Omaha, Neb. – (March 21, 2013) One of the greatest names in insurance is joining one of the greatest names in auto racing as Mutual of Omaha has become an associate sponsor of Andretti Autosport® and one of the hottest young drivers on the IndyCar® circuit, Marco Andretti.
"Mutual of Omaha is thrilled to sponsor Andretti Autosport and Marco Andretti for the upcoming IndyCar Season," said Mutual of Omaha Senior VP John Hildenbiddle. "Mutual of Omaha and Andretti Autosport have a lot in common, including a great name, a terrific team and a winning tradition. We're happy to be part of the Andretti Autosport team and we look forward to celebrating with Marco in the winner's circle."
As associate sponsor, the Mutual of Omaha brand is highlighted on the side and rear wings of Marco Andretti's No. 25 IndyCar, Hildenbiddle said. In addition, Mutual's brand will be highlighted on Andretti's driving suit, team fire suits, team car transporter, pit equipment and collateral materials.
"We are really proud to have Mutual of Omaha join our team as a corporate partner supporting Marco Andretti and his No. 25 IndyCar entry," said Doug Bresnahan, VP of Marketing Partnerships for Andretti Autosport. "Mutual of Omaha is a leader in its field and our organizations both share a tradition of excellence and winning legacy. We look forward to representing Mutual of Omaha, its employees, affiliates and customers on the track this season as Marco contests the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series Championship."
Marco Andretti is competing in his eighth season on the IZOD IndyCar® circuit. He was runner-up in the Indianapolis 500 his rookie season and at age 26 owns two career IndyCar victories. He is the son of Andretti Autosports owner and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Michael Andretti and the grandson of racing legend Mario Andretti.
About Andretti Autosport
Based in Indianapolis and led by racing legend Michael Andretti, Andretti Autosport fields multiple entries in the IZOD IndyCar Series. Andretti Autosport also campaigns multiple cars in Firestone Indy Lights, the Pro Mazda Championship and in the USF2000 National Championship. The company boasts four IZOD IndyCar Series championships (2004, 2005, 2007 and 2012), two Firestone Indy Lights titles (2008 and 2009), one USF2000 championship (2010) and has won the Indianapolis 500 twice (2005 and 2007). For more information, please visit www.AndrettiAutosport.com.