Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Lotus, Verizon, and Tix all look to IndyCar for Sponorship rolls

Lotus, Verizon, and Tix all look to IndyCar for Sponsorship rolls
In Sponsorship news around IndyCar, Lotus, Verizon and Tix appear set to increase or continue their roll as contributing sponsors of IndyCar.

Lotus has released a statement saying that they will continue their sponsorships of KV Racing in 2011 with at least 2 full time cars, they also have confirmed they will build an Aero kit for the new 2012 IndyCar. "The 2011 IndyCar season will see Lotus continue to work with KV Racing Technology providing further technical and engineering support, fielding a minimum of two cars on the grid," said a Lotus statement.

It has been confirmed through Penske Racing that Verizon will end its sponsorship of Justin Allgaier in the Nationwide Series and increase their sponsorship toward Penske’s IndyCar Program. This could open t he door for all three Penske drivers , Helio Castroneves, Ryan Briscoe, and Championship leader Will Power, to remain in the Penske stable. Tix
Tix has announced the will be a sponsor of the popular Long Beach Grand Prix in 2011. Tix is a provider of integrated box office software and online ticket sales and services for arts, entertainment and sporting events. “Tix is proud to have been selected as the official ticketing provider for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach,” said Robert Edmison, president and CEO of Tix, Inc. “It's an honor to be associated with one of the premier motorsports events in the world and an organization that shares our dedication to providing the best possible experience for ticket buyers.

The Lbpost.com and autosport.com contributed to the information in this post.

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