Oberto to Sponsor Marco Andretti at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Seattle-based all natural beef jerky company Oberto, along with Circle K, will take over the paint scheme of Marco Andretti’s No. 27 Honda-powered Indy car for Saturday’s 250-lap Verizon IndyCar Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. “Oberto has been a strong partner for us on the Global Rallycross front, and we’re excited to welcome them to our IndyCar program as well as Marco’s primary sponsor for Phoenix,” said Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti. “We’re looking forward to success for Oberto and Circle K on two fronts this weekend…

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Alexander Rossi Charges to a 5th Place Finish at Barber

Leeds, Ala – Alexander Rossi admitted, that last night they were on the bridge of desperation. They were starting Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama 18th, and knew they had a lot of work cut out for them if they wanted to avoid a third straight finish outside of the top 10. It looked bleak for his Andretti Autosport team again at the start too, as his teammate Marco Andretti had a mechanical issue again at the start of the race and would lose three laps in the process. Then,…

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Will Andretti Autosport Be The Team to Beat This Weekend at Barber, Friday Shows They Just May Be

Leeds, Ala – If not for the electrical issues at Long Beach, its been an improved start to the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season for the entire Andretti Autosport team. After struggling on road/street courses the last few years, they’ve shown some great improvement through the first two races of this season, both of which were on street courses. Now, it’s onto the Barber Motorsports Park for this weekend’s race, the first of the year not on a street circuit. Andretti cars have typically done well at Barber with Marco Andretti having…

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Michael Andretti To Call Indy 500 for Fernando Alonso

INDIANAPOLIS – It was revealed today that McLaren and Fernando Alonso would be coming to the Verizon IndyCar Series for the May 28 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. That news sent shockwaves throughout the racing world, as a global iconic driver like Alonso is now going to race in the biggest race in the world. Later on in the day, it was revealed that Michael Andretti will serve as Alonso’s strategist while Eric Bretzman will be his engineer. Alonso and McLaren will team with Andretti Autosport, hence the technical moves…

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Stefan Wilson Deserves Most of the Credit for Fernando Alonso Coming to Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Stefan Wilson has good reason to hold a grudge against IndyCar racing. His brother, Justin Wilson, was tragically killed in a crash at Pocono in August of 2015 when a piece of a wrecked race car bounced off the track and hit Wilson in his helmet. Everything the younger Wilson had ever strived for, was gone in an instant. It was always Wilson’s goal to race in the Indy 500 alongside his big brother. That dream was dashed on that August day in 2015. He did get to race…

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Andretti Autosport Bringing Huge Partnerships to the Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – The Verizon IndyCar Series is seeing a ton of positive news. From the deep fields, to close racing to intense thrilling finishes, the series is on a huge high. Mix in the new car for next year, and the buzz around the series is growing by the day. Then, Wednesday happened. The Fernando Alonso news is a huge get for the series, but if you look deeper, an even bigger storyline is brewing – new teams. Andretti Autosport will have six cars under their umbrella next month, but three…

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