Fusion Powered By GD2 Global Onboard With Ragan

David Ragan
Front Row Motorsports and David Ragan will have a new partner joining them for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.Fusion,’ powered by GD2 Global, will be an associate sponsor on board Ragan’s Dale Jarrett-inspired No. 38 CITGARD 700 Ford.

GD2 provides innovative technology services and solutions to support event planning and operational delivery at premier sporting events all around the world. Currently in the final stages of development, GD2’s upcoming ‘Fusion’ application, which by no coincidence is featured on Ragan’s CITGARD 700 Ford ‘Fusion,’ will focus on accelerating event technology to the next level through innovation and integration specific to areas of Transportation, Parking, Ticketing, Credentialing, Safety and Security, all designed to improve venue operations as well as the fan ‘Home-to-Seat’ experience.

“Darlington is going to be a great race for me and for Front Row Motorsports,” said Ragan. “With it being ‘throwback weekend,’ there’ll be a lot of eyes on this race. It’s the perfect weekend to debut GD2, a great company with new technology to bring to the sport.”

“The throwback weekend at Darlington is the perfect opportunity to start to build awareness of our ‘Fusion’ application,” said Tony Vitrano, managing partner of GD2 Global. “‘Fusion’ is being designed to support event planning and venue operations for major sporting events all over the world. NASCAR races rank among the largest sporting events in the U.S. and are perfect for our new technology. We’re very excited to be on board David Ragan’s Dale Jarrett throwback car this weekend.”

Overseeing the partnership is Fritz Sports & Event Enterprises. “We are very excited to see GD2 Global’s ‘Fusion’ technology partnering with Front Row Motorsports and David Ragan,” said CEO Doug Fritz. “Their ‘Fusion’ application will be a perfect fit for motorsports, and I’m looking forward to seeing them grow within the sport.”

The CITGARD 700 Ford will first hit the track at Darlington Raceway on Friday, Aug. 31, when the throwback weekend kicks off with Cup series practice sessions. The Bojangles’ Southern 500 airs Sunday, Sept. 2, at 6 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports Network.

About ‘Fusion,’ Powered by GD2 Global: 
GD2 Global is a US based organization providing leading technology services and solutions to the world’s premier sporting events. GD2, along with their ‘Fusion’ application, provide products and services to support the planning and operational delivery or major events, including Transportation, Parking, Ticketing, Credentialing, Access Control, Safety and Security. Their GD2 products and services including the ‘Fusion’ application, are designed to improve both Venue Operations and the Fan ‘Home-to-Seat’ Experience. Their GD2 leadership team has first-hand experience in delivering major international events including Summer & Winter Olympic Games, NFL Super Bowl, Department of Defense Warrior Games as well as NASCAR racing. For more information visit www.gd2global.com, or contact info@gd2global.com.

About Front Row Motorsports:
Front Row Motorsports is a winning organization in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the premier division of NASCAR competition. The team was founded in 2004 and is owned by Tennessean Bob Jenkins. FRM fields two full-time entries, the No. 34 of Michael McDowell and the No. 38 of David Ragan, from its Statesville, N.C., headquarters just outside of Charlotte. The team’s partnership base includes organizations such as Ford Motor Company, Love’s Travel Stops, K-LOVE Radio, 1000Bulbs.com and Shriners Hospitals for Children. Visit teamfrm.com and follow FRM on Twitter at @Team_FRM and on Facebook at facebook.com/FrontRowMotorsports.

About Fritz Sports & Event Enterprises:
Fritz Sports & Event Enterprises is a sports marketing and event management business specializing in sports and event sponsorship marketing and activation, brand development, as well as event management.


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