Fortune Market is committed to working hand in hand with the track promoter to bring race fans to the race and make the Fortune Market 250 one of the most successful Grand-Am racing events of the season
Monterey, CA (PRWEB) December 6, 2007
Officials from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced today an agreement with Fortune Market Media as the title sponsor of the Fortune Market 250 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series race on Saturday, May 17, 2008.
Fortune Market Media is a diversified media and communications company providing businesses with a variety of financial, consumer, and investor related communications services. Fortune Market recently acquired Sigalsport. The two entities are now the Fortune Market Racing team - becoming the first North American publicly traded race team.
"The 2008 Fortune Market 250 featuring the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is the home race for Fortune Market Racing and the closest race to Fortune Market Media's Los Angeles headquarters. We elected to sponsor this event because it represents the perfect opportunity to promote and increase Fortune Market's name, brand and subsidiaries awareness," said Emmanuel Lupe, Fortune Market Media vice president of Motorsports and managing director of Fortune Market Racing. "Fortune Market is committed to working hand in hand with the track promoter to bring race fans to the race and make the Fortune Market 250 one of the most successful Grand-Am racing events of the season," adds Lupe.
"We are very excited to build a relationship with Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Our goal is to bring racing into the homes of our west coast audience," adds Ryan Tomlinson, executive vice president and director of media at Fortune Market. "In true form, Fortune Market plans to introduce unique and cutting edge media to the event and possibly create another Grand-Am racing first."
"The Fortune Market 250 promises to be a fantastic event," said Gill Campbell, CEO of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. "We look forward to working with Fortune Market Media to make the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car race one of the best event of the Grand-Am season."
The Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and Champ Car World Series converge on the Monterey Peninsula to form the Monterey Festival of Speed which is billed as a double feature weekend. Saturday, May 17th features the ultra-competitive, wheel-to-wheel action of the Grand-Am Daytona Prototype and GT cars in a 250-mile race. On Sunday, May 18th, it's the return of the Champ Car World Series - the fastest racing cars currently competing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca..
About Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was built in 1957 and has been operated since its inception by the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP). SCRAMP is a not-for-profit corporation that donates net proceeds from each race season to the volunteer organizations that help put on the events at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Last season alone, SCRAMP donated over $400,000 to local charities and civic organizations.
Information for all events on the 2008 Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca schedule and the 50th Anniversary of the world-famous facility are available by logging onto http://www.laguna-seca.com or calling (800) 327-SECA.
About Fortune Market Media, Inc.
Fortune Market Media, Inc. (FTMMD) is a diversified media and communications company providing businesses with a variety of financial-, consumer- and investor-related communications services. Fortune Market creates awareness among investors, consumers and potential partners through its multi-channel streams of media. More information is available at http://www.fortunemarket.net.
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