Manitou Americas Named Official Construction Equipment of Toyota Grand Prix | Daily Construction News

Manitou Americas Inc., West Bend, Wis., has been named the “Official Construction Equipment” sponsor for the 21st straight year at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Calif. The race will take place April 19-21, 2013. Grand Prix race course construction crews will use Gehl equipment to help move and position the 1,800 concrete dividers necessary to build the 1.97-mile street circuit. During race weekend, Gehl equipment will be involved in removing any crashed or disabled cars from the race circuit.


“We’re excited to continue our long-standing relationship with America’s favorite street race,” said Lori Heidecker, director of marketing, “and proud that our equipment is used not only in building the race course on the streets of Long Beach, but is also helping to ensure safe, smooth-flowing racing all weekend long.”