FARO Proudly Supports America’s Own Corvette Racing Team
Lake Mary, FL (June 20, 2013) – FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement technology, is proud to sponsor Chevrolet’s Corvette Racing Team, campaigned by Pratt & Miller Engineering, as they prepare for the 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The most famous endurance race in the world will begin Saturday, June 22nd and conclude on Sunday, June 23rd in Le Mans, France. With 50 competitors from around the world, including Ferrari, Porsche, BMW, Aston Martin and Lotus, the 24 Hours of Le Mans requires a balance of speed, stamina and managing resources such as tires, fuel and brakes. Winning this event is a testimony of cutting edge technology and dedication to developing world class sports cars.
Having won the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans seven times, Pratt & Miller’s Corvette C6.R No. 73 & 74 Teams carry the pride of American manufacturing. As one of the most technically advanced sports car ever developed by General Motors, the C6.R race car has dominated Grand Tour Racing in the U.S. and abroad. Pratt & Miller’s technology, products and personnel have propelled Corvette Racing to the pinnacle of production-based sports car competition. This year is no different as the Chevy Corvette looks to prevail once again to claim another championship in the 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The Corvette Racing Team may don the colors of yellow and black on the race track, but underneath their carbon fiber shell is the work of good old-fashioned red, white and blue American pride that every Corvette fan can be proud of. As a U.S based manufacturer FARO proudly supports the Pratt & Miller Corvette Racing Team and their commitment to excellence.
Visit prattmiller.com/lemans to follow the Chevy Corvette Racing Team
About Pratt & Miller
Pratt & Miller Engineering specializes in advanced vehicle design, modeling and simulation, and low volume manufacturing for the motorsports, defense, automotive, and commercial industries. As a dominant force in professional motorsports, Pratt & Miller has been at the forefront of Grand Tour Racing and the American Le Mans Series. As the powerhouse behind Corvette Racing, Pratt & Miller has made the American icon a formidable competitor throughout international racing.
FARO is the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement technology. The Company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and compound structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, surveying and construction, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes.
Worldwide, approximately 15,000 customers are operating more than 30,000 installations of FARO's systems. The Company's global headquarters is located in Lake Mary, Fla., its European head office in Stuttgart, Germany and its Asia/Pacific head office in Singapore. FARO has branches in Brazil, Mexico, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, India, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Japan.