SHORAI LFX™ BATTERIES AND MEEN MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC RACING PARTNERSHIP FOR 2014 AMA SPORTBIKE SERIES
-- Shoria To Provide LFX™ Batteries for MEEN Motorsports Riders Jake Lewis Tucker Lancaster during 2014 GoPro Daytona Sportbike Championship --
SUNNYVALE, Calif., (Mar. 6, 2014) – Shorai Inc., a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of prismatic cell, lithium iron phosphate power sports batteries, today announced a strategic partnership with MEEN Motorsports, one of the fastest-growing teams in American Motorcycle Association Pro Road Racing competition. MEEN Motorsports features riders Jake Lewis and Tucker Lancaster, two of the sport’s most promising riders competing in the 2014 Pro GoPro Daytona Sportbike Championship. Both Lewis and Lancaster will use Shorai LFX™ batteries throughout the season in their MEEN Motorsports Yamaha R6 motorcycles. Shorai LFX™ batteries are designed to provide superior performance both on and off the track by delivering faster starts and better overall performance while weighing significantly less than other types of batteries.
“Shorai is very proud to announce this partnership with MEEN Motorsports as they get ready to compete in the 2014 AMA Sportbike Championship. MEEN Motorsports is a fast-growing, premier organization that is expected to be a top contender all season,” said Kevin Riley, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Shorai. “Jake and Tucker have shown tremendous promise in their preparation for the upcoming season and we are confident that our Shorai LFX™ batteries will help give them the competitive advantage to not only podium this season, but to win races and contend for the championship.”
“Having Shorai batteries on board for this upcoming season is very exciting for all of us here at MEEN Motorsports. Shorai LFX™ batteries provide the superior amount of power and performance that we were looking for in our battery partner,” said Ameen Sajjadi, MEEN Motorsports team owner. “With competition so fierce in the AMA Sportbike Championship class, we wanted the best battery for our bikes and Shorai has worked hard to fulfill that requirement. The quality and workmanship behind their product is top-notch and we know the LFX™ batteries will be a perfect fit for our entire race team.”
Shorai is the manufacturer of a full line of nearly two dozen LFX™ prismatic cell lithium-iron power sports batteries which have applications in a variety of street, dirt, sport and cruiser motorcycles, as well as scooters, all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, utility vehicles and riding lawnmowers. Shorai LFX™ batteries deliver more power for faster starts and are much lighter than heavier, lead-acid equivalents. Shorai LFX™ batteries are available from more than 2,500 select dealers and retailers around the world and online at www.ShoraiPower.com.
About Meen Motorsports
Meen Motorsports is a professional motorcycle racing team established in 2012 formally known as GP Bike Parts Racing (2011). For more about the team please visit, www.meenmotorsports.com. Become a Facebook Fan, search Meen Motorsports. Follow the team on Twitter @meenmotorsports, as well as on Instagram @meenmoto.
Founded in 2010 and based in Sunnyvale, Calif., Shorai Inc. is the world’s principal producer of prismatic cell, lithium iron phosphate power sports batteries. Shorai is leading the market’s conversion from traditional lead-acid batteries to lighter, more efficient and higher performance lithium starter batteries. For more information about Shorai LFX™ batteries, product offerings, upcoming sponsored events or local Shorai dealers, please visit www.shoraipower.com.