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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Race Weekend Provides Platform for Macola & TierLink Product Launch International Company Teams with Forsythe Championship Racing HILLIARD, Ohio (August 5) -- The Raceway at Belle Isle will provide the stage as speed, ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Race Weekend Provides Platform for Macola & TierLink Product Launch International Company Teams with Forsythe Championship Racing

HILLIARD, Ohio (August 5) -- The Raceway at Belle Isle will provide the stage as speed, performance and technology have partnered international software company Macola with Forsythe Championship Racing for a nationwide product launch at the Tenneco Automotive Grand Prix of Detroit, August 6 - 8.

The #6 Lola race car of 1998 Indy Lights Rookie of the Year Guy Smith will be featured in the debut of TierLink, a new software application for the automotive industry. TierLink is designed to complement Macola's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software by providing automotive suppliers with advanced shipping notice (ASN), inventory tracking and automotive Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) functionality.

"The ability to be fast and accurate in racing is what makes a winner, and in the automotive supplier community it's what makes for profit or loss," said Macola's Executive Vice President of Marketing Mark Wallinger. "We are excited to team with Forsythe Championship Racing and Guy Smith this weekend in the Motor City. The speed and performance of motorsports are paralleled to Macola and the new TierLink product."

"Technology and racing go hand in hand," said Forsythe Championship Racing Team President Steve Horne. "We are pleased to provide the platform for Macola and the TierLink product launch."

Founded in 1971, Macola is a global company based in Marion, Ohio. Macola provides client/server manufacturing, distribution and financial solutions in more than 100 countries, with customers managing over $100 billion annually using its Progression Series software.

TierLink was developed by Macola Business Partner Algorithm, Inc. and Bar Code Solutions, Inc. as a seamless automotive EDI solution for Macola Software.

Sophomore driver Guy Smith returns to Detroit for Round 9 of the PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship -- the Official Development Series of CART. Smith has recorded seven points-paying finishes in eight races held to date.

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Guy Smith , Steve Horne