Sales and marketing firm Next Inc has set up a new motor sports division to promote its apparel line which includes embroidered headwear, twill shirts, polo golf shirts and T-shirts.

The Tennessee-based company said the RPM Sports USA unit will oversee the clothing line’s design and distribution to more than 6,000 car dealerships and various motor sport events.

President and COO, William Hensley, said: "With the addition of the RPM Motor Sports Division we are poised to enter into new markets and accelerate our expansion program."

"The advent of RPM Sports USA will take the company into a new direction unparalleled in its history, will add significant revenues to its future business, while continuing to expand the company's traditional marketing forays."