Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced on Thursday that Five Hour Energy who recently joined the team will serve as primary sponsor to Pietro Fittipaldi for both the Indianapolis 500 in May and the Detroit Grand Prix in early June.

Jeff Sigouin, President and COO of Living Essentials, LLC, makers of 5-hour ENERGY® said,

“We’ve been incredibly impressed by the RLL team in their preparation and professionalism and wanted to quickly expand our collaboration beyond the associate sponsorship. Therefore, we’ve become the primary sponsor for the longest and biggest race of the year – the Indy 500 – and of our hometown race in Detroit. Both events require focus, energy and stamina to win… and those attributes are right up our alley.”

Bobby Rahal, co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing commented saying:

For the initial announcement, we stated how honored we were to have 5-hour ENERGY as an associate sponsor given their previous involvement in motorsports and the fact that upon their return to motorsports, they chose Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing,” Now, to have a 5-hour ENERGY car in the 2024 Indy 500 and the Detroit Grand Prix is a testament to how great it has been to work with them and how well our partnership has started off.”

Mike Lanigan, co-owner of RLL commented on the announcent saying:

“We’re looking forward to seeing the 5-hour ENERGY car on the track and also having that translate to driving sales for them. “It’s important for RLL, INDYCAR and motorsports in general to have strong partners like 5-hour ENERGY

Pietro Fittipaldi, the grandson of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Enerson Fittipaldi commented on today’s announcement saying:

“I’m very excited to have 5-hour ENERGY as my primary sponsor for the legendary Indy 500 and for their home race, the Detroit Grand Prix. “The 5-hour ENERGY Honda is one of the best-looking race cars I have ever driven and looks extremely fast. I’m looking forward to chasing great results on track with them all season and especially at the iconic Indy 500 and their home race in Motor City.”

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced last week that NTT INDYCAR SERIES veteran and two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato will drive a fourth Rahal car for the 108th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday, May 26.

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