Blancpain GT World Challenge America Adds Opti-Coat as Official Car Care Partner

By December 6, 2018Series News

A multi-year partnership to showcase high performance protective coatings

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Today at the PRI Show, SRO Motorsports America, the producers of Blancpain GT World Challenge America, announced a multi-year partnership with Optimum Polymer Technologies, the manufacturers of Opti-Coat.

Opti-Coat works closely with car manufacturers, paint manufacturers, and other OEM suppliers to develop the most advanced automotive detailing products in the marketplace. Scientifically engineered by leading experts, Opti-Coat has become the go-to choice for luxury and sports car owners.

“We’re excited to add Opti-Coat to our growing line-up of partners,” said Greg Gill, president and CEO of SRO Motorsports America. “Their passion for enhancing today’s sports cars and luxury vehicles with high quality products makes them the perfect partner for our series.”

“Opti-Coat is enthused to partner with SRO and the other sponsors to support the Blancpain GT World Challenge America,” said Yvan Lacroix, VP Business Development for Opti-Coat. “We are looking forward to growing the scope of the series with such activities as the Octane car show presented by Opti-Coat.”

Blancpain GT World Challenge is the latest global GT series racing on three continents – America, Europe, and Asia. The North American series will feature a seven-event schedule, racing at top tier tracks across the country including Circuit of the Americas (Mar 1-3), VIRginia International Raceway (Apr 26-28), Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (May 17-19), Sonoma Raceway (June 7-9), Watkins Glen International (Aug 30-Sept 1), Road America (Sept 20-22), and a Grand Finale (TBA).

In addition, Opti-Coat will be the Official Car Care partner for the newly announced Pirelli GT4 America and TC America championships that support Blancpain GT World Challenge America. Race weekends will feature a mix of the best GT and Touring Car racing for high excitement and circuits across North America.

For more information, follow all the action at www.world-challenge.com.


About Optimum Polymer Technologies
Optimum Polymer Technologies, the manufacturer of Opti-Coat, was founded in Memphis, Tenn., on July 1, 2001 by Dr. David Ghodoussi. Prior to this, Dr. Ghodoussi worked for over 12 years as an Organic Chemist overseeing research and development focused in polymers and automotive paint formulations.

For more than a decade, Opti-Coat has been setting the industry standard with their unique coating technologies developing and manufacturing proprietary resins utilizing Silicon Carbide (SiC) chemistry. Opti-Coat’s purpose is to provide clients with a product that is the most durable, innovative and protective coating available.

To learn more, visit www.opticoat.com

SRO Motorsports Group, the architect of modern GT racing
Over the past 25 years SRO has specialised in the promotion and organisation of motorsport series around the world. Inextricably linked with GT racing’s revival in the early 1990s, currently SRO predominantly promotes series that adhere to the successful GT3 and GT4 regulations. Indeed, these rules – a common framework allowing manufacturers, teams and drivers to compete equally with one another – have helped to establish SRO as the global leader in customer GT racing.

Today, SRO’s influence and organisation can be seen around the world. Its flagship continues to be the European-based Blancpain GT Series, which features both the Sprint and Endurance Cups. Its annual highlight remains the iconic Total 24 Hours of Spa.

SRO Motorsports Group is chaired by company founder and CEO Stephane Ratel and has offices in London, Paris, Liège, Austin, and Hong Kong. Its dedicated team of full-time and freelance staff work with the support of numerous national sporting authorities and sanctioning bodies to offer teams, drivers and manufacturers the world’s best professional, Pro/Am and amateur GT racing platforms.