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PLANO, Texas, July 13, 2009 - Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that Siemens PLM Software-sponsored Wayne Taylor Racing – whose cars are developed with the help of Siemens PLM Software technology provided through an official technology partnership – won the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Brumos Porsche 250.
Wayne Taylor Racing’s No. 10 SunTrust Ford Dallara Daytona Prototype Team driver Max Angelelli won the race in a dramatic, nose-to-tail battle over the final 10 laps of the Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway road circuit to score the team’s first victory of the season and move to within one point of the Rolex Series Championship Lead.
This was Angelelli and SunTrust’s 13th career victory in 73 race starts since joining the Rolex Series in 2004 and the third career victory for Angelelli’s co-driver, Brian Frisselle. With the win, the SunTrust team now has 198 championship points through the season’s first seven of 12 events.
“Siemens PLM Software congratulates Wayne Taylor Racing on the win and we wish the team good luck,” said Dave Shirk, executive vice president, Global Marketing, Siemens PLM Software. “Siemens PLM Software is proud to be an official technology partner and is pleased to know that the same seamless, open solutions that help our customers turn more ideas into successful products are helping the race teams put the best cars out on the race track to finish in the winner's circle.”
Siemens PLM Software has a long tradition of providing NX™ software, Siemens PLM Software’s comprehensive digital product development solution, and Teamcenter® software, Siemens PLM Software’s digital lifecycle management solution and the world’s most widely used PLM portfolio, as an official technology partner. Hendrick Motorsports, winner of the 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2006, 2007 and 2008 NASCAR® Sprint Cup Championship; Joe Gibbs Racing, winner of the 2000, 2002 and 2005 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship; Roush Fenway Racing, winner of the 2003 and 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship; and Andretti Green Racing, winner of the 2004, 2005 and 2007 Indy Racing League® (IRL) IndyCar® Series Championship; have been using Siemens PLM Software for many years to help develop their cars and improve their performance on the race track. KB Racing, winner of the 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 National Hot Rod Association® (NHRA®) Pro Stock Championship, began using Siemens PLM Software technology in 2005, and the Renault® F1 Team, winner of the 2005 Formula One Drivers and Constructors Championships, established a partnership in 2004 using Tecnomatix® software, Siemens PLM Software’s best-in-class digital manufacturing solution.
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly six million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with companies to deliver open solutions that help them turn more ideas into successful products. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services. With around 42,900 employees worldwide Siemens Industry Automation achieved in fiscal year 2008 total sales of EUR8.7 billion.
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