LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (April 23 2004) — Newman/Haas Racing announced today it’s partnership with Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI) for the 2004 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season. After having won four Champ Car championships to date, the team has enlisted the support of CATI to help them in their quest for their fifth title in 2004 with PacifiCare driver Bruno Junqueira and McDonald’s driver Sebastien Bourdais.
“The ease and sophistication of CATI’s SOLIDWORKS package will not only enable us to improve our design process it will also allow our engineering department to be more productive,” said Brian Lisles, General Manager of Newman/Haas Racing. ” We are already using the advance capabilities of SOLIDWORKS to produce designs for new parts for our cars as we press forward with our objective of winning the 2004 Champ Car World Series championship .”
Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI), headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, provides the Midwest with five full-service facilities, supporting Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan and Wisconsin with the mission to unite quality people with advanced technology to create complete solutions for maximum business results. CATI is the original SOLIDWORKS Reseller and the Top Reseller of SOLIDWORKS in the Midwest. CATI is dedicated to providing comprehensive solutions to engineering, manufacturing, and educational sectors and offers a full suite of SOLIDWORKS Solution Partner technologies including CAD, CAE, CAID, CAM, ECAD, and PDM solutions.
“Newman/Haas Racing has demonstrated a consistent track record of leadership in the Champ Car World Series. We are excited to bring our industry-experienced technical team and innovative technologies to this world-class organization,” comments Richard Werneth, President, Computer Aided Technology. “We look forward to much success for Newman/Haas Racing in the 2004 season.”
Newman/Haas Racing, owned by actor/race car driver Paul Newman and racing entrepreneur Carl A. Haas, is the most successful team competing in the Champ Car World Series. The team is in the midst of their 22 nd season in Champ Car competition in 2004 and will attempt to score their fifth overall title after winning 73 races and 78 pole positions. Current drivers Bruno Junqueira and Sebastien Bourdais were preceded at the team by Mario and Michael Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Paul Tracy, Christian Fittipaldi and Cristiano da Matta. For more information log on to www.newman-haas.com , www.brunojunqueira.com , www.sebastienbourdais.com or www.champcarworldseries.com.