Chip Ganassi Racing’s Charlie Kimball who drives the No.83 NovoNordisk Chevrolet in the Verizon IndyCar Series will have a new paint scheme on his car for this weekend’s Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix.
The new paint scheme has been introduced to showcase Tresbila® (insulin,degludec injection 200 Units/mL).
Kimball who has type one diabetes has had NovoNordisk as a partner for the last eight years and is the face of the company’s Race with Insulin® campaign which raises awareness and educates the public about diabetes management.
Speaking about the new look, Kimball commented by saying:
The new look of this car represents something very personal to me. Just as there have been advancements in racing, there have been advancements in the management of diabetes. The new look of my 2016 car represents another strong link between this program and the diabetes community, I am excited about the new design, not only because of the new look, but also because it represents the next phase in my effort to educate others.
Senior Vice President of Diabetes and Obesity Marketing with Novo Nordisk Inc, Camille Lee commented by saying:
We love the new look of Charlie’s car and are thrilled to continue our partnership with Charlie and Chip Ganassi Racing. It has been rewarding to see Charlie inspire and educate others affected by diabetes, We are looking forward to a great season with Charlie and the No. 83 Tresiba® Chevrolet®, and are extremely excited about the future of the Race with Insulin® campaign.