Marco Andretti Again for One other Run at Indy 500 Victory
Marco Andretti will try to make his 18th profession Indianapolis 500 begin within the No. 98 KULR Applied sciences/Curb Honda fielded by Andretti Autosport and sponsored by KULR Know-how Group, crew officers introduced Oct. 17.
The 107th Indianapolis 500 introduced by Gainbridge is scheduled for Sunday, Could 28, 2023 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
“It’s nice to see a sponsor like KULR proceed as a main sponsor with our INDYCAR program for the second yr,” mentioned Andretti Autosport Chairman and CEO Michael Andretti. “The event potential of KULR’s expertise is thrilling, and we’re happy with their dedication to bettering efficiency. We stay up for this particular occasion in Could and are glad to have them again with Marco.”
Andretti, 35, has eight top-10 finishes – together with 4 top-three outcomes – in 17 earlier begins in “The Biggest Spectacle in Racing,” all with numerous iterations of his household crew. His finest end of second got here as a rookie in 2006 in probably the most dramatic finishes within the historical past of the world’s biggest auto race. He additionally received the pole in 2020.
KULR has lengthy been a number one developer of next-generation lithium-ion battery security and thermal administration services, enjoying an element in numerous buyer successes, together with the 2020 Mars Rover mission. The corporate served as Andretti’s main sponsor for the 2022 Indy 500, which was Andretti’s 250th profession INDYCAR begin.
“We’re thrilled to welcome again Marco Andretti as a KULR Ambassador as we return to Andretti Autosport for the 2023 Indy 500,” KULR Know-how Group President and COO Keith Cochran mentioned. “Marco authentically embodies the spirit of our model. His dedication to his craft and the motorsport trade are simply a few of the causes we consider he’s the proper individual to symbolize KULR Know-how as we proceed to develop our vitality administration platform.”