StopTech Returns as Presenting Sponsor of Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

February 16, 2017

StopTech Returns as Presenting Sponsor of Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

(Industry, Calif. – March 27, 2014) - StopTech®, the championship-winning high performance and racing brand of brake systems and components from Centric Parts®, has been named the presenting sponsor of Round 1 of the 25 th anniversary season of the Pirelli World Challenge Championships – the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge Cadillac Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by StopTech.

stpete.jpgThe Official Brake System and Official Brake Friction of the Pirelli World Challenge in 2014, StopTech returns as a presenting sponsor and participant in the series where StopTech’s patented calipers and rotors, race pads and high performance brake fluid have been a regular site in Victory Circle as well as throughout the pits.

StopTech’s motto has always been, “Brake Late, Finish First,” and racers know that the longer they can stay on the throttle, the faster their lap times will be. Shorter stopping distances, better modulation and less fade are what set StopTech brakes apart, and the lessons learned on the track have helped StopTech develop street brake systems that are second to none.

The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by StopTech will be held on the Streets of St. Petersburg, Florida, March 28-30, 2014. The weekend will mark the start of the 25th Anniversary season of the Pirelli World Challenge Championships for the GT and GTS classes.

The race will air on NBC Sports Network April 6 at 5:30PM EDT, and online at

For more information, visit StopTech at and be sure to follow StopTech on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube for all the latest StopTech and Centric Parts news.

About Centric Parts®

Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems for passenger vehicles, light- and medium-duty trucks, and high performance and racing vehicles under the Centric® , C-TEK® , Posi Quiet® and StopTech® labels among others. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric continually innovates significant improvements to brake technology for the street and track, having earned four patents along the way. The company was founded in 2000 in Southern California and has enjoyed solid growth every year since. Originally focusing on replacement parts for everyday use, Centric Parts has aggressively expanded into OE, armored, racing and performance markets through its StopTech brand. Today the company operates multiple warehouse and manufacturing facilities totaling over 650,000 square feet and employing over 500 workers.

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