Andretti Autosport announced on Thursday an extension to their existing partnership with Butterball.
The relationship with the Turkey products producer dates back to Ryan Hunter Reay in May 2014 when the American won the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500.
The new agreement will see the Butter Ball Wish Bone brand expand into all four cars with Butter Ball having a presence on Marco Andretti’s No.27 car, Alexander Rossi’s No.98 Honda and Takuma Sato’s No.26 Honda.
Speaking following the announcement, Andretti Autosport CEO and Chairman Michael Andretti commented by saying:
We are thrilled to have Butterball back for a fourth-consecutive season.“The partnership began with Hunter-Reay and now it has expanded to all four of our cars which means they have become even more of a key member of the Andretti family.
Butterball President and CEO Kerry Doughty commented by saying:
Butterball is extremely excited about our sponsorship with Andretti Autosport in 2017“With the addition of the new Butterball Wishbone Sponsorship on all Andretti Autosport Indy cars for the 2017 season, we are expanding the tremendously successful relationship that began with Michael and Ryan in 2014 when we won the Indianapolis 500 in our first season.
“The Andretti Autosport team delivers on teamwork and a winning tradition creating a solid platform for Butterball to extend the brand and drive Customer Satisfaction. We are proud of our relationship with Michael and Ryan and look forward to an exciting 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
The 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season gets underway from March 10-12 with the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg.