NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Graham, a proud co-sponsor of the Level 5 Motorsports team, is very pleased to announce the team victory in its class in the No. 555 Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 at the IMSA United SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona on Sunday, January 26th, 2014.
In the final lap of the race, a purported racing penalty threatened the outcome of the race for team. However, after careful review by sanctioning body they reversed the decision and restored the win in favor of the Robert Graham sponsored Level 5 Ferrari 458.
"It was a bittersweet victory for the entire team considering we had a delay in the confirmation of the actual winner. Regardless, we now have the coveted Daytona Rolex's to remember the win," said Bill Sweedler, Co-Chairman of Robert Graham. "It's an extraordinary privilege to race with such a remarkable team and represent the Robert Graham brand while doing so."
"Robert Graham, Ferrari, and the Level 5 Motorsports team all aspire to the highest standards of quality and excellence," said Michael Buckley, Chief Executive Officer of Robert Graham. "We are could not be more excited by the start of the partnership and wish the team continued success throughout this season."
With a large customer base being loyal car enthusiasts, Robert Graham is thrilled to co-sponsor the Level 5 Motorsports Ferrari 458 machine along with Bill's teammate, Townsend Bell.
Robert Graham enjoys a robust and loyal consumer following who collect pieces due to the distinctive design elements and superior craftsmanship. The iconic fabrics and trims are designed in-house and are proprietary to Robert Graham.
ABOUT ROBERT GRAHAM
Robert Graham is 'American Eclectic.' Since its launch in 2001, Robert Graham was created on the premise of introducing sophisticated, eclectic style to the fashion market as an American-based company with an intention of inspiring a global movement. Robert Graham creates four menswear and women's wear collections a year—spring, pre-fall, fall and resort. Robert Graham now operates freestanding stores in locations including Los Angeles's Venice Beach, Houston, Las Vegas, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, New York's Long Island, Short Hills, New Jersey and Bleecker St in New York City. The brand also sells at luxury department stores and boutiques including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdales nationwide, and Harry Rosen throughout Canada. Robert Graham has retail presence in more than a dozen countries around the world and has showrooms located in New York City, Los Angeles, Dallas, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Dusseldorf. (www.robertgraham.us)
ABOUT LEVEL 5 MOTORSPORTS
Level 5 Motorsports has fielded successful entries in GT and Prototype classes in the American Le Mans Series, GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, Ferrari Challenge Series, the Sports Car Club of America, IMSA GT3 Cup and Cooper Tires Prototype Lites since 2008. The team has competed throughout North America and Europe, extensively in Italy, France and Spain. The team currently competes in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. http://www.Level5Motorsports.com
SOURCE Robert Graham