The Trans-Am Series Signs Naming Rights Extension with Sports Car Club of America INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 6, 2004) - The Champ Car World Series, which operates the Trans-Am Series, and the Sports Car Club of America have agreed to extend an agreement...
The Trans-Am Series Signs Naming Rights Extension with Sports Car Club of America
INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 6, 2004) - The Champ Car World Series, which operates the Trans-Am Series, and the Sports Car Club of America have agreed to extend an agreement granting Champ Car the marketing and promotional rights to the Trans-Am name. The agreement is an extension of a pact originally signed in 2003.
"We are pleased to carry the Trans-Am banner into its 40th consecutive year of competition," said Trans-Am Series Executive Director John Clagett. "Trans-Am has a tradition as a powerful and valuable brand that dates back four decades as America's most legendary road racing series. We are honored to continue that tradition.
"As the Series enters its second year under the Champ Car umbrella, we are preparing for yet another great season of Trans-Am racing," added Clagett. "The Trans-Am Series, which will again contest the majority of its races on Champ Car weekends in 2005, is an integral piece of Champ Car's overall entertainment package. Trans-Am also has the added bonus of capitalizing on Champ Car's immense popularity in North America."
"We're pleased to extend our relationship, continuing the Trans-Am name and heritage for 2005," SCCA President and CE" Steve Johnson said. "We look forward to the 40th Trans-Am season.
The Trans-Am Series features closed-fendered, production-based, V-8-powered sports cars, competing on permanent road courses, and temporary street and airport circuits throughout North America. The Trans-Am Series is America's oldest continuously running road racing series and celebrates its 40th consecutive year of competition in 2005.