Hunter-Reay lands Root Insurance coverage backing for Indy 500
Root Insurance coverage, an Ohio-based automobile insurance coverage firm, will function the first accomplice for Ryan Hunter-Reay’s No. 23 Dreyer & Reinbold in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
“We’re extraordinarily excited to staff up with Root and an Indy 500 champion in Ryan Hunter-Reay for this 12 months’s 500 mile race,” mentioned Reinbold, DRR staff proprietor.
‘We imagine we have now ready excellent automobiles for the 2023 Indy 500, and we might like to put Root in essentially the most well-known racing winner’s circle on the earth on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.”
Root Insurance coverage joins the 2014 Indy 500 winner for his sixteenth profession begin on the occasion.
“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing to showcase Root on the Indianapolis 500,” mentioned SVP of Enterprise Growth Jason Shapiro. “In coming to Root, I do know the ability of the connectivity throughout the automotive neighborhood and rushed to leap on the chance to work with DRR and have Ryan on the wheel.”
Hunter-Reay will begin the 2023 Indy 500 from 18th on the grid. He’s the third former Indianapolis 500 champion to drive for DRR within the staff’s historical past together with Al Unser Jr. and Buddy Rice.
“I’m so anxious to get on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval with the Root colours in our No. 23 Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet this week,” mentioned Hunter-Reay.
“We imagine we have now the companions, crew and automobile to win. These race automobiles are so well-prepared, and we realized so much as a staff this previous week. I’m so able to go when the inexperienced flag drops.”