Rahal Lettweman Lanigan Racing unveiled a special commemorative United Rentals livery that Graham Rahal will use during the upcoming 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season which gets underway on April 18 at Barber Motorsports Park. United Rentals will serve as primary to Rahal at the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge which will feature a special Indy 500 specific livery.
United Rentals will also serve as primary sponsor for the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg which takes place on April 25,race 2 of Detroit doubleheader on June 13, the Honda Indy Toronto on July 11, the inaugural Music City Grand Prix on the streets of Nashville on August 8 and the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.
Speaking about the news, team co-owner Mike Lanigan commented saying:
“United Rentals is a forward-thinking company and motorsports provides a unique opportunity to work together to help increase sales through business-to-business opportunities. “In addition to our focus to bring business opportunities and success on track, we look forward to continuing to work together to make the lives of our veterans better through the United Rentals Turns for Troops program with Soldier Strong. That brings us a great amount of pride.”
Dale Asplud, Chief Operating Officer of United Rentals commented on the news saying:
“We truly value our relationship with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Graham. “Our partnership showcases how safety, innovation and performance are hallmarks of both United Rentals and RLL. With a shared focus on service, we have jointly raised over $1 million for Turns for Troops, and we look forward to continuing to support military service members and veterans.”