Andretti Autosport announced on Tuesday that they have extended their partnership with retail chain HH Gregg.
The extension of the partnership will see HHGregg become co-primary sponsor to Marco Andretti’s No.27 Honda for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The agreement will also see HHGregg continue as an associate partner across Andretti Autosport’s entries in the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Speaking about the extension of the partnership, hhgregg CEO Bob Resbeck commented by saying:
Our relationship with Andretti Autosport and Marco has been incredibly successful for both sides, As hhgregg continues to strive to deliver best-in-class product offerings, prices and customer service, we’re thrilled to be so closely connected with a brand that stands for excellence in its field as well. We’ve had a great experience with Marco and the team and are excited to be building a future together.
Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti commented on the announcement by saying:
We’re proud to expand our relationship with hhgregg and to represent their stores and partners,” They will be the primary sponsor on Marco’s car for half of the races and also integrate across all of our entries as a team sponsor. With Marco having played a very important role in establishing our partnership with hhgregg, we are all excited and fully committed to helping them achieve their business goals for the program and maximize exposure for the brand.
Marco Andretti who heads to this weekend’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway in 17th place in the series points standings commented by saying:
I am especially proud of this partnership, I can’t wait to kick off the 2017 season with hhgregg and continue to build on the relationship that we worked together to start earlier this year.
hhgregg Vice President of Marketing Chris Sutton commented by saying:
From driving excitement for our customers and associates, to opening up new business opportunities through our Fine Lines stores, leveraging this powerful racing platform will be instrumental in hhgregg delivering on our goals and benefiting our most influential partners and vendors. We look forward to Marco and Andretti Autosport being great ambassadors for the hhgregg and Fine Lines brands.