Titan Motorcycles at the Indy 500, With 90 Million Race Fans Tuned In
28 May 1999Titan Motorcycles at the Indy 500, With 90 Million Race Fans Tuned In
PHOENIX, May 28 -- Titan Motorcycle Company will be "on board" for the running of the 83rd Indianapolis 500 to be televised by ABC Sports on Sunday, May 30, at 12 noon Eastern time. Titan will be featured through the in-car camera of Kelley Racing Team's car No. 28, driven by Mark Dismore. This annual event is expected to be viewed by over 90 million race fans worldwide. "This is the beginning of an exciting sponsorship agreement between Kelley Racing and Titan Motorcycle Co. of America," said Jim Freudenberg, general manager of Kelley Racing. "We are very excited about teaming with Titan and look forward to a long and rewarding relationship." Titan joins MCI WorldCom, Delphi Automotive Systems, and other high- profile sponsors, to promote the Kelley Racing Team. Titan will also work with Kelley Racing to develop promotional projects for both companies with the IRL (Indy Racing League) racing circuit. Titan's involvement transcends the traditional sponsorship relationship as the Kelley Automotive Group has Titan dealerships in Georgia and Indiana. "Titan is very involved with motor sports," said Mark Green, marketing manager at Titan Motorcycles. "Our customers are auto-racing fans, and this is the ultimate event. We are honored to be part of the Indy 500." Founded in 1994, Titan Motorcycle Co. of America is a premier designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-end, American-made, V-twin engine motorcycles marketed under various Titan trademarks. Titan's unique, hand- built configurations, including the Gecko(TM), Roadrunner(TM), and Sidewinder(TM) represent the finest available in custom-designed, volume- produced, performance motorcycles. Manufactured at the company's 64,000 square-foot corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility, and available with a variety of customized options and design, Titan large displacement motorcycles are sold through a network of over 80 domestic and international dealers. NOTE: Any statements released by Titan Motorcycle Co. of America that are forward-looking are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Editors and investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements invoke risks and uncertainties that may affect the company's business prospects and performance. These include economic, competitive, governmental, technological and other factors discussed in the statements and/or in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.