|[March 21, 2013]
Mutual of Omaha Enters IndyCar® Racing with Andretti Autosport® Sponsorship
OMAHA, Neb. --(Business Wire)--
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 branding on Marco Andretti's No. 25 IndyCar entry for the 2013 season. Mutual of Omaha has become an associate sponsor of Andretti Autosports and driver Marco Andretti. (Photo: Andretti Autosports)
"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. n addition, Mutual's brand will be highlighted on Andretti's
driving suit, team fire suits, team car transporter, pit equipment and
"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.
About Mutual of Omaha:
Mutual of Omaha is a full-service,
multi-line organization providing insurance, banking and financial
products for individuals, businesses and groups throughout the United
States. For more information about Mutual of Omaha, visit www.mutualofomaha.com.
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