CHICAGO, April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DRIFIRE, the premier provider of High Performance FR™ fabrics and protective apparel in the military and industrial markets, will return for a second year as the baselayer outfitter of the Holmatro Safety Team and pit technicians. The Holmatro Safety Team provides trackside support at every event of the Verizon IndyCar Series, to ensure the on track response to accidents is as efficient and effective as possible.
The Team will be wearing Prime™ baselayers utilizing made in the USA stretch compression fabric with drirelease® moisture-management technology preferred by the world's top athletes. These baselayers dry four times faster than cotton for superior comfort, while providing excellent flame-resistant protection on the track and in the pit.
"The safety crews and pit technicians need optimal safety and performance while working on the track, and DRIFIRE Prime delivers," said Mike Yates, INDYCAR's manager of track safety operations.
While Prime is being used in the racing world for top athletes, it's also available to the industrial and military markets. The baselayer short sleeve shirt, long sleeve shirt, boxer brief and long pant provide Ebt 4.9 cal/cm2, CAT1 protection, and are ASTM F1506 and NFPA 70E compliant—perfect for the Industrial Athlete™.
DRIFIRE is the premier provider and developer of High Performance FR fabrics and protective apparel to the government, industrial, racing and consumer markets. It is the only FR wear company to utilize drirelease patented performance technology used by the world's premier athletic brands. This technology ensures wearers are cool, dry and comfortable to operate at their peak. DRIFIRE, owned by Chicago's Sterling Partners since its launch in 2006, makes flame-resistant apparel for every branch of the U.S. military as well as the oil and gas, chemical, and electric utilities industries.
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