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For Immediate Release

LOS GATOS, California –– HipLink® Software, a leading provider of wireless messaging and notification solutions, today announced that the HipLink A/Fuel car will be competing at the 26th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals to be held at the Pacific Raceways at Kent, Washington which will be televised on ESPN.

HipLink Software is the primary sponsor for Henkelman Motorsports, fielding an A/Fuel Dragster at NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series events. HipLink driver, Garrett Bateman, carries multiple racing licenses including an NHRA Top Alcohol A/Fuel Dragster license and he also earned his class A License at Bonneville in 2009 while setting a new land speed record in AA/BGC at 222.768 mph in a full bodied 1967 Barracuda.

“We are extremely pleased with the performance of the car and our driver Garrett Bateman,” said Pamela LaPine, CEO of HipLink.  “The experience and professionalism of the Henkleman Motorsports team has provided the fans with world-class racing excitement.  We enjoy sharing that excitement with our friends and customers across the country as we compete in these races.”

Speaking with Rick Henkelman, owner of Henkelman Motorsports, he commented, “I Look forward to representing HipLink at the upcoming national event. We expect great things from the race car.” He added, “It should thunder.”

As speed and reliability play a critical role to HipLink customers, so too is the power of HipLink technology conveyed in its race car. The HipLink A/Fuel Dragster won Best-In-Class honors at the Grand National Roadster Show, January 2012 in Pomona, California. Hiplink Software has been developing communications and alerting platforms since 1993 and handles the central communications responsibilities for customers that include Wells Fargo, Cablevision, Kaiser, and Verizon Wireless and partners including AT&T, Spillman, and Motorola. 

For more information on the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals, go to www.NHRA.com.

About HipLink Software
HipLink Software, a premier provider of wireless text and voice communication solutions, was founded in 1993 with corporate headquarters in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. As a stable, profitable, woman-owned business with a long history of innovations in the industry, HipLink Software has demonstrated intense commitment to its products and its customers. The company has grown to serve customers worldwide across all industries to meet the needs for IT service alerting, alarm management, emergency response, mass notification and business continuity. Customers include Wells Fargo, Unisys, Kaiser Permanente, Honeywell, St. John Medical Center, Massachusetts DOT, O'Hare International Airport, Thomson Reuters, Verizon, Cablevision, Government of Alberta Canada, Westchester County, Toronto Police Department, and Lockheed Martin, to name a few.

For additional information on HipLink, please visit http://www.hiplink.com.

HipLink is a U.S. registered trademark of HipLink Software, Inc. Other third-party trademarks belong to their respective owners.

For press inquiries, contact:
Vaughn Marie Gouff
Marketing Manager
HipLink Software
Email: vgouff
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