Snap-on has signed an agreement to become the Official Tool Sponsor of the 2022 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, race officials announced today.
Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA), which returns after sponsoring the Grand Prix of Long Beach from 1987-2003, is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centers, as well as for customers in industries, including aviation and aerospace, agriculture, construction, government and military, mining, natural resources, power generation and technical education. Snap-on also derives income from various financing programs to facilitate the sales of its products and support its franchise business. Products and services are sold through the company’s franchisee, company-direct, distributor and internet channels. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $3.6 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
As the Official Tool Sponsor of the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, Snap-on will receive visibility on-track and on television with colorful signage at key locations on the racetrack and host a custom trackside hospitality location near Turn 9 at the end of the high-speed back straightaway. In addition, the 2022 Snap-on car will pay tribute to the Makers and Fixers, celebrating professional technicians that keep our world moving forward. To learn more visit makersandfixers.com.
“We are delighted to welcome Snap-on back to our Grand Prix family of sponsors this year,” said Grand Prix Association of Long Beach President & CEO Jim Michaelian. “Snap-on is a globally recognized brand that produces high-quality products, and it has a manufacturing facility right up the road in City of Industry.”
The 2022 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach will be headlined by the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, as well as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In addition, the weekend will include the Super Drift Challenge under the lights on Friday and Saturday nights plus doubleheader action from Robby Gordon’s SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks, the Historic IMSA GTP Challenge and the new-for-2022 Porsche Carrera Cup North America.
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Ticket prices range from $37 for a Friday General Admission ticket to $168 for a three-day ticket that includes Sat./Sun. reserved seating in grandstand upper levels. Pre-paid parking packages are also available, along with handicapped seating, NTT INDYCAR SERIES Paddock passes, Super Photo tickets and a wide variety of hospitality packages.
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