SCC: Series announces 2011 shock suppliers

SHOCK VALUE: KONI, AST SUSPENSION NAMED CO-SUPPLIERS FOR GRAND-AM CONTINENTAL TIRE SPORTS CAR CHALLENGE Competitors Will Have Choice Of Shock Absorbers DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 11, 2010) - Competitors in the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports...

SHOCK VALUE: KONI, AST SUSPENSION NAMED CO-SUPPLIERS FOR GRAND-AM CONTINENTAL TIRE SPORTS CAR CHALLENGE

Competitors Will Have Choice Of Shock Absorbers

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 11, 2010) - Competitors in the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge will have their choice of two high-performance shock absorber suppliers starting in 2011, as KONI Shock Absorbers of Hebron, Ky., and AST Suspension - USA of Plano, Texas, will be co-suppliers for the series.

It marks the beginning of a partnership between GRAND-AM and AST Suspension, while KONI continues a relationship it started with GRAND-AM since 2006. Additionally, both companies will also participate in the series' contingency program.

"AST Suspension and KONI each have great reputations for producing high-performance shock absorbers for a wide variety of racing vehicles," said Kevin Hindson, GRAND-AM vice president of marketing and communications. "We have built our relationship with KONI over the years and are delighted to continue that relationship. Likewise, we are excited to begin a new partnership with AST. Both companies will provide teams with outstanding shocks."

The next event for the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge is the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières on Friday and Saturday in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.

-source: grand-am

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