Puma pounces

PUMA, the global sports lifestyle company, has become an exciting addition to the entry list for the 2008-09 event.

Known as the PUMA Racing Team, the syndicate will be headed by Ken Read (USA, pictured).

PUMA becomes the third confirmed entry. To date the others are from Ericsson Racing Team and the Mean Machine syndicate backed by Dutch businesman Peter de Ridder. More announcements will follow in the next few months.