May 2017

Mustang Sampling offers training at The 92nd International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement (ISHM)

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Mustang Sampling will be at the The 92nd International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement (ISHM)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 16-18, 2017.  Join Ken Thompson, President of Mustang Sampling, at the Panel Discussion on LNG Measurement by Static and Dynamic Methodologies, Wednesday, May 17th at 2:20 pm.

The 92nd International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement (ISHM) offers you the opportunity to keep current on the latest changes and developments in the field of hydrocarbon measurements. The 2017 school will offer over 260 technical classes that include fundamental classes and special hands on workshops covering a wide range of Gas and Liquid Measurement/Flow topics as well as an extensive educational exhibit area presented by leading manufacturers in the measurement industry. You will find a broad diversity of expertise in our instructors whose backgrounds represent a blend of technical training and industry experience

In addition to taking classes you will have the opportunity to network with professionals in the industry who can offer you practical advice and new ideas.

Mustang Sampling Team Battles Back to Finish on Podium in Austin

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AUSTIN, TX (May 6, 2017) - The No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R team showed speed early in the weekend practice sessions, qualified fourth, and overcame running out of fuel to complete the sweep for Cadillac at Circuit of the Americas.

Christian Fittipaldi started fourth and picked up third during his first stint of the race. The Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R pitted at the 50-minute mark for four tires, fuel and a driver change to Joao Barbosa. The No. 5 Team gained their driver another spot on pit road as they passed for second as the 1-hour mark approached.

The No. 5 Mustang Sampling Team would run between second and third, but with just about 30-minutes remaining, Barbosa ran out of fuel on pit lane. His teammates' crew helped to push the car to the pit box for a splash of gas. Joao would battle back from sixth position, and with 13-minutes remaining, he was able to get past the No. 2 to complete the podium sweep for Cadillac.

Joao Barbosa, No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R:

"We've definitely made improvements from practice to the race," said Barbosa. "We stretched our fuel strategy toward the end, and barely made it to pit lane, but I have to thank my teammates for pushing us into our pit box. This shows we have a great team and why we won the last three championships."

Christian Fittipaldi, No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R:

"I just paced myself at the beginning of the race," Fittipaldi said. "These cars are pretty sensitive when they are running close behind a fast car, so you need to understand the situation and run clean laps. We came from sixth, so I'm glad to finish third today. It's time to turn the page and move onto Detroit, where historically we've always run pretty strong. We're definitely looking forward to the next race."

The IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship will travel to Detroit for the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic to run June 2-3.
Points Standings:
IMSA Weather Tech Championship: 2nd (119 points)

Tequila Patron North American Endurance Championship: 2nd (25 points)

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