ITT’s KONI sponsors 2010 Eurocup SEAT LEON

KONI is the exclusive shock absorber sponsor and supplier

Online PR News – 13-May-2010 – – MILAN– May 12, 2010 - KONI showcases its long and successful involvement with high performance auto racing today at the 2010 Eurocup SEAT LEON as the exclusive shock absorber sponsor and supplier. As only damper partner in this high-profile arena highlights KONI as a premier competition shock absorber producers.

Moreover, this high level of Touring Car Racing will provide KONI a perfect platform to display its ability to provide high performance shock absorbers, and to highlight its representation of the “After Market” business.

Frits Altorf, KONI’s product manager for racing, said: “We are very proud of this partnership, as it highlights once again the quality of our products and the passion we have for racing and competitions where only the best can prevail”.

The SEAT LEON Eurocup competition will start on May 22nd-23rd in Monza (Italy) and will be followed by races in Zolder (Belgium), Brands-Hatch (UK), Brno (Czech Republic), Oschersleben (Germany) and ending in Valencia (Spain) on September 18th-19th.

About KONI
KONI is proud to be part of ITT Corporation’s Motion Technologies business, which develops, produces and sells brake pads and friction materials for private and public transportation markets, including the major vehicles’ manufacturing industries around the world. ITT Motion Technologies also makes high quality and performance hydraulic shock absorbers and suspension systems for passenger cars and race cars, heavy and light trucks, trailers, private and public transportation and industrial applications.

KONI is a leading brand shock absorber, with high quality and performance hydraulic shock absorbers and suspension systems for street and racing cars, heavy and light trucks, trailers, private and public transportation, and industrial applications.

The KONI brand has been present in motor sport for more than 50 years, especially for the development of shock absorbers. Just in Formula 1, more than 235 Grand Prix victories and 16 world championship titles were scored with KONI.

About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated 2009 revenue of $10.9 billion.

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