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May 16, 2013

Official 2013 Sponsor of Delaware’s Wilmington Grand Prix

NEWARK, Del., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Motech Americas LLC, a Delaware Solar Module manufacturer, will be a sponsor of the Wilmington Grand Prix for a second year. The Wilmington Grand Prix was recently recognized by the U.S. Cycling Association (USCA) as one of their top 10 criterium races in the country.

The Wilmington Grand Prix is a 3-day event from May 17-19. On Friday, May 17(th), the festivities start in the afternoon with the 3.2-mile Monkey Hill Time Trial. Riders race against the clock over a section of cobblestones through Wilmington’s Brandywine Park. On Saturday, May 18(th), armature and pro riders tackle a 1-mile closed course figure 8 track through downtown Wilmington. For MOTECH, the highlight will be on Sunday, May 19(th), when almost 1,000 riders will depart from the Delaware Art Museum, many of whom will be wearing the official Gran Fondo Jersey, sponsored by MOTECH. The Gran Fondo is a 62-mile scenic tour of Brandywine Valley and some of Delaware’s most prized cultural attractions.

“We are proud to be sponsoring this nationally recognized local event that highlights our beautiful state of Delaware,” said Sharon O’Shea, Director of Marketing at Motech Americas. “Solar and Cycling go hand-in-hand as they encourage being conscious of our environment and creating a better world for future generations.”

To learn more about solar and show your support, stop by the Motech Americas’ tent at The Wilmington Grand Prix on Saturday on the 800-block of Market Street. The company will have family friendly giveaways and provide guidance on residential and commercial solar.

About Motech Americas
Motech Americas LLC is the most experienced manufacturer of solar modules with its Newark, Delaware facility in operations for more than 20 years. Motech utilizes Six-Sigma rigor, best in class quality, and customer fulfillment standards that are second to none. Fully, intelligently, and vertically integrated, Motech Industries is one of the top 10 largest solar cell manufacturers in the world, providing complete control over its supply chain and access to superior cell products. For additional information access http://www.motechsolar.com.

About the Wilmington Grand Prix
The mission of the Wilmington Grand Prix is to conduct a sporting event that is respected on the national cycling circuit while creating an urban festival that showcases Downtown Wilmington, enhances its economic vitality, and strengthens its reputation as a place to live, work or visit. The Wilmington Grand Prix also works to raise funds and broaden the visibility of its non-profit partners such as the Urban Bike Project, Food Bank of Delaware and the 21st Century Fund for Delaware’s Children. For additional information about the Wilmington Grand Prix, visit www.wilmgrandprix.com. Learn more about the 21(st) Century Fund for Delaware’s Children at www.21childrensfund.org.

Media Contact:
Motech Americas, LLC
J. Stephanie Chen
Marketing and Sales
(302) 451-7500

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