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Plano-Based NTT DATA To Sponsor INDYCAR, Truck Series Qualifying For June Doubleheader Weekend

by TMS Media Relations | May 14, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas (May 13, 2014) - NTT DATA has signed a two-year deal with Texas Motor Speedway as title sponsor of pole qualifying day during the annual Firestone 600 INDYCAR/NASCAR doubleheader weekend in June.

The inaugural NTT DATA Qualifying Day will be held Friday, June 6, as the Verizon IndyCar Series will qualify for the Firestone 600 and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will do the same for the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. NTT DATA Qualifying Day will open with the Verizon IndyCar Series at 2 p.m. CT and be followed by the Camping World Truck Series at 4:10 p.m.

“We are thrilled to sponsor NTT DATA Qualifying Day at Texas Motor Speedway,” NTT DATA Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Womack said.  “As a leading global IT Services provider, we drive fast results for our clients through teamwork and technology expertise making this sponsorship a perfect fit. The fact that our North America business is based here makes it even more special with TMS as our home track.”

NTT DATA currently has sponsor involvement in the Verizon IndyCar Series as the primary sponsor for the No. 8 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet driven by Ryan Briscoe.

“We are excited to add a global partner that has its North American business roots right here in nearby Plano to our family of sponsors,” Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage said. “We look forward to working with them on this pole qualifying title sponsorship and providing the value that NTT DATA seeks from a partnership with their home track.”

NTT DATA, with headquarters in Plano, Texas, and operations in more than 40 countries, is an innovation partner that emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services from consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing to cloud-based solutions. For more information, please visit www.nttdata.com/americas

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