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UPS Extends Team TAISAN Sponsorship
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Handles International Transportation for Super GT and Other Races

UPS Japan announced that it has renewed its one-year sponsorship agreement with the Team TAISAN car racing team. As team sponsor, UPS will continue to support the transportation of Team TAISAN's racing car parts and equipment. The UPS logo will also be featured on Team TAISAN's racing cars and racing suits.

This will mark the third year for this sponsorship. With the new Porsche 911GT3R the team introduced for this year's series, Team TAISAN has been showing a great performance since the first round. The team secured the top position in the series ranking after the latest third round in Sepang, Malaysia.

UPS and Team TAISAN have also collaborated in philanthropic activities such as inviting children from a group foster home to a Super GT race, and the Team TAISAN drivers visiting the foster home with race cars.

UPS Japan's president Masato Umeno said, "We are pleased to be able to extend our sponsorship for Team TAISAN. We will continue to support the team with our global network and reliable services."

About Team TAISAN
Founded in 1983 as Porsche Advan Works, Team TAISAN is a renowned car racing team that has been competing in Japan's top racing series, "Super GT," since the series' inception in 1994. The team has also built up a strong track record in international races, such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world's oldest endurance car race. To date, Team TAISAN has recorded a total of 67 wins and has won the Japanese national championship 12 times.

About UPS
UPS (NYSE:UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business.  Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.  The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com.  To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.
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