Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan announced today that Mouser Electronics, Inc. and Molex, LLC will partner with the team for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
“We have had a long, and successful relationship with Mouser Electronics and Molex and look forward to continuing to expose design engineers and IndyCar fans alike to both companies this season," said Vasser-Sullivan co-owner James “Sulli" Sullivan. “This partnership is one that truly helps us drive performance and we are thrilled that Mouser and Molex have agreed to support our new endeavor for the 2018 season."
With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser strives to empower innovation among design engineers and buyers by delivering advanced technologies. Mouser stocks the world's widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic components for the newest design projects. Mouser Electronics' website is continually updated and offers advanced search methods to help customers quickly locate inventory. Mouser.com also houses data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools.
“We’re excited both as a sponsor and as fans for the new season and to see Sebastien Bourdais back in the cockpit," said Todd McAtee, Mouser Electronics’ Vice President, Americas Business Development. “The outstanding partnership of Mouser, Dale Coyne Racing w/Vasser-Sullivan, and Molex is a testament to our collective commitment to performance and excellence — both on and off the racetrack."
“Molex is proud to team up with Mouser to sponsor the No. 18 car," said Fred Bell, Vice President of Global Distribution for Molex. “As a leading provider of integrated electronic solutions, Molex has a distinguished history of designing small-footprint, high-performance interconnects that excel in challenging automotive applications. Our sponsorship gives us the opportunity to further demonstrate our commitment to developing products that help advance the automotive industry."
Bourdais will be contesting his 13th IndyCar season. He is the only Indy car driver to win four consecutive championships (2004–2007), ranks sixth on IndyCar career victory list with 36 wins, is tied for seventh in career poles with 33 and has won race from the pole 18 times — third on the all-time list. An accomplished sports car racer, he was part of the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing win the GTE Class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in Ford’s return to the famed endurance race in 2016 and the GT Le Mans class at the 24 Hours of Daytona in 2017. Bourdais finished second overall in 24 Hours three times with Team Peugeot. He has also won the overall 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans.
“For Mouser Electronics and Molex to join the new Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan partnership is a vote of confidence in what we are doing here," said Bourdais. “I am excited to have the continued support of these two companies that are very like-minded with us in their pursuit of excellence."
The 16-race 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season opens March 9–11 on the St. Petersburg (Fla.) temporary street circuit. The race will be broadcast live on ABC beginning 12:30 p.m. (ET). The race will also be broadcast on XM 209, IMS IndyCar Radio affiliates, plus IndyCar.com and the Verizon INDYCAR 15 app.
About Mouser Electronics:
Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor focused on rapid New Product Introductions from its manufacturing partners for electronic design engineers and buyers. The global distributor's website, Mouser.com, is available in multiple languages and currencies and features more than 5 million products from over 700 manufacturers. Mouser offers 22 support locations around the world to provide best-in-class customer service and ships globally to over 600,000 customers in 170 countries from its 750,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.mouser.com.
About Molex, LLC:
Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle and medical. For more information, please visit http://www.molex.com. Follow us at