TUSTIN, Calif. – June 25, 2012 – Jorg Gray, an American watch brand designed to change the way we view time, announced its partnership today with the elite cycling team, Elbowz Racing, which has been dubbed as the 2011 most exciting up-and-coming racing team in the U.S. The Texas-based team was founded by premier MotoGP racer and Jorg Gray Ambassador, Ben Spies, consisting of a wide breadth of natural athletes who share a common passion for the road.
With that passion, the team has developed an unbelievable camaraderie between the 10 elite amateurs to achieve great results and to give back to the cycling community. Whether it’s on the road, in the gym, or on the track, the new Jorg Gray and Elbowz Racing partnership is sure to garner a strong following along the way. Fans can expect even more special appearances by Ben Spies and his team, giveaways, and new additions to the Jorg Gray collection.
“I have been so impressed working with Jorg Gray so far, it only seemed natural to integrate my two families together,” said Spies. “The guys are so excited to be associated with the company. We all love the sleek look, functionality, and high quality of Jorg Gray watches on and off the road.”
After collecting more than 70 wins, including two Texas state titles, the Luxemburg Elite Championship, placing first in the USA criterion lap leader competition, and countless podiums, the Elbowz Racing team is primed for success in 2012. With a grueling schedule of over 25 races in the season, the team hopes to conquer personal and team goals in order to fulfill a collective dream of victory. Jorg Gray is excited to help uniform the team along the way.
“These guys are true and timeless athletes,” said Trevor Gnesin, president of Jorg Gray. “The Elbowz Racing team is worth supporting. We admire the guys’ adherence to the sport of racing and are proud to be a part of their rising success.”
This past weekend, the team was labeled as the early favorites at the U.S. Elite National Championships, placing third in the U.S. Elite Men’s Criterium, 12th place in the U23 Road Race, and finished fourth in the Elite Road Race. Fans and spectators alike can follow their progress at numerous cycling championships across the U.S.
About Jorg Gray
Founded in 1998, Jorg Gray has expanded from an American specialty private-label watch company to a worldwide brand. Revered for its fashionable timepieces, Jorg Gray creates watches that people love for their design and high level of quality. Jorg Gray’s visually striking, boldly designed watches combine styling, materials and colors that appeal to today’s discerning customer. Please visit www.jorggray.com for additional information.