IRL: Teams Strike Deals for Indy, Series

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 26, 2000 - Three Indy Racing teams have created partnerships with new corporate sponsors, two for the 84th Indianapolis 500 on May 28 and one for the entire Indy Racing Northern Light Series season. Dell...

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 26, 2000 - Three Indy Racing teams have created partnerships with new corporate sponsors, two for the 84th Indianapolis 500 on May 28 and one for the entire Indy Racing Northern Light Series season. Dell Computer Corporation signed to become a technology provider this season for Walker Racing, which fields a car for rookie Sarah Fisher in the Indy Racing Northern Light Series and will also add driver Jeff Andretti to its Northern Light Series team starting in July at the Atlanta 500. In deals for the Indianapolis 500, Uniden America Corporation will be the title sponsor of the PDM Racing entry driven by rookie Sam Hornish Jr., and Curb Records will serve as an associate sponsor of the Pagan Racing entry driven by Richie Hearn. Dell is the world's leading direct computer systems company, based on revenues of $27 billion for the past four quarters. Dell also is a premier provider of products and services required for customers to build Internet infrastructures. Uniden America, the North American subsidiary of Uniden Corporation, Japan, manufactures and markets wireless consumer electronics products. Uniden America's products include cordless telephones and other personal communications devices. Curb Records is a leader in the recording industry with internationally recognized artists Sawyer Brown, Junior Brown, Lyle Lovett, Hank Williams Jr., Tim McGraw, Jo Dee Messina, LeAnn Rimes and Wynonna recording on the Curb Records label. Curb also sponsors a car in the NASCAR Busch Series for driver Jay Sauter and a car for driver Brad Noffisinger in the USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series.

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Series Automotive , IndyCar
Drivers Jay Sauter , Sarah Fisher , Richie Hearn , Sam Hornis
Teams Williams