INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) have formed a strategic sponsorship for the 2013 race season. The relationship, which includes assets across the CGRT’s IndyCar, NASCAR and Grand-AM programs, will be focused around key motorsports events for each series in the Indianapolis market.
“It is always great when a highly respected company like PNC values the reach of motorsports and makes it part of their marketing mix,” said Chip Ganassi, owner, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams. “Personally, I’ve been a PNC customer for many years and know first-hand what a great bank and a great team they have. We could not have asked for a better alignment with our race teams.”
The agreement includes PNC serving as host for a special ‘Business of Indiana Motorsports’ event for customers, community leaders and media on May 10 at the CGRT Indianapolis race shop which will focus on the economic impact of racing on the state of Indiana.