Lone Star Distribution, Iovate Health Sciences & BSN congratulate Indianapolis 500 champion, Tony Kanaan for his win at the 97th run of the racing sport's elite 500 mile race with a record-shattering 68 lead changes (including 32 by Kanaan).
June 7, 2013 (Newswire.com) - Lone Star Distribution in partnership with Iovate Health Sciences and BSN congratulate Indianapolis 500 champion, Tony Kanaan for his win of an adrenaline-charged race on Sunday, May 26th, 2013. It was the 97th run of the racing sport's elite 500 mile race with a record 68 lead changes. Kanaan took the lead 32 times throughout the race, ultimately leading in the 197th lap to bring home his first Indianapolis 500 title.
Kanaan and the #11 race team is sponsored by Hydroxycut (a leading weight loss supplement worldwide produced by Iovate Health Sciences) and N.O.-Xplode, (the athlete's energy drink by BSN), in partnership with Lone Star Distribution, distributors of both top-selling sports nutrition companies.
As a first season race sponsor, Kanaan's win sparked cheers from the Hydroxycut executive team. It was the second year N.O.-Xplode sponsored Kanaan who finished in third place at the Indy 500 in 2012. This year, the company sponsored both Kanaan and Oriol Servia.
Tony Kanaan, a perennial fan favorite, is known to be one of the most consistent and fearless drivers in the IZOD IndyCar Series. Since entering IndyCar in 2002, Kanaan holds the IndyCar Series record for consecutive starts, and has finished in the top-six in championship almost every year he has run the full IndyCar season, (a total of nine consecutive years).
Kanaan has raced 12 times in the legendary Indy 500, finishing second in 2004 and twice finishing third.
"We are proud to sponsor Tony and the SH-KV Racing team and celebrate his triumph," stated Chuck Letchman, Lone Star Distribution's Chief Financial Officer and owner. "The race was unbelievably exciting and Tony drove brilliantly. I have the utmost respect for Tony and his incredible performance at the Indy 500 and throughout this 2013 IndyCar race season."
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Lone Star Distribution is the industry source for sports and nutrition supplements nationally and internationally for gyms, health clubs, nutrition stores, online supplement stores, sporting venues, educational and military campuses and select mass market retailers. The company has over 100,000 square feet of warehouse space housing over 5,000 supplements by brands including MuscleTech (by Iovate Health Sciences), BSN and 130 other top-quality sports nutrition manufacturers. January 2013 marked Lone Star's 15th anniversary in the industry. For more information on product lines they distribute and services they provide, please visit www.LoneStarDistribution.com.