Vortex Racing to Open Western Division in Salt Lake City

_Creating jobs and seeking team members. - Vortex News Release

SALT LAKE CITY - (July 28, 2011) - Vortex Racing, one of the world's leading manufacturers of motorcycle racing components, announced today that it is opening an office in Salt Lake City, Utah in late August 2011 as part of its expansion efforts to better serve the motorcycle industry in the western region of the United States. This new office, which will primarily operate as a distribution center, will also house sales and marketing, engineering, research & development, inventory and assembly departments. Efforts are currently underway to staff this new office with inside sales reps and engineers.

"We are very excited about broadening our reach in the motorcycle racing industry by opening offices in Salt Lake City. We are proud to add our brand name to the numerous motorcycle and alt sports industry names in Utah. I plan to make my home here with my young family as I see Utah as a great place to live, work, play and raise my children," says Matt Griffin, founder and president of Vortex Racing.

The new Vortex facility is currently being retrofitted for offices and inventory in stages and is projected for total completion in early September. However, Griffin says he's ready for his new team to get to work.

Those interested in employment with Vortex in Salt Lake City should direct their inquiries to Stephanie@vortexracing.com.

About Vortex: Vortex Racing was founded in 1995 in Odessa, Florida by Matt Griffin as a small sprocket company. Today, Vortex is an international brand sponsoring some of the world's best riders including Josh Hayes, 2010 World Superbike Champion; Ryan Dungey, 2010 World Supercross & Motocross Champion; Martin Cardenas, 2010 World Supersport Champion; and James Stewart, 2009 World Supercross Champion and star of Bubba's World, a reality TV show based on Stewart's life airing on FUEL TV. Vortex offers thousands of part numbers for a variety of motorcycle racing parts including sprockets, rear sets, handlebars, frame sliders and other speed and safety enhancing components. There is a reason that Vortex IS Chosen by Champions. For more information, please visit www.vortexracing.com. "Like" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vortexfanpage. "Friend" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vortexracing.com. You can also "Follow" us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/vortexracing.com.