Canon Europa sponsor AUDI AG Infineon-Audi-Competition-Team in the internationally held 24 h Le Mans (France) and the American Le Mans Series (races held in USA and Canada) for the 2003/2004 seasons. Infineon is a major
customer of the Canon Semiconductor Group.
The Infineon-Audi-Competition-Team shall participate in all races of the ALMS and in the race event 24 h Le Mans for the 2003 / 2004 seasons. Canon sponsor the two Infineon AUDI R8 cars of Team Joest with drivers Frank
Biela, Marco Werner and Philipp Peter and Audi Sport UK with drivers Mika Salo, Jonny Kane and Perry McCarthy. Both cars will have Canon logo advertising above the head lights and on the rear wing.
In the first race of the 2003 season, the 12 hrs of Sebring / Florida in March, Team Joest claimed victory for the fourth consecutive time.
Canon Europe's territory will be covered by the Team's participation in the 24 h Le Mans (France) on June 14 and 15. A race endurance die-hards are eager to go to.
For the races in the USA, with the Hermanos / Mexico race cancelled this season, the teams will travel to Road Atlanta / Georgia (June 27-29), Sears Point / California (July 25-27), Trois-Rivieres / Quebec (August 1-3),
Mosport / Ontario (August 15-17), Road America / Wisconsin (August 22-24), Laguna Seca / California (September 5-7), Miami (September 26-27), Road Atlanta II (October 15-18).