Sunoco a MotoAmerica Partner in 2015

March 26, 2015
Courtesy of MotoAmerica
MotoAmerica has announced that Sunoco Racing Fuels is a supporting partner of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship and the exclusive race-fuel supplier of the nine-race series that gets started at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, April 9-12.Sunoco produces the 94-octane Racing Fuel, RMR, that will be used in all five of MotoAmerica’s classes – Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, Superstock and the KTM RC 390 Cup – in 2015.

“We’re happy to have Sunoco as the exclusive provider of high-quality racing fuels for all five of our classes,” said MotoAmerica President and three-time 500cc World Champion Wayne Rainey.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sunoco’s retail business markets its brand of gasoline through more than 5,000 retail outlets from Maine to Florida and west to Michigan and Louisiana, including more than 600 APlus convenience stores.

“Sunoco is excited to continue our support of motorcycle road racing in the U.S.,” said Terry Thompson, Senior Sales Manager, Sunoco Race Fuels. “We feel strongly that the loss of this venue would be devastating for many fans as well as the competing teams and we were very happy to see MotoAmerica pick up the torch and continue this valuable and exciting sport. Sunoco is proud to be the official fuel of MotoAmerica and we are thrilled to work with their management team as well as the riders and teams that make this sport so exciting.”

About MotoAmerica
MotoAmerica is the new North American road racing series created in 2014. MotoAmerica is an affiliate of KRAVE Group LLC, a partnership that includes three-time 500cc World Champion, two-time AMA Superbike Champion, and AMA Hall of Famer Wayne Rainey, ex-racer and former manager of Team Roberts Chuck Aksland, motorsports marketing executive Terry Karges, and businessman Richard Varner. For more information on MotoAmerica, visit www.motoamerica.com.

About Sunoco
Sunoco, Inc., wholly owned by Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP), markets motor fuels through more than 4,500 Sunoco-branded locations in 26 states mainly east of the Mississippi, from Maine to Florida and west to Wisconsin and Louisiana. This includes more than 430 company-operated locations, along with over 4,000 independently owned and operated dealers and distributors. Sunoco, Inc. also has more than 650 APlus branded convenience stores that are company-operated or operated by third-party dealers. Sunoco, Inc. markets more than 4.7 billion gallons of fuel a year. It is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of race fuels and is the official fuel of INDYCAR, NASCAR, NHRA, and more than 50 other racing sanctions. For more information on Sunoco Retail, or to find a local Sunoco location, visit www.gosunoco.com.