Toronto, ON — July 13, 2001 — Through a special arrangement with PacWest Racing Group, NTN Bearing will be the primary sponsor of the number 18 CART Fedex Championship race car at the Molson Indy in Toronto July 15.
The number 18 entry will be piloted by driver Scott Dixon and will vividly display NTN corporate signage throughout the entire car in blue and white. This will be the first time that NTN has fully sponsored a “Big League Champ car.”
NTN is a sponsor of various types of racing, including Cascar, the CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Series and the Canadian Formula Ford Championship. NTN race cars convey the company’s key values of competitiveness and innovation, while providing NTN with a testing ground for modern bearing technology.
NTN’s products also are used exclusively by McLaren F1 cars, as well as by many other racing teams.