hhgregg partners with Andretti Autosport INDIANAPOLIS – Reigning Indianapolis 500 champions Andretti Autosport and hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced a multi-year partnership today for the Indianapolis-based company to serve as the lead, co-primary sponsor for Marco Andretti and the No. 27 Honda-powered entry in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and as a team-wide sponsor across all Andretti Autosport IndyCar entries beginning in 2017.
Magnetti Marelli sponsors Andretti Autosport Continuing the momentum following Andretti Autosport's 1 - 2 finish at the epic 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, the team's partnership portfolio continues to grow with the addition of Magneti Marelli, a global advanced systems and component supplier for the automotive industry.
Dickinson Fleet Services signs deal with Andretti Autosport INDIANAPOLIS (May 26, 2016) -- Andretti Autosport announced today a new partnership with Dickinson Fleet Services to provide complete management and maintenance service for the Andretti team of transport vehicles. In addition, DFS is proud to sponsor the No. 28 DHL Honda piloted by 2014 Indy 500 Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay. “We are excited to partner with Andretti Autosport,” said Bob Dickinson, CEO, Dickinson Fleet Services. “Our company has grown into a national operation with a winning attitude and our approach to winning is very similar, as we look to help all of our customers win by making sure each vehicle is safe and running at it’s peak efficiency.” Added Dickinson, "As the Official Supplier and Official Fleet Maintenance Provider for Andretti Autosport, this sponsorship provides us with the opportunity to support two national clients, Andretti Autosport and DHL, while giving Dickinson Fleet national exposure. DHL has been and continues to be a valued customer and this sponsorship will aid in the success of all companies involved.”“It’s great to have Dickinson Fleet Services join the Andretti family of partners,” said Michael Andretti, CEO, Andretti Autosport. “When we travel to a Verizon IndyCar Series event, we take up to 10 semi-trucks and trailers and it gives us great peace of mind knowing that we have DFS behind us with impeccable maintenance and care.”About Andretti Autosport Based in Indianapolis and led by racing legend Michael Andretti, Andretti Autosport boasts a wide racing portfolio rooted in tradition and designed for success. Together with Andretti Formula E and Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross, Andretti Autosport fields multiple entries in the IndyCar Series and Indy Lights, along with entries in the FIA Formula E Championship and Global Rallycross. The company boasts four IndyCar Series championships (2004, 2005, 2007, 2012), two Indy Lights titles (2008, 2009), one Pro Mazda championship (2013) and one USF2000 championship (2010) and has captured victory at the famed Indianapolis 500 three times (2005, 2007, 2014). Additionally, the team holds two X Games Gold Medals and one Global Rallycross championship (2015). To share in the Andretti story, please visit online at AndrettiAutosport.com and follow along on Twitter via @FollowAndretti.About Dickinson Fleet Services Based out of Indianapolis, Dickinson Fleet Services is the national leader in mobile maintenance and repair services. With more than 200 mobile units operating across 40 states, Dickinson is able to offer services to truck fleets of all sizes.
California Pizza Kitchen signs deal with Andretti Autosport California native Townsend Bell will be partnering with a hometown brand for his 2016 Indianapolis 500 effort, as California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the authority in creative dining with a California vibe, joins to lead the No. 29 car’s sponsorship for May’s historic race. The 100th Running will mark a first outing in Indy car racing for the global restaurant company born in Beverly Hills in 1985.
TE Connectivity signs deal with Andretti Autosport Were proud to be an associate sponsor and the Official Connectivity and Sensor Solutions Sponsor to Andretti Autosport, said Amy Shah, chief marketing officer, TE Connectivity. TEs high-performance technologies including our connectors, sensors and cables are in every Andretti Autosport Indy car and are trusted technology solutions in the exciting sport of racing throughout the world. Our commitment to innovation, particularly in high-performance and extreme applications, is revealed in Andrettis pursuit of racing excellence.The Indianapolis-based team, the reigning Indianapolis 500 champions, welcomes TE Connectivity as an official sponsor of its IndyCar program.We are really excited to announce this new partnership and welcome TE Connectivity to our family of corporate sponsors, said Michael Andretti, Chairman, President and CEO, Andretti Autosport. The relationship provides a unique opportunity to showcase the reliability and high-performance capabilities of TE Connectivitys innovative products and technologies in the very demanding environment of the Verizon IndyCar Series. Our engineers rely extensively on the TE connectors, cables and sensors integrated throughout each of our Indy cars to capture, monitor and download critical performance and safety-related data anytime our race cars are on track. That data and wireless telemetry are used to make key decisions on car set up, race strategy and driver safety. TE Connectivity plays a direct role in our on-track success and we are proud to have them on our team.The Verizon IndyCar Series heads to the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. for the season opener on March 29 which will broadcast live on ABC at 3:00 p.m. ET. Stay connected to both organizations via Twitter, @FollowAndretti and @TEConnectivity. PaddockTalk Perspective
Butterball signs deal with Andretti Autosport "I couldn't be happier to welcome Butterball to the Andretti Autosport family as we participate in the great American tradition of racing in Indianapolis during the Month of May," said Michael Andretti, Andretti Autosport president, chairman and CEO. "We're proud to partner with such a storied and beloved brand during this special time of year and hope to be celebrating a victory feast this Memorial Day with Butterball on our table." Butterball's sponsorship will run throughout the month of May with four-time IndyCar Series champions Andretti Autosport. Butterball, which accounts for approximately 20 percent of total turkey production in the country, will debut its branding on the No. 28 machine this week as practice for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis begins on the revamped road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway."Our relationship with Andretti Autosport couples two strong, iconic brands," said Kerry Doughty, president and CEO of Butterball, LLC. "We are geared up for this program and liken the Indy 500 to Thanksgiving Day in that both occasions mark very special events that bring people together." As part of the Butterball program, fans can meet Hunter-Reay May 21 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. at the Butterball display inside Kroger (5718 Crawfordsville Rd. Indianapolis). PaddockTalk Perspective