Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, revealed last week a strategic collaboration with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) for numerous races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the IZOD IndyCar Series and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. This partnership expands Cessna’s visibility across all three series where CGRT competes. JetOptions Private Jets carries the full line of Cessna Aircraft.
“Clyde Cessna established this manufacturer on our clients’ need for speed. Today, performing with precision to drive success is the function of company aviation,” stated Scott Ernest, Cessna’s President and CEO. “The auto racing business is built on those same concepts– each day teams are moving as quickly as they can easily to obtain from point a to aim b and win, which is why this collaboration is such a normal fit for both Cessna and CGRT. The scope and success of CGRT throughout all elements of racing provides us a tough presence as we acquire the sport.”.
Cessna, in addition to sibling Textron manufacturers Bell Helicopter and E-Z-GO, is incorporated in to every race event where CGRT contends, offering each brand the option to showcase transport answers to the market including air tour to and from the host urban areas, helicopter transportation from flight terminals to competing venues and ground transport onsite.
Cessna will certainly recruit numerous races on the No. 1 Chevrolet SS of Jamie McMurray in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS), sharing possessions with sister Textron companies such as Bell Helicopter and E-Z-GO, one race on the No. 10 Honda with Dario Franchitti in the IZOD IndyCar Series and one race with Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series on the No. 01 Dinan-Prepared BMW.
“Cessna aids make competing feasible for my team by acquiring me to the races rapidly and successfully,” claimed Chip Ganassi, owner of Chip Ganassi Racing. “With almost 70 races a year divided by hundreds of miles with little time in between, I depend on company aviation to aid me maintain steering my industry and to keep gaining.”.
In summertime 2012, Cessna partnered with CGRT and owner Chip Ganassi at the GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma to announce the superior optimum performance of the brand-new Citation X to mach.935, therefore restoring the title as the fastest civil airplane on the planet.