This is an incredible opportunity for me personally and professionally. First and foremost, I am proud to become a member of Thermal Motorsports Track & Club.
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Palm Springs, CA (PRWEB) May 03, 2011
"This is an incredible opportunity for me personally and professionally. First and foremost, I am proud to become a member of Thermal Motorsports Track & Club. Professionally, I look forward to the challenge of helping in the development of the track and in creating niche driving programs. This will be fun way to channel my energy when I’m not focused on my own racing commitments. It's an exciting project and I can't wait to see the track come to life." said Bell.
As Brand Ambassador, Bell will have an active role in track developments and visual marketing. Also, Bell will have a prominent role in recruiting athletes, personalities and brands that will be affiliated with the track in the future.
“We are thrilled to have Townsend Bell come aboard Thermal Motorsports as an Ambassador,” said Thermal founder Paul Clayton. “Apart from being an amazing driver, his values and personality are a perfect fit with Thermal Motorsports.”
Bell will drive the No. 99 Herbalife car for Sam Schmidt Motorsports in the 100th-anniversary of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race this May. Bell finished 16th last year while driving the No. 99. His career-best mark is fourth while driving for KV Racing Technology in 2009.
Thermal Motorsports Track & Club is set to become North America’s premier destination for automotive connoisseurs and racing enthusiasts alike. Nestled into the sweeping desert landscape of the greater Palm Springs area, Thermal is an invitation only members’ club that brings together the rich traditions of California Motorsports and cutting edge facilities to create an experience of unparalleled style and performance. Each Member and their family will benefit from access to the premier sporting facilities of PGA West and the exclusive opportunity to own track side lots providing the ultimate in luxury vehicle storage and entertainment. More than just a track, Thermal is a lifestyle and vision drenched in wonder, forward thinking design and man’s ongoing love affair with machine. For more information, visit the showroom at La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, California.
For more information about Thermal, or to inquire about memberships, please visit http://www.thermal122.com
About Townsend Bell
Townsend Bell has developed an accomplished and diverse resume since setting his sights on a racing career in 1996. Powered by determination and possessing the skills to package funding programs, the California native stepped from driving school to the cockpit of a Formula 1 chassis in a scant seven years. On his way to competing at the highest level of open wheel racing in the U.S., the IZOD IndyCar series, Townsend captured the 2001 Indy Lights Championship and became the first American to earn an F3000 podium in Europe. In 2009, the same year he finished fourth in the Indianapolis 500, he launched a corporate coaching program to help drivers, teams and companies maximize their sponsorship efforts.
For more information about Townsend Bell, please visit http://www.townsendbell.com
Phone: (858) 736-7538