The deal is with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and its drivers James Hinchcliffe and Robert Wickens.
Indianapolis, Indiana (USA) – May 7, 2018 – Turner Woodard is excited to announce sponsorship support of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The Stutz Business and Arts Center logo will appear on two of the team’s cars’ side mirrors. The Honda-powered machines are driven by James Hinchcliffe in the No. 5 Arrow Electronics SPM Honda and Robert Wickens in the No. 6 Lucas Oil SPM Honda.
“May is such a special time in Indianapolis and I couldn’t imagine spending the month anywhere but watching all the pageantry, events and racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. We value the business operation side of racing, so we’re pleased to lend our support to the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team. They are an exciting and dedicated team.” states Turner Woodard, owner of The Stutz and its holding company, Turner James Investments. “We’re also thrilled to see the Stutz brand and it’s rich motor racing heritage back at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway where it first broke onto the scene in 1911.” Turner added.
Sam Schmidt, co-owner of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports added, “Turner Woodard and The Stutz have been part of my career and the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports family for many years. To affiliate with an organization that has an Indianapolis 500 history dating back to 1911 is an absolute honor. We are excited to extend our relationship and are so pleased to have their support for this team."
Practice for the INDYCAR Grand Prix, which is held on the 2.439-mile permanent road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, kicks off on Friday, May 11. Fans can purchase tickets at IMS.com.