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Local racing team secures title sponsor


WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) -- Area 81 Racing team based in Wilmington, N.C. ( has secured title sponsorship from Waterfall Security Solutions. Waterfall Security Solutions ( will be supporting the F1000 road racing team in the F1000 Championship ( and SE Div. SCCA Regional and National events throughout 2012.

Waterfall® Security Solutions Ltd. is the leading provider of unidirectional security gateways and data diodes for Process Control Systems, SCADA systems, remote monitoring and segregated networks. Unidirectional gateways enable secure and real-time data transfer from critical networks to external/business networks. These systems can be found in critical national infrastructure, including power generation, transmission, petrochemical, water treatment, financial, and military.

Richard Franklin - Team Principal - "It is a pleasure to represent Waterfall Security Solutions and I welcome them to our race team. Waterfall signed with our team to enhance their North American visibility and promote camaraderie with their customers through event hospitality at F1000 Series venues. Area 81 Racing looks forward to providing both Waterfall employees and their customers with an exciting time at the racetrack throughout the 2012 season and hopefully beyond."

Tim Pierce - Team Principal - "I have the privilege of working with Waterfall customers on a daily basis and am humbled to learn they share my love for motorsports. Many of them live and work in the same communities in which we will be competing. A relationship with Area 81 Racing will afford Waterfall clients the opportunity to experience a unique brand of racing from an entirely unique prospective. Waterfall Security Solutions has become the global leader in unidirectional technology by thinking outside the box and we are excited that they have joined our team."

Area 81 Racing is a Wilmington, NC based SCCA Pro Racing team. Additional Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, visit the team's website at

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