Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, proudly cheers on Tony Kanaan as he climbs the ranks in this year's high-stakes IndyCar World Championship. Kanaan, a top contender, maintains his 6th place position in point standings for the 2012 championship and has his sights set on more podium finishes in the final races of the season.
Driving the #11 Mouser Electronics-sponsored IndyCar, the 37-year-old Brazilian has logged six Top 6 finishes so far this season, including three Top 3 showings - a season-high 2nd place at Milwaukee and two outstanding 3rd place finishes at Iowa and the Indianapolis 500.
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"Tony never gives up," says Larry Johannes, Mouser Electronics' Vice President of Strategic Marketing. "Never backing down, he has held on tenaciously to this position in the championship and we know he will continue to gain ground in the races to come. Tony's skill behind the wheel is second to none and Mouser is proud to be a part of this high-performance KV Racing team."
To view a video interview with Tony Kanaan during his recent 2012 visit to Mouser's corporate headquarters, click on http://mou.sr/GSTKHT. The next IZOD IndyCar Series event is the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Sunday, August 5. The track is an 85-lap, 191.93-mile circuit set up at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
Mouser's comprehensive IndyCar racing program provides a high-tech platform to showcase its valued supplier partnerships and connect with the industry's top design engineers and electronic component buyers. Engineers are also invited to take the Mouser 500 Challenge, a series of three engineering challenges to help find design solutions to various technical problems relating to the high-tech, high-speed sport of IndyCar racing.
Joining Mouser as co-sponsors for the 2012 Izod® IndyCar Series are TTI, Inc, Murata, Molex, TE Connectivity, Phoenix Contact, Littelfuse, KEMET, Ohmite, Hammond, Harwin, ebm-papst, Omron, BIVAR, Fluke, and Amphenol.