Mouser Electronics and Molex Join Vasser Sullivan Lexus Program for 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mouser Electronics, Inc., the worldwide authorized distributor of the latest semiconductors and electronic components, proudly announces its associate sponsorship of the Vasser Sullivan Lexus IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Mouser is partnering with Molex LLC to sponsor both the #14 Vasser Sullivan-Lexus RC F GT3 GTD PRO and #12 Vasser Sullivan-Lexus RC F GT3 GTD entries for the 2022 IMSA season. January 23 at the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona (Florida) International Speedway, followed by the 2022 Rolex 24 at Daytona, January 29-30.
“Together, Mouser Electronics and Molex have truly been a pillar of our past success, and we are excited to have them now as part of our future growth. We have a long working relationship with both companies and will draw on both their technical knowledge and automotive prowess to help drive the Vasser Sullivan Lexus program forward as we transition to GTD Pro and renew our goal of winning a GTD Championship. Vasser said. James “Sulli” Sullivan, co-owner of Sullivan.
“Mouser and Molex have been strong supporters of high performance motorsport for nearly a decade, and now we are taking to the IMSA track with Vasser Sullivan and Lexus. It is an honor to extend our racing partnership with Vasser Sullivan for support Lexus Racing in the flagship IMSA 2022 series. We are thrilled to be part of this first-class racing program that incorporates cutting-edge products and technologies,” said Todd McAtee, Vice President of Business Development for the Americas at Mouser Electronics “We wish the entire Lexus Racing team much success as the Rolex 24 at Daytona kicks off and throughout the IMSA season.”
“We are proud to continue our relationship with Vasser Sullivan, partnering with Mouser to support Lexus Racing in this year’s IMSA motorsports series,” said Fred Bell, vice president of worldwide distribution for Molex. “At Molex, we are always looking for new ways to advance automotive technologies by developing innovative products that help race teams and everyday drivers. This exciting program gives us that opportunity.
Mouser previously sponsored the Vasser Sullivan IndyCar team, seeing the opportunity as an inventive way to communicate its performance-driven business model and promote the latest technologies. Since then, Mouser and Molex’s relationship with Vasser Sullivan has spawned success, having won the Indianapolis 500 and produced multiple wins and podiums with Vasser Sullivan IndyCar.
The 2022 season will mark the fourth season that Lexus and Vasser Sullivan have partnered. During this period, the Lexus RC F GT3 has won seven GTD class victories, 18 podiums and nine pole positions. The seven Vasser Sullivan Lexus RC F GT3 drivers will compete in the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona to prepare and qualify for the 2022 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
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