Pirelli announces racing sponsorships

July 6, 2002

Pirelli Tire North America signed a four-year agreement with the Panoz Motor Sports Group, which will expand on its support of the American Le Mans Series.

As part of the agreement, Pirelli will be the official tire of the following:

* Road Atlanta, a 2.54-mile, 12-turn road course that is home to the Audi presents Petit Le Mans and 12 other spectator events.

* Sebring International Raceway, home to the 12 Hours of Sebring race, which opens the American Le Mans Series.

* Panoz GT and GT Pro series.

* Panoz Racing School and the Audi Driving Experience.

Pirelli also will be the official sponsor of the Mosport International Raceway.

The Panoz Motor Sports Group (PMSG) is based in Braselton, Ga. It is comprised of many of the motorsports holdings of Don Panoz, which includes the American Le Mans Series.