PARSIPPANNY, N.J. (June 29, 2012) – There is no racetrack on the 2012 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón closer to home for New Jersey-based Paul Miller Racing owner Paul Miller and driver Bryce Miller, and New York-based team partner Chopard that Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn.
Depending on traffic, it’s just a couple hours drive from the New York City area to Lime Rock. But for some Paul Miller Racing and Chopard associates, the trip just got a whole lot quicker thanks to the team’s new relationship with HeliFlite, the nation’s premier provider of executive helicopter services.
Paul Miller Racing and HeliFlite have joined forces to provide transportation to and from Lime Rock Park next weekend for a handful of team partners, supporters and Chopard guests. The relationship marks HeliFlite’s first official foray into motorsports.
“We are delighted to welcome HeliFlite to Paul Miller Racing and into our sport,” said team owner Paul Miller. “We see HeliFlite as a terrific fit alongside all of our current partners, especially Chopard, which has such a strong presence in the New York market and whose customers will be among those utilizing HeliFlite’s transportation for next weekend’s race. This is the start of another great relationship for our race team.”
HeliFlite logos will be featured on the No. 48 Dunlop/Chopard/TOTAL Porsche 911 GT3 RSR that will be co-driven by Bryce Miller and Sascha Maassen in the two-hour and 45-minute race next Saturday. HeliFlite will also have a strong presence at team hospitality throughout the weekend alongside other Paul Miller Racing partners.
“We’re very excited to be working with Paul Miller Racing for the upcoming race at Lime Rock Park,” said CEO Kurt Carlson of HeliFlite. “We are thrilled to be involved in racing and look forward to forming relationships with many prospective HeliFlite clients next weekend. Safety and speed are the two keys to success in motorsports, and there is no quicker and safer way to get to the racetrack than by utilizing our service. We provide transportation for the motorsports community to racing facilities throughout the northeast and beyond.”
The American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix is scheduled for Saturday, July 7 at Lime Rock Park. Live qualifying and race coverage will be available on ESPN3.com on Friday, July 6 at 3:05 p.m. ET (qualifying) and Saturday, July 7 at 2:45 p.m. ET (race). ESPN2 will also offer television coverage beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 7.
HeliFlite (http://www.heliflite.com/) is the nation’s premier executive helicopter company. The company operates a fleet of all twin engine & dual piloted aircraft. HeliFlite’s safety record since founding in 1998 is exceptional, consistently receiving the highest accolades in the industry including the prestigious ARG/US Platinum rating. HeliFlite operates within a 250-mile radius of New York City and throughout Florida. HeliFlite is the preferred operator for Fortune 500 companies, aviation professionals, and affluent travelers for both business and personal use.
About Paul Miller Racing
Paul Miller Racing is among the top GT teams competing in North American sports car road racing. In 2012, the team will contest the Daytona 24 Hours and the full American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. The team enjoys a long-standing relationship with Porsche and competes with the support of Dunlop Tires, Chopard, TOTAL Lubricants, Search Marketing Group, Trim Nutrition and Motegi Racing. Follow the team on Twitter @paulmilleracing and @bryceracer and become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/paulmillerracing and Facebook.com/brycemiller.net. Learn more about the team at www.paulmillerracing.com.