Continental Tire will be playing a new role in the 2011 Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series. The major tire manufacturing company which has been a leading giant in the motorsports arena has been signed up as the official tire of the Grand Am series beginning next year, i.e.2011. Bill Caldwell, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Continental Tires felt delighted and said that Rolex series being one of the most prestigious events in United States perfectly complements the leading tire brand and would very well highlight the potential of the Continental Extreme Contact ultra-high performance tires. He was honored to be associated with the tire brand as the official tire of the series.
The major tire giant had to go through a very rigid and stringent evaluation process to achieve the throne of official leading tire brand of the Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series in 2011. Speaking about the new partnership, Kevin Hindson, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Grand Am racing series felt pleased and said that the display of commitment and dedication that Continental Tires unleashed in its tires delivered excellent performances. He said that this association will raise the bar of the already stiff competition.
Continental is a tire manufacturing giant which offers a huge range of high performance tires for passenger vehicles as well as that of heavy ones like trucks. The tire brand withstands the spirit of driving and infuses a rare confidence in the riders. Continental Tire is one of the worldâ€™s best suppliers of automobile equipment and offers its products to leading automobile manufacturers across the globe. With its outstanding technology Continental owns sales of multi billion dollars worldwide. The brand is also leading sponsor of many sports events including Grand Am Rolex Series, Time Attack racing, Super Lap Battle and record breaking Chris Rado of WORLD racing. Continental Tire is the supplier of brake systems, vehicle electronics and chassis including world class tires. Continental is the name behind safety equipment in many major branded automobiles in about 190 locations in 37 nations.
Talking about the leading sanctioning body of sports car racing in the whole of North America, Grand Am Road Racing has helped road racing take on a revolutionary appeal. Grand-Am Road Racing also plays operating and sanctioning body to the Rolex Sports Car Series as well as Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. Grand Am Rolex Road Racing series provides a platform to some of the legendary and emerging drivers across the globe and gives out a display of industryâ€™s top most and branded automobiles including Porsches, Ferraris, Mustangs and Mazdas. The season opening Rolex 24 at Daytona has emerged as a premier sports car event in North America and is being called â€œRace of Championsâ€ which features ace racers from IndyCar, NASCAR, F1 and other International sports car series.
The top class motorsports series has given road racing world many great racers over the years. The two giants coming together for a common cause signals that Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series is going to get even more eventful and interesting.