WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27, 2012 – Miss GEICO will be back in the water and ready to race at the St. Clair River Classic Offshore Powerboat Race on July 27 - 29. Plans to enter a fourth-generation Miss GEICO race boat were expedited after the six-time world champion suffered an internal fire and withdrew from the Sarasota Suncoast competition.
“We’re unveiling the new Miss GEICO race boat ahead of schedule and that speaks volumes about the dedication of our race team,” said Ted Ward, GEICO vice president. “I’m very proud of their professionalism and how the team has responded.”
The Miss GEICO race team participates in numerous events through-out the year, competing against other boats as well as their counterpart, the GEICO Skytypers. For more information on please, visit www.missgeicoracing.com.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 12 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.