Houston, TX – (21 January, 2020) – GALP, an integrated energy company based in Lisbon, Portugal, will continue its partnership for a second year with Mustang Sampling Racing as an associate sponsor in the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. This sponsorship is a key component to GALP’s continued marketing activation in North America.
GALP’s marketing activation in the North America lends itself well with Mustang Sampling Racing and with IMSA veteran Joao Barbosa, a full-time Portuguese driver for the team. Barbosa’s impressive IMSA career record of 24 wins including four wins at the Rolex 24, blends well with co-driver Sebastien Bourdais a Formula One and IndyCar Series driver who has seen victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Rolex 24. Joining Barbosa and Bourdais for the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup will be 24 Hours of Le Mans winner, French driver, Löic Duvall.
“We love the performance concepts developed by Cadillac and its’ engine. It demonstrates excellence, endurance and very high performance. We are keenly interested in showcasing our values of inclusion and performance. Cadillac is the perfect platform and the iconic American brand.” stated Luis Castro-Meirelles. “We partner with our values. Sharing our values and our top quality products in the market is our mission.”
“We are excited to continue the relationship with Galp,” said Ken Thompson, CEO of Mustang Sampling. “The synergy between Mustang Sampling and Galp goes beyond the Portuguese origins of Galp and Barbosa. Mustang Sampling has a long history in the oil and gas industry which makes this partnership fitting and consistent with Mustang Sampling’s core business. We are very pleased Galp is joining us in an official capacity for the 2020 race season.”
The No. 5 Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R is preparing for its biggest race of the season, the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, arguably the most enduring 24 hours of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona will begin at 1:35 p.m. EST Saturday, January 25, 2020 and will finish on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 1:35 p.m. EST.
Galp is a Portuguese-based, publicly traded energy company with an international presence. Our activities cover all stages of the energy sector value chain, from exploration and extraction of oil and natural gas from reservoirs miles below the sea surface, to the development of energy solutions for our customers that are efficient and environmentally sustainable. We also contribute to the economic development of the many countries in which we operate and to the robust progress of the communities that host us.
Galp produces high performance finished lubricants with the highest quality approved synthetic formulations using top additive technology and proprietary base oils. Our products are assured the recognition of the most important organizations – API, ACEA, NMMA and JASO – as well as of the top vehicle and equipment manufacturers.
About Mustang Sampling
Mustang Sampling, LLC is the innovator of Analytically Accurate® solutions within sample conditioning systems. We provide custom solutions of products and services globally to the Natural Gas, Natural Gas Liquids (NGL), and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industries. Mustang Sampling continues to pioneer integrated control systems, allowing our customers to maintain phase stability from sample extraction at the pipeline through sample analysis. Our products are continuously improved and subjected to the highest quality standards which provides our customers with the best sample conditioning solutions. www.MustangSampling.com
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