Indy 500: Greg Ray Picking Up Speed and Sponsors
15 May 1998
The Thomas Knapp Motorsports/Genoa Team
garage and phone line has been ver busy since Tuesday, may 12 when the
Indianapolis Star announced that Greg Ray had lost their only cars
sponsor. Greg's time on the track improved as he turned a lap of 222.7
mph on Thursday, May 14.
Mike and Deborah Spaulding of Gloves, Inc., of Beech Grove, Indiana has
become an associated sponsor and their logo was placed on the wings of the
#97 Dallara yesterday.
On Thursday, May 14, Mike and Deborah brought over their attorneys, Mark
H. Morris and John A. Leinhart of London, Witte & Company, LLP and they
have become supporting sponsors of the Greg Rat team. Their law firm's
logo is being placed on the sides of the nose.
In addition, Matt Schnieder of Cellwaves, Incorporated based in
Plainfield, Indiana and Schneider's associates, Ryan Berning, owner of
Cellular Consultants, Inc. based in Lafayette, Indiana have also joined
the supporting sponsor line-up. Their logos are being placed on the air
intakes. Cellwaves, Inc. is the largest reseller of arch paging systems
in the West Side metroplex. Both communication companies sell mobile
phones, pagers, and communication accessories and Cellular Consultants has
received awards for agents of the year for Cellular One.
"Our team is still in need of a major sponsor," Ray explains. "We are
excited and grateful to have these local sponsors who have stepped up at
or time of need, but we still have to play a conservative game until we
have a significant sponsor," Ray concludes.
For any information on sponsorship for the TKM/Genoa team driven by Greg
Ray, please contact Thomas Knapp at the garage (317) 241-5786 or e-mail
Kathy Prather at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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