FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Link Earth Co., Ltd
Shimizu Bldg 10F, 3-6-3 Shibuya, Shibuya Ward Tokyo, Japan 150-0002
Tokyo, Japan, January 7, 2009 –
Team T&E with SUIVAX partner up with TP Checker, makers of the tire pressure monitoring systems, to enter the 2009 D1 Grand Prix Professional Drift Series. Together they will unite as Team TP Checker with T&E.
Team TP Checker with T&E appoints Sinji NURIYA of Link Earth Co. Ltd as their new Team Director. Link Earth Co. Ltd will be the main sponsor of the team. On January 9th, 2009, NURIYA will announce the team structure at the 2009 Tokyo Auto Salon with NAPAC. The announcement will take place at 17:00 in the Makuhari Messee International Convention Complex – International Exhibition Hall, West Hall, Booth # 121.
Takahiro UENO, CEO of T&E Co. Ltd, will remain the team driver. After 8 years of competition UENO has retired the world famous Vertex JZZ30 Soarer to bring a new and exciting platform to the drifting world. Team TP Checker with T&E will unveil a BMW E92 as their new drift car!
TP Checker not only manufactures wireless tire pressure sensor systems, they are committed to driver safety and the conservation of nature. Portions of their proceeds go to support Present Tree, a non-profit organization who plants trees to help improve our environment. Team TP Checker with T&E will commence the D1 Earth Project at the 2009 Tokyo Auto Salon. Fans will be able to contribute and support our environmental efforts.
Where: Makuhari Messe international convention complex, Tokyo JAPAN
International Exhibition Hall, West Hall, Booth No.121
When: 17:00, 9th of January 2009
Team Name: TP Checker with T&E
Entry Name: TP Checker/YOKOHAMA with T&E
Entry Vehicle: VERTICE DESIGN D1 BMW TE382 Racing Performance
Team Driver: Takahiro UENO (CEO of T&E Co., Ltd)
Maintenance Factory: SUIVAX (Add: 882 Ohkuma-cho Tsuzuki ward, Yokohama)
Team Director: Sinji NURIYA (Link Earth Co., Ltd)
Team Producer: Tohru HASHIMOTO (TAIYOU Radio Co., Ltd)
Management Director: Hiromasa UENO (T&E Co., Ltd)
Team Supervisor: Kazuhito NISHIZAKA (Link Earth Co., Ltd)
Team Caretaker: Megumi NIHEI (Link Earth Co., Ltd)
TPMS Technical Manager: Hiroshi YASUDA (Link Earth Co., Ltd)
TP Checker enhances motorsports and driver safety while supporting environmental conservation. Team T&E are the makers of Vertex and have graced the tracks of the D1 Grand Prix with professional driver and owner of Car Make T&E, Takahiro UENO.
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