“We are delighted to help usher in a new era of racing by entering a partnership with the NOLA Motorsports Host Committee. This inaugural Indy race in New Orleans is going to be nothing less than exciting," said Christine Nashick, Chief Customer Officer at DHL Express. "As the first global express delivery company to enter many markets around the world, we’re excited to be among the first sponsors partnering in bringing another fast-paced industry to a new venue – the NOLA Motorsports Park."
The DHL brand will be visible to all INDYCAR fans in attendance at NOLA Motorsports Park, as well as the viewers watching the inaugural event featuring some of the world’s fastest drivers on NBCSN’s live broadcast.
“We are extremely pleased to have DHL join us for our inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana and help deliver a wonderful race week for all involved with the event," said Tim Ramsberger, Andretti Sports Marketing Vice President and Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana General Manager. “A strong brand, such as DHL, helps further demonstrate the potential of this event for the Louisiana, IndyCar and all other race series on our schedule."
First-time fans have the opportunity to watch some of the most exciting racing series compete on the 2.74-mile, 13-turn track at NOLA Motorsports Park. Providing support for the headlining Verizon IndyCar Series race will be: Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama and the Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BF-Goodrich Tires. MRTI will feature two of the three steps of the open-wheel ladder system with Pro Mazda Presented by Cooper Tires and Cooper Tires USF2000 Powered by Mazda.