DCR/Vasser Continue Partnership On Multi-Year Agreement

Dale Coyne Racing and Vasser-Sullivan announced on Tuesday that they have reached a new multi-year agreement that will see the two organizations competing together as co-entrants in the NTT IndyCar Series. The team also confirmed that Sebastien Bourdais would return to the team as driver of the No. 18 SealMaster entry for all 17 races during the 2019 season. “After nearly a year of planning in 2017, 2018 was really a trial to get to this point of a multi-year go-forward plan,” said Vasser-Sullivan co-owner James “Sulli” Sullivan. “We had…

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Harvey, MSR Expand To 10 Races For 2019

Building on the team’s 2018 six-race NTT IndyCar Series program, Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) is pleased to announce that the team will contest a 10-race program in 2019 with driver Jack Harvey. The MSR schedule will once again include an entry in the Indianapolis 500 and will grow to include nine IndyCar road course events as the team continues to build the program with sponsorship from AutoNation and SiriusXM. MSR will open the 2019 IndyCar season in St. Petersburg on March 10th, before heading to Texas for the series’ debut…

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Chilton, Gallagher, To Return To Carlin In 2019

INDIANAPOLIS – The long awaited rumor that Max Chilton would be returning to Carlin for the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season has now been confirmed. On Monday, it was announced that Chilton and Gallagher would be returning Carlin for the second consecutive season. Gallagher, has been with Chilton for his entire IndyCar career, two years with Chip Ganassi Racing and now two years with Carlin. Chilton, 27, has made 50 career Indy Car starts with one top five finish and eight top 10’s to his credit. In his first season…

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Arrow Steps Up Partnership With SPM, To Now Be “Arrow SPM” With Sponsorship On Both Cars

INDIANAPOLIS – Arrow has step up their funding with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drastically. Since 2013, the Denver based company has been a sponsor with the NTT IndyCar Series organization on the No. 5 Honda. Now, they will not only be on James Hinchcliffe’s car again this season, but also his new teammate Marcus Ericsson’s No. 7 Honda too. On top of that, Arrow has bought into the team which will be rebranded to Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The announcement and paint schemes were unveiled on Friday morning from the Pepsi…

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Firestone Signs 2 Year Agreement To Be Entitlement Sponsor Of IndyCar Race In Laguna Seca

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. and County of Monterey announced a two-year agreement for the Firestone brand to be the title sponsor of the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The announcement was made in advance of the start of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season. Firestone is entering its 20th consecutive year as the sole tire supplier of the NTT IndyCar Series, and now will bookend the INDYCAR calendar with title sponsorship races. The 2019 season will open at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg March…

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Rev Group Becomes Title Sponsor For IndyCar Race In Road America

REV Group, Inc. , a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and provider of parts and services, has signed on to be the title sponsor of the June 20-23, NTT IndyCar Series event at Road America, the race on June 23 will be known as the REV Group Grand Prix and will be televised on NBC beginning at 12 p.m. ET.  “REV is excited to be the title sponsor of the NTT IndyCar Series event at Road America,” said Tim Sullivan, President and CEO of REV Group, “Road America is one of…

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NTT Data Deal Came Along Quickly, Details On How It Went Down And Why This Deal Hopes To Last “Forever”

On Tuesday, the long awaited rumor was confirmed. NTT Data struck a deal with the IndyCar Series to become the newest entitlement sponsor of the largest open wheel series in North America. Series official admitted though that this deal came about in the 11th hour. NTT Data came on board of Chip Ganassi Racing as a sponsor for the 2012 season. They’ve remained on their cars ever since. NTT Data, a business based in Japan with a revenue of $100 billion, had interest of expanding their reach in North America…

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NTT Data To Become Entitlement Sponsorship For IndyCar Becoming The NTT IndyCar Series

INDYCAR announced today during the North American International Auto Show that global information technology and communications leader NTT has signed a multiyear agreement to become the IndyCar Series title partner. In addition, NTT becomes the official technology partner of INDYCAR, the IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 beginning in 2019. INDYCAR will partner with NTT to deliver digital innovations that enhance the fan experience. These innovations include the evolution of INDYCAR’s mobile application and adoption of NTT’s proprietary Smart Platform to support the sport…

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Gateway Retains Bommarito Title Sponsorship For IndyCar Race Through 2021

INDIANAPOLIS-  Officials at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, and the Bommarito Automotive Group today announced on Monday an extension of the automotive dealers’ sponsorship of the speedway’s annual INDYCAR race. This extends the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline sponsorship, which began in 2017, through the 2021 event. “The marketing partnership between Gateway Motorsports Park and the Bommarito Automotive Group has made a big impact on our efforts of showcasing professional motorsports in the St. Louis region,” said Gateway Motorsports Park owner and CEO Curtis Francois. “The Bommarito…

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Miles Says IndyCar Eyeing Possible Return To Australia

INDIANAPOLIS – One of the hot rumors around the IndyCar Series over the last several months has been a potential return to Australia. Several sources reported that Mark Miles was overseas exploring a possible deal for the series to return to the country in the very near future. On Wednesday, Miles confirmed that not only is there interest, but the series could return as soon as next season. “We are working hard, and it was made public by the premier of Queensland in Australia on the possibility of having a…

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