Kaspersky Lab will feature at the world famous Le Mans 24 Hour race with the AF Corse Ferrari racing team

11 Jun 2010
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, continues to build on its racing success, which started several championships ago at the Barcelona Grand Prix in Spain. For their next big challenge Kaspersky Lab and the AF Corse team are aiming for a place on the podium at the world famous Le Mans Series Championships. This year, the 24 hours of non-stop GT action is scheduled to begin on 12 June.

The Le Mans Series Championship is a European sports car racing endurance series based around the famous Le Mans 24 Hours race. As an official sponsor of the AF Corse Ferrari racing team, Kaspersky Lab will be letting them know that we are rooting for them all the way, with Eugene Kaspersky heading off to Le Mans in person to wish the team well.

Commenting on the forthcoming event, Eugene Kaspersky said: "We know through our own experience at Kaspersky Lab what a combination of top-end technology and strong team effort can do - that is our key to success! During previous race meetings with the AF Corse team we saw excellence in action that once again makes us feel proud of our partnership."

Driven by Giancarlo Fisichella, Jean Alesi and Toni Vilander, the Ferrari GT racing cars will proudly bear the Kaspersky Lab logo as they speed toward the finishing line.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is the largest antivirus company in Europe. It delivers some of the world's most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The company is ranked among the world's top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and one of the industry's fastest outbreak response times for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry's leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com. For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.securelist.com.

About AF Corse

Since 2006, the AF Corse team's Ferrari F430 racing cars have regularly participated in the GT2 series. In the last four years Amato Ferrari's team has won twenty-one FIA GT races, two Spa 24 hour races and four FIA GT2 titles. This year sees the start of a new challenge for the team: the Le Mans Series. The AF Corse team will be lining up three Ferrari F430s driven by such world-renowned drivers as Fisichella, Alesi, Vilander and Bruni e Melo.