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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5 Sleepers to Watch in Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Leeds, Ala – It would be easy to pick one of the four Team Penske drivers to win Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 pm ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). They have been strong since the get go with three of their four drivers starting in the top three spots. Also, in two of the three practice sessions this weekend, they had all four cars in the top five of them. That’s why it would be easy for one of their four to win this weekend. But, these five drivers may…

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Kurt Busch Says Marco Andretti Should Give Daytona a Try, Andretti Says “Sign Me Up”

Leeds, Ala – We may be in NASCAR country this weekend for the annual Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, but that in turn is a great bonus for some comments made on Friday morning. The Barber Motorsports Park, the site of this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, is just 45 minutes west of the Talladega Superspeedway. But, a NASCAR driver, most notably this year’s Daytona 500 champion, as well as a driver who finished sixth in the 2014 Indianapolis 500, made some interesting comments 363 miles to the northeast of…

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Marco Andretti Sleeper to Watch This Weekend at Barber

INDIANAPOLIS – Its been a long 95 races since Marco Andretti last went to victory lane at the Iowa Speedway in 2011. But, that six-year winless drought could soon come to an end. In fact, in my mind, it could come to an abrupt stop this weekend. After a week off, the Verizon IndyCar Series returns to action this weekend at the Barber Motorsports Park. For Andretti, after the first two races of the 2017 season, he’s anxious to get back in his No. 27 Honda and make more noise this…

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Marco Andretti Confident As Ever at Long Beach

Long Beach, Calif – Marco Andretti said the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season was arguably the lowest he’s ever felt in his entire racing career. Now, a changed outlook, stronger attitude and better mindset, Andretti is saying that the young 2017 season is the most “confident I’ve felt in my career.” Andretti, 30, had high hopes for 2016, but a struggling start out of the gates coupled with a rough Month of May in Indianapolis dejected him. Entering the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, Andretti had finishes of 15th, 13th, 19th,…

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Due to HH Gregg’s Current Financial Situation, UFD To Step Back in on Marco Andretti’s Car

INDIANAPOLIS – The familiar blue and white of Pennsylvania-based tech company United Fiber & Data will return to the Andretti Autosport line up for select 2017 races, starting with the April 9 Long Beach Grand Prix. The rebranding comes as a result of the current issues being faced by hhgregg, leading Andretti Autosport to the decision of transitioning the branding on the No. 27 Indy car piloted by Marco Andretti.  

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Changes Made Has Marco Andretti Starting 15th for Sunday’s IndyCar Season Opener at St. Pete

St. Petersburg, Fla – Marco Andretti called the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season the most frustrating year of his career. He said he  had to work both physically and mentally on himself in the offseason and spoke on the importance on getting out of the gates much stronger in the season opener at St. Pete. So far, I’d say whatever he’s done differently, it’s working. Andretti, is now driving like the driver we all thought he could be. He came out of the gates like he hoped to on Friday…

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