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Cooper Tires

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) is a global company with affiliates, subsidiaries and joint ventures that specialize in the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of passenger car and light truck tires. The company also has subsidiaries that specialize in medium truck, motorcycle and racing tires. With headquarters in Findlay, Ohio, Cooper Tire has manufacturing, sales, distribution, technical and design facilities within its family of companies located in 11 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.coopertires.com.

Mazda

Mazda is the number-one brand for road-racers across North America. Thousands of Mazda powered grassroots racers compete in various classes with the SCCA and NASA highlighted by Spec Miata, the world’s largest spec class with over 2,500 cars built. In 2006 Mazda established the MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development Ladder to assist racers in moving up through the ranks. In 2010 this was expanded to include the Mazda Road to Indy. Key to Mazda’s success is strategic partnerships with the Skip Barber Racing School and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

MAZDASPEED Motorsports is managed by Mazda North American Operations (MNAO). MNAO 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. Consumer information can be found at www.mazdausa.com with press information at www.mazdausamedia.com. Racers and fans can follow the action on Facebook (Mazdaspeed Motorsports).

Dallara

Since 1997, Dallara has designed and built chassis for teams competing in the Verizon IndyCar Series, claiming 16 series championships and 14Indianapolis 500 wins. It became the series’ sole chassis supplier in 2006. The company has also built the chassis for Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the top-level of INDYCAR’s Mazda Road to Indy ladder since 2002.

The current IndyCar chassis and new 2015 Indy Lights car are assembled in Dallara’s Speedway, Ind., headquarters, located near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Italian headquarters, located in Varano Melegari (Parma), has state-of-the-art facilities, including 60 and 50-percent wind tunnels, a professional driving simulator (the same simulator will be available in Speedway in March of 2014),a seven-post dynamic test rig, a Pro Engineer CAD system with FEA and CFD, a well-equipped modern machine shop with CNC machines and five-axis routing machines, an in-house composites department and a rapid prototyping machine that allows the rapid production of test parts straight from CAD data without the need to produce molds.

Dallara today competes in all F3 championships around the world and is the sole supplier of cars to the GP2, GP3 and World Series by Renault championships in addition to IndyCar and Indy Lights. It also supplies cars to instructional championships such as the German Formel Masters, as well as participating in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship. Dallara was recently awarded to be the sole supplier for the 2014 Japanese Super Formula Championship as well as for the strongly innovative Formula E chassis. The consultancy services offered by Dallara have attracted business from some of the most important names in the automotive industry including Alfa Romeo, Audi, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, KTM and Maserati, to name but a few.

Advanced Engine Research

Web Site: www.aerltd.com

 

Advanced Engine Research has designed, built and provides track support for the Mazda MZR-R engines used exclusively since 2015 in the Indy Lights Series. 

AER has been designing and building award-winning, high performance engines since 1997. AER’s numerous projects include championship-winning engines for both LMP1 and LMP2 prototype competition, BTCC, GP3 and World Series by Nissan.  Consultancy specialty projects have included development of a bespoke engine for Formula One’s 1.6 liter engine regulations and gasoline direct injection (GDI) systems for major OEM clients. AER currently supplies powertrains for the FIA World Endurance Championship and Mazda's IMSA DPi program.

AER has developed expertise in supplying cost-effective engine programs for series utilizing single-spec engines, and designed the Mazda MZR-R to run a full season without maintenance. The fully-stressed turbo-charged four-cylinder 2.0 liter Indy Lights engine goes 6,000 miles between rebuilds.

Headquartered in Basildon, Essex, England, AER's capabilities include a full in-house engine build department, fully instrumented/ scheduled dyno capability (up to 18,000 RPM, 1200 HP), and in-house ECU and advanced control design, vehicle wiring capability to the latest motorsports standards and MIL electronics design, as well as three-, four- and five-axis in-house machining capability.

American Racing

To track American Racing’s history is to track the history of racing. From performance on the track to bravado on the street, there has been one constant –innovation pushes everything we do. With decades of heritage in American motorsports across every discipline, every turn of an American Racing wheel proves one simple thing – they are never idle.

Tilton

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Tilton Engineering

Tilton offers bellhousings, clutch assemblies, clutch discs, clutch-flywheel assemblies, driveline accessories and bolt kits, driveline packages, flywheels and flexplates and release bearing assemblies. Its starter offerings include OE replacement starters, super starters, specialty application super starters and super starter replacement parts. Its web site is a wealth of information, as installation instructions and drawings as well as catalogs can be downloaded.
 

Cosworth

Web Site: www.cosworthusa.com
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Cosworth Electronics specializes in providing data acquisition, data analysis and control capabilities (including chassis, engine and payload) in highly reliable, compact designs that are able to withstand arduous environmental conditions. Technologies to deliver onboard data reduction and real time telemetry, combined with the class-leading Pi Toolbox analysis software, have led to the Pi Research range of data acquisition and chassis control solutions and the Pectel range of control systems being employed in applications throughout a variety of markets including aerospace, defense, marine and motorsport.

The companyʼs main goal is to provide all of its customers with an extensive range of products which are representative of the leading edge of such technology without sacrificing reliability.
 

Braille Battery

Braille Battery is an American Company based in Sarasota, Florida that is the world leader in ultra lightweight Lithium-Ion high performance batteries and also distributes and sells the world’s first and only AGM carbon fiber race batteries. The entire selection is also part of their “Green Start” line of Eco-minded batteries.  Blake Fuller, founder of the company, has a history as a road racer, winning Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 2002. The company name, Braille, reflects the concept that advantages of weight reduction in racing are sometimes only felt, not seen. Braille Battery is also a supplier to top teams in IndyCar, NASCAR, IMSA, Formula 1, Open Wheel, Drag Racing, Rally, SCCA, NASA, Drifting, Motorcycle and all levels of competition on both two and four wheels. Braille products are available through a variety of online distributors in the U.S., overseas, and at local specialty retail outlets.  

Life Racing

Web Site: www.liferacing.com

Life Racing provides professional engine, chassis and gearbox control electronics for automotive and motorsport. We provide control solutions from Le Mans to Formula Ford, WRC or single-make series.

Direct injection, stand-alone or integrated paddle shift systems, drive-by-wire, intelligent power distribution, electronic fusing, and the high reliability wiring systems required for the most demanding competitions. We have extensive experience of knock-limited intake-restricted turbocharger control gained over years of support for works WRC and Le Mans, where we have multiple class and series wins in conjunction with race engine development company AER.

SS Tube Technology

SS Tube Technology is an engineering business based in Oxfordshire, UK specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke, advanced tubular fabrications and thermal management systems for high tech industries.  Products are used in harsh environments where extreme temperatures, highly corrosive conditions and severe vibration loads are experienced.

Our offerings include high temperature pipework assemblies, thermal cladding and insulation, CAD design & 3D modelling, 3D laser scanning, stress analysis, CNC tube bending, six-axis laser cutting, hydroforming, precision TIG welding, tube rolling and non-destructive testing to name a few.

With a wealth of experience in partnering businesses at the very highest levels in a variety of industries, SS Tube Technology can provide a complete design, development and manufacture service to meet all of our customers’ requirements.

VP Racing Fuels

VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Race Fuel Technology™, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea and air since 1975.  In addition to Pirelli World Challenge, VP is the Official Racing Fuel of Tudor United SportsCar Championship, AMA Supercross, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, TORC-The Off Road Championship, NHRA Championship Drag Racing, and Rally America, among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.  

In addition to race fuel, VP’s product lines include ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive™ performance chemicals; and VP/PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C Racing.   More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com, VP-SEF.com or PowermasterFuels.com.

Allied Building Products

 

Allied Building Products has been a partner of Andersen Racing since 2008, entertaining hundreds of Allied employees, customers and guests over the years. The company expanded its role to sponsor of select Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda races beginning in 2010, and today extends its support to the entire Mazda Road to Indy by headlining several Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires race events. Allied's guests serve as trophy presenters and honorary starters, in addition to trackside entertaining and dinners with series’ drivers.

Allied Building Products Corp. is a residential and commercial building products distributor to specialty contractors in the building construction and remodeling industry. This includes residential roofing, commercial roofing, siding/windows, and to residential and commercial interior contractors. Allied Building Products Corp. is a subsidiary of Oldcastle, Inc. the North American holding company of CRHplc. CRH is one of the largest building material companies in the world with operations in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa and is publicly traded company listed on the Dublin, London and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CRH).

 

Royal Purple

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Royal Purple is the world’s leading lubricant company: The Performance Oil That Outperforms®. Its product portfolio includes a complete line of premium synthetic lubricants and performance chemicals for automotive, commercial trucking and industrial applications. With its proprietary Synerlec® technology serving as the cornerstone for most of the company’s products, Royal Purple lubricants excel in head-to-head performance tests by outperforming the competition. For additional information about Royal Purple, visit www.royalpurple.com or call toll-free 888-382-6300. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter/Instagram.

Hi-Tide Boat Lifts

Web Site: www.hi-tide.com
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Hi-Tide Boat Lifts is a pioneer in the boat lift industry, as the first manufacturers to design a product entirely of corrosion-resistant aluminum made specifically for the marine environment. As the leaders and innovators in the boat lift industry, the company also developed a patented Gear Drive gear box, which guarantees years of low maintenance service. 

Mazda Road to Indy

The Mazda Road to Indy is INDYCAR’s developmental ladder system and is one of the most successful and unparalleled driver development programs in the world, providing a clear, scholarship-funded path to reach the IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500. It includes the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires. All three affiliated “junior” series offer the challenge of racing on ovals, road courses and temporary street circuits, showcasing rising talent in front of IndyCar Series team owners. As part of the Mazda Road to Indy, all drivers and teams in the affiliated series can also take advantage of various promotional efforts provided by INDYCAR.

In addition, the unprecedented Mazda Road to Indy Summit and Oval Clinic Program provides a three-part educational curriculum for drivers on a variety of topics including media training, the business of motorsports, performance thinking, fitness and wellness, brand building, working with the media, providing Return on Investment, learning the intricacies of oval racing and more.

RACER

Web Site: www.racer.com
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RACER is a defining multi-channel media brand that sees the motorsports world as a global culture with a powerful, winning spirit.

RACER presents motorsports with an aesthetic sensibility and authentic voice that conveys the values, beliefs and the competitive mindset of those who create global racing on a daily basis.

MAXSPEED GROUP

Web Site: www.gorotax.com
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Rotax is the largest racing series in the world in any form of motorsports with over 15,000 drivers competing each year. The United States program entered a new era at the beginning of 2011 when MAXSpeed Group took over the administration led by President Richard Boisclair. Continued growth and the largest Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in history with 288 of the world’s best karters representing 60 nations descending on NOLA Motorsport Park last year are just a few of MAXSpeed Group’s accomplishments.

The Rotax MAX Challenge (RMC) is a professional kart racing series established, supported and structured by BRP-Powertrain and its distributors. The RMC is a “one-make-engine” formula: only Rotax kart engines are allowed. There are seven different race classes:  Rotax Micro MAX, Rotax Mini MAX, Rotax Junior MAX, Rotax Senior MAX, Rotax Masters MAX, Rotax MAX DD2 and Rotax MAX DD2 Masters.

Carl Haas Auto

Web Site: www.haasauto.com/
Carl Haas started his parts business in 1960, filling a need for quality race cars and parts in the rapidly growing professional and amateur racing industry. Since the very beginning the companyʼs goal has been to deliver nothing but the best for its customers. Haas introduced a revolutionary program called the Haas FAS-PAC service, which guaranteed delivery of parts in less than 24 hours anywhere in the United States long before any of the express delivery companies were in operation. Haas also did the unheard of and started taking used race cars as trade-ins on new cars. These two programs helped the racing industry grow immensely in the ʻ60s and ʻ70s. Carl Haas Automobile Imports still strives to deliver the same quality parts and service, be it a single part for a club racer or a complete trackside parts program for an entire series.

PFC Brakes

Web Site: www.performancefriction.com
Twitter: @PFC_Brakes
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At Performance Friction, every employee has a "passion for the product." And it shows. PFC brakes are the top choice in motorsports, winning more championships than any other brake on the market, and the company also makes application specific upgrades for hundreds of domestic and import models. PFC brakes are specified on more fleets nationwide including 40,000 police cars in North America. From NASCAR to emergency response vehicles, Performance Friction's mission is to deliver the absolute best brakes on the market. 

DYNAMIC SUSPENSIONS

Web Site: www.haasauto.com
Dynamic Suspensions has an enviable record of supplying state-of-the-art dampers including the new EVO range to winning motorsports teams competing in series from rallying to Formula One, including Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda. Its EVO dampers provide significant performance and operational gains over conventional dampers and eliminate the use of shims commonly used in motorsports dampers. The desired damping specification is achieved by using Dynamic Suspensions’ SpecFinder™ software to select interchangeable valve cartridges. Fine-tuning is achieved through on-car adjustment of both the linear indexed high- and low-speed adjusters. Dynamic Suspensions has two state-of-the-art seven-post shaker rigs. One is located at its headquarters in Thetford, Norfolk, England. The other is in North America at Multimaticʼs headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Carl Haas Automobile Imports is the exclusive distributor of Dynamic dampers in North America.

Staubli

Web Site: www.staubli-motorsport.com
Twitter: @staublicorpcom
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Stäubli is a mechatronics solutions provider with three dedicated divisions: Textile, Connectors and Robotics. With a global workforce of over 4,000, the company generates annual turnover surpassing 1 billion Swiss francs. Originally founded in 1892 as a small workshop in Horgen/Zurich, today Stäubli is an international group headquartered in Pfäffikon, Switzerland, delivering innovative solutions to all industrial sectors around the world.

With Stäubli connectors and fueling devices, performance and safety always come first. We offer a complete range of clean break connection solutions, including couplings designed to be high pressure resistant, vibration resistant, shock resistant and fuel and oil resistant. Our products integrate anti-pollution features, lightweight materials and compactness, making them ideally suited to the demands of motorsports.

Leak-proof and reliable, Stäubli connectors satisfy the highest safety standards. 

INDYCAR MINISTRY

The INDYCAR Ministry is a 501c(3), not-for-profit, non-denominational Christian organization that was developed to minister to the racing community. It organizes chapel services on race weekends when racers cannot attend their regular places of worship. Its chaplains provide support in times of crisis as well as continually encourage everyone to strive to have a closer relationship with God. The INDYCAR Ministry’s overall objectives are to see lives changed for the better, spiritual relationships strengthened, and to bring honor and glory in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

HOLMATRO

Holmatro Incorporated has been manufacturing high performance rescue tools in Maryland Since 1988.  Founded in the Netherlands in 1967, Holmatro, has over 40 years of experience manufacturing high pressure hydraulic equipment.  Holmatro operates three manufacturing facilities, with two in Europe and one in the United States.  Through our dealer network Holmatro offers product, training, service and support to our customers on every continent.  Rescue and emergency services personnel around the world depend on Holmatro’s technology to make their critical tasks easier, safer and more reliable.

Racing Communications

Racing Communications supplies two-way racing communications for oval track, road racing, drag racing and many other forms of racing. Racing Communications can help racers looking for an off-the-shelf system or a custom system built to their specifications. It can also handle service and repairs.

It is an official dealer for Kenwood, Motorola and Vertex Standard. In addition to complete radio systems, Racing Communications offers headsets, intercom systems, scanners, racing helmets and in-car accessories.

SAFETY-KLEEN

Web Site: www.safetykleen.com
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Safety-Kleen is the largest re-refiner of used oil and provider of parts cleaning services in North America. Its broad selection of environmentally responsible products and services ensure the proper collection, processing, re-refining, recycling and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.