers and truckbed caps; the TracRac CabRac headache rack for the front of pickup truckbeds to simultaneously protect the rear cab window and also serve as a rack to transport equipment and materials; the TracRac UtilityRac G2 truck utility rack (, which is available in various heights for a custom fit on all styles of utility trucks. The UtilityRac G2 also offers the option of using a pair of extension base rails that enable the utility rack to slide and position anywhere along the length of the utility truck cargo bed tool boxes.

About ORS Racks Direct
ORS Racks Direct is a closely held enterprise focusing on complete sales and service of car and truck rack systems. Representing the industry's most respected manufacturers, including TracRac, Thule Racks and Yakima Racks, the company provides high quality pickup truck rack, cargo box, ski-snowboard rack, kayak-canoe rack, surfboard-sailboard rack and bike rack solutions. The company has been offering consumer sales for over three decades to the U.S. market through multi-channel outlets that include store front, phone sales and internet. Their full line of TracRac truck racks and van racks is available for review at ORS Racks Direct - TracRac Truck Racks (