Enersys signs deal with Red Bull Global RallyCross READING, Pa., (June 10, 2014) – ODYSSEY® battery by EnerSys® and Red Bull Global Rallycross (Red Bull GRC) have announced an official battery partnership agreement for the 2014 Red Bull GRC series. As an official battery of Red Bull GRC, ODYSSEY® battery by EnerSys will have a strong presence at all 10 Red Bull GRC circuit and X Games events, and will participate in a new contingency award program that grants the top three finishing drivers at each race with a cash bonus.
Enersys sponsors Team Penske EnerSys is the largest industrial battery manufacturer in the world, operating manufacturing and assembly facilities worldwide for customers in over 100 countries with worldwide headquarters located in Reading, Pennsylvania and regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. EnerSys is positioned to provide expertise in designing, building, installing and maintaining a comprehensive stored energy solution for industrial applications throughout the world. The company's products and services are focused on three primary markets - motive power, reserve power and aerospace & defense. Commonly known EnerSysÂ® brands include PowerSafeÂ®, GenesisÂ®, ODYSSEYÂ® Battery, IroncladÂ® and General Batteryâ¢ brands among many others. "We welcome EnerSys to Team Penske and we are excited about this new relationship," said Roger Penske. "EnerSys is a worldwide company with established and well-known brands. We look forward to integrating these brands and the company into our championship-winning teams competing in NASCAR." Team Penske has won three NASCAR championships over the last four years, including the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title with Brad Keselowski. Keselowski also won the 2010 NASCAR NNS crown, while Team Penske earned the 2013 NNS ownerâs title. "To be able to partner with Team Penske is a great opportunity and something we jumped at being a part of," said EnerSys President - Americas Todd Sechrist. "Roger Penske and everyone involved with the team are top notch and have already been very accommodating. The ability to build EnerSys and our various brands of batteries to the motorsports market is something we see as a huge opportunity. It will also allow us to work on some great business-to-business programs with the other Team Penske sponsors, which will be a âwin-winâ for everyone." The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season will kick off Saturday night, February 15 for the official start of Daytona Speedweeks and the running of the non-points special event Sprint Unlimited. The NASCAR Nationwide Series season is set to begin on February 22 while the 56th running of the Daytona 500 is set for February 23. PaddockTalk Perspective