The Verizon IndyCar Series confirmed on Friday that they will use Performance Friction Corporation brakes for the 2017 season onwards.
Verizon IndyCar Series President of Competition and Operations Jay Frye commented on the announcement saying:
“Earlier this season the majority of our teams tested the PFC brake package and the feedback we received was overwhelmingly positive. PFC has a long history of building outstanding performance products that we expect to be a great benefit to the competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series, We’re excited to kick off this partnership with PFC and appreciate all their efforts and commitment to INDYCAR.
Darrick Dong, PFC’s Director of Motorsports commented by saying:
Don Burgoon, PFC Brakes founder and visionary, truly understood the advantages and benefits of PFC’s continuous wound carbon over the competition, Open-wheel racing is in PFC’s DNA. It is with a great deal of pride and optimism that PFC is awarded official brake supplier for the Verizon IndyCar Series for many years to come.
President of PFC, Nina Burgoon commented by saying:
INDYCAR has always been close to our hearts at PFC,” We are excited and honored that this long-awaited partnership is now a reality. PFC is committed to providing the best-performing package for the car and is thankful for the opportunity INDYCAR has given us to exceed their expectations.