SAN ANTONIO, TX (November 8, 2017) VP Racing Fuels today announced a spec fuel affiliation with the 24H COTA USA 2017 race being held at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on November 10-12, 2017. VP Racing Fuels will be supplying the track and the race teams with VP’s M95 race fuel which is a brand-new unleaded blend for VP that is non-oxygenated with 98 research octane (RON) offering reliable consistent quality.
Donato Bonacquisto, Director of Marketing for VP Racing Fuels states: “VP has a long tradition of supplying premiere tracks and sanctioning bodies with spec fuel all over the world and we are very proud to work with COTA and the 24H Series by supplying world caliber racers with a race fuel blend that will provide the power and efficiency that these types of race series rely on due to their demanding race conditions and overall length of time on track.”
About 24H SERIES
The 24H SERIES powered by Hankook is an FIA-approved international series of 12- and 24-hour endurance race events aimed at amateurs, semi-professionals and professional drivers. A wide variety of ‘tin top’ touring cars, GTs and 24H-Specials (e.g. silhouette cars) are eligible to race, from ‘hot hatchbacks’ up to proper GT3 machinery and purpose-built race cars. An established structure of classes and liberal technical regulations allow teams to compete without having to change their cars for the 24H SERIES, thus helping them to save costs. Points are awarded for overall teams’ and drivers’ championships, a separate Ladies’ Cup as well as for the various classes.
Affordable, a convivial atmosphere with teams and drivers from all over the world and fair competition on the track are the main characteristics of the 24H SERIES and 24H TCE SERIES events, allowing all teams and drivers to enjoy the fascination of motorsport together.
About Circuit of The Americas
Circuit of The Americas is more than a race track – it is the only purpose-built facility in the United States designed to host the premier motorsports championships in the world, including Formula One, MotoGP, the FIA World Endurance Championship and the Tudor United SportsCar Championship.
With a blend of sweeping, fast sections and tight, technical corners, Circuit of The Americas has challenged the world’s greatest drivers and riders. Now it is ready to challenge you and your guests through our track rental program.
The premier destination for world-class motorsports and entertainment in the United States. Set on 1,500 acres in the rolling hills just outside downtown Austin, Circuit of The Americas has hosted the biggest names in racing, action sports and music since 2012. At its heart is a 3.41-mile racetrack that was designed to challenge the world’s most exacting competitors while providing a thrilling spectacle for audiences.
About 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. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Late Models, Pirelli World Challenge, PDRA and Rally America, among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.
As part of a retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across the U.S. are being branded as VP Racing Fuels, with each providing distribution for VP’s other product lines, including ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive® performance chemicals; VP Hi-Performance Lubricants; VP PowerWash™ and more. VP also recently launched VP Racing FASTLUBE quick lube facilities. In addition, VP markets VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing. More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com
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Donato Bonacquisto at 210-635-7744 or [email protected].