SPOT Partners With Desert Vets Racing
SPOT LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT) and leader in satellite
messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced
its partnership with Desert Vets Racing, an off-road racing
organization founded by military veterans for veterans and active
duty personnel. As part of the partnership, SPOT is providing the
organization with goods and services to enable communication and
driver safety while off-roading in areas without terrestrial
Founded in 2017, Desert Vets Racing (DVR) is a 501 c3 non-profit
that provides opportunities for team building, vocational skills,
and mental health support access through the sport of racing. The
organization maintains an open invite to any veteran or active-duty
personnel, additionally covering the cost of travel and lodging for
“The partnership with Desert Vets Racing is a great fit for SPOT
as we are able to provide reliable communication and connectivity,”
said Dave Kagan, CEO of Globalstar, Inc. “The organization has a
great mission and SPOT is proud to help keep these impressive
individuals safe while they are doing something to help better
their lives while having a lot of fun.”
"Our team members race in some of the most demanding and
desolate terrain in the world and having SPOT as a sponsor partner
ensures we can provide the safest racing experience possible," said
Adam Carr, Chief Operations Officer of Desert Vets Racing.
"Military service engrains the need of having redundant
communications options and SPOT fills and exceeds that need!"
Designed to provide satellite powered connectivity for adventure
enthusiasts the SPOT family of products include:
- SPOT X with Bluetooth – Message friends and family,
track and access S.O.S. search and rescue in the event of an
- SPOT Gen4 – With a sleek new look, the Gen4 provides a
critical, life-saving line of communication with an S.O.S option.
Additional, check-in functionality, tracking and custom messaging
allow users the ability to stay connected.
- SPOT Trace – Offers advanced tracking for anything.
Mapping in real-time allows users the ability to see when an asset
is moved or moving, utilizing satellite technology to communicate
from remote locations.
To date, nearly 7,500 rescues have been attributed to SPOT
technology, with many occurring in the motor vehicle category. With
more and more individuals seeking socially distant and safe
recreational activity, the need for a life saving device like SPOT
For more information, including a complete list of retailers
carrying SPOT products, visit FindMeSpot.com. Special commercial
pricing and services are also offered through SPOT Business
About SPOT: SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc.,
provides affordable satellite communication and tracking devices
for recreational and business use. SPOT messaging devices use both
the GPS satellite network and the Globalstar satellite network to
transmit and receive text messages and GPS coordinates. Since 2007,
SPOT has provided peace of mind by allowing customers to remain in
contact with family, friends and co-workers, completely independent
of cellular coverage and has helped initiate over 7,500 rescues
worldwide. For more information, visit FindMeSPOT.com.
Note that all SPOT products described in this press release are
the products of SPOT LLC, which is not affiliated in any manner
with Spot Image of Toulouse, France or Spot Image Corporation of
Chantilly, Virginia. SPOT Connect is a trademark of Spot LLC. All
other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
About Desert Vets Racing:
OFF-ROAD RACING FOR VETERANS BY VETERANS - Providing a
unique approach to helping our US Military Veterans of all
generations through off-road racing.
OUR MISSION Desert Vets Racing (DVR) is determined to
provide immediate team building, vocational skills, and mental
health support access through the sport of racing to US military
veterans and active-duty personnel - in order to facilitate healthy
transitions into civilian life and lower the risk of suicide and
substance abuse dependencies.
OUR VISION We believe that the growth of locally oriented
grassroots activities that involve a combination of technical
skills, adrenaline, team effort, and business/marketing skills will
ultimately provide a missing piece to the “veteran puzzle” in
minimizing the mental health and substance-related struggles we see
For more information about Desert Vets Racing, please visit
version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210519005125/en/
Media Contact: Denise Davila
Corporate Communications Manager, Globalstar
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