Wilmington based race team gearin’ up for 2012
WILMINGTON,NC (news release) — The Area 81 Racing Team based in Wilmington, NC ( www.Area81Racing.com ) has secured sponsorship from two companies who will be helping the SCCA 1000 road racing team compete in the F1000 Championship (www.F1000Champ.com) and SE Div. SCCA National & SCCA Regional events throughout 2012.
CITSCORP ( www.CITSCORP.com ) is an Industrial Automation Distributor, providing Inventory Management, Technical and Integration services. Their goal is to earn our customers’ business and confidence everyday by providing services of the highest standard. Headquartered in Wilmington, NC, CITSCORP’S base of operation is in the Southeastern USA but have a growing customer base that spans the Continental USA.
Patrick Kite, CITSCORP President, said “It makes sense to sign with Area 81 Racing. We share the same values of high quality in performance and integrity in our relationships. We’re pleased to be a part of the Area 81 Racing team.”
BriKy Inc. Markets designs & manufactures innovative products in conjunction with ElecMech Inc.’s subfractional dc motor, gearmotor & blower products in Leland, NC (just outside of Wilmington, NC). ElecMech Inc. (www.elecmechinc.com ) also engineers motors from other global suppliers to solve custom needs of customers in a variety of applications ranging from spinning wing hunting decoys, medical pumps, Industrial applications & Racing Cooling blowers. BriKy Inc.’s focus is on integrating ElecMech Inc.’s motor technology into finished product.
Frank Slightom – President of Briky Inc. “I’ve signed with Area 81 Racing to provide support to local racing efforts in the new F1000 series after being approached by Richard & Tim to develop a Personal Cooling Blower (PCB) for Open Cockpit racing applications”. The new portable PCB Blower can also be used in other Racing Series, Helicopters & Police Tactical Vehicles where cooling of personnel translates into less heat related stress & better performance.
Team Principal & Driver Car # 81 – Richard Franklin – Innovative companies market in innovative ways. The facts are; CITSCORP and Briky customers are technically focused and professional. Their core customer is the same type of person who would be drawn to SCCA Road Racing & our high-tech 150mph, 12,000 rpm, open wheel F1000 Racing cars. Area 81 plans to assist both CITSCORP and Briky in new markets and help them to be part of SCCA racing. Tim & I look forward to representing their services and demonstrating their innovative products throughout the 2012 season.
Team Principal & Driver Car # 18 – Tim Pierce – I am honored to have CITSCORP and Briky as part of the Area 81 Racing team. With a degree in Electrical Engineering and Industrial plant experience, I am excited to represent CITSCORP. The racing community is high tech oriented, which makes CITSCORP and Area 81 Racing a great match. Briky already offers products to the NASCAR & GrandAm community for brake cooling systems. I think the New Briky PCB will be very popular with racers, especially in the Southeast. I look forward to a successful relationship during the 2012 season and beyond.
Additional information regarding both CITSCORP and Briky Inc. is available at the team’s website www.Area81Racing.com
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