Jacksonville, FL- September 3, 2014– The Stuttgart Cup/Mission Foods GT3 Cup Trophy has announced a partnership with premier tire brand Pirelli to run through the 2016 season.
Pirelli P Zero Racing Slicks have been the tire of choice for The Stuttgart Cup/Mission Foods GT3 Cup Trophy since the origin of the series competitors due to their superiority on a variety of racing conditions.
“These tires are a great match for the Porsches,” said competitor Bill Riddell. “They are fun, safe, predictable and fast. I never have to worry about tire wear because the Pirelli P Zero’s are so good you don’t have to hold anything back.”
Competitors will receive preferred pricing and tire service every race weekend. Additionally, Pirelli P Zero Tires will be awarded throughout the year for race recognition as well as at year-end Championship awards.
“We are pleased to see this program come together and to have the opportunity to work with The Stuttgart Cup in building a great series for Porsche platforms,” said Rafael Navarro, VP Communications, Media Relation and Motorsport of Pirelli North America. “The organizers and teams can rely on the top level product and service to have a competitive and enjoyable experience on the track.”
Founded in 1872, Pirelli is present in over 160 countries. Pirelli has 22 manufacturing sites and employs approximately 38,000 people around the world. Pirelli is a leading producer of premium tires due to its commitment to R&D. Successfully competing in motorsport since 1907, Pirelli is currently the exclusive supplier of the Formula 1 championship, the Superbike world championship, and many single marquee championships around the world.
Pirelli Tire North America (PTNA) services NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) member countries through its Modular Integrated Robotized System (MIRS) facility and research and development center at its Rome, Georgia headquarters, its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Silao, Mexico and its New York City, Montreal and Mexico City sales and marketing offices. The company manufactures, distributes and markets original equipment and replacement tires for export and domestic car/motorcycle applications (US, CA, MX) and Agro/Heavy Truck platforms (MX)
About The Stuttgart Cup/Mission Foods GT3 Cup Trophy:
Both The Stuttgart Cup™ and the Mission Foods GT3 Cup Trophy USA by Car Amigo are managed by Americas Cup GT L.L.C. Both championships are sprint and endurance series with The Stuttgart Cup™ open to all Porsche Caymans and Boxsters and Mission Foods GT3 open to all 2000 and later Porsche 911 GT3s and related models. Rules for both series are centered on power to weight ratio. All competing Stuttgart Cup cars must compete with stock make and model engine and transmissions with approved allowances for exhaust and intake modifications. Stuttgart Cup organizers also welcome all competitors with existing race-prepared Caymans or Boxsters to compete with body and engine modifications balanced within series power to weight ratio parameters. All such competitors will not be eligible for championship points or class-designated race wins, but the door is always open to all Cayman and Boxster competitors to get in on the action.
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