Sunday, June 14, 2009

IRL Signs Sponsors & 3G Update

According to the Indiana business Journal, the Indycar Series has signed KYMCO USA as the much sought after Official off-road vehicle and scooter supplier of the Indy Racing League and Firestone Indy Lights. KYMCO who's already done more activation than 3/4 of IRL sponsors, will provide scooters and off-road vehicles for the IRL and FIL for the remainder of the 2009 season and beyond.

The IBJ also reports that DB Schenker has signed on as the official freight logistics sponsor of the Indy Racing League. DB Schenker will set up logistics for transporting Indycar Safety vehicles to and from IRL events around the world.

The Des Moines Register is reporting that Jaquest Lazier will again be piloting the #98 Team 3G ride in next weekends Iowa Corn 250. Lazier will replace Stanton Barrett who spent this weekend running stock cars and playing corn hole.

In slightly off topic news, United States Olympian and gold medalist Shawn Johnson will be attending next weekends race in her home state of Iowa. No word on whether or not Johnson who won the latest installment of Dancing with the Stars, and Helio Castroneves will compete in a dance off.


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