Davis Gains Primary Sponsor for First Street Race
 March 21, 2012| 
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St. Petersburg, FL (March 21th, 2012) Collete Davis, the 18-year-old sophomore Mechanical Engineering student from Daytona Beach, FL who just completed her first pro race weekend, announces today the addition of a primary sponsorship by Global Emergency Products, a Temco Machinery Inc. Company, for Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2012 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda this coming week on the Streets of St. Petersburg in support of the IZOD IndyCar Series’ Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.


As the second stop on the USF2000 Championship Series 2012 schedule, this will also be Davis’s first street race and only second race weekend in the car. 


“I’m incredibly happy to announce the addition of a primary sponsor for this month’s Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. I have to thank Tom Keiser from Global Emergency Products and Steve Stadel from One Formula Racing for putting this deal together and for their continued support. I attended the race last year as a spectator, and it’s a dream come true to be apart of the action this year racing the #77 Global Emergency Products-BeatByAGirl.org Formula Enterprise race car. It will be my first street race and it means a lot to me personally to be running the number 77, which is the number I started kart racing in, over Dan Wheldon Way in memory of such an inspiring person who had such an impact in our sport.”


After a successful pro debut this past week as the only female competing in the National Class of the 2012 Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship record-setting field of 36 cars for rounds 1 and 2 at Sebring International Raceway, Davis looks to continue her learning curve in St. Petersburg.


Davis will be on track Thursday, March 22nd, at 5:35 p.m. EDT for official practice for the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Follow live Timing & Scoring at USF2000.com.


For more information:

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FOLLOW: www.Twitter.com/ColleteDavis
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About Global Emergency Products

In today’s fire and emergency market, all departments need a supplier on which they can depend. Whether your apparatus requirements call for a Pumper, Aerial, Squad or Command Vehicle, Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. is the leading supplier to the fire service! Global Emergency Products, the authorized Pierce dealer for Illinois and Indiana, operates three (3) World-Class Service Facilities, Chicagoland metro, Peoria metro, and our newest 30,000 s.f. facility in the Indianapolis metro area. All of us at Global are dedicated to providing quality products at competitive prices. We thank you for the opportunity to be of service and look forward to supplying your apparatus needs. For more information, please visit http://www.gep3.com/global.aspx


About Temco Machinery Inc.

Temco Machinery Inc. is the Authorized Dealer for the Oshkosh Corporation’s Airport Products Group, providing snow removal, rescue and firefighting equipment to airports in the Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky markets.  Building on Oshkosh Corporation’s well established reputation, Temco Machinery Inc. is known to be a supplier that our customers can depend on for their emergency and snow fighting equipment needs. For “world class” product support, Temco offers their customers three (3) fully equipped, state of the art service centers, strategically located in Aurora, IL, Washington, IL and Whitestown, IN. From supplying their customers with the highest quality Oshkosh Corporation trucks to maintenance and repair service; Temco Machinery Inc. is a full service supplier and a committed partner to the customers that they serve.


About Glass Hammer Racing, LLC
Founded in May 2010, just a mile-and-a-half from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during Indianapolis 500 practice, Glass Hammer Racing conducts introductory racing experiences geared to just young women, exposes young women to role models in all areas of motorsports and supports the advancement of young women in their motorsports careers through scholarships and sponsorships. GHR is delighted that the first three female racers who have been drivers or instructors for GHR have all advanced to full-time professional racing careers for the 2012 season. For more information, please visit Glass Hammer Racing on the World Wide Web, http://www.beatbyagirl.org, or follow us in Twitter http://twitter.com/glasshamrracing or Facebook http://facebook.com/glasshammerracing

About Mazda Road to Indy

The Mazda Road to Indy is INDYCAR’s official developmental system consisting of the IZOD IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights, Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda. Launched in December 2009, it is a defined path for career-minded race drivers who want to compete in the IZOD IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500. For more information, please visit www.IndyCar.com.

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