CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT sponsor announced

RuSPORT Welcomes New Partner SanDisk RuSPORT is proud to announce a new multi-race partnership with SanDisk, the world's largest supplier of flash memory data storage card products. The ...

RuSPORT Welcomes New Partner SanDisk

RuSPORT is proud to announce a new multi-race partnership with SanDisk, the world's largest supplier of flash memory data storage card products. The #9 machine of British pilot Justin Wilson will carry the SanDisk livery beginning with the premiere U.S. event of the , as the team heads into the Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season- opener in Long Beach, California on April 10.

"The pairing of RuSPORT, an organization that needs speed, consistent performance, and constantly strives for excellence, with SanDisk, a company whose success depends on those very same attributes, makes for a fantastic partnership," said RuSPORT team owner Carl Russo. "We provide true excitement on the race track in extreme conditions, and SanDisk helps professional photographers translate that excitement to our millions of fans around the globe."

The #9 machine of Justin Wilson will carry the SanDisk livery at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and his firesuit willSanDisk will use the seaside street festival of racing to showcase several of its high-end lines, including promote the Extreme III line of CompactFlash cards, SD cards, and Memory Stick PRO cards designed for the high-end, professional photographers who work under extreme conditions and, require the fastest speeds and highest performance available. SanDisk will also be hosting at- track activities for the professional photographers to provide services related to their entire family of products., including the Ultra II line, which are the fastest performing memory cards on the market.

"I have been using SanDisk CompactFlash cards for years. For price and performance they can't be beat. SanDisk continues to lead the market as the fastest cards with the greatest storage." Explained veteran motorsports photographer Alan Munger of TNT Photo agency; the agency used exclusively by RuSPORT for documenting every Champ Car event. "When shooting motorsports, most of the time you only have a split second to catch the image you need, so you can't afford to compromise. I've never had a single failure with SanDisk."

SanDisk quote: "We're looking forward to working with the RuSPORT team," said Linda Wong, SanDisk Product Marketing Manager. "It's a great opportunity to showcase our products' performance in a demanding application."

"The Champ Car World Series is the perfect environment to showcase our products' performance in a demanding application. We believe and, like SanDisk, RuSPORT maintainshas the what it takes to be successful in theat environment."

The #9 SanDisk car of Justin Wilson and the #10 car of reigning Roshfrans Rookie of the Year A.J. Allmendinger will next hit the track on Friday, April 8 with the first round of qualifying through the streets of Long Beach. The green flag will drop for the 31st annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday, April 10 and can be seen live on NBC at 4:00 PM (EST)..

RuSPORT, headquartered in Denver, CO, is entering its second season of competition with a two-car team in the Champ Car World Series. RuSPORT's history-making 2004 season included 18 top-ten qualifications,15 top-ten finishes, including 4 podiums.

SanDisk is the original inventor of flash storage cards and is the world's largest supplier of flash data storage card products, using its patented, high-density flash memory and controller technology. Founded in 1988, SanDisk is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA and has operations worldwide, with more than half its $1.8 billion in sales occurring outside the U.S.

SanDisk. Store your world in ours. Extreme III. Extreme conditions. Extreme performance. Extremely easy choice. www.SanDisk.com

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Justin Wilson , A.J. Allmendinger , Carl Russo