CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (January 30, 2023) – The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli and the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) are pleased to announce new partnerships with BridgeHaul and the Bennett Family of Companies. The new agreement names BridgeHaul as the Official Safe, Reliable, On-Demand Shipping Company of Trans Am and SVRA, and the Bennett Family of Companies as the Official Trucking Company of Trans Am and SVRA.
Atlanta-based BridgeHaul is a provider of third-party logistics and technology solutions to shippers and motor carriers. Founded in 2015 and acquired by the Bennett Family of Companies in 2022, BridgeHaul takes a modern approach to transportation management to automate the planning and execution process for all stakeholders across the supply chain. With services such as managed freight and freight brokerage, technology solutions to improve fleet management, and carrier services like a Fuel program and Freight Factoring, BridgeHaul aims to empower businesses to run more efficiently, increase savings, and accelerate earnings.
Based outside Atlanta in McDonough, Georgia, the Bennett Family of Companies is a woman-owned, Women’s Enterprise Business Council (WBENC) certified, diversified transportation and logistics company with 5,000 driver/owner-operators, 1,000 employees and 600 agents across the United States. Through its 14 affiliated operating companies, the Bennett Family of Companies delivers integrated transportation and supply chain management solutions worldwide.
“We are extremely happy to join forces with BridgeHaul and the Bennett Family of Companies,” said Tony Parella, CEO of Trans Am and SVRA. “Both companies have supported our competitors in the past, including our 2022 TA2 champion Thomas Merrill. Trucking, shipping and the logistics industries keep our race series, competitors and country going. We’re very proud to make them official partners.”
“We are excited to partner with the Trans Am Series and SVRA. We believe there are a host of synergies we can benefit from and we’re thrilled to enter the partnership,” said Danny Lowry, Vice President and owner of the Bennett Family of Companies. “We enjoyed the experience last year at the car-sponsorship level, but believe the elevated sponsorship with Trans Am and SVRA will draw additional awareness to our brand and extend our reach to new customer segments.”
Lowry is also a driver in multiple Trans Am classes, winning the Pro/Am SGT championship in 2022.
“Racing is an exciting sport to be around, from the paddock, to the pit box, to TV coverage, we are looking forward to building fans amongst truck drivers, fleets and business owners who have freight shipment needs,” Lowry continued. “You won’t be able to miss Bennett and BridgeHaul in 2023.”
The 2023 season for the Trans Am Series and SVRA kick off at Sebring International Raceway on February 23-26.
About BridgeHaul Logistics Solutions, LLC:
BridgeHaul is a modern, third-party logistics company that specializes in providing bleeding-edge technology solutions to shippers, motor carriers, and owner-operators. Bridging the gap between shippers and carriers, BridgeHaul enables businesses to move freight more efficiently while helping motor carriers earn more and worry less. Their relentless focus on the financial health and well-being of motor carriers and owner-operators they serve helps set them apart from others in the industry. For more information about BridgeHaul, visit www.bridgehaul.com. Regardless of your industry, if you run under a DOT Number or manage a single truck, you might be able to benefit from BridgeHaul’s Carrier Services. To learn more, head to their landing page found here.
About Bennett Family of Companies:
McDonough-Ga. based Bennett Family of Companies is a woman-owned, Women’s Enterprise Business Council (WBENC) certified, diversified transportation and logistics company. Through its 14 affiliated operating companies, the Bennett Family of Companies delivers integrated transportation and supply chain management solutions worldwide. Bennett has 5,000 drivers/owner-operators, over 1,000 employees and 600 agents located across the United States. For more information, visit www.bennettig.com.
About the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli:
The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli is the longest-running professional road race series in the United States. The Trans Am Series was founded by racing factory pony cars in the late 1960s. More than 50 years after their launch, Mustangs, Camaros and Challengers continue to be sold today, with Trans Am racing credited as playing a major role in their success and longevity. The SpeedTour will host the professional race series at 19 events nationwide in 2023.
About Sportscar Vintage Racing Association:
SVRA is the largest vintage racing organization in the world. A typical event has several hundred vintage race cars representing over 100 years of automotive history on the track. The drivers of these race cars are high net-worth, prominent professionals. In 2022, SVRA will host 21 events at some of the most iconic race tracks in North America, including Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sebring International Raceway, Watkins Glen International, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, Sonoma Raceway and Circuit of The Americas, among others. This nationwide footprint has over 312,000,000 Americans living within 200 miles of our events.
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