Fifth Third Bank sponsors Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 30, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Fifth Third Bank has not only extended their partnership with the team as an associate sponsor for three more years, they have also expanded their role to include primary sponsorship of the No. 16 Indy car driven by Oriol Servia in the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Duals, June 3 and 4. It is their first time to be a primary sponsor on an Indy car. Fifth Third Bank is in its second year as an associate sponsor for the team.
D-A Lubricant signs deal with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced on Tuesday that D-A Lubricant Co., a heavy duty and industrial lubricant compounder/blender, will be the primary sponsor of the No. 15 Honda driven by Graham Rahal in the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana April 10-12 at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La.
Drifire signs deal with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Born on the battlefield, proven on the track and trusted by the most high-risk industries, DRIFIRE® high performance FR (flame resistant) offers protection where and when it matters most.Through the partnership, DRIFIRE® will provide flame resistant clothing to the both the sports car and Indy car teams. DRIFIREs entry into racing came when Oakley asked them to develop their latest base layer for motorsports. This partnership marks the first with a racing team at any level and is a strategic move within motorsports for the brand.When I was racing, safety equipment was of the utmost importance and now as a team owner, I want the best available for our team as well and that is DRIFIRE®, said Bobby Rahal, co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with CBS LATE SHOW host David Letterman and Mi-Jack co-owner Mike Lanigan. They are constantly looking for ways to improve their product and that approach aligns with motorsports and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing."It's clear that RLL and DRIFIRE® share the same commitment to safety and high performance, making them a perfect fit for partnership, said Darryl G. Schimeck, CEO of DRIFIRE®. We are confident that our DRIFIRE Prime base layer, using drirelease® technology, will keep RLL's drivers and crews protected, comfortable and performing at their peak."The 2015 TUDOR United Sports Car Championship season begins on January 24 with the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway and will be televised on a combination of Fox, Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. The Verizon IndyCar Series season begins on March 8 with the Brasilia Indy 300 and will be televised on NBCSN. PaddockTalk Perspective
ClearPlex partners with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that ClearPlex®, makers of leading automotive glass protection film, have entered into a multi-year agreement as an associate sponsor of their Verizon IndyCar Series and Tudor United SportsCar programs. In addition, ClearPlex® was named the Official Windshield Protection of RLL, with their proprietary films to be installed on all team vehicles and transporters providing an instant proving ground. "We are excited to be partnered with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing," said Chris Tomaszewski, VP/Counsel of ClearPlex Direct, the exclusive USA based distributor. "Rahal Letterman Lanigan are synonymous with excellence and the team is a perfect fit for ClearPlex, the first and only Patented and optically clear windshield protection film. ClearPlex is designed to take what the road or racing surface dishes out. Partnering up with a world class racing organization is the perfect way to showcase our technology on the world stage."