PCB Piezotronics (PCB®), a global leader in the design and manufacture of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustic and vibration sensors, today announced that Mr. Kim Green, co-owner of Andretti Green Racing (AGR) and a 26-year veteran of the racing industry, will be attending Automotive Testing Expo North America as a special guest of PCB®, and speaking at Gala Dinner on the evening of Wednesday, October 24th at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, Michigan. PCB® is Official Sensor and Instrumentation sponsor of AGR for the 2007 season.
Mr. Green, along with Michael Andretti and Kevin Savoree, is co-owner of AGR. During his tenure, the team has achieved unprecedented success and growth, and has risen to become the most winning in Indy Racing League history. This season was among the most notable, and marked only the third time in IndyCar® Series history that a single car has won both the IndyCar Series Championship and Indianapolis 500 in the same season. AGR has earned three IndyCar Series championships, the three best single-season win totals in IndyCar Series history, four victories in the Indy Pro Series and two wins in the Indianapolis 500. During the 2007 season, Mr. Green served as team strategist for the #7 Motorola IndyCar, and has served as pit boss and race strategist for the #11 Team 7-Eleven IndyCar. He is a native of the United Kingdom, raised in Australia, and began his career in 1981 with Newman Racing in the Can-Am Series. After collecting a series of five wins and six poles during the 1981-2 season, Green joined Champ Car team Forsythe Racing in 1983.
As Official Sponsor of AGR, PCB® is supplying sensors and instrumentation, including DC response accelerometers, torque sensors and load cells, for AGR’s four IndyCar Series entries. Automotive Testing Expo North America will be serving as a celebration of Andretti Green Racing’s winning season and PCB®’s official launch of its new Automotive Sensors division. On display will be replicas of the AGR #27 Canadian Club IndyCar, winner of the 2007 IndyCar Series Championship and Indianapolis 500 races, and the #11 Team 7-Eleven IndyCar, winner of this year’s Detroit Indy™ Grand Prix at Belle Isle.
Celebrating 40 years of products, innovation and customer service, PCB Piezotronics is a global leader in the design and manufacture of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustic and vibration sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology. Core competencies include ICP® and charge output piezoelectric, piezoresistive, strain gage, MEMS and capacitive sensors and instrumentation. With 24-hour customer support; direct sales offices throughout Europe and Asia; and an established global distribution network, PCB® attributes its continued growth to an unwavering commitment to total customer satisfaction. For more information on Automotive Testing Expo North America, please visit http://www.testing-expo.com/usa/index.html