Partners

  • Continental Tire

    In 2015, Continental Tire will continue its long-running support of sports car racing through a multi-year deal with International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) as the Official Tire of IMSA.  The Prototype, Prototype Challenge and GT Daytona classes in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will run exclusively on Continental’s ExtremeContact™ DR (Dry Race) tire which has been specifically developed for the series.  Continental Tire will also continue as the title sponsor and official tire of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.

    From the ExtremeContact™ line of tires, the durability and performance of Continental’s race tires have been second-to-none over the last fiveyears and have given the world’s best drivers the grip and confidence they need to win races and championships.  In October 2013, Continental tires gave driver Colin Braun the confidence he needed to go 222.971 mph around the famed Daytona International Speedway in the No. 14 Michael Shank Racing Ford EcoBoost Daytona Prototype car, breaking the record for the fastest lap around the 2.5-mile oval.

    On the streets, the Continental ExtremeContact™ DW (Dry Wet) ultra-high performance tire is tuned for drivers seeking extreme grip in dry and wet conditions without sacrificing tread life and comfort.  The ExtremeContact™ line of performance tires also includes the ExtremeContact™ DWS (Dry Wet Snow) and the ExtremeWinterContact™.

    Based in Fort Mill, S.C., Continental Tire the Americas, LLC is a division of the Continental Corporation and manufactures and distributes a complete premium line of passenger, light truck and commercial tires for original equipment and replacement markets.  Their ultra-high performance tires include award-winning technologies that focus on safety, help save money, and reduce CO2 emissions.  Continental’s premium products are available at leading independent tire dealers, car dealers, and mass retail companies across North America.  For more information and to locate a dealer near you, visit www.continentaltire.com.

    Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international tire manufacturer, automotive supplier, and industrial partner offers sustainable, safe, comfortable, customized, and affordable solutions. The corporation with its five divisions Chassis&Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tire und ContiTech generated sales of approximately €33.3 billion in 2013 and currently employs around 189,000 people in 49 countries.

  • Allstate Roadside Service

    Allstate Roadside Services is one of the largest providers of roadside assistance and associated services in the U.S. marketplace today. Their key business focus is providing roadside assistance programs as a value-adding benefit for our Partners that will enhance brand affinity and customer loyalty, while exceeding service expectations and ensuring the highest levels of safety on the road. And, at the core of each customized program is a genuine passion for roadside and a business philosophy that embraces continuous change and drives innovation.
     
    Their Reinventing RoadsideSM approach fosters standard-setting contributions to the industry with a constant and purposeful concentration upon identifying new ways to reinvent the roadside experience. Built upon a rich 50-year history as a market leader providing assistance to millions of drivers, our unique value proposition and key differentiators – like our customized approach to developing end-to-end roadside solutions, as well as our customer-centric, flexible technology – truly set us apart from the competition. For more information, please visit www.allstateroadsideservices.com.

  • AVIS

    Avis Car Rental operates one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,450 locations in more than 165 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For more information, visit www.avis.com.

  • Coca Cola Company

    The Coca-Cola Company is the world's leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. Coca-Cola and its subsidiaries employ nearly 34,000 people, and the company's flagship brand, Coca-Cola, is one of 230 soft-drink brands manufactured and sold by The Coca-Cola Company and its subsidiaries in nearly 200 countries around the world. For more information visit http://us.coca-cola.com.

  • Featherlite Trailers

    Featherlite Trailers is a North American leader in high quality aluminum specialty race trailers and transporters as well as custom vending, hospitality and marketing trailers. A supporter of racing and racing sanctions for decades, Featherlite engineers lighter, stronger trailers for optimum payload capacity with the latest innovations that race teams prefer. In addition to racing, Featherlite manufactures hundreds of semi, gooseneck and bumper pull trailer models for horse, livestock, car, recreation and commercial markets, available through a network of 175 dealers in the U.S., Canada and Europe, www.featherlitespecialty.com. For more information please call (800) 800-1230.

  • Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts

    InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has 171 hotels, located in more than 60 countries with local insight that comes from over 60 years of experience. At InterContinental we believe that superior, understated service and outstanding facilities are important, but what makes us truly different, is the genuine interest we show in our guests. Our desire is to help guests make the most of their time. We connect our well-travelled guests to what's special about a destination, by sharing our knowledge so they enjoy authentic experiences that will enrich their lives and broaden their outlook.

    For more information, visit www.intercontinental.com.

  • OMP

    The racing spirit has been part of the Percivale family since 1973 when, in a small town near Genoa, Italy, Roberto, Claudio and Piergiorgio began to manufacture roll cages and racing accessories for their own racecars in order to gain a competitive edge over fellow competitors. OMP flourished under Percivale ownership up to 2008 when the company sold to the Delprato brothers: Paolo and Alberto.

    OMP Racing is one of the world's leading manufacturers of racing safety equipment and tuning accessories with a catalog of over 3,000 different items. Operating from a technologically advanced 80,000 sqft facility in Italy, OMP products are renowned for its quality, the meticulous attention to details that is constantly challenged by setting higher standards. ??During its 39 years of existence OMP had the honor to collaborate with superstar Michael Schumacher & Ayrton Senna, and with equally important drivers such as David Coulthard, Mika Hakkinen, Damon Hill, Nigel Mansell, Gerard Berger, Keke Rosberg, Riccardo Patrese, Alessandro Nannini, Stephan Johansson and Mario Andretti. ??OMP still collaborates with famous manufactures including: Ferrari, Maserati, Jaguar, Porsche and teams of the caliber of F1 Sauber, Toro Rosso, Penske Racing, Andretti Autosport, Wayne Taylor Racing, Action Express just to name a few.
     
    OMP America, the Company US subsidiary, is a long-cherished wish of the company in order to provide real-time accessibility and support to our US distributors and consumers and has been a Grand-Am Partner since 2007.
     
    For more information please visit www.OMPAmerica.com, www.Facebook.com/ompracin or www.instagram.com/ompracing.

  • PRS Guitars

    Paul Reed Smith Guitars is a leading manufacturer of high quality instruments in Stevensville, Maryland and has provided some of the world's most renowned musicians with instruments since 1985. The PRS team of highly skilled craftspeople produces over 1,000 electric guitars each month, as well as acoustic guitars and amplifiers, for worldwide distribution. In the fall of 2011 PRS introduced import acoustic and amplifier lines to complement their import SE line of electric guitars. Carlos Santana, Linkin Park, Orianthi, Opeth, Tim Mahoney of 311, Mark Tremonti of Creed and Alter Bridge, Ricky Skaggs, Cody Kilby, Martin Simpson, Tony McManus, and Warren Haynes are among the artists currently playing PRS instruments. For more information about Paul Reed Smith Guitars please visit www.prsguitars.com or Facebook at: www.Facebook.com/prsguitars.  Also check out www.prsracing.net.

  • Racing Radios

    Racing Radios began operations in 1974 when NASCAR's competition department approached Diversified Electronics for assistance with racing radio communications. Racing Radios was formed as a division of Diversified Electronics in 1979, and was incorporated 10 years later. The company is based in Atlanta, with offices in Atlanta and Mooresville, N.C.
     
    Learn more about Racing Radios at www.racingradios.com.

  • Short's Travel Management

    Established in 1946, Short’s Travel Management has grown to become one of the top 20 travel management companies in the industry. We are a full-service travel management company, proficient in specialized segments including Corporate, Sports, Groups & Meetings and Air Charters.  Short’s focuses on providing excellent customer service, savings opportunities and innovations to each client, proven by our development of unique solutions for the most complex travel programs.

  • Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.

    Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, the seventh largest electronics/electrical equipment company in the world. TABS is a leading provider of managed print and professional services (MPS and PS), and manages product planning, marketing, sales, service, support and distribution of copiers, facsimiles, multifunction printing products, network controllers, and toner products throughout the United States, Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. MPS and PS are strategic focus areas for the company, which first developed and began marketing the Encompass™ MPS program in 2003. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TABS has five divisions: the Electronic Imaging Division; the Toner Products Division; the Document Solutions Engineering Division; the International Division; and Toshiba Business Solutions (TBS), a wholly-owned subsidiary corporation of TABS, that operates a network of wholly-owned office equipment dealers throughout the United States. For more information visit www.toshiba.com.

  • Total Lubricants USA, Inc.

    Total is a world-class chemicals producer and has interests in the coal-mining and power generation sectors. In addition, Total is helping to secure the future of energy through its commitment to developing renewable energies, such as wind, solar and photovoltaic power and alternative fuels. Total Lubricants USA, Inc. is headquartered in Linden, New Jersey. Throughout the years since the founding of the company in 1868 the company's primary business has remained essentially the same; the development, manufacturing, and marketing of lubrication products. From their early origins as a privately held company they have continued to grow while maintaining the goal of providing technically advanced quality products and superior customer service.
     
    For more information, please visit www.totalengineoils.com.

  • BMW Group In America

    BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975.  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003.  The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; DesignworksUSA, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. 

    BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. 

    The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 339 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 140 BMW motorcycle retailers, 122 MINI passenger car dealers, and 35 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers.  BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

  • Chevrolet

    Chevrolet, founded over 100 years ago by racing pioneer Louis Chevrolet, considers racing a part of its bloodstream, and participates in the sport to win both on the track and in the marketplace. Chevrolet can transfer technology from the track to vehicles on the street, to make its production cars better, and Chevy's engineering and technical involvement in racing provides unique learning opportunities that are applied to Chevrolet's new lineup of award-winning vehicles. Chevy also uses racing as an important platform to reach racing and automotive enthusiasts, to give them experiences and information about new Chevrolet designs and technology. The race track is where winning shouts success for Chevy's technical resources, the capabilities of its people and the superiority of its products. Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.9 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, and high quality.

  • Ford Racing

    Ford Racing, based in Dearborn, Mich., is responsible for Ford Motor Company’s operational involvement in North America’s major forms of motorsport, including stock car racing (featuring NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY Series, Camping World Truck Series), sports car racing (including International Motor Sports Association), drag racing (pro and sportsman classes), and action sports (including but not limited to Global RallyCross, Formula Drift, X Games). The department also oversees the development and marketing of Ford Racing Performance Parts, with products ranging from performance packs, crate engines, and components to fully-engineered turnkey race cars. Ford Racing also manages all grassroots contingency awards programs, the outreach programs with all Ford Clubs and Ford performance enthusiasts, and the marketing of the Ford Racing brand.

  • Honda Performance Development

    Honda Performance Development (HPD) is the Honda racing company within North America. Founded in 1993, and located in Santa Clarita, Calif., HPD is the technical operations center for high-performance Honda racing cars and engines. HPD supports racers through its Honda Racing Line program.

     Launched in 2009, the Honda Racing Line is a program targeted at licensed participants in sanctioned amateur and entry-level professional racing. Honda Racing Line was formed to provide its members with a direct connection to Honda Performance Development and its unparalleled record of success at the highest levels of motorsport. Competitors may register for the Honda Racing Line through www.HondaRacingLine.com.

  • Mazda

    On any given weekend, there are more Mazdas on the road-race tracks of America than any other brand of vehicle. At the track, you'll see MX-5 Miata, RX-8, Mazda2, Mazda3, Mazda6, RX-7 and other vintage Mazda models competing, because every Mazda has the Soul of a Sports Car. In fact, the largest road-racing class in the world is Spec Miata, with more than 2,500 first- and second-generation Miatas tearing up America's racetracks, making it the most-raced production car in the world. Mazda's involvement in motorsports extends to its relationship with Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, one of the world's premier road-racing circuits, the Skip Barber Schools for driving and racing, and the Mazda Road to Indy.
     
    Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States, Canada and Mexico through nearly 900 dealers. Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada, Inc., located in Ontario; and in Mexico by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.

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  • Nissan

    Nissan and NISMO are proud to again be a part of the IMSA racing family. At Nissan, we create innovation and excitement for everyone. From the iconic 370Z to the exotic modern GT-R to the turbocharged JUKE NISMO crossover, Nissan delivers a superior driving experience unlike any other.

    Nissan's competition history runs deep, with more than 100 U.S. racing championships spanning nearly half a century.  Nissan Motorsports – NISMO - is dedicated to creating an exhilarating driving experience on the street or at the race track. 

    Nissan America's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan Americas is based in Franklin, Tenn. with the Americas Head Quarters and with manufacturing and assembly in Smyrna, Tenn., Decherd, Tenn. and Canton, Miss. in addition to global facilities. For more information about Nissan performance products, Nissan performance parts and the NISMO brand, visit http://www.nissanusa.com/nismo/.