IndyCar and BorgWarner Inc reached an agreement on Wednesday that will see BorgWarner continue as the official turbocharger supplier to the IndyCar Series through to the end of the 2020 season.
BorgWarner have a long history with IndyCar and in particular the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indianapolis 500 as it was back in 1935 when the famous BorgWarner trophy was commissioned.
Scott Gallett, Vice President of Marketing, Public Relations, government affairs and internal communications with BrogWarner Inc commented by saying:
BorgWarner is honored to continue its partnership with INDYCAR and the IndyCar Series, America’s premier open-wheel racing series. “Our EFR turbochargers are the perfect match for INDYCAR, with their advanced engineering, low weight and proven durability, they truly are engineered for racing.
IndyCar’s Managing Director of Engine Development, Darren Sansum commented on the news saying:
BorgWarner has a storied history with Indy car racing and we’re pleased to see it return as the official turbocharger supplier to the IndyCar Series for the next two years. “BorgWarner has delivered a consistent and reliable product to our teams since it became a partner in 2012, which we expect to continue and be an integral part of the competitive racing that INDYCAR has become known for.”