The Indianapolis Motor Speedway home of the Indianapolis 500, ‘The Greatest Spectacle In Racing’ announced Tuesday that they have entered into a partnership with K1 RaceGear.
K1 RaceGear is a manufacturer of fire suits and will supply this apparal to trackside marshals, and medical teams.
Speaking about the news, IMS President J Douglas Boles commented on the new agreement saying:
Ensuring the safety of our medical personnel and safety team is a priority. “These dedicated individuals provide care to drivers and spectators at IMS, and K1’s innovative gear is an important component of the safety work they perform during our events.”
K1 Race Gear already provide fire suits to many of the teams in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and speaking about the announcent, Jacob Brown, K1 RaceGear Director of Motorsports and Marketing said:
There is nothing bigger in motorsport than the Indianapolis 500 and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “IMS’ commitment to safety and innovation aligns perfectly with K1 RaceGear’s mission, so we’re proud and excited to be a part of the IMS family for years to come. We can’t wait to see what the future holds.”