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KYMCO, Official Partner of IndyCar Series

KYMCO USA, the scooter, motorcycle and ATV manufacturer, became the official partner of the IndyCar Series, the premier level of American open wheel racing. KYMCO has also partnered with Firestone Indy Lights, which the first step for drivers and teams wishing to compete in the IndyCar Series.

"We are extremely pleased to be involved in IndyCar Series racing," said Eric Bondy, President of KYMCO USA. "It's a thrilling form of American racing with an established fan base that is only getting bigger. This gives us an excellent opportunity to expose our brand to new customers around the country and throughout the world."

"We couldn't be more pleased to have a company like KYMCO come on board with the IndyCar Series," said Greg Gruning, Vice President of Sales for the Indy Racing League. "KYMCO manufactures quality products that the IndyCar Series staff will rely on throughout the course of the IndyCar® Series season."

As the official scooter and off-road utility vehicle of the IndyCar Series, KYMCO will provide IndyCar Series personnel with its Super 8 150cc scooters and UXV 500 4X4 utility vehicles. The vehicles will be used both on the race tracks perimeter, as well as at the IndyCar Series headquarters in Indianapolis.

The Super 8 150 cc scooters feature a SOHC air-cooled, 4-stroke engine, front disc brakes and automatic CVT transmission. The model also has auto choke, lockable under seat storage box, electric & kick-start, adjustable rear suspension, rear grab rail, and steering lock.

The 4x4 UXV 500 side-by-side utility vehicle features 1-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine and the same automatic CVT transmission. The vehicle provides a comfortable ride for driver and passenger, while the 420-pound capacity cargo bed is perfect for hauling parts.


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