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    Jetta TDI Cup at VIR

    Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced the vehicle sponsors for the Jetta TDI Cup today, on the heels of the inaugural race of this historic series that began on April 27th at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR). The sponsors include companies from a variety of lifestyle, athletic and automotive companies.

    ?Having these top-tier sponsors on board for the first year of the Jetta TDI Cup is a testament to the unique opportunities this fresh new series provides,? said Clark Campbell, motorsports manager, Volkswagen of America, Inc. ?To launch this innovative series with the support of these internationally recognized and respected companies is a great way to continue to bring attention to the increasing popularity of clean-diesel engines.?

    Sponsors for the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup (in alphabetical order):

    As the world?s leading supplier of temporary power and temperature control solutions and oil-free compressed air systems, Aggreko helps customers in many different industries to improve and safeguard their operations by solving problems, creating opportunities and reducing risk.

    Athletes? Performance

    Recognized as an industry leader, Athletes? Performance offers the highest level of integrated performance training, physical therapy and the most fully integrated training system in the world. Their systems have helped produce the best of the best in sports, including all-stars and winners of every major sport and competition including the World Series, Super Bowl, NBA, Stanley Cup and Grand Slam, as well as Olympic gold medalists and winners of the coveted Green Jacket.


    The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving teaches thrill seekers and current or aspiring racers how to drive like the pros. With a racing school featuring a 60 acre purpose-built racing facility, the racing courses range from four hours to four days with a range from beginning driver instruction to advanced course for experienced or professional racers.

    As one of the largest North American automotive suppliers, Bosch develops, manufactures and supplies precision components and systems (including powertrain, body electronics and chassis support) for vehicle manufacturers worldwide. Since 1886 the company has helped to accelerate the progress of automotive technology through continued innovation.
    With a passion for creating comfortable, functional bags with a fashion edge, ful® offers an alternative to the standard bulky laptop cases and tombstone-shaped packs. Inspired by the music world, ful® offers bags with bright colors, plenty of storage and neoprene laptop sleeves as a bold and different alternative to the same old boring bags.


    Holder Off-Road Lighting is dedicated to providing the racing industry with the latest in lighting technology. Using patented optical technology designed by a professional design house in Southern California (Illumination Management Solutions), the optics are designed to provide the most efficiency of any LED technology in the racing industry.

    Ironclad Performance Wear

    Prior to Ironclad, work gloves were stuck in the dark ages with no dexterity or breathability, and little in the way of protection and comfort. Ironclad revolutionized this work-wear using technical fabrics that last longer, breathe better, regulate body temperature, decrease odor, pull sweat off the skin and block UV radiation.


    Created for world-class athletes who see the limits of possibility as just another challenge, Oakley products represent their commitment to excellence and a passion that refines what is possible for those who defy their own limits. Oakley has a presence in 110 countries offering a full array of market-leading products including premium sunglasses, goggles, prescription eyewear, apparel, footwear and accessories.

    A nationwide provider of technical education, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (UTI), offers training for students seeking careers in professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, as well as motorcycle and marine technicians. Through a campus-based school system UTI offers specialized technical education programs under the banner of several well-known brands including UTI, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute, and NASCAR Technical Institute.


    A small, veteran-owned corporation, ViON specializes in providing assured computing to high performance, enterprise-wide data centers throughout federal, state and local governments. Their solutions range from disaster recovery to enterprise storage, server consolidation and business continuance, delivering the right data to the right people no matter what.

    The Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup series is an innovative approach to motorsports ? 30 factory-prepared and managed 2009 clean-diesel Jetta TDIs will be piloted by talented, up-and-coming drivers, aged 16 to 26. Volkswagen?s goal is to find the driver with the most talent and help them break into the world of professional motorsports. The Jetta TDI Cup series, the first all clean-diesel race series, is sanctioned by SCCA Pro Racing Inc.

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    Re: Jetta TDI Cup at VIR

    I missed that race. I would have driven up to see it.

    Chip H.

    Former owner: 2012 Honda Civic LX, 2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL, 2000 Honda CR-V EX, 2003 MINI Cooper S, 1992 Honda Accord LX, 1999 Mercedes ML-320, 1995 VW Jetta GLX, 1991 Mercury Capri XR2, 1981 Mercury Zephyr, 1975 Chevrolet Impala

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