Progress Also Becomes Official Automotive Aftermarket Retail Associate of INDYCAR, IMS
Progress Vehicle Areas (NYSE: AAP), a foremost automotive aftermarket components supplier, right now announced a multiyear arrangement to grow to be the official sponsor of INDYCAR’s checkered flag made use of at every NTT INDYCAR Collection race by means of the 2025 year.
The partnership connects Advance’s distinct logo, which capabilities the checkered flag icon, with the iconic flag NTT INDYCAR Collection drivers aspire to see very first at the end of each and every race.
By means of the settlement, Progress also turns into the official automotive aftermarket retail spouse of INDYCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Advance’s marks will be displayed on the iconic IMS Scoring Pylon and other electronic boards throughout the “Racing Capital of the World” for its signature events, such as the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge in May and the Brickyard Weekend tripleheader in August.
“We’re honored to welcome Progress Vehicle Components to both of those the INDYCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway people,” explained Mark Miles, president & CEO Penske Amusement Corp. “Advance is a globe-class and hugely revered manufacturer, and the great associate emblem to screen on the checkered flag welcoming our NTT INDYCAR Series motorists to the finish-line at the legendary Yard of Bricks and throughout all of our functions.”
Advance’s partnership with INDYCAR will incorporate a charitable ingredient throughout the 2023 year. As race-winning drivers strategically use “advance” as a verb in their write-up-race interviews, Progress will present successful motorists a hard cash prize to be donated to a charity of their decision.
“It’s a privilege to associate the Advance brand and our checkered flag with those people made use of at the Indianapolis 500 and just about every INDYCAR race,” mentioned Jason McDonell, Advance’s government vice president of merchandising, internet marketing and eCommerce. “We know INDYCAR followers are very passionate about the activity, its heritage and upcoming. Whether or not they are highway-tripping to the upcoming race or tackling their every day commute, race lovers know we’ll be ready with high quality auto parts and qualified guidance to assist them advance to their possess checkered flag.”
Progress and INDYCAR also will crew up on a unique material series viewable on the NTT INDYCAR SERIES’ Fb, Twitter and Instagram. Top into every single race weekend, INDYCAR will make a video clip emphasize reel celebrating the most thrilling wins and checkered flag moments at that keep track of, offering race fans an prospect to witness some of auto racing’s most historic wins though archived footage.
The 2023 NTT INDYCAR Sequence time starts off with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding on Sunday, March 5 (Noon ET on NBC, Peacock, INDYCAR Radio Community).