ALMS / Sebring Sponsorship News
JeanRichard Watches – Extended Mobil 1 Sponsorship – Fan Forum

JeanRichard Watches
JeanRichard watches has joined the American Le Mans Series in a new sponsorship and awards program that will begin at Sebring next week.

dailysportscar.comJeanRichard will present watches valued at $3,950 to the winning drivers in all four classes of the American Le Mans Series at Sebring, with the program to be repeated at Chevy Presents Petit Le Mans in September.

dailysportscar.comJeanRichard will also present watches to the championship drivers and team owners for the 2004 American Le Mans Series season, with the presentations to be made at the series awards banquet.

JeanRichard is also designated as the Official Watch and Timing Sponsor of the American Le Mans Series, which includes sponsorship of the American Le Mans Series Radio Web. There will be a JeanRichard logoed clock at the start / finish line for all American Le Mans Series races to track the elapsed time during the event.

"We enthusiastically welcome the participation of JeanRichard in the American Le Mans Series," said Scott Atherton, President and CEO of the ALMS. "The upscale demographics of our audience are a perfect fit with JeanRichard's clientele. We look forward to a long and mutually-beneficial relationship."

Mobil 1
ExxonMobil and Sebring International Raceway have just announced an extension of Mobil 1's title sponsorship of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, through 2006.

dailysportscar.com"ExxonMobil is extremely proud to continue the association of Mobil 1 with one of the country's top sports car facilities and one of the most challenging races in all of motorsports," said Pat DiDomenicis, motorsports manager - Americas, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Specialties.

"As the world's leading synthetic motor oil, Mobil 1 is known for providing superior
protection and performance for all cars, including sports cars that operate under the extreme driving conditions of the Twelve Hours of Sebring."

"The extension of the Mobil 1 title sponsorship reflects their continued confidence in Sebring and the American Le Mans Series as a world-class marketing opportunity," said President Tres Stephenson.

Fan Forums
The ALMS will introduce fan forums at all rounds of the series in 2004, beginning at Sebring next week.

The American Le Mans Series "FANatic Forum" will makes its debut at 3 p.m. (Eastern) on Friday, March 19, and will be held at Sebring's "Spring Brake Party Zone," located in the track's midway.

The one-hour forum will give fans of the series the opportunity to ask questions of series personalities in a casual setting. Guests will be seated on a stage and will take questions from the gathered audience. John Hindhaugh will serve as moderator.

Guests for the inaugural FANatic Forum include Johnny O'Connell, Danny Sullivan and Amanda Stretton.

Also on the forum panel will be Alex Job and Champion’s Technical Director Brad Kettler.

dailysportscar.comThe forum is free to Sebring ticket holders and is part of a full afternoon and evening of fan activity on the day before the running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. The FANatic Open House Autograph session, featuring all drivers who will compete in the event, will be held from 1-2 p.m. in the raceway paddock.

Following the forum, drivers from several ALMS teams will join the popular Hawaiian Tropic models for beach volleyball competition in the Spring Brake Zone at 4 p.m., and ALMS driver Jason Workman from the American Spirit Racing team will conduct a "chalk talk" session for fans at 4:30 p.m.

The Lori Wyatt Band will provide live entertainment in the Spring Brake Zone at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m., while The Xquizit DJ X Show will entertain at 7 pm.

 

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