Festa, hailing from Atlanta, Georgia and now residing in Indianapolis, is a veteran of the Indy Pro Series with thirty-nine career starts, two pole positions and twenty-four top ten finishes. He returns to the series with the goal of surpassing his best finish of second place, and aims to propel himself to the IndyCar Series for 2009. “I am excited for the opportunity to be apart of Alliance Motorsports," said Festa. “The series appears to be gaining momentum in participation and popularity, and I believe that we have the tools to win."
Tyce Carlson, co-owner of Alliance Motorsports, is excited about the signing of Chris Festa. “This is a great day for our organization," exclaimed Carlson, who leads the first year operation into the Indy Pro Series battle. “Chris is one of the most poised and experienced drivers in the Indy Pro Series, and we intend to compete for race wins at the drop of the green flag." Carlson went on to say, “We have built an incredible group of talented people that will surround Chris to ensure his success."