K1 Speed Partners with Wingnut Racing for the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge
Irvine, CA – February, 5, 2016 – Wingnut Racing (WR) is a new motorsports company that will debut this year with a wide variety of racing avenues from off-road to stock car racing, is proud to announce the addition of Jacques Villeneuve to the team. Jacques will run the #27 Wingnut Racing car in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. WR has signed some great partners for this season including Alsco, K1 Speed and SpeedForSale. WR is excited for the chance to have such a seasoned racing veteran driving this year.
Jacques has raced all over the world and has been extremely successful including winning the 1995 Indy 500, the 1995 Indy Championship, the 1997 Formula One Championship. Recently the past few years has seen Jacques in many different types of cars from Indy to Formula E.
Alsco is excited to be part of the Wingnut Racing, Number 27 race team. “We will partner with Wingnut for one race in the 2016 XFINITY series as a primary sponsor and will be an associate partner with them for an additional five races this year,” said Jim Divers, Director of Sales and Marketing at Alsco. “Driver Jacques Villeneuve is a proven winner in motorsports and we look forward to being with him in Victory Lane.”
K1 Speed will have a big part with Wingnut Racing in this years Pirelli World Challenge (PWC). “We have some exciting news coming up before the season opener in March at Circuit of the Americas. Not only will we be supporting and promoting PWC nationwide but we’ll be a primary sponsor on the Wingnut Racing Nissan GT-R,” said Andrew Palos, Marketing Manager at K1 Speed.
SpeedForSale Motorsports (www.SpeedForSale.com) builds and dyno tunes R35 GT-R’s at their shop in Atlanta, GA, and also has the world’s largest selection of GT-R performance parts on their webstore with daily international shipments.
K1 Speed (www.k1speed.com) was founded in 2003 and is the nation’s largest indoor kart racing chain. Each facility boasts 50,000-90,000 sq. ft. of space, which feature real road courses, meeting rooms, snack bars and spacious lobbies with genuine racing memorabilia. Visitors can take advantage of a variety of different race packages to race against their friends or the clock. K1 Speed can accommodate 10 to 800 guests and offers a unique venue for corporate functions, team building events, birthday parties, bachelor parties or other private ceremonies.