TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 23, 2004) – SCCA Pro Racing Ltd. announced today that The Winning Team® has become the “Official Outfitter of World Challenge and Pro Racing.” -30-
As part of the agreement that will provide World Challenge staff with a complete attire package for events, “The Winning Team Rookie of the Year” and “The Winning Team Rookie of the Race” will be recognized in both SPEED World Challenge GT and Touring Car races.
“As the SPEED World Challenge series continues to surge to the front of the motorsports world, it’s important to make sure our apparel reflect SCCA Pro Racing’s desire to be the best,” said Garret Mudd, SCCA Vice President of Marketing. “With The Winning Team becoming Pro Racing’s official outfitter, we feel that goal has been reached.”
The Winning Team President Harris Birken said the agreement with SCCA Pro Racing and The SPEED World Challenge was a natural fit.
“We are extremely excited to have this opportunity to work with such an exciting race series as SPEED World Challenge,” Birken said. “We are also very proud to have ‘The Winning Team Rookie of the Year’ and ‘The Winning Team Rookie of the Race’ awards.
“Having World Challenge staff wear our apparel provides us with additional exposure and other marketing opportunities.”
The California-based racing apparel company has supplied apparel for clients in other high-profile racing series including the IRL, NHRA and NASCAR.
For information on The Winning Team and its apparel, visit www.thewinningteam.com. For information about SCCA Pro Racing and the SPEED World Challenge, visit www.world-challenge.com or www.scca.com.
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