TMCNet:  AutoAmigo Sponsors Dragon Racing Team in New Formula E

[March 14, 2015]

AutoAmigo Sponsors Dragon Racing Team in New Formula E

MIAMI, March 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AutoAmigo, Inc., a national auto buying program, announced its sponsorship of the Dragon Racing Formula-E Team. The team competes in the international 2014/15 Formula E racing series, built around all-electric cars, on March 14th in Miami.

AutoAmigo is sponsoring the Dragon Racing Formula-E Team in partnership with the Automotive Leadership Roundtable.  “ is proud to sponsor Dragon Racing because they represent innovation and vision for the future and like us they are passionate about the auto industry,” said Chad Collier, Founder and CEO of AutoAmigo.

Formula E is a new FIA global racing series featuring cars powered exclusively by electric energy. The FIA stands for the Federation International de L’Automobile, which is the governing body for world motor sports. Formula E represents a vision for the future of the motor sports industry over the coming decades, serving as a framework for R&D around the electric vehicle, accelerating general interest in these cars and promoting sustainability.

“Formula E and the Dragon Racing team are changing the way cars are built and Univision and the AutoAmigo team are changing the way cars are bought,” said Sean Wolfington, Chairman of AutoAmigo. “The Dragon Racing team is using the latest technology to help their team drive with confidence and AutoAmigo is using the latest mobile technology to make it easy for customers to shop and buy with confidence, by delivering a haggle-free, hassle-free guaranteed low price right on their mobile phone.” 

Dragon Racing is owned by Jay Penske, an automotive and media entrepreneur and the CEO of Penske Media Corporation (PMC), which owns leading trade publications Variety and Womens Wear Daily amongst other media properties.  Univision, AutoAmigo’s partner, has also partnered with PMC in a joint venture called Variety Latino.  A weekly national Primer Impacto segment, and across local TV and digital media, and zeroes in on insider general U.S. Entertainment News with a Hispanic lens.  Coverage areas include: movies, Hollywood news, music, TV and award shows.  Variety Latino launched February27, 2014.  “We are proud to have AutoAmigo as our sponsor at the Miami ePrix,” said Oriol Servia, Dragon Racing Managing Director.  “In the same way our technical team works with the drivers to win on the race track, they work with their dealers every day to help them win in business – it’s a perfect fit”

After the race in Miami, the international Formula-E series travels to the final 4 cities of their 10 city tour: Monaco, May 9; Germany, May 30, Moscow, June 6; and the UK on June 27. To learn about the series and view a detailed schedule, visit the website at

About AutoAmigo
AutoAmigo, powered by Univision, is a national auto buying program that uses patented mobile technology making it easy for customers to receive a hassle free, haggle free price on their mobile phone. AutoAmigo makes it easy to buy a new or used car through their network of America’s best dealerships. To learn more about AutoAmigo, please visit

About Dragon Racing:

Dragon Racing is an IndyCar Series team owned by Jay Penske, the Chairman and CEO of Penske Media Corporation (PMC). Dragon Racing first began in 2006 under the original banner of Luczo Dragon Racing founded by both Penske and Steve Luczo, Chairman and CEO of Seagate Technologies. In May of 2007, Dragon Racing made their debut at the Indianapolis 500 finishing an impressive fifth with Ryan Briscoe. Two years later they completed their first full IndyCar season claiming Rookie of the Year with Raphael Matos. Currently Dragon Racing fields two cars in the IndyCar Series, with drivers Sebastian Saavedra and four-time Series champion Sébastien Bourdais. In 2013, Dragon Racing’s primary strategic partners were: McAfee, Microsoft, TrueCar, and Chevrolet. Dragon Racing had two entries in the IZOD IndyCar Series for 2013. Dragon Racing has operations in Indianapolis, Indiana, Donington, UK, and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

About Penske Media Corporation (PMC):

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003. PMC engages with thriving audiences across the web, television, mobile, print and social media – reaching more than 140 million consumers monthly (comScore, 2014), and was recently named one of the Top 100 Private Companies in the United States & North America. With the pre-eminence of its brands, PMC is one of the largest digital media companies in the world, publishing more than 22 digital brands, including an extensive joint venture in India with ZEE TV, as well as more than 50 annual events/conferences and a dynamic research and emerging data business. PMC brands include PMC Studios, WWD, Footwear News, M,, Variety magazine,,, HollywoodLife, Beauty Inc, ENTV,, Movieline, TVLine, BGR, AwardsLine, @hollywood, LA411, NY411, Young Hollywood Awards, The Style Awards, and Breakthrough of the Year Awards. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with 11 offices around the world. For more information, please visit or follow @PenskeMedia on Twitter.

AutoAmigo registered trademarks of Group Cars, Inc. All other products, logos, and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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