HARRISBURG, N.C. (March 6, 2017) — The Pirelli World Challenge 2017 championship begins this week on the streets of St. Petersburg, and CRP Racing is proud to welcome back returning sponsor EMKAY, as well as new sponsor for the season, SecurityNational Mortgage Company. The No. 2 CRP Racing/DeVilbiss Mercedes AMG GT3, driven by Ryan Dalziel, will represent the partnerships as it competes in the main GT class of the North American production-based sports car series.
“Sponsorship is so important to teams in this sport,” said CRP Racing owner Nicolas Short. “We may be a small team, but strong partnerships with reliable sponsors helps us create a competitive package to fight for the championship year after year. I’m delighted to renew our existing relationship with EMKAY, and also welcome SecurityNational Mortgage Company on board.”
EMKAY first joined CRP Racing in 2014, and has been a strong supporter of the Pirelli World Challenge team. Specializing in fleet management and vehicle leasing, the company is a top ten provider of vehicle financing and full-service fleet management solutions in North America. EMKAY provides proactive consultative services, online fleet dashboard, and smartphone mobile apps, providing unique services with operational excellence to customers.
“EMKAY is proud to renew its sponsorship of CRP Racing for the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge,” said Gregory DePace, EMKAY President. “The CRP Racing team, its driver Ryan Dalziel, and their new Mercedes-AMG GT3 will be an exciting combination this season.”
SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC), a national leader in home mortgage loans and also a Pirelli World Challenge series sponsor, will join CRP Racing for the 10-race season. SNMC announced its marketing initiative through PWC earlier this year, expanding on two years of existing motorsport endeavors. With more than 100 office branches worldwide, the Salt Lake City company is eager to bring their innovative marketing to CRP Racing and the Pirelli World Challenge.
“We are thrilled to be expanding our racing program for the third consecutive year,” said Michael Shehan, SNMC Chief Marketing Officer. “We are fortunate to be associated with such incredibly talented professionals succeeding at the pinnacle of performance.”
The first race of the 2017 race season begins Saturday, March 11, at 9:45AM Eastern on the downtown streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. For full schedule information, visit world-challenge.com.
Founded in 1946, EMKAY provides corporate vehicle leasing and fleet management services to some of North America’s finest companies. For more information, visit www.emkay.com.
About SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC)
SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC) is one of the fastest growing subsidiaries of the Security National family. Security National Financial Corporation is a publicly traded company (SNFCA – NASDAQ). Founded in 1993, SNMC is the home to nearly a thousand licensed loan professionals and currently operates more than 130 branch offices across the United States, with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. SNMC provides a wide range of residential, rural, business and commercial mortgage loans. For more information, visit www.SNMC.com .
About CRP Racing
CRP Racing is a leading edge race car engineering company with a winning pedigree that offers full service race car prep, full track set-up, restoration and custom fabrication, and shock, dyno and design services. Owner Nicholas Short has made a career out of motorsports with experience in IndyCar, NASCAR, Trans-Am, Group C Endurance Racing, Baja desert racing, Vintage SVRA and HSR and the World Challenge series.