Arrow McLaren SP’s Juan Pablo Montoya in the No.86 Mission Food Chevrolet has added Progressive Insurance as a partner for this weekend’s 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge which takes place on Sunday.
Speaking about the news, the Colombian who starts the race from 24th place commented saying:
“I’m delighted to partner with Progressive Insurance for the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500. “It’s an honor to have the support of one of America’s biggest brands for the country’s greatest race.”
15 years after his last race for McLaren in Formula 1, Juan Pablo Montoya returns to the team in 2021, this time with Arrow McLaren SP. Montoya is looking to win his third Indy 500, joining a small group of drivers to successfully do so. Juan Pablo, who raced for McLaren in F1 in 2005-2006 and won three races with the team, will pilot Arrow McLaren SP’s third car for the greatest spectacle in racing. The Colombian driver’s resume includes championships in CART and IMSA, with wins in the NTT INDYCAR Series, Formula One and NASCAR.
Jay VanAntwerp, Media Business Leader at Progressive commented saying:
“We’re thrilled to be teaming up with Juan Pablo Montoya at the Indy 500. “The Indy 500 is one of racing’s premier events and we’re excited to be part of it by supporting one of motorsport’s most accomplished drivers. We look forward to seeing Juan Pablo in action on race day, and wish him the best of luck as he competes for victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a historic third Indy 500 win.”