For Immediate Release November 26, 2003 at 8:30am PST

Monster Energy(TM) drink to join forces with team Bullet Performance Racing and JT-Designs for longest automotive endurance racing event in North America.

Vista, California- (November 18, 2003)- Monster Energy(TM) drink, the high-energy beverage product of Hansen Natural Corp. (NasdaqSC:HANS) have committed to endorse Jim Mihal as one of 6 drivers of Team Bullet Performance’s BMW 328i at the 25 hours of Thunderhill, Dec. 6-7.

Chris Welch, of team Bullet Performance “It is great that Jim has brought Monster Energy in as a contributing sponsor for the Bullet Performance Race Team for this event! We are lucky to have Monster Energy on board for this race and wish the JT-Designs off Road Race Team great success for 2004 with Monster as their new marketing partner. It goes to show that Monster Energy is serious about endurance motorsports!”

"We could not be more confident for such a grueling endurance competition knowing our team will be fueled by Monster Energy which is hands down the best energy drink we have tried." stated Jim Mihal of JT-Designs. “We are grateful to have Monster Energy as our 2004 marketing partner and are proud to bring yet another great company into the likes of endurance Motorsport Racing!”

25 Hours at Thunderhill will be challenged by over ninety professional race team contingencies and will feature mass media coverage from numerous trade magazines and has acquired significant international interest.

Jerry Kunzman, NASA’s Executive Director stated “I have been getting calls from team owners, and from the media around the country, and as far away as New Zealand, about this history making event. The idea is to put the teams to a challenge, while drawing competitors and press from around the country. There is no closed-circuit road race this long, anywhere in the world. NASA is the only one bold enough to do this.”

David Bittenbender

V.P. Sales and Marketing
JT-Designs (d.b.a. Mihal Enterprises)
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For immediate release, November 26th, 2003 5:00 PM PST, Vista CA

Monster Energy(TM) will provide sustained energy for the 25 Hours of Thunderhill Endurance Race Presented by N.A.S.A.

The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is happy to announce that Jim Mihal of JT-Designs will provide Monster Energy (TM) Drink, the Ultra High-Energy beverage to every driver and NASA worker participating in this years upcoming 25-hour Endurance Race at Thunderhill Park in Willows, CA. " I have been working with the people of Monster Energy (TM) to be able to provide every driver in this grueling endurance event with a high energy beverage to help get through the 25 hours," stated Jim Mihal “A special Thank You goes to Kirk Bausch of Hansen Natural Corporation who is responsible for making this happen!”

About Monster Energy(TM)

Monster Energy (TM) is a high energy beverage and is a product of Hansen Natural Corporation based in Corona, California. Monster Energy (TM) contains a proprietary energy blend of ingredients designed to deliver an immediate and sustained energy boost. However, Monster is more than just caffeine charged drink - in fact an 8-oz serving of Monster Energy (TM) contains less caffeine than a typical cup of coffee. Monster's has a combination of the right ingredients in the right proportion to deliver what you are looking for: "The buzz"! Monster Energy (TM) is now available in a "Low-Carb" formula as well. Monster Energy (TM) wants every driver to "Unleash the Beast" at 25 hours in Thunderhill.