Spectra Premium and Alex Tagliani Team Up in 2017 Partnership
Boucherville Quebec, April 12th, 2017 - Spectra Premium Industries is proud to announce that it is teaming up with Alex Tagliani in the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series. Tagliani’s No 18 car, including major sponsors Lowe’s, Epipen, and St Hubert, will be racing with Spectra Premium’s proprietary new NSCR100 high performance radiator. Alex Tagliani is the second professional driver, joining Spectra Premium ambassador Jean-François Dumoulin, to be racing in the highly competitive NASCAR Pinty’s series with Spectra’s latest technological innovation the NSCR100 radiator, engineered and manufactured in Canada.
“The NSCR100 high performance radiator is the realization of a strong collaboration between two teams, Dumoulin Competition and Spectra Premium, working closely together to develop a radiator that optimizes air flow to improve on-track engine and overall car performance as validated during Jean-François’ recent on-track testing session,” commented Jason Best Senior Vice President, Aftermarket, Spectra Premium. “Alex’s addition to our motor sports team will avail our engineers to additional data, thereby allowing us to continually improve the performance and reliability of our products to ultimately provide optimal performance parts for the complete Spectra Premium radiator product line.’’
‘’I am extremely proud to be associated with Spectra Premium Industries, a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of automotive parts. Owing to its engineering and manufacturing expertise, which has been developed and refined over more than 25 years in the industry, Spectra is top-of- mind when I think of automotive aftermarket products,” said Alex Tagliani. “My entire team is excited about the prospect of improving our car’s performance with the new NSCR100 radiator. I feel honored to have been selected to team up with Jean-François and Spectra in to order to continue improving the NSCR100.”
‘’I am so thrilled to see the evolution of what began as an idea just a few months ago to the realization of a very important key part that, we believe, can make a significant improvement to the car’s on-track performance,” mentioned Jean-François Dumoulin. “I sincerely appreciate the collaboration that we have with the Spectra team, they are true professionals. As the brand ambassador, and on behalf of the entire Spectra Premium team, I am excited and pleased to welcome Alex aboard.”
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About Spectra Premium Industries Inc.
Spectra Premium Industries, that employs 1,300 employees, is engaged in the design, engineering, manufacturing, and distribution of key automotive parts for the aftermarket and original equipment manufacturer businesses in Canada, the United States, and internationally. Its products include complete radiators, heavy duty truck radiators, heaters, charge air coolers, condensers, fuel tanks, fuel pump assemblies, filler necks, fuel tanks assemblies, engine management parts, oil pans, and classic car parts, as well as A/C compressors, evaporators, and accumulators. The company offers its products through automotive retail chains and a network of wholesale distributors. Spectra Premium Industries was founded in 1989 and is based in Boucherville, Québec, Canada. www.spectrapremium.com
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