Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati New York Confirms Parts Unlimited and Mount Airy Casino Resort as Key Sponsors
Dunmore, PA – Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati New York is proud to announce two key partners in the assault of the 2021 MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series: global parts distributor Parts Unlimited and Pennsylvania’s Mount Airy Casino Resort.
“Our partnership with Parts Unlimited and Mount Airy Casino Resort are real signs that road racing in the US is headed in a good direction,” says team Principal Bobby Shek. “Parts Unlimited is involved in racing and MotoAmercia, so we are excited that they are back supporting a Ducati effort, something that hasn’t been done since the time of the Ducati 999R!”
“The Team at Parts Unlimited is Excited to be “supporting the sport” with Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati New York and Mount Airy Casino Resort,” says Jeff Derge, Vice President of Sales at Parts Unlimited. “We look forward to an exciting year of racing.”
Mount Airy Casino Resort, Pennsylvania’s first AAA Four Diamond-rated casino, is also excited to debut as a sponsor in the world of motorcycle racing.
“We are very excited to enter into this partnership with Ducati NYC, as we see many synergies between these two luxury brands and share demographics with high-end clientele,” said Glenn Cademartori, Vice President of Marketing at Mount Airy Casino Resort. “With the resurgence in guests visiting from New York City, southern New York, and northern New Jersey, this partnership makes perfect sense to us for continued growth in these markets.”
Team Manager Eraldo Ferracci says: “It’s great to see these two powerhouses supporting the Warhorse HSBK Ducati team. As Bobby and I have said since day one, the ultimate goal is to have Ducati fight for a title. This type of support will help us achieve our mission.”
Piloting the Warhorse HSBK Ducati Panigale V4 R during the 9-round Superbike Series is the 28-year-old Frenchman Loris Baz, who spent three years in MotoGP (2015-2017) and six years in World Superbike (2012-2014; 2018-2020). During the 2020 WorldSBK season, Baz scored four podiums and finished the season eight overall, the second-best of independent riders. Throughout his WorldSBK career, he had achieved two wins, two poles, 18 podiums, and three fastest laps.
The team is powered by Warhorse HSBK Racing, North American Warhorse, Ducati New York, and Horsepower HD.
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Founded in 2011, HSBK Racing pairs the best sponsors, technicians, riders, and industry insiders to create an unstoppable team that consistently runs at the front of the pack in any premier class. The team claimed Ducati’s first win in America after 10 years. In 2019 the team formed a partnership with North American Warhorse and Ducati New York to create Warhorse HSBK Racing.
North American Warhorse, located in Dunmore, PA, is the largest premier motorcycle and power sports dealership in Northeastern Pennsylvania. As an authorized dealer of the top power sports brands worldwide, North American Warhorse provides the largest selection of vehicles in the Northeast Pennsylvania area.
Ducati New York, located in SoHo, is the flagship Ducati dealership, with a renovated showroom of more than 7,500 square feet at a fashionable address. The Manhattan showroom has Italian style and modern aesthetic of Ducati, with a comprehensive line of apparel, dedicated Ducati accessories, and an all-new Ducati service department.
Horsepower HD, part of the Warhorse Powersports Group, serves the Williamsport, Pa., area, offering the best in new and pre-owned HD bikes and parts.
Parts Unlimited is owned by LeMans Corporation, which also owns Drag Specialities. Headquartered in Janesville, Wisc., Parts Unlimited and Drag Specialties sell to over 12,000 dealerships worldwide and continue to expand their market penetration with their sister companies, Parts Canada and Parts Europe.
Mount Airy Poconos Casino Resort boasts the ultimate gaming experience with over 1,800 slot machines, 80 table games, and a sportsbook. As Pennsylvania’s first AAA Four Diamond-rated casino, the resort’s nearly 300 upscale guest rooms and suites are complemented by a 20,000-square-foot convention center and ballroom that serve as a state-of-the-art venue for private and corporate events, weddings, and entertainment. Guests can discover a variety of signature restaurant options, including Guy Fieri’s Mt. Pocono Kitchen and the award-winning Bistecca by Il Mulino. This all-encompassing, full-service resort destination for outdoor enthusiasts and gaming enthusiasts alike, features a Sports Illustrated recognized lakefront 18-hole golf course; a 16,000-square-foot spa, salon, and exercise facility; a luxury indoor/outdoor pool, aptly called Wet; and a covered outdoor pavilion that hosts a summer concert series. Mount Airy Casino Resort is less than 90 minutes from Philadelphia, New York City, and northern New Jersey. For more, visit www.mountairycasino.com