BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Sigma Autosport announced today that Rockwell FirstPoint Contact of Wood Dale, Ill., will be a multi-year partner of the #22 Sigma Champ Car team.
Sigma Autosport brings Rockwell FirstPoint Contact into its first venture in Champ Car racing with high expectations. With nine international events scheduled in the 2002 CART FedEx Championship, the Rockwell name will be displayed worldwide on the #22 Champ Car, enhancing their global marketing efforts.
"We are very excited to have a company like Rockwell FirstPoint Contact join our team," said Tom Wieringa, owner of Sigma Autosport. "We will do everything possible to help bring them a championship in the 2002 CART season."
Rockwell FirstPoint Contact president Terry Murphy is thrilled to join Sigma Autosport's effort in the CART FedEx Championship.
"We are truly excited to be part of Sigma Autosport's bid for the CART FedEx Championship," said Murphy. "Sigma has an exciting and competitive team, much like the team at Rockwell FirstPoint Contact."
After a strong rookie year, Sigma Autosport is prepared to take Rockwell and the #22 Champ Car to the podium in 2002.
"We're lapping the competition and winning business in markets around the world," explained Murphy. "We're confident that the Sigma team and Rockwell FirstPoint Contact will have a lot in common this year."
Sigma Autosport, founded in 2000, began racing in the CART FedEx Championship at Monterrey, Mexico in 2001. The team competed in all 20 CART races and recorded its best finish with back-to-back fifth place results at Vancouver and Germany. Sigma is one of 13 franchised racing teams in the CART FedEx Championship, and is a top contender for the 2002 championship. The Sigma Autosport Champ Car is driven by Max Papis for the 2002 season.
Rockwell FirstPoint Contact (www.rockwellfirstpoint.com), a business of Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), is a global provider of complete customer contact solutions that support multiple channels (voice, e-mail web, wireless and VoIP) through a unique open interaction infrastructure. The first to develop technology to help automate customer call centers, Rockwell FirstPoint Contact has a 30-year global reputation for reliability, dependability, on-time, on-budget delivery and superior customer service. Where intelligent customer contact begins, Rockwell FirstPoint Contact specializes in helping organizations leverage data from across the enterprise to achieve their customer relationship management strategies.