MONTREAL, QC – Canadian IndyCar racer Alex Tagliani is proud to announce his partnership with DJ Kennington of DJK Racing for the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres August 9-11th, 2013.Tagliani’s #28 Nascar Canadian Tire Series entry will proudly carry the logos of local Quebec companies, GoJit a division of Dicom Express, EPIPEN and Sennheiser.
“We are very excited about the partnership with DJK Racing and the opportunity to be competitive at this year’s GP3R with the support of our sponsors. I’m really working to increase awareness of food allergies such as mine and to aid in prevention of Anaphylactic reactions”, said Alex Tagliani, who has severe nut allergy himself. “There is an exciting partnership and contest still to be announced for the fans on May 1st, but all this will allow me to race again in front of my home-town fans. Seeing the livery on the #28 car and seeing companies like GoJit, Sennheiser, Epipen, Power Run, Alumilex, and Cantorque and with the added support of Oasis, makes me proud to race in Quebec.”
Tagliani noted, “As for the partnership with DJK Racing, I respect DJ as a racer and I’m really looking forward to driving for and with him.”
DJ Kennington stated: “I’m really pleased to partner with Alex on this program. He’s a passionate and intense racer and I’m excited to be working together”.
About Alex Tagliani: Alex Tagliani, also known by his racing name TAG, developed a passion for racing at the age of 10 when he was introduced to karting on a visit to see his paternal grandfather in Northern Italy. Currently competing in the IZOD IndyCar Series for Bryan Herta Autosport, the Montreal native has shown his fans that he can drive anything – from Indy Car to NASCAR to a prototype. Since the beginning of his career in open wheel racing, Alex has accumulated 8 wins, 10 pole positions, 24 podiums and 36 top-10 finishes. He is a multiple winner of the GP3R and a fierce competitor, Alex has many passions including training and nutrition.
From Todd Lewis