DXDT Racing finishes strong at Grand Prix of Texas

Austin, TX – March 24th and 25th was an exciting weekend for SecurityNational Mortgage-sponsored DXDT Racing. At the Grand Prix of Texas at Circuit of the Americas, in Austin, TX, they competed in the first and second round of the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Action. 15 VIP guests cheered them on as they secured TWO 2nd place finishes! Next up, DXDT will be competing at the Virginia International Raceway on April 28th and 29th. We wish them the best of luck.

DXDT Racing is in Gear for PWC

Tooele, UT (January 17, 2018) – An expanded PWC effort is in gear with the 2018 partnership announcement with USALCO and SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC) by DXDT Racing. The Utah based team has just unveiled and tested the brand new Mercedes-AMG GT4.

The team will be setting up shop for the next three months in Florida to set the stage.“This is a significant milestone for DXDT Racing,” said team principal David Askew. “We are building a long term relationship with the manufacturer to bring new customers to experience the dynamic roll out with AMG for potentially a GT4 & GT3 competitive platform at PWC.”

The former championship-winning Lamborghini Super Trofeo series team rolled out a new competitive platform with AMG for inviting gentlemen drivers to acquire a seat for a single race or an entire season. The opportunity includes a customized driver development program with world-class coaching, expert assessment, engineering input and mechanical maintenance, all with an advancement scale based on one’s own comfort for pace and performance. The mission of DXDT Racing is to provide an environment where you can accelerate at one’s own level of proficiency towards the development as a high-performance race car driver. The DXDT Driver Development Program is uniquely customized for every client’s personal goals and desires.

“We are excited for our new relationship with David Askew and DXDT Racing,” said Michael Shehan, SNMC Chief Marketing Officer. “Activating at PWC events around the country allow us to host our employees, partners and sponsors in several markets. Having team support close to our corporate headquarters allows us to host more VIP track days and events. The relationships that DXDT has established with several North American Customer Racing Programs, luxury automobile dealerships, and their stable of racing assets and support resources, gives this relationship a ton of potential.”

About SecurityNational Mortgage Company:

Founded in 1993, SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC) is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States and a subsidiary of the Security National Financial Corporation, (SNFCA – NASDAQ). With more than 100 offices and 600 loan officers, SNMC helps thousands of consumers achieve homeownership. The company is known for providing clients with the highest level of service, competitive rates and a full array of mortgage loan options. The company had sales volume greater than $2.5 billion in 2017, in an overall mortgage market that experienced almost a 35% decrease from previous year sales. SecurityNational Mortgage Company is ranked as a ‘Top 50 Mortgage Lender’ by Scotsman Guide and Mortgage Executive Magazine. SNMC and its employees donate time and efforts to many charitable organizations across the country.

“SecurityNational’s corporate culture has driven our performance, and has created an environment where our employees truly excel. The amazing people that make up our business, including our employees, customers, and partners, all contribute to that story.” said Steve Johnson, President at SecurityNational Mortgage Company. “Our tagline, ‘Turning Houses Into Homes’, defines our daily mission. We are honored to help thousands of families across the nation achieve homeowners.”

Ranked as a ‘Top 50 Mortgage Lender,’ SecurityNational Mortgage uses key elements of it’s marketing strategy around the motorsports program.

For information regarding SNMC, visit their website at www.SNMC.com or call 801.590.2277

USALCO® Delivers Quality, Value and Flexibility

USALCO® has a long history of developing close relationships with its customers to create innovative and flexible customer solutions. These unique capabilities and services are what set USALCO apart from other chemical manufacturers. USALCO® is a leader in potable and industrial water and wastewater treatment chemistry. It’s also well-known for high quality and low cost alumina chemical applications, such as products for the manufacture of catalysts, titanium dioxide and molecular sieves.

By offering Innovative Product Solutions USALCO is especially known for two industry leading products, DelPAC® and Delta-Floc®. By custom capabilities and a commitment to Value USALCO products are very economical. USALCO is sensitive to the budgetary needs of its customers and dedicated to meeting their unique, custom requirements. USALCO offers flexible shipping capabilities where products can be shipped at low cost from any of it’s convenient plants in Baltimore, MD; Ashtabula, Ohio; Fairfield, Ohio; Gahanna, Ohio; Michigan City, Indiana and Port Allen, Louisiana.

Partners like USALCO, SNMC, Bell Racing, Sparco and Hammer Nutrition are invited on board the 2018 season to rev the dream alongside and brand with DXDT Racing with many points of entry. DXDT Racing offers exceptional venues for entertaining partners to recruit new ROI in the field, or reward top performing employees. Activating a customer experience with a channel program with prestigious VIP treatment to a full team interactive immersion in the paddock or pit. As the season expands with PWC efforts are in gear to initiate a brand new Mercedes AMG GT4 program, alongside our GT3 program.

For further information regarding partnership opportunities or DXDT driver development program contact Richard Raeder, team manager at 775-842-9692 or Katie Spies.

Follow DXDT Racing on Facebook and Twitter @DXDTRACING for live action posts. http://www.dxdtracing.com/

Katie Spies
DXDT Racing

Photo credit: Spencer Steele, Utah Motorsports Campus 03/28/17

New Corporate Campus Celebrated with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Security National celebrated the completion of the first of six buildings that will make up the new corporate campus located in Murray, Utah. The development will be known as 53rd Center. Scott Quist, CEO of SNFC, help the honor of cutting the ribbon.

The center will be a key part of the development project marketing campaign as it is located right in the middle of the Salt Lake metro area. The center will feature six buildings with total leasable space exceeding 1 million square feet. While leasing demand continues to pick up for the first building at 53rd Center, SecurityNational Mortgage will be a major tenant.

Until now, production management and operations management have been scattered throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Bringing the Security National companies together under one roof will give us an opportunity to continue improving the speed and efficiency of our operations. We are all looking forward to the move, scheduled to be sometime in late fall of 2017.

CRP Racing Conquers Circuit of the Americas

AUSTIN, Tex., (September 3, 2017) – The final rounds of the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Championship dealt CRP Racing the highest of highs and the lowest of lows at Circuit of the Americas. The team came out victorious in the triple header race weekend, winning SprintX Round 10, and finishing in third in the makeup of Round 4 with drivers Ryan Dalziel and Daniel Morad. A no-contact penalty during Round 9 dashed all hopes of a podium finish, resulting in the team losing the SprintX Championship by three points.

“It would be easy to be frustrated at how narrowly we missed out on the championship,” said Team Owner Nicholas Short. “However, the amount of work and success that went into this weekend is something to be proud of. Everyone on the team did an incredible job, and we I am grateful we could put on such a great show for our sponsors.”

Circuit of the Americas hosted the only triple header of the season, due to SprintX Round 4 of the Pirelli World Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park being canceled due to weather. Ryan Dalziel started the race from third, and raced in the top five for the majority of his stint. He pitted from fourth, giving the car to Daniel Morad to finish with 30 minutes remaining. A battle immediately ensued with Johnny O’Connell and his Cadillac, with Morad taking the position to chase the sister Cadillac of Michael Cooper. With 12 minutes remaining, the battle intensified, and Morad made the pass for third with just a few laps remaining.

Morad qualified the No. 2 Mercedes AMG GT3 in fifth for Round 9, the second race of the season. As the field raced into turn one in the opening lap, Morad took the inside line alongside Alvaro Parente. As the field made it through turn one, Parente had contact with the Porsche of Pat Long, resulting in the stewards calling Morad in for avoidable contact. As Morad confirmed to the team he had no contact, the pit officials sought clarification from race control. Ultimately, he served the penalty, pitting from second place and rejoining in 10th. After rejoining, the Canadian pitted again for the mandatory driver change, with Ryan Dalziel taking over to the checker flag. Determined to make up lost positions, Dalziel charged forward, immediately gaining back lost ground. Two more cars were called to serve penalties, aiding in the Scotsman’s drive through the field. The finishing result came down to the final lap, as Dalziel and Jordan Taylor raced side by side for fifth position. A strong run out of the final corner gave Dalziel the position, earning the team a fifth place finish.

The fastest lap for the No. 2 Mercedes in Round 9 awarded Dalziel with a fifth place starting position for Round 10. Following his teammate’s racing line the day before, Dalziel took the green flag and went to the inside of turn one, jumping from fifth to third position. He slipped to third as the race went full course caution, where he stayed until the mandatory pit window opened. The No. 58 Porsche of Jorg Bergmeister pitted early, and Dalziel stayed out on track, laying down the car’s fastest laps of the race. He gained significant round on the No. 58 and came in to pit from third. Morad took over and rejoined in sixth, and when the rest of the field’s pit stops cycled through, the No. 2 Mercedes led the field. Morad held off heavy pressure from Pat Long in the Porsche to take the win, the team’s second of the 2017 season.

“It’s a great way to end the SprintX season,” said Morad. “Unfortunately a few penalties that were issued throughout the season ultimately cost us the championship. Regardless of that, it’s great to be able to give our sponsors multiple wins in the season, and to turn it around from the race yesterday. It feels good to get redemption.”

“It was an awesome day,” said Dalziel. “It was a great turn around for the team and was really well deserved. We had the best car in the field today. It was great to give Daniel the car in the front. He controlled the race and did a great job under pressure. I can’t say enough about CRP and Devilbiss. It’s a shame to come up so short on the SprintX Championship. We gave it a try, and we’ll see where we finish the season at Sonoma Raceway.”

One race weekend remains in the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge Championship, the Grand Prix of Sonoma in California, September 15-17. For more information, visit world-challenge.com.


About SecurityNational Mortgage Company:

Founded in 1993, SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC) is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States and a subsidiary of the Security National Financial Corporation, (SNFCA – NASDAQ). With more than 120 offices and 800 loan officers, SNMC helps thousands of consumers achieve homeownership. The company is known for providing clients with the highest level of service, competitive rates and a full array of mortgage loan options. The company had sales volume greater than $2 billion in 2014, in an overall mortgage market that experienced almost a 35% decrease from previous year sales. The company funded over 10,800 mortgages in 2014.

SecurityNational Mortgage Company is ranked as a ‘Top 50 Mortgage Lender’ by Scotsman Guide and Mortgage Executive Magazine, their parent company, SNFC, boasts the ‘CEO of the Year’ for 2014, Scott Quist, and has earned ‘Best of State’ in Utah for Mortgage Banking. SNMC and its employees donate time and efforts to many charitable organizations across the country. For more information, visit www.SNMC.com or call 801.590.2277.

SecurityNational Mortgage Company Donates $15,000 to Family Promise of Salt Lake

SecurityNational Mortgage Company made a significant donation of $15,000 to the non-profit group Family Promise of Salt Lake.

Family Promise of Salt Lake is an interfaith alliance that helps homeless families achieve self-sufficiency. Family promise helps provide shelter and housing services for the homeless. In addition, Family Promise strives to facilitate lasting income and environmental stability for the families they serve.

Paul Christensen, Vice President of SecurityNational presented a check of $15,000 on Thursday to support the non-profit organization in their mission to serve and support the homeless and announced a corporate sponsorship with the non-profit organization.

“Family Promise is a great organization and it really gives back to the community. I think it will be great for [our] employees to have a hand in that and be able to do something for others in need,” said Christensen.

SNMC is looking forward to working with Family Promise on increasing their donations through employee participation.

Since 2015, Family Promise of Salt Lake has helped hundreds of families find safer and more habitable shelter and learn lasting, valuable life-skills to help them transition away from homelessness. The mission of Family Promise is achieved through thousands of hours from volunteers throughout the community and from various religious congregations, as well as generous donations from community supporters and organizations.

Learn more about how you can get involved with Family Promise of Salt Lake by visiting FPSL.ORG.

CRP Racing Signs Daniel Morad for Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Races

HARRISBURG, N.C. (April 24, 2017) — In anticipation of the Pirelli World Challenge’s SprintX championship kicking off this weekend at Virginia International Raceway, CRP Racing has signed Canadian racer Daniel Morad to join Ryan Dalziel in the No. 2 Devilbiss Mercedes AMG GT3. As a five race championship within the existing 2017 calendar, the SprintX format will expand both races in the events from 50 minutes to 60 minutes, requiring each driver to complete no more than 35 minutes of racing.

While only 27 years old, Morad’s 10 year racing resume boats strong results. In 2007, the Toronto native won the Formula BMW USA Championship, setting a record of six race wins in one championship. In 2015, Morad’s career in sports car racing began to blossom when he finished second in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada with nine podiums in ten races. The following year, he returned to the series to clinch the championship, earning four wins and ten podiums in twelve races. Morad closed out the 2016 race season with another championship title, winning the inaugural season of the IMSA Porsche GT3 North American Cup. His 2017 race season got off to the best kind of start, with a GTD class win at the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona with Alegra Motorsports. Morad’s first laps in the No. 2 Mercedes AMG GT3 will occur on Wednesday at the promoter test day at Virginia International Raceway.

“I am really happy to join CRP for the 2017 SprintX Championship,” said Morad. “There were a lot of top drivers in the mix for the seat so it is a real honor to have been chosen to pursue this exciting challenge. The past 12 months have been career changing, and I really appreciate the opportunity from Nick Short and the whole team.”

Morad will join full time driver Ryan Dalziel in the No. 2 Mercedes AMG GT3, who has already completed three races with the team. Dalziel holds two second place finishes at the 3.27 mile, 17 turn road course in Alton, Virginia.

“I’m really looking forward to Virginia International Raceway,” said Dalziel. “I haven’t been there since the resurfacing, but we’ve heard it is perfect now. I am excited about the first SprintX race of this season, and hoping Daniel and I can get a win.”

The two will be up against strong competition in the already highly competitive series, as the SprintX events have attracted professional drivers from around the world.

Competitors will have just under four and a half hours of testing and practice before Saturday’s qualifying session. The current driver rankings hold Dalziel at a Gold, and Morad as a Silver, meaning their Pro/Pro lineup will not require a minimum amount of time spent in pit lane during the mandatory pit stop. Both drivers will have to complete a minimum of 25 minutes of racing, but no more than 35 minutes.

Race one of the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Championship will begin Saturday, April 29 at 3:30PM ET, followed by Race 2 on Sunday the 30th at 1:15PM. The events of the weekend will air on CBS Sports Network, Sunday, May 7 at 6:00PM ET, but fans can find live timing and stream information at world-challenge.com/streamvideo.

About SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC)
SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC) is one of the fastest growing subsidiaries of the Security National family. Security National Financial Corporation is a publicly traded company (SNFCA – NASDAQ). Founded in 1993, SNMC is the home to nearly a thousand licensed loan professionals and currently operates more than 130 branch offices across the United States, with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. SNMC provides a wide range of residential, rural, business and commercial mortgage loans. For more information, visit www.SNMC.com.

About CRP Racing
CRP Racing is a leading edge race car engineering company with a winning pedigree that offers full service race car prep, full track set-up, restoration and custom fabrication, and shock, dyno and design services. Owner Nicholas Short has made a career out of motorsports with experience in IndyCar, NASCAR, Trans-Am, Group C Endurance Racing, Baja desert racing, Vintage SVRA and HSR and the World Challenge series.

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