01/25/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/09/2018 14:26
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, is excited to announce its sponsorship with United Autosports in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. ScanSource's logo will be prominently featured on the two United Autosports sports cars participating in the race staged at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida. The Rolex 24, beginning on January 27, 2018, is one of the world's best-known 24-hour races, acting as the first round of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
ScanSource customers will be hosted at the event by ScanSource executives to show appreciation for new and continued partnerships.
'We're excited to be participating in the Rolex 24 and hosting our customers at the race,' said Tony Sorrentino, Co-President, US and Canada, ScanSource, Inc. 'At ScanSource, our customers are a top priority - we're committed to being a trusted advisor and partner for all of our customers' business needs. Business is personal here.'
The two United Autosports racecars featuring ScanSource in the Rolex 24 are Ligier JS P217 LMP2 sports-prototypes (cars #23 and #32). Car #23 will be driven by former double F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso, Phil Hanson and Lando Norris. Car #32 will be driven by Hugo de Sadeleer, Paul Di Resta, Will Owen and Bruno Senna.
'Speaking on behalf of everyone at United Autosports, I'm super pleased to have ScanSource joining our team at such a prestigious event,' said Zak Brown, Team Owner and Chairman, United Autosports. 'We're both in the fast lane - us on the race tracks of the world, this weekend the famous Daytona International Speedway, while ScanSource are a like-minded company at the forefront of technology in the global market place.'
The Rolex 24 is the first of a series of customer-centric events that ScanSource will be hosting throughout the year to further demonstrate its commitment to its customers.
About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, focusing on point-of-sale, payments, barcode, physical security, unified communications and collaboration, cloud and telecom services. ScanSource's teams provide value-added solutions and operate from two segments, Worldwide Barcode, Networking & Security and Worldwide Communications & Services. ScanSource is committed to helping its customers choose, configure and deliver the industry's best solutions across almost every vertical market in North America, Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the Company is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina and was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in South Carolina. ScanSource ranks #647 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, visit www.scansource.com.
About United Autosports
United Autosports is a well-known GT and sports car race team, based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK. Founded in 2009 by businessman, Zak Brown and racing driver, Richard Dean, United Autosports have raced in a number of different championships, with a vast range of cars and drivers.
The team are double European Le Mans Series LMP3 champions, having won the title back to back in 2016 and 2017. United Autosports are also sole UK agents for Onroak Automotive's range of LMP3 and CN cars. In 2017, United Autosports entered the European Le Mans Series with two Ligier JS P3 cars. They also entered the LMP2 class of the series with their Ligier JS P217 finishing second in the championship. They also made their debut in the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours finishing fourth in class (fifth overall). The team also raced in the Michelin Le Mans Cup - support race to the ELMS with two Ligier JS P3s. They also raced in the debut season of the British LMP3 Cup Championship, finishing second in the championship.
United Autosports restore, maintain and race a vast range of rare historic Formula One and sports cars, entering races in the UK, Europe and across the world. The team is known for contesting various special events throughout the year, such as the Bathurst 12 Hours (Australia), Spa 24 Hours (Belgium), and the Macau GT Cup (Asia). The team have also entered the Daytona 24 Hours (USA), the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (China) and Petit Le Mans (USA).